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Leather Motorcycle Jacket, Bomber Jacket, Sheepskin shearling lining and horsehide/steerhide shell,

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This is the strongest, warmest and heaviest leather jacket I have ever held. The man who sold it to me was adamant that the shell is horsehide. I can't be sure, but it feels like either horsehide or steerhide/cowhide. It is very strong and thick. The color is one of the nicest I have ever seen-a very dark brown with a warm brown patina developing along the edges and collar. Leather is in excellent condition, there is no cracking, only creasing where it should be and a nice patina and grain.

The inside chest and back lining is real sheepskin shearling! This makes the jacket thicker, heavier and much warmer. It is very rare to find a jacket with a sheepskin shearling lining that isn't made entirely of sheepskin. This jacket was probably very expensive brand new. I am guessing the date to be from the late 1960s to early 1970s.

Jacket has hidden storm cuffs for added warmth and wind resistance. Jacket has 2 handwarmer pockets and two flap pockets. The only flaw I found was that the jacket is missing part of the bottom snap on the front storm flap (see photo). This is easy to replace using a snap replacement kit from amazon or ebay, or by a tailor. The storm flap stays in place though, so you don't really need to use the bottom snap anyways.

The jacket was made by "Natural Comfort New York" and is tagged a size 38. The jacket has been cleaned and the leather has been conditioned with Pecard's leather conditioner and is ready to go. The model in the photos is 5'7 and 165 lbs and the jacket fits perfectly. Get it while you can, you won't see another one like this.

Measurements

Shoulder to shoulder: 18 inches
Pit to pit across chest: 20.5 inches
Shoulder to end of sleeve cuff: 24.5 inches
Length back and bottom of collar to hem: 24 inches

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