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Original Contract A-2s
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USAAF 42-15142-P Type A-2

USAAF 42-15142-P Type A-2
ORIGINAL  WW2 USAAF / AERO PATTERN
LEATHER/KNIT COMBINATIONS : (Most typical) SEAL HORSEHIDE /RUST
LINING : MUSTARD COTTON
THREAD : OLIVE DRAB
ZIPPER : TALON
STUDS : LARGE RING


Manufactured using original old paper patterns taken from several dismantled WW2 jackets from our pattern archives,, we can guarantee that our current 42-15142-P fits identically to the equivalent WW2 issue jacket,


Styling, detailing, stitch pattern and label are facsimiles of the original Aero Leather Clothing, Beacon, NY Contract 42-15142-P. This Type A-2 is fitted as standard with a high grade Japanese made WW2 replica Talon zipper, a zipper identical in even the tiniest detail to the original WW2 Talon.


For total authenticity, we recommend this jacket in our Jerky Horsehide, a leather developed especially for Aero to replica the tanning processes and to give the general appearance of WW2 A-2 jackets better than any other reproduction that we've seen and is the closest to the original leather available to the original USAAF contract.
However, our veg tanned Vicenza Horsehide represents the sort of upgrade a high ranking senior officer might have expected for his Type A-2.

Standard size range is 34" to 48" inclusive, other sizes are available by special order

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Type A-2 Knit Options

Rust, on Seal Brown Horsehide, is the most typical colour combination used during WW2 for this contact although a considerable number of jackets were made using a mid brown jersey and paler Seal hides and Russet..