Here's an update on Andy's size recommendation:
Based off my chest measurement of 107cm, he suggested a 42 or a 44 for a relaxed fit.
After sending him my full measurements (107cm chest, 128cm shoulder, 91cm waist, and a hight of 167cm) he suggested a 44.
I'll send pictures of the fit when I...
I appreciate the quick responses, gentlemen! It's really hard to gather data on the "real life" fit of Bill Kelso's jackets, even with some lurking on this forum.
Right now, I wear a Korean-made G1 and I would rather have more of a "heirloom" quality jacket.
Brettafett, the photo you posted...
Thanks for your response! I'd prefer to have a more relaxed fit as I actually intend to fly with the jacket. I sent a message off on BK's website.
I assume, if I go above a 42, that I'll have to go with a short cut as well.
I'm looking to make my first decent A2 reproduction purchase. I have questions about the current state of their sizing.
I have around a 42.5 inch chest and I'm roughly 5'6''. Would I be better off with a 42 or 44?
I appreciate any feedback, cheers!