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    Best Horsehide

    Hello yall so i was completely lost between getting a natural vicenza on my barnstormer jacket or unfinished horsehide or natural chromexcel. However, i want a good looking leather jacket and a long lasting one + I want a leather that has, Grain, Durability.
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    Purchased from Franklin & Poe a few months ago. Original Tags still attached. Only selling because I want the XXL . This XL fits like a Large or a fitted XL . Amazing quality beautiful life long peice. Asking $1250 An Iron Heart/Simmons Bilt collaboration. This is our interpretation of the...
  3. r0c1nant3

    I Flew To Scotland to Pick up My Aero Leather Coat in Person

    I'm not going to lie, I love Aero leathers. Maybe their cuts just work for me. But in any case, my wife scheduled a ten day vacation in Scotland. (we live in the rocky mountain west) And what do you suppose my first thought was? Exactly right! About two months in advance I contacted Aero to...
  4. D

    FS: Aero Leathers Seven - Blackened Brown Vicenza - Size 42

    Hi Folks, I'm putting up my beloved Aero Seven jacket in Blackened Brown Vicenza Horsehide, size 42 (entire spec/details listed below directly from my original order form.) This jacket was my first custom order and my first quality leather jacket. I ordered it through Thurston Bros. and was...
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    For Sale: Aero Leather USAAF Type B-6: Contract No. 42-18283-P Size 42 ($535.00 w/shipping to U.S)

    Aero Leather USAAF Type B-6: Contract No. 42-18283-P Pit to Pit 21 inches Shoulder 19 inches Back 26 inches Sleeves 24 inches Although the introduction of a heavy sheepskin flying jacket, the Type B-3, was very popular with flight crews, at anything but the highest altitudes the B-3...
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    For Sale: RAF: Battle of Britain Aero Leather Jacket size 40 ($625.00 Shipping included to USA)

    Size 40 Pit to Pit 21.5 inches Shoulder 17.5 inches Back 24.5 Inches Sleeves 23.5 Inches • Perfect Replica of the Mid WW2 Jacket - popularly known as the "Irvin" • Battle of Britain Period Panel Construction • Heavy ¾ Sheepskin • Triple Stitched Leather Taped Seams • Replica RAF Zippers...
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    For Sale: Eastman Leather Type B-3 50. Cal Size 48

    Hi everyone I am selling my Eastman B-3 50.Cal size 48 - comes with original tags. It was a stopgap jacket i've managed to obtain a new one, additionally size 48 is simply too large for me. It had some light use last winter - 12-15 wears in total. Condition: condition is excellent, there...
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    Selling black Vicenza Aero Sheene jacket

    Hello all, I apologize if this is not the correct place to post this. But I am selling my black Vicenza sheene jacket. I got the jacket brand new earlier this year (mid March) and have just not fallen in love with it like I hoped. Unfortunately it is just not meshing with my style. It’s in great...
  9. M

    Good quality but affordable first leather jacket

    Hi all, I’m looking to purchase my first leather jacket and stumbled on this forum when trying to find more info on certain manufacturers. I’ve found all the conversations to be very informative, although the amount of new information is a bit overwhelming. So I thought that I should post my own...
  10. Nick Denver

    For Sale: Custom Aero Premier Highwayman *like new* (Size 40)

    Sad for me, GREAT for you! …that I am selling a highly customized Premier Highwayman. Really LOVE this jacket but it is one size too small. For reference I’m 5’ 10.5”, 165 lbs. I wear 33-34” jeans, medium tee shirts. Many would say this fits me perfectly, but I realized my preference is to have...
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    Horse vs Steer vs Goat Premium Half Belt

    All, I'm in the process of ordering my custom Aero jacket. Pattern will be the premium half belt. Color will be Brown, or close to brown. Lining will be Cotton tartan. Sleeves will be Cotton drill or cotton sateen. Now for the really fun part.... I'm am at a 3 way impass for the actual...
  12. K

    Aero A1 Russet Goat Fit and Review

    Well Aero had their firesale recently and when they are throwing rack jackets out the door with intl shipping at $500USD, I just had to throw my money at them. Customs didn't even hit me so it does feel like a great deal. We really are some shameless addicts in this culture. Anyways, my...
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    WTB/Help wanted to build my winter heavy leather jacket

    Hello TFL, I come to you folks for advice after scouring makers upon makers, second-hand marketplaces and Paris thrift stores. Some of you may have seen me in the "ask a question get an answer" thread asking about a vintage heavy FQHH Grais with quilted lining in my quest for my winter/colder...
  14. M

    Which has better mobility without Bi-Swing Back and Underarm Gussets? Aero Sheene or Aero Board Racer (and BR J100)

    I'm thinking of getting one of these leather jackets in the future. I prefer a jacket with good mobility without needing a full bi-swing back and underarm gussets/footballs. Among these 3 jackets which one would give me the best mobility when I need to reach my arms forward and upward? Would...
  15. K

    Aero Highwayman weight advice

    Hi all, i'm considering an Aero Highwayman. I live in Perth Australia and the climate is a fair bit warmer than Perth, Scotland! Whats the lightest weight version Aero has made either past or present? I love the look of the Horsehide... I've seen a Thunder Bay edition which claims to use...
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    Aero Seven Custom - Recommendations

    Hi All, Very excited to post here for the first time after putting down a deposit for custom Aero Seven with Thurston. I’ve always wanted to go the custom route given my appreciation for craftsmanship and that I’ve had a hell of a time finding a jacket that fits (6’4 190bs with a long torso). I...
  17. mvilla

    WTB - Aero premier Highwayman in Brown CXL, size 42

    Hey guys, I'm just putting this here as a long shot, to see if any of you have one of these available that's not seeing too much wear lately, and feel it could go to a new home (bonus points for friendly prices ☺️) I'm searching for one with something near these measurements: P2P: 22-22.5in...
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    Aero Premier 1930s Highwayman measurement advice

    This is my first post, so for the starts I wanted to say hello to everyone! I'm browsing this forum anonymously for a long time looking at all the beautiful jackets. Finally I decided to pull the trigger on Aero, but I'm super intimidated by the ordering process, precisely by the measurements...
  19. Akcoco

    Aero Leather Type 3 Suede "Jean Jacket"

    For sale is a Aero Leather Type 3 Suede "Jean Jacket" in size 42. Tan suede. Bought from Japan but unfortunately a catch and release for me. Condition is good on the whole. No major faults that I can find. It is however worn and I've tried to show the wear on the suede. I think it could be...
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    Prayers for Ken of Aero

    Couldn't find a thread to fit this in but I thought it needed to be mentioned here. Ken Calder, who not only founded Aero but this whole repro hobby so many of us are engaged in, is in surgery today for cancer according to a post from Holly. (Public post, so I felt alright sharing it here.)...

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