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Size Chart – Jackets

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Short sizes are one (1) inch shorter than regural sizes (body and sleeves).
Long sizes are one (1) longer than regular sizes (body and sleeves).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Short and Long sizes are not returnable/refundable.

Height / Size 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50
5’2″157cm
5’4″162cm S
5’6″167cm
5’8″172cm R
5’10”177cm
6′182cm
6’2″187cm L
6’4″193cm
Long Regular Short

M-422 Willis & Geiger

Willis and Geiger Inc. Contract No. N156s-16957
 

M-422 Willis & Geiger

£700.00

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The US Navy’s Bureau of Aeronautics (BuAero) first issued the M-422 jacket to aviators in 1938.

These jackets were the first American piece of uniform to be used in combat, being worn by the famous Flying Tigers, pilots of the American Volunteer Group which started operations in April 1941 in China.

The USN specification required seal brown goatskin with a reddish brown mouton (lamb’s wool) collar and rib-rack cuffs with single layer waistband. We reproduce all these details exactly including the “USN” letters stenciled under the collar.

We make a faithful reproduction of the M-422 design, exact replica of the original jackets as manufactured by the Willis & Geiger Inc.

We use the same specification chrome tanned, drum-dyed, light seal brown goatskin leather that was used in the originals.

Jacket portrayed with Golden (blond) fur.

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