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 classic WWII USMC Jacket in herringbone twill. It is made from high quality HBT Twill cotton cloth carefully reproduced to meet the standard used by the US army in the 40s and it sure feels and wears just like a wartime original! The jacket has detailing such as USMC stencil print on the from chest pocket and black coated USMC metal buttons, two large front pockets and one smaller chest pocket. The front of the jacket also has double layers behind the buttons in order to prevent the wind from blowing straight through. This garment is ideal to wear as a spring/summer jacket but will also look great worn as a thicker overshirt for layering during the colder seasons.
The fabric is a nice and sturdy 8,2 oz cotton herringbone twill, a fabric that got it's name because the texture resembles the skeleton of a herring. This weaving technique is most commonly used in wool textiles and for more dressed up suits, but during the 40 and 50s it was also used in the military and and in workwear garments and that's were this jacket find it's inspiration. The cotton herringbone fabric was referred to as the "HBT twill".
- Buzz Rickson's USMC HBT Twill Jacket - 100% Cotton - Military spec 8,2 oz HBT Twill fabric - Pre-washed and wont shrink - USMC stencil print on chest pocket - Two large front pockets - One smaller chest pocket - Double layered being the buttons - Black USMC metal buttons - Made in Japan
All measurements are in centimeters and measured on a flat surface. The thigh measurements are taken 10 centimeters down from the crotch straight across the pant leg.
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.