Vintage Schott A-2 Nose Art Brown Leather Flight Bomber Jacket XXL / XXXL
Schott NYC (Schott Bros) located in New York USA, was founded in 1913 by brothers Irving and Jack Schott. They were the first company to put a zipper on a jacket, created the classic Perfecto biker jacket, and made clothing for the US Armed Forces during WWII. Schott is still owned by the Schott family and still manufacture much of their clothing in the United States.
The Type A-2 leather flight jacket is an American military flying jacket originally invented and developed for and closely associated with World War II U.S. Army Air Force pilots, navigators and bombardiers.
This is a premium vintage Schott A-2 flying jacket with painted nose art Bottoms Up, an Ideal brass front zipper and Schott branded poppers throughout. Made in USA.
Used and in fair to good vintage condition with general signs of use and abrasion throughout, in particular to the arms. There is a shallow slice mark above the right cuff (as worn) but no split to the leather, and both cuffs have previously had stitch repairs. The paint on the nose art has started to crack, please be mindful that with wear this will continue to flake and come off.
All my vintage listings unless otherwise stated are true vintage and have been worn before, therefore they will typically show signs of wear and will not smell like new, which is all part of the vintage look and appeal.
SIZE: 50 and this fits like XXL / XXXL(UK Sizing) with a 56in full external chest and the overall fit - but it depends how loose you like to wear (please see below for all key measurements to check against a similar garment of your own to ensure a good fit).
FABRIC: 100% Leather. This is a heavy weight leather jacket and weighs approximately 2.5kg.
- Ideal brass front zip with placket
- 2 lower patch pockets with snap flap entry
- Further front side entry pockets
- Rib cuffs and hem
- Popper fasten shoulder epaulettes
- Painted nose art
- Bi-swing action back
- Fully lined
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SIZE: Please DO NOT solely rely on the listed size for your correct fit. Designers often use different measurements for sizes depending on the overall look they desire, so sizes can not only vary brand to brand but also within the same brand. Also, for vintage and pre-worn items the shape may have changed after years of being worn. The best way to ensure your correct fit is to compare the measurements listed to a similar item that fits you well.
EXTERNAL MEASUREMENTS: Please check against a similar garment of your own that fits you well, measuring flat and fully zipped or buttoned up (if applicable) on a flat surface:
A - CHEST - armpit to armpit (double for full chest): 28in (71cm)
B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end: 27.5in (70cm)
C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 23.5in (59.5cm)
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 26.5in (67cm)
Please do not solely rely on the listed size for your correct fit. Designers often use different measurements for sizes depending on the overall look they desire, so sizes can not only vary brand to brand but also within the same brand.
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