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TSPTR x Eastman Leather Wool Biker Vest
Shearling vests were adopted by the USAAF in WWII for afford airmen some extra warmth under their leather flight jackets, when it wasn't quite cold enough to require their full sheepskin 2-piece suits. It was categorised as an 'intermediate' flight vest, Type C-3.

Basically it was the conception of the 'body-warmer', and proved to be immensely popular not only by aircrew but also in the post-war years for those enjoying outdoor pursuits such as motorcycling. A number of civilian variants soon followed, with nicer trim, and the addition of pockets.

Our version is taken from a vintage original, constructed from 100% moss green wool serge and is embellished with horsehide pockets and trim and nickel rivets for extra comfort and strength. The vest is contour cut purposely to fit very neatly to the body, with low pile fleece, so as to be worn easily with or without an over jacket. They are also kept at hip length, so as not to bunch when sitting on a bike or driving - just like the originals.
Handmade in England
TSPTR x Eastman Biker Vest TSPTR x Eastman Biker Vest

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