Type A-2 :: Cable Raincoat Co. Contract 23382

JACKET - Flying Type A-2 Cable Raincoat Co. Contract 23382

SHELL
Havana Brown, Vintage WarHorse®, 100% Veg-tanned horsehide
LINING
100% cotton in correct mustard shade
LABEL
Woven, Cable Raincoat
PRESS STUDS
Custom-made ball-stud
EYELETS
Double-barrel nickel plated
KNIT
Mil-spec 100% wool
ZIP
KWIK® - an Eastman trademarked authentic brand

This contract's full designation is 'W535 AC 23382'. Awarded to the Cable Raincoat Co in late 1941 it was made from veg-tanned Horsehide.

Located in Boston, this was the Cable Raincoat Company's first of three contracts for A-2s.

Typical of most of the pre and early war A-2 jackets it was made in a Russet brown shade with a semi-aniline dye finish.

Our reproduction is made from our own specially prepared veg-tanned Horsehide in the correct colour and finish for this contract. We spend an inordinate amount of time and effort with our leather tanneries developing the most authentic specification possible, so your jacket will wear-in just like the originals.

The cut and stitch style is followed according to Cable's house style, and of course all other details of trim are replicated to match in unrivaled authenticity.

The KWIK® zip. As you will see in the image gallery this contract of A-2 was originally made with a Kwik zip. Only a few contracts can be found with these, so to make a 100% authentic reproduction of this model requires a Kwik zip. KWIK® zips are unique to Eastman Leather Clothing and as such make this particular reproduction incredibly exclusive.

Available in sizes 36 - 48

TimeWorn:
This garment is available with the option of having a ‘TimeWorn’ finish. For more information about TimeWorn please see the link just below here.

Please note:
Choosing the TimeWorn option renders the garment non-returnable. Please see our Terms and Conditions regarding returns if you require further information.


£824.99

NOTE: Jackets that are personalised with insignia, or that are Time Worn® (where Time Worn® is optional), are non-returnable

USAAF Insignia

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USAAF Name Tag Example

Please be aware this is only a representation of the final product. If any insignia is added to the product the jacket is non returnable.

(+£18.00)
+ Sample Lining Stencil
(+£25.00)
Close Insignia

Customer Size Guide

Jackets and Tops

Measure your chest over a T-shirt; it is helpful to get someone to do this for you. Do not inflate your lungs, just relax and stand with your arms out. The tape measure should be run around your chest right up under your arms and held snug, but not tight - this is your chest measurement.

Measure your chest The Size you
should order
in cm
34-36 86-91 36 XS
36-38 91-96 38 S
38-40 96-101 40 M
40-42 101-106 42 M
42-44 106-111 44 L
44-46 111-116 46 L
46-48 116-121 48 XL

Gloves

Measure the circumference of your hand around your 4 knuckles (obviously do not include your thumb). Correlate this measurement with size chart below to assess your glove size.

Measure of your knuckles The Size you
should order
in cm
7 - 8 18 - 20 XS
8 - 9 20 - 23 S
9 - 10 23 - 25 M
10 - 11 25 - 28 L
11 - 12 28 - 30 XL

Hats

Measure the circumference of your head.

Measure of your head The Size you
should order
in cm
21½ - 22 54 - 55.5 XS
22 - 22½ 55.5 - 57 S
22½ - 23 57 - 58.5 M
23 - 23½ 58.5 - 60 L
23½ - 24 60 - 61.5 XL
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