The Japanese brand Buzz Rickson's are today counted among the few high-end reproduction manufacturers of military and casual garments in the world! They strive to make true replicas by carefully researching and analyzing original vintage garments, taking great care to duplicate the material while paying close attention to technique and quality with the goal to bring back old forgotten techniques and machines needed to make garments of outstanding quality without compromises.
This is Buzz Rickson's version of the Vietnam War era U.S. Navy khaki summer flight jacket MIL-J-7758A. Intended to be worn as a summer flight jacket, made of a light weight khaki colored cotton poplin fabric. The jacket has four front pockets and a small pen pocket on the sleeve with bi-swing back pleats and a half belt back providing a great fit.
Buzz Rickson's have carefully reproduced this garment according to the original one with all the wartime spec.
- Buzz Rickson's Flight Jacket Light J7758A - 100% cotton poplin fabric - Talon brass zipper - Underarm gussets - Bi-swing back pleats - Half belt back - Four front pocket button flap pockets - Pre washed and won't shrink - Made in Japan
All measurements are in centimeters and measured on a flat surface. Width is measured straight across the chest from armpit to armpit, length is measured at the back of the garment from the neck down and the sleeve length is measured on the underarm from the armpit to the end of the cuff.