Vintage Schott IS-674-MS A-2 Brown Leather Flight Bomber Jacket Made in Usa XL
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 - MADE IN USA - Schott IS-674-MS A-2 flying jacket. The back neck label dates this to the 1980s. If you are looking for an authentic vintage well worn A-2 then this is the one for you.
Used and in fair to good vintage condition with general heavy signs of use, discolouration and abrasion throughout. Pilling/ bobbling throughout the ribs and there is a small hole to the hem rib internally. Some of the quilt lining stitching is missing but the lining is still sound and there are a few tiny holes near the front hem. There have also been some stitch repairs to the front pockets/ internal bags and there is a white paint mark to the right arm. It also looks like the front zip pull has been replaced. Please see all pictures.
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: 48 and this fits like a boxy XL (UK Sizing) with a 54in 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 leather jacket and weighs approx. 2.3kg.
- YKK front zip
- 2 lower patch pockets with snap flap entry
- Further front side entry pockets
- Rib cuffs and hem
- Fixed shoulder epaulettes
- Fully quilt lined with a light wadding
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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): 27in (68.5cm)
B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end: 26.5in (67cm)
C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 23in (58cm)
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 24in (61cm)
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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