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Well-Known Member. Jun 8, 2023. #1. So I ordered a jacket from BK back in September of last year, got a message from Andy back in March about a zipper issue they were having, wrote Andy back 2 days ago asking if the jacket was ready yet, and got a real fast reply that Andy is retired and Pete is now taking care of …Dec 28, 2021. #2. dav3469 said: I have been wanting the N-1 Jacket for some time. However, with many other interests, I did not want to invest the money that the top of the line makers products go for. Add in shipping woes (a recent Aero order included pilfering somewhere down the line, shipping time, exchange rates and all the …This leather flying helmet and oxygen mask was worn by Sergeant Robert 'Alf' Cowley of Queensland during his service with 218 Squadron, RAF. Having served with the 2/2 Anti Tank …A leather jacket can be dyed, but the process is different than dyeing other materials. To dye a leather jacket, the user must first prepare the leather. Preparing the jacket consi...Dec 3, 2023 · Thus the name change to VLJ, which at the time was a big step forward made to advance the agenda of the forum and to be more inclusive of vintage leather jackets of ALL types and styles. Over the years military flight jackets dominated the discussions and civilian vintage leather jackets got left behind . The jacket itself is likely from the 1940s or 1950s, dated by a diamond Talon (the only original zipper on the jacket). It's the standard Cal Leather CHP, but it also has a third chest zipper. I probably won't use that, but it is pretty unusual. I don't notice them often on Cals. It weighs about 6.5 lbs.Dec 3, 2022 · mortene. Morten from AVI LEATHER here. We are currently working on a new jacket called A-2A. The concept of this jacket is how we would design the A2. The jacket is based on the A2 Bronco pattern but with some “updates”. The jacket is made with a bi-swing back for better movement, we have added an inside pocket and its made in black ... Aug 10, 2018 · silvio76. nice. Great looking jacket. I always liked the conmar zipper over the Talon for some reason. usually, this model comes with talon zipper, spoke with seller and he said this is custom made jacket and zipper is original from 1940 s. i am not familiar with zippers, so that is the reason why i made a post. What is a carding forum? For an easy-to-understand definition – as well as real-life examples and a break down on how carding forums operate – click here! Designed to facilitate th...This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsBuyee - Bid for 'RAINBOW COUNTRY A-2 赤リブ ROUGH WEAR 実名復刻 美中古 サイズ 42 フライトジャケット CALIFORNIA MFG 馬革 ホースハイド ミリタリー, Over 42 Inches, Flight Jackets & Bomber Jackets, Outerwear' directly on Yahoo! Japan Auctions in real-time and buy from outside Japan! buyee.jp.I’m in agreement with all of the above posters that the G-1 or 422 is the more comfortable of the two jackets. As John mentioned the A2 is a classic however. So here’s my suggestion if you can only afford one jacket take a look at the AN-J3 repro. It’s the best of both worlds. It gives you the comfort of a bi-swing …Vintage Outerwear: Threads of the Past. tmitchell59. Dec 5, 2020. Prev. 1. … 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. … 70. Next. Nov 7, 2021. #421. tmitchell59. I'll Lock Up. …I’m sorry but I initially thought you were talking about US Authentic, however I’m not familiar with US Flight Jackets LTD . From your posted photos the jacket looks like a fairly well constructed repro . I’m sure others will come along with better knowledge on this company, so give it a little time and your question will be addressed .Related Gear | Vintage Leather Jackets Forum. When you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network. Home. Forums.This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsCreators of authentic flight jackets and leather jackets inspired by the heritage of vintage leather jackets from years past. www.avileather.com. SM wholesale, Steve McColgan. $499 HH house jacket. Siziing alterations: For over size 50. Cost: Not known. but may be expensive in the experience of another member.Placement is quite weird but then I guess it was the 70s/80s shrug. Lorenzol said: That G-1 looks like an A-series G-1 and the rectangular Talon zip looks original - a blackened No. 10 Talon zipper in fact, as per the jackets of that series. Traces of the blackening on the zipper puller's tab are still discernible.Jan 12, 2013 · I used acetone and lots of rubbing. Do this in a very well ventilated place, upwind and well protected from fumes. Once stripped the jacket looks like this: Next you take the dye, thinn it with some water (dye is water based) and using a brush start to apply it. I used Bison Brown which is quite a dark brown: Vintage Leather Jackets forum. bfrench. Jun 11, 2007. B. bfrench. New Member. Jun 11, 2007. #1. Hi, Folks, Don't know if this is in the correct area but our …Oct 8, 2018 · Oct 8, 2018. #2. Welcome to VLJ BJB. Unless you want a modern jacket with pockets I would not go with the modern Aviation leathercraft jacket. The three eastman jackets are all good copies of WW11 'Irvin' flying jackets. But they are expensive. Another option would be Aero Leather in Scotland. But they did throw them around , hang them from the leather strip coat hanger, inside the jacket, sleep in them and use them for pillows on occasion, and wear them in the rain, snow and mud . Of course .., they never had to pay $800.- $1000.US for their jackets either.The jackets were issued to the crews by the Soviet Air Force. The design of the jacket is very similar to the jackets that came to the USSR under Lend-Lease. According to various sources from open sources, the United States supplied several thousand long leather raincoats and about 600 short pilot jackets with a …In fact, it was the first leather jacket I've ever purchased that fit me correctly. And the first proper leather jacket... My interest in purchasing an A2 came from purchasing an A1 style jacket (you guys know how it is). I've attached some pics -- it's a Valstar Valstarino lined bomber jacket. They're made in Italy.I just joined this forum (first post WOO!) and was hoping yall might have some advice for ordering a custom jacket from Five Star. ... but I did sew those up. the zippers are bad but still there and the worst one is the trousers that go with the D-1 jacket. its got only 10-15% of the leather worn off but the other is practically new. Last ...May 18, 2021 · 4,006. Location. Traverse city. 58panheadfan said: After having owned, bought, sold, swapped, etc. countless Leather Jackets, I asked myself which jacket excited me the most (in every way). I suggest that we leave it with one or two Jackets ... the Jackets no longer have to be owned, but should have been owned beforehand. My two all time favs are: When it comes to finding high-quality leather products, Wilson Leather is a brand that stands out. With a wide range of stylish and durable leather jackets, handbags, and accessori...This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsThe VintageTrends jacket is stated to be made of nylon, and the Korean-era jacket is obviously cotton. Bear in mind that the local tailors in Korea could have made just about anything on request, so we shouldn't torture ourselves trying to figure out which issued jacket this garment was converted from as it may simply have been made from ...3,293. Location. New York. There has been comments on the quality of leather jackets from back in the day (could be anywhere from 40s to 60s), from what I recall the comment was on stitch work. It came to my attention to get experiences & opinions on the leather choice & thread choice as well. I was …If you have antiques to sell, consider using one of these easy and legit places to sell them and get the most cash for them. Home Make Money Vintage and antique goods can often br...Feb 19, 2022. #1. This is Morten from AVI LEATHER here. At the moment we are working on some new civilian styles. All these jacket are made in 1mm black horsehide and will be offered with cotton twill lining or wool lining. The zippers are Talon and the chest pocket zipper will be updated with the talon chain zipper. The …I just joined this forum (first post WOO!) and was hoping yall might have some advice for ordering a custom jacket from Five Star. ... but I did sew those up. the zippers are bad but still there and the worst one is the trousers that go with the D-1 jacket. its got only 10-15% of the leather worn off but the other is practically new. Last ...This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsNew Member. Aug 28, 2023. #1. Hey y'all long-time lurker of the forums here, just wanted to post my first-ever leather jacket up and get some more information on it. After lots of research and waiting around for something to pop up I managed to snag this used Aero A-2 off eBay for what I felt was a pretty fair price (~$200 USD).This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsOct 8, 2018 · Oct 8, 2018. #2. Welcome to VLJ BJB. Unless you want a modern jacket with pockets I would not go with the modern Aviation leathercraft jacket. The three eastman jackets are all good copies of WW11 'Irvin' flying jackets. But they are expensive. Another option would be Aero Leather in Scotland. Monday at 6:40 AM. #4. gabster78 said: Hi Folks, I recently received this leather jacket and was wondering if anyone had any information about the age of this jacket? thanks for any info. gabster View attachment 139873 View attachment 139875 View attachment 139879. It's a mid 50s catalog jacket, probably made by …Today at 11:38 AM. Vintage. This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jackets.Hello all - first big post since rejoining the forum after a rather long hiatus. So, when Five Star first came on the scene I was quick to buy a Bronco - I believe size 48 - the jacket came and fit great. I then said to Shawn (this was all through ebay messenger) "hey I want another one exactly the same measurements."Dec 25, 2020 · mulceber. Moderator. Dec 24, 2020. #2. The Cooper jackets aren't bad at all. But they're kind of apples and oranges with a repro A-2: the Air Force discontinued the A-2 jacket in 1943 and brought it back in the '80s because people had so many positive associations with WW2. Dr Martens 1460 VINTAGE MADE IN ENGLAND BOOTS. BLACK HORWEEN CHROMEXCEL Size 9. bellero; Feb 23, 2024; Replies 2 ... Forum statistics. Threads 106,860 Messages 3,023,178 Members 52,414 Latest member saltz. Forums. ... Leather Jacket and Heritage Scene Podcast. Latest: …Mar 27, 2022. #3. Yep, one of the design flaws of the A-2 is that the larger sizes didn't really differ from the smaller sizes in their length/sleeve length measurements. The manufacturers seemed to think 46 and above were A-2s for tubby people, instead of linebackers.It's a Schott leather jacket I paid £20 for it, the labels are barely legible and torn but present. The artwork has been handpainted on. The original Zipper was missing but the sewn in replacement works and rmto be fair its a compromise repair that doesn't damage the jacket. It's been stitched to the existing broken Zipper …This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsAug 14, 2023 · M-445A Flight Jacket - Sheepskin Leather - AVI LEATHER. Our M-445A flight jacket is based on an authentic WW2 M-445A Flight Jacket from our collection. We have recreated its pattern, and ensured that every essential detail was faithfully incorporated into our design. This M-445A flight jacket is made of thick sheepskin that will keep you warm ... The AN-6552 jackets were originally designed to be a joint service (Navy, Marine Corps, Army Air Corps) jacket to replace the Navy/USMC M-422A and AAC A-2. These jackets were made for only a six month period in 1943 by American Sportswear, Bogen & Tanenbaum, Monarch, Willis and Geiger, and H&L; Block. …May 28, 2013 · The easiest. Jacket should be zipped up all the way, laid flat on a table, grab the shoulders and pull until leather becomes straight, but without stretching it. Measure from shoulder tip to shoulder tip. View attachment 5297 Back. Put the measuring tape at the bottom of the collar and making sure the jacket lays completely flat, run it over it ... A forum for discussion of vintage leather jackets with a bias toward WWII flight jackets. Join the forum to learn more about the history, style, and care of these …Jan 7, 2023 · Jan 7, 2023. #1. I plan to buy the anj3 from Avi in the next few days once I have decided on the size. I wonder about the opportunity to order an A2 at the same time to save shiping, knowing that the choice of models is much more limited than at 5* I've seen a lot of VLJ members talking about their USN Avi jackets while the A2s often come from 5*. Is your thrift store find a fake, or a diamond in the rough? While there have long been diehard fans of vintage and antique furniture, the furniture shortage and resulting delivery...Dec 6, 2023. #1. This listing for an RAF WW2 sheepskin jacket is currently on eBay UK. As can be seen in photo 3 of the label the jacket is apparently ‘an original IRVING R.A.F. flying jacket which has been made on the authentic machinery using the same quality leather as during WW2’. Although not a wholly accurate repro (at least it doesn ...Vintage Leather Jackets. Private group. ·. 2.9K members. Join group. About. Discussion. More. About. Discussion. About this group. A combination sales / …I have a lot of time for Aero. I’ve bought a lot of stuff from them over the years, including my first original G-1, and several new jackets, including of course my B-3, recently seen in the ’Sophie’s choice’ thread. Always incredibly well made from superb materials. This is the last new jacket I bought, my Highwayman in FQHH.I have a lot of time for Aero. I’ve bought a lot of stuff from them over the years, including my first original G-1, and several new jackets, including of course my B-3, recently seen in the ’Sophie’s choice’ thread. Always incredibly well made from superb materials. This is the last new jacket I bought, my Highwayman in FQHH.mulceber. Moderator. Dec 24, 2020. #2. The Cooper jackets aren't bad at all. But they're kind of apples and oranges with a repro A-2: the Air Force discontinued the A-2 jacket in 1943 and brought it back in the '80s because people had so many positive associations with WW2.Wilsons Leather Vintage Cycle Jacket. RedWolf. Feb 13, 2022. #1. RedWolf. New in Town. Messages. 31. Thoughts on this jacket. The jacket is very dark …A life jacket or pair of arm floats will help your child feel safe and confident in the water and make the overall experience more enjoyable. We may be compensated when you click o...Inspired by Masters of the Air miniseries, 351st BS squadron patch that I painted yesterday. Cheers, MiroThus the name change to VLJ, which at the time was a big step forward made to advance the agenda of the forum and to be more inclusive of vintage leather jackets of ALL types and styles. Over the years military flight jackets dominated the discussions and civilian vintage leather jackets got left …Hello! Finally I decided to buy a 1401P from Eastman. I made better measures of myself and I don’t know if buy a 44 or 46. I am: 1,81cm. 81kg. Chest circumference: 108-109cm. (Ps: I wrote a mail to Eastman, they told me 44 is chest 58,5cm and 46 is 60cm, but is another site I read 46 is 62cm…)Vintage Flight Jacket Mid Century Brown Leather USN G-1 Flight Jacket With Fur Collar Size 36 - Etsy Ireland. This Mens Jackets & Coats item is sold by sideshowsam. Ships from Canada. Listed on 08 Mar, 2024. www.etsy.com.This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsI have use Pecards on goatskin, both new and old. New goat takes it up like crazy, morso than horsehide. Older G1's take a bit longer, but it does soften up dried stiff goatskin jackets. To hasten the process, I leave the jacket in a warm spot, like in the back seat of my car parked outside, which softens it up and …The Insider Trading Activity of Forum Investors III LLC on Markets Insider. Indices Commodities Currencies StocksForums . Foreign Flight Jackets. Discuss the flight jacket you picked up in GB, or on vacation to Germany-not all the ... Motorcycle vintage leather jackets from the 30/40ies. Pilot; Aug 16, 2023; Replies 19 Views 2K. Sep 23, 2023. Pilot. Another Erich Hartmann flight jacket. Pilot; Feb 18, 2018; 11 12 13. Replies …. Advertisement Follow these steps to remove bNice to see these originals. You're right, nothing beats When it comes to finding high-quality leather products, Wilson Leather is a brand that stands out. With a wide range of stylish and durable leather jackets, handbags, and accessori...Welcome to the Forum. As Flightengineer just explained, your question is not as easy as you probably think. However, I’ll try to give you a brief answer. First you’ll want to decide about how much you want to spend, because that will be a factor in determining how closely you want your repro jacket to … This forum is for any general questions abou Antique furniture appreciates in value as it ages. The value of a particular piece of furniture depends on its condition, artistry and rarity. Donating antique furniture to a chari... Dec 20, 2016 · Dec 29, 2016. #5. Just a...

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