Newish Aero Leather Scotland A-2 Vicenza HH

Discussion in 'General Flight Jacket Discussion' started by CBI, Nov 3, 2017.

  1. CBI

    CBI Well-Known Member

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  2. B-Man2

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    I think it looks great on you. As you know once the sleeves crease up a bit they'll be fine. I've got to say that is a great combination. Is that the latest horsehide from Aero?
     
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  3. CBI

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    Thanks, yes latest HH I think. This was via Thurston Bros.
     
  4. Skip

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    Looks nice and comfortable, not a bad looking' hide. I agree longer sleeves make for comfortable driving, I particularly don't like it when steering and the sleeve ride up, I always get my sleeves longer if i can purely for that reason
     
  5. CBI

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    Thanks -I do wish more makers offered this super dark seal (some others do). Some do as a hand applied finish which I have not been happy with in the end. In re the sleeves, I am totally "done" with "accurate period sleeve length" Totally annoying and really, there are loads of WW2 era pics with guys with "long" sleeves.
     
  6. Thomas Koehle

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    nice looking garment!
    love the colour of leather and knits
    what size is the jacket?
     
  7. CBI

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    thanks marked size 44
     
  8. B-Man2

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    I'm in your corner on this one CBI!
    For every WWII photo of a proper trim fitting A2 on an airman, there's about a dozen photo's that look like some guy was wearing an over sized hand me down A2 from his big brother. They wore whatever size they had available.
     
  9. Thomas Koehle

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    The sleevelenght looks perfect to me - like already pointed out I think only from comparing period pics you'll never be able to find "that" only historical correct dimension/length ...

    You pass one jacket to 2 different guys with similar chest size but the sleeves might look totally different on both pals
     

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