Nice Patina

Discussion in 'Vintage' started by Ken at Aero Leather, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. Ken at Aero Leather

    Ken at Aero Leather Well-Known Member

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    Found on google A-2 Original.png ...................
     
  2. Smithy

    Smithy Well-Known Member

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    Yeah those aren't the kinds of chaps to lie their jackets on the floor on acid free paper or cross the road if there's a rough wall right beside the footpath!
     
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  3. B-Man2

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    That's one "distressed" A2. But I've never seen the other style jacket before. What model is that Ken?
     
  4. Silver Surfer

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    they look like a pair of texas or oaklahoma oil rig rats. real nbt guys. the jacket on the right looks like a pretty basic slightly longer hb, probably with side entry pockets below the flaps. aero make something like this.
     
  5. MikeyB-17

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    I think that bloke needs a new fur collar!
    Awesome, I wonder what the shoulder patch is on the A-2.
     
  6. Silver Surfer

    Silver Surfer Well-Known Member

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    shoulder patch looks like a cbi tiger,, and the a-2 looks like a dubow.
     
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  7. chamboid

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    I’m pretty sure this is a RRL advert from a few years back
     
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  8. Grant

    Grant Well-Known Member

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    Right, it's a RRL photo, inspired by Mike DisFarmer, of RRL guys wearing vintage jackets. Here's an original Disfarmer image that I'll bet inspired RRL.

    Dis.jpg
     
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  9. Ken at Aero Leather

    Ken at Aero Leather Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info Chamboid

    That expains one thing I couldn't come to terms with...........
    Why were two guys in heavily used and obviously fairly old leather jackets both wearing identical (brand) new shirts...............which obviously weren't part of a uniform?

    I'd agree, a Dubow A-2 and a Long Half Belt http://www.aeroleatherclothing.com/product-detail.php?id=26 but with a Fur Collar option, hopefully an Aero Fur Collar would have lasted longer!!!
     
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  10. johnwayne

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    My original thought was the A2 was poss a size too big then the more I looked I didn't think the pic was old, good pic though nonetheless! Yes I thought Dubow or poss Spiewak, with replacement cuffs! The original pic is a far better pic too, black and white as it should be rather than the first pic that started as colour and converted, hence it 'greyness'!!
     
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  11. Garylafortuna

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    That second photo looks like Clyde and Buck at a photoshoot. The only thing missing is the hardware and the 32 Ford. Grab a gaze at the shine on that man's shoes. Very prepossessing.
     

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