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Today at 4:42 PM. Moto / Utility Jackets. Yeah ….. This is a bit crazy !! Latest: B-Man2. Today at 4:40 PM. eBay / Auction Talk. This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - both vintage and new - but you may find more detailed...If you’ve installed or considering installing a resettable lock on your home, leave a comment on our feedback forum to share your experiences. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home ...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 …16,313. Cal Leathers for sure, possibly made exclusively for a retailer as Cal was known to be doing. That's a guaranteed $400 - $500, should you decide to sell it. It's in an amazing condition, beautiful horsehide, all the right hardware, rarely seen shearling collar...Buyee - 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.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 ... Why should you choose a vintage leather jacket instead of a modern leather jacket? The main benefit of choosing a vintage leather jacket is the wide variety of classic styles in …This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsThe jacket was actually made by Northeaster Flying Togs. It is an exceptionally well preserved original jacket from the late 1940s. This design of Talon zips date to the mid 1940s. Northeaster Flying Togs were made in Everett, Mass. Northeaster Flying Togs were made in good quantities and of exceptional leather …Hot off the presses, US Wings’ ARMY A-2 jacket, to complement the new pinks and greens class A uniform... Menu. Home. Forums. New posts. What's new. New posts New media New media comments New profile posts Latest activity. ... Forums. Reproduction manufacturers . US Wings Army 2020 A-2. Thread starter Ed ...Jun 29, 2023 · The exception to that rule are the rank insignia. A brown aircrew name tag is mainly used on the AWFUL junky leather A-2 jackets. Most aircrew name tags went to embroidered fabric back in the 1990's. Normally, with ACC with wing patch is where the American flag is and the squadron patch on the right side as shown here. 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... This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - both vintage and new - but you may find more detailed answers in their appropriate sections 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.Oct 18, 2018 · Oct 18, 2018. #1. Here are some photos of our newly Crafted A-2 jacket. We made this with new top quality, 1.2 mm thick Goatskin leather, 100% Cotton Lining including sleeves, This one is made in our new Superior Grain Dark Brown Goatskin leather with high quality Knitted Cuff. We also have Goat Aniline, & Goat Deer options for this jacket and ... These 5 ways to reset vintage jewelry will help you liven up those old classics. Read about 5 ways to reset vintage jewelry. Advertisement If your jewelry box is full of vintage pi...This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsIf you’ve installed or considering installing a resettable lock on your home, leave a comment on our feedback forum to share your experiences. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home ...Feb 19, 2024 · Monday at 11:14 AM. #9. OhyeahitsJorn said: However, yesterday i heard that the Vietnam era jackets are disgusting to wear. They may have dangerous bacteria,diseases from Asia that still live in the jacket, and the jackets may also have been exposed to Agent Orange. And even with washing this will not go away. VLJ is the premier vintage leather jacket forum on the web. Learn more about cleaning vintage leather jackets, leather care, and where to buy leather jackets.Why should you choose a vintage leather jacket instead of a modern leather jacket? The main benefit of choosing a vintage leather jacket is the wide variety of classic styles in …This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsThis forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsAhhhhh, those who were so important to the war effort, and never sought attention. “Just doing my part” attitude. I raise my glass to those men and women.Forums. Vintage . HELP! STAR SPORTSWEAR - G1 JACKET. Thread starter dtai; Start date Mar 13, 2021; 1; 2; 3; Next. 1 of 3 Go to page. Go. Next Last. D. dtai Member. Mar 13, 2021 #1 Hi there, I had Star Sportswear G1 Jacket, Can anyone tell me about this Jacket, is it the real issue or reproduction? ... Vintage Leather Jackets; …Feb 19, 2024 · Monday at 11:14 AM. #9. OhyeahitsJorn said: However, yesterday i heard that the Vietnam era jackets are disgusting to wear. They may have dangerous bacteria,diseases from Asia that still live in the jacket, and the jackets may also have been exposed to Agent Orange. And even with washing this will not go away. Personally, having own Both AVIs G-1 and M-422a, I'd go with the M-422a. Definitely better all round fit. Such a pleasure to wear. I would however, request the dark seal goat and mid brown thread (as used on the ANJ-3), makes for a great combo.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...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 …This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsWhile Avirex A2 Jackets are a good low end jacket that will meet all of your needs for colder weather, its not what I would call an accurate historical example of a vintage WWII A2 jacket in terms of reproduction accuracy. Definitely not in the same class as an Aero. Schott is also not a quality example of a WWII A2 Jacket …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...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. A leather jacket is considered vintage if it features an old style. The term “vintage” specifically refers to anything that’s at least a few decades old. When used in the context of leather jackets, vintage means a style that’s at least 20 years old. Vintage leather jackets aren’t necessarily old. There are both old and new vintage ... 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 …Restoring a leather piece to its former glory can take a bit of work, but it’s well worth the effort. Whether you want to do some sofa repairs in leather or fix your favorite jacke...If you're a fan of your computer products being made out of animal products, this one's for you. HP proclaimed at a small event in New York that it had “reinvented” the personal co...Jul 31, 2005 · Forum statistics. Threads 106,871 ... Vintage Schott-Beck Motorcycle Jackets. Latest: Bahabp100; ... 46/48 CAL Straight Zip CHP leather jacket. Latest: eyewildshot; Vintage Leather Jackets. Private group. ·. 2.9K members. Join group. About. Discussion. More. About. Discussion. About this group. A combination sales / …This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsMember. Jun 17, 2020. #1. This is a jacket I restored for it's original owner, as a gift from his son, in celebration of his dad renewing his pilots license at age 87! I replaced the knits, zipper, put on a new (vintage mouton) collar, redyed and refinished the leather. I can't wait to see the photo of his dad receiving his special gift!The jacket was actually made by Northeaster Flying Togs. It is an exceptionally well preserved original jacket from the late 1940s. This design of Talon zips date to the mid 1940s. Northeaster Flying Togs were made in Everett, Mass. Northeaster Flying Togs were made in good quantities and of exceptional leather …But in terms of functionality and robustness (not cosmetics) are the current authorized Talon's inferior to the vintage originals? As far as the cosmetics, even if the original tooling is long gone, modern day Talon could just 3D scan some vintage ones and then 3d print some new molds for tooling and ship the new tooling over China or …Moving antiques take extra care. Our guide breaks down the best moving companies for antiques to help you move with ease. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home Videos Latest View Al...General Flight Jacket Discussion. This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - both vintage and new - but you may find more detailed answers in their appropriate sections. Prev.Dec 21, 2023 · Here's my video review of my new AVI Leather B-3. Mind you, it's mainly for an audience who are not as deep in the jacket rabbit hole as we are, hence the basic, general overview. I have to say that I'm really blown away by this B-3. The quality of the materials is exquisite, really. I didn't count the stitches but I don't see anything that's ... I do have concern Ren Wax might make it difficult for conditioner to penetrate. Leather is generally sealed with a top coat of acrylic resolene or shellac. This is a byproduct from beetles. It does wear off. It holds the color in longer, makes it water resistant and gives it a nice sheen. But it will wear off with use.CSG. Talked to them today and am getting leather samples for all their historic jackets as well as current G1. It seems as though their historic A2's don't have some of the darker, richer colors I've seen on the GW, Aero, and Eastman jackets. From the catalog and videos, the colors look a bit flat. I love the G1 and …Today at 4:42 PM. Moto / Utility Jackets. Yeah ….. This is a bit crazy !! Latest: B-Man2. Today at 4:40 PM. eBay / Auction Talk. This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - both vintage and new - but you may find more detailed...I just received and opened my M422-A package, I will write a longer post later, but I can tell you that, as a noob in flight jacket world, (even if I have learnt a lot thanks to the forum) I am happy with this jacket !!! Yes the leather is thin, but I don't have the same "bat wing" problem with the bi-swing, it's a size 40.Jul 14, 2021. #1. This jacket has a Beck label but was probably made by Schott. Based on information in the Rin Tanaka book on Schott, I would guess that it dates to the late 1960s or early 1970s. Elsewhere on this forum, Ken has argued that Schott did not make jackets for Beck, but as I will argue further down, this jacket almost …Today at 7:54 PM. Moto / Utility Jackets. Discuss the advantages/disadvantages to reproduction WWII jackets, the different makers, styles, and materials-feel free to post pictures, and comments.This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsI’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 …4 minutes ago. #1. Hi guys I thought I'd seek the advice of others much more experienced than me! I'm thinking of ordering a classic Half-Belt jacket - specifically, the BK Windfall pictured below - but I was thinking of getting it made up in Russet Capeskin. I have two other jackets (both from Aero, one in Russet …Jun 29, 2023 · The exception to that rule are the rank insignia. A brown aircrew name tag is mainly used on the AWFUL junky leather A-2 jackets. Most aircrew name tags went to embroidered fabric back in the 1990's. Normally, with ACC with wing patch is where the American flag is and the squadron patch on the right side as shown here. I joined this forum a few months ago when I was researching the purchase of a new A-2 jacket. That search lead me to Five Star. I live in CA and was concerned with ordering a jacket from Pakistan. It turns out that my two transactions with this company have been smoother & faster that buying off the shelf items …The design of your pending Monarch AN-J-3 is very close to the M-422 design. Arguably the least boxy design as compared with all other makers for WW-2 USN type jackets. The design of your Monarch comes from their 1943 contract & first Mil-SPec jacket following their pre War M-422 jacket.Aug 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 ... If you’ve installed or considering installing a resettable lock on your home, leave a comment on our feedback forum to share your experiences. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home ...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...Fivestar and AVI are very good references for a quality jacket at a good price. If you want something higher end, then there is Eastman Leather. But if you want the best, check out Goodwear Leather. Then, if your goal is to find an original, you should follow B-Man2's advice. Go straight for an original.Who needs them? At Marina Hoermanseder’s exquisite show at Berlin Fashion Week on Friday (July 10), in the garden of the city’s historic Crown Prince’s Palace, the models wore blou...B-Man2. Well-Known Member. Feb 4, 2024. #2. Hi. I’m an old Harley rider and was one for lots of years . Your jacket is one that looks to have been sold in Harley Davidson Bike Dealership's back in the 80s or early 90s. The HOG patches have been sewn on by the original owner. They represent the Harley Owners …May 12, 2019. #1. Gents, owning both a G1 bought off AVI as well as a 5* M422 / G1 i did a short comparison today. The AVI jacket is the seal Brown one on the piccies - 5* sent me the chocolate Brown jacket. Basically both jackets seem to be almost identical except some very small Details. I ordered the AVI in 46 and based on …. Being a size 48 or even 50 in original USN jacketsCSG. Talked to them today and am getting leath While Avirex A2 Jackets are a good low end jacket that will meet all of your needs for colder weather, its not what I would call an accurate historical example of a vintage WWII A2 jacket in terms of reproduction accuracy. Definitely not in the same class as an Aero. Schott is also not a quality example of a WWII A2 Jacket … I've decided on a Bill Kelso A2 and could use s 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 … silvio76. nice. Great looking jacket. I always liked t...

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