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Anyone in the market for a modestly priced Aero 1950s Half belt in size 38?

Black steerhide horsehide with fleck donegal wool lining

Listed in B&S




Offers welcome etc
 
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Please indulge another leather amateur thinking of picking up an FCL Leon Custom. At 181cm / 165lb I'm tossing up between a 40 and 42. I have pretty broad shoulders, so guess a 42 would be better fit.

But wondering whether shipping it to the other side of the world + dealing with duties, customs without the chance to try it on is foolish...

Cheers
 

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Please indulge another leather amateur thinking of picking up an FCL Leon Custom. At 181cm / 165lb I'm tossing up between a 40 and 42. I have pretty broad shoulders, so guess a 42 would be better fit.

But wondering whether shipping it to the other side of the world + dealing with duties, customs without the chance to try it on is foolish...

Cheers
Not a great risk/reward, but you may get lucky on sizing.
 

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@sebastian mcfox - I'm 5'11 170-175. I took a 42 in the Leon. The shoulders were fine (could not do a 40), and the jacket otherwise fit well except it was really short and ballooned out in the back. You seem tall so just beware. I ended up letting it go even though it was extremely comfortable.
 

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@sebastian mcfox - I'm 5'11 170-175. I took a 42 in the Leon. The shoulders were fine (could not do a 40), and the jacket otherwise fit well except it was really short and ballooned out in the back. You seem tall so just beware. I ended up letting it go even though it was extremely comfortable.
I'll second this. If you have broad shoulders go for the 42. I was able to zip the 40 but unable to move.
 

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Please indulge another leather amateur thinking of picking up an FCL Leon Custom. At 181cm / 165lb I'm tossing up between a 40 and 42. I have pretty broad shoulders, so guess a 42 would be better fit.

But wondering whether shipping it to the other side of the world + dealing with duties, customs without the chance to try it on is foolish...

Cheers
I reckon we’re about the same size, besides me being a several inches shorter. I’d go for the 42, or if business travel ever opens up again you can try mine on.
 
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Please indulge another leather amateur thinking of picking up an FCL Leon Custom. At 181cm / 165lb I'm tossing up between a 40 and 42. I have pretty broad shoulders, so guess a 42 would be better fit.

But wondering whether shipping it to the other side of the world + dealing with duties, customs without the chance to try it on is foolish...

Cheers
I am pretty much your same height and weight and I have broad shoulders/somewhat developed back and lats, and the 42 in the Eric worked out well for me. I wouldn't have been able to do the 40
 

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@sebastian mcfox - I'm 5'11 170-175. I took a 42 in the Leon. The shoulders were fine (could not do a 40), and the jacket otherwise fit well except it was really short and ballooned out in the back. You seem tall so just beware. I ended up letting it go even though it was extremely comfortable.
I'll second this. If you have broad shoulders go for the 42. I was able to zip the 40 but unable to move.
I reckon we’re about the same size, besides me being a several inches shorter. I’d go for the 42, or if business travel ever opens up again you can try mine on.
I am pretty much your same height and weight and I have broad shoulders/somewhat developed back and lats, and the 42 in the Eric worked out well for me. I wouldn't have been able to do the 40
Thanks guys, really appreciate it. Looks like the 42 is the way to go, although the short body length is worrying because I have a long torso. On balance I think it might be too much of a risk with int’l shipping/returns etc.

How does Nine Lives compare in terms of quality? Looking specifically at their Mas o Menos Rider. I think there’s a chance for me to check out some stock locally
 

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This seems like a good deal if it is your size:

 

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