How many new jackets do you have coming (and how many potential ones)?

Discussion in 'Outerwear' started by red devil, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. jonesy86

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  2. Yamahana

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    Great jacket, I love it, besides being quality built Albert Richard labels are so cool. Been watching, dealing with the seller for a bit but never could get her to upload a pic with measurements. Her measurements were pretty iffy but I was pretty sure it’d be too small for my 44 size. Guess if I was young and handsome I could’ve got the measurement:D. Oh well you know the story about the young bull and the old bull:cool:.
     
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  3. ton312

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    Well I’m neither but I am a huge pain in the ass. That said I couldn’t get her to load decent pics either. I suspect it’s a size 40” which will make it too small for me as well. I just had to find out and the price is low impact enough to justify the risk!
     
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  4. handymike

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    Tanks to @Monitor and @Guppy for their help in encouaging me to buy this Walter Dyer. I can’t wait to try out this lesser collected American maker.
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    There were two on eBay (38 & 40). I ended up going with the larger one which leaves the 38 for someone who is a 36ish. The seller on that one has been very helpful with all the measurements, so if anyone wants to be Leather Brothers- I’m game. :)
     
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  5. Yamahana

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    The other jacket I was keenly watching and dealing with the seller on was this Hercules. So after @ton312 bought the Albert Richard I decided I had no choice but to buy the Hercules…kinda had a duty or responsibility to do so, something like that.
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  6. tmitchell59

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    Yes, I have an Albert Richard jacket that is identical to a Sears model. I suspect they made many jackets for Sears and the other catalogs too.
     
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  7. tmitchell59

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    From the 1947 Sears Catalog

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  8. TheGuitarFairy

    TheGuitarFairy Practically Family

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    Now there's a third .. in 36 up!

    That seller's in my city, I actually bought an old WD for my wife from him before. I'd love to see fit pics w/ guy you grabbed as I've always been curious what they look like ON somebody. I pass the old WD store often as it's right around the corner. It was always a trip going in there, very old school, it felt like time slowed down a little .. and if I was wearing something <other> than a WD I always got kind of a disapproving, sideways look.
     
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  9. Kuro

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    I have ordered a jacket from Theodoros at Thedi.

    https://thedi-leathers.com/product/mtc-d1279170/

    The above link is the jacket I have purchased to be made, in black HH (black deerskin was not available).

    I requested a few changes to the design, like remove the two chest pockets and use a single D-pocket, put the cuff zippers on top of the sleeves...

    Thought I would share.
     
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  10. bluesforchallah

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    Waiting for my Timberline to be returned from Langlitz. I always regretted not getting hand warmer pockets when I had the jacket built - as I was traveling thru Portland mid-July, I took the opportunity to stop in at Langlitz and have the jacket altered. Tracking shows jacket is out for delivery.
     
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  11. bluesforchallah

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    Jacket arrived. I imagine I'll probably wear the jacket more often now.

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  12. ton312

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    I’ve never cried over a jacket that’s too small to wear. Until today:( Easily the nicest Halfbelt I’ve ever laid hands on. The interior is mint. With a little Urad this thing will glow and belong among the pantheon of the best jackets I’ve ever touched. Absolute soul crusher!!
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  13. ton312

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    I’ve licked my wounds by buying this. It’s been sitting in my watch list for almost a year. Dude finally got the price to an acceptable risk.
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  15. Kuro

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    That quilt pattern in the lining is special, never seen that before!
     
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  16. ton312

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    I’ll get better picks once she’s polished. The jacket is just stunning. Not sure what to do with it. On the one hand, I have no use for it. On the other, I just love owning it. But I don’t really want to collect in that way. In my size, it’s the absolute end of the road, and that’s probably why it doesn’t fit.
     
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  17. Yamahana

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    I feel your pain. I watched that one for awhile even thru out a lowball offer as I knew it would probably be way too small. What was the actual pit-pit? She listed 20.5” and 21.25”. Truly a fine looking unique vintage piece even if you can only pull it out of the closet once in awhile to admire.
     
  18. ton312

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    It’s just shy Of 22”. The shoulders are trimmer than I thought too. Dead on 18”. The quilted liner is very thick. Like Vanson thick. I suspect it’s a 40”. Looking at it I haven’t even dared to put it on. Back length is perfect at 26”. Would need at least an inch in the chest and shoulders to squeeze into it. Even if I went full on Christian Bale machinist I don’t think I could get in it. My bones are just to big for it.
     
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  19. Marc mndt

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    You still got my address right? :)
     
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  20. ton312

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    I think this one might be too small for you Marc. I’m going to post it for sale later today when I can get it properly photo’d and measured. It’s a real stunner, and someone here should have it.
     
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