Russet Brown Horsehide leather
Flying Tigers 23rd Fighter Group Jacket by Cockpit Item Number: Z21V60An authentic replica with history, this A-2 jacket is made from 100% American horsehide leather. Details include an authentic China Burma India leather applique, blood chit on the jacket back, antique silver thread bullion China Burma India patch on left arm, The Flying Tigers 13th Air Force bullion insignia on the right shoulder, a leather applique, Flying Tiger 23rd Fighter group insignia on the left front chest and an officer I.D. card in the lining.
When nothing but the real thing will do… this authentic russet brown Horsehide A-2 men’s leather flight jacket will meet your requirements. Horsehide was used during the 1930’s and 1940’s by the USAAF when hides were abundant. Manufacturers changed to Goatskin in later years, but Horsehide ’til this day has always remained the preferred choice for discerning pilots. Nothing wears like Horsehide; as it ages it develops a patina for a rich antiqued look. It is also extremely durable and will provide years of wear – many Horsehide A-2 Jackets from WWII are still around today!
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