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  1. HPA Rep attached a file to the thread History Preservation Associates - Official Affiliate Thread.

    Featured Jacket: Buzz Rickson AN6552 U. S. Navy Flying Jacket Buzz Rickson's brand is renowned, mostly in Japan, for their leather USN...

    buzz rickson-AN6552-jacket-br80445-front.jpg buzz-rickson-an6552-jacket-br80445-lining-wo.png BR-AN6552-jacket-br80445-back.jpg buzz-rickson-an6552-jacket-br80445-collar-wo.png buzz-rickson-an6552-jacket-br80445-wind-flap-wo.png buzz-rickson-an6552-jacket-br80445-knit-band-wo.png buzz-rickson-an6552-jacket-br80445-collar-back-wo.png buzz-rickson-an6552-jacket-br80445-zip-wo.png buzz-rickson-an6552-jacket-br80445-label-small-wo.png Nov 14, 2019 at 11:04 PM
  2. HPA Rep replied to the thread Buzz Rickson William Gibson G-1 Flying Jacket, Black Shrunken Buffalo.

    Nope! Different item entirely. The model Clutch is offering is an AN6552 and made from goatskin, not shrunken buffalo. It is, of...

    Nov 14, 2019 at 10:29 PM
  3. HPA Rep liked tmitchell59's post in the thread ELMC Californian vs. Aero Half Belt-Pros and Cons?.

    I've owned a couple of ELMC Californians. I too love the collar. Some pointed that out. The overall jacket is very reminiscent of a...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 5:30 PM
  4. HPA Rep liked Boyo's post in the thread ELMC Californian vs. Aero Half Belt-Pros and Cons?.

    Ive owned a few Eastmans and a few Aeros.. and there is a difference in the jackets produced by each maker... the only way for you to...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 5:30 PM
  5. HPA Rep liked ProteinNerd's post in the thread ELMC Californian vs. Aero Half Belt-Pros and Cons?.

    Below, Walnut 40L next to Black 42R. Not much difference in half belt position (or length really.) Main difference is in sleeve length....

    Nov 13, 2019 at 5:27 PM
  6. HPA Rep liked Captain Sensible's post in the thread ELMC Californian vs. Aero Half Belt-Pros and Cons?.

    I have one and love it. The leather is a bit special.

    Nov 13, 2019 at 5:26 PM
  7. HPA Rep liked Mich486's post in the thread ELMC Californian vs. Aero Half Belt-Pros and Cons?.

    Only who owns the jacket can tell for certain but they look alright to me: [IMG][IMG] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Nov 13, 2019 at 5:26 PM
  8. HPA Rep liked Carlos840's post in the thread ELMC Californian vs. Aero Half Belt-Pros and Cons?.

    IMO the Eastman has a slight edge in build quality over the Aero. The stitching is slightly neater, needle holes are smaller, it just...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 5:24 PM
  9. HPA Rep replied to the thread Buzz Rickson William Gibson G-1 Flying Jacket, Black Shrunken Buffalo.

    Just one example in one size left now ...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 5:18 PM
  10. HPA Rep liked Colin G's post in the thread Buzz Rickson William Gibson G-1 Flying Jacket, Black Shrunken Buffalo.

    I know I am digging up a three-year-old thread here, but I can't stop looking at this jacket.

    Nov 13, 2019 at 5:17 PM
  11. HPA Rep attached a file to the thread History Preservation Associates - Official Affiliate Thread.

    [ATTACH] The moment has arrived and today we officially can offer the finest, most authentic copy of the iconic WWII USAAF A-11...

    buzz rickson watch, naviagtion type a-11 br02613 full.jpg Nov 13, 2019 at 5:14 PM
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