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"1950's Half Belt"

Three Pockets
Side Buckle Waist Adjusters
Pleated Half Belt Back
Talon Zipper
Original 1950s Pattern
Storm Cuffs
Comfortable Fit

The Aero Half Belt features a pleated back with false half belt and side adjusting straps. A brass central zipper and a zippered breast pocket, with two slash hand warmer pocket. (Inside pockets available as an optional extra). It has typical American storm cuffs and internal storm cuffs provide extra protection against the elements.

The Half Belt is the classic zippered civilian jacket, the third style ever produced by Aero following the Type A-2 and The Highwayman. From the start of the19 30's, when the first zippered leather jackets were made, to end of the 1950's, half belted horsehide jackets were produced by countless local producers across North America.

The fact so many of these jackets still exist today, many still in eminently wearable condition, is a tribute to their manufacturer and the fact that they were made using US Chrome Tanned Front Quarter Horsehide. Aero continue this great tradition by choosing the finest US Horsehide and equalling, even excelling, the manufacturing standards of the 30's and 40's. We have taken the best elements from the countless jackets that have passed through our hands over the years to recreate this 1950s classic. Slimmer fitting versions based on 1930s originals are also available.

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

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