Friends, I am thinking of creating mouton collars for some of my jackets. However, I do not have some of the original patterns to guide me. I was thinking we can share images, so others can benefit and perhaps make their own. Currently, I have the following.
1. Original J24 Buco.
Today, I went to pick up a nice jacket I found in offer up. When I show up, I could not believe my eyes. There were several hundred leather jackets along with other vintage varsity/wool winter jackets. However, there was a Japanese reseller who actually was taking about 70% of the lot in...
My often abused buco got a new main and side zippers. The zips were 1954 NOS natural color cotton tape dyed in a dark flat brown. However, the slider and pull on the side pocket were removed to experiment with the finish. I do not like the way the new side zipper looks with...
Friends, I have a nice mid 60's flight jacket that needs some tlc. If anyone can sell me or point me to the proper location where I can find good quality wool knit set (waistband and cuff) would truly appreciate it!
I want to buy a tan mouton collar for my lw j23. If you can help me out by sharing with me an inside/outside images of a lw collar I would much appreciated. I am planning to share all of the images in a post that I am preparing.
Friends, I made some "D pocket" boot compartments. I am planing to use this pockets for my engineering boots.
This sample is from a 1.2 mm HH in medium brown. I used my consew sewing machine to create the holes so that it can be hand stitched. I have different orientations of the pocket to...
I have created this to share my mouton that I have in my small collection. The goal is for other members to add and perhaps create a reference collection of mouton, leather types and snaps used in the creation of them.
Buco j24 early 50s. This particular jacket is so thick and...
Friends, Here is a nice 50s super soft leather half belt. The jacket is long for me and I will most likely will sell. I acquire
a very cool period correct satin like "silky" lining fabric. Should I replace or keep it OG.
Welcome any input!
Friends, I have for sale two like new Lesco CR in Seal color in cowhide.
The jackets have been in my collection for a very long time. They were new and I only tried them on. The jackets were never used because the sleeves were a little long on me. Excellent hide thicker than the average for...
I got this jacket for my self but is big on me. The jacket is in ALMOST NEW condition. 3 times briefly used only. The price is $950.00 Delivered insured to the Continental US. I will send to any other place at your own expense. I am located in L.A. County and can meet half...
I was looking into my closest when I located one of my favorite jackets.
This jacket has been in my collation for more than 30 years. I love what Cresco calls "dual action sleeves" I also like the elegant touch at the wrist. .