Type A-2 :: Rough Wear® Contract 1401P

JACKET - Flying Type A-2 Rough Wear® Contract 1401P

LEATHER SHELL
Vintage WarHorse® 100% Veg-tanned horsehide
THREAD
Premium quality 3-ply 100% cotton
LINING
Authentic shade and weave in 100% cotton
KNIT
Tube construction. 100% wool in correct weave and colour
PRESS STUDS
Correct model 'Ball Stud'
COLLAR HOOK EYELET
With metal washer reinforcements
ZIP
CROWN® - an Eastman trademarked brand
LABEL
Shuttle-loom, Rayon-yarn, perfect reproduction of the original maker; Rough Wear Clothing Co. 1401 contract
ROUGH WEAR
Is a registered trademark of Eastman Leather Clothing Ltd

The original maker:
The Rough Wear Clothing Co. Middletown Pennsylvania.

They were one of the most prolific of the wartime contractors, producing thousands of flight jackets throughout the 30s and 40s. The 1401 was one of several contracts awarded to them for A-2s, in 1941.

The reproduction:
Made from premium, 100% veg-tanned, Italian horsehide -Vintage War Horse®. The 1401 A-2, along with several other contracts (especially those of early '30s production), were finished in a rudimentary, pure aniline finish. This gave the leather a very clear, almost raw appearance, showing every detail of the skin beneath. We have managed to perfect this old vintage process, to emulate the character that is often found on originals, making our reproduction of this model the ultimate in products of this genre. There is only one way to describe it: Outstanding!

Naturally all other details such as cut and stitch style have been faithfully reproduced to the finest detail, giving you a reproduction so accurate it could be mistaken for a dead-stock original.

The Eastman Rough Wear® 1401 is another front runner from our A-2 stable!

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
(+£18.00)
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
Close Size Information
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