Original WWII A-2 Rough Wear Leather Jacket
Size 38, fits on the slim side, more like a 36. Please do check measurements below to determine possible fit of jacket.
Stunning overall vintage condition. Leather has only very minimal wear and a fantastic patina. Lining is tatty/torn in places. 1 cotton cuff has been replaced and cuffs/waistband have stitch repairs. Amazing overall condition for its age and rarity
Features... Front hand pockets, shoulder lapels, neck latch, elasticated cotton cuffs/waistband. Horsehide leather, USAAF issue by Rough Wear.
379th Bomb Squadron, part of the 310th Bomb Group. Participated in invasions of North Africa, Sicily, Salerno, Anzio and Southern France. The 379th Bomb Squadron was renowned for its heroic low level flying missions. Full history of the Squadrons missions throughout the war can be found on the 57thbombwing website.
20 inch, 51 cms (underarm to underarm, measured at FRONT)
18 inch, 46 cms (underarm seam to cuff, measured at FRONT, including cotton cuff)
24.5 inch, 62 cms (shoulder to cuff, measured at FRONT, including cotton cuff)
19 inch, 48 cms (across bottom hem at point where leather meets cotton waistband)
16.5 inch, 42 cms (across shoulders, measured at BACK)
24 inch, 61 cms (length, excluding collar, from nape of neck to hem, measured at FRONT)
23 inch, 58 cms (length, excluding collar, top to bottom, measured at BACK)