Ah thanks! My memory has failed after two decades. My first pair then was elk skin that were stolen off the motorcycle seat and these were the replacement… my memory got them turned around. They were the same brand, same style and same look… not sure if elk and deer hides are the same.
I have worn a pair of American-made elkskin gloves for two decades. I ride with them, drive with them, walk the dog with them, and go to the theatre with them. Can’t remember who made them, but I love elk skin and recommend this hide for your digits.
It’s what I found confusing about the sizes for jackets with the same size label, that the individual specs are meaningfully different. As actual measurements, mine are:
Sleeves round the outside: 24.25
I know of course there are some variations from...
Jacket is on the way, but meanwhile one of the team members at S&S had kindly offered to hold a size 38 aside, just in case the 40 doesn’t work out. One thing for certain is that S&S has always been graceful with customer service and are more than happy to make things right. I’ll report back.
You mean they might have miss-measured on their website or on the phone with me? :0
EDIT: I mean, for sure, I agree that they miss-measured somewhere, but even compared to the size 40 available here, the specs are markedly different. I know that creases and wrinkles have a way of decreasing the...