Eastman Leather ELMC ROADSTAR Vintage Black Horsehide Buco jacket
A true classic piece here bringing back adventures from the early 1950's and the great motorcycles and classic apparel from that decade and beyond.
The Italian horsehide used in this jacket is absolutely incredible and is already broken in and ready for you. The graining will always be unique to each jacket and how it molds to its owners body.
RJL Limited Adventure Clothing & gear brings you another great jacket. for questions on any of our jackets and the history check out web site. This is our Ebay Store.
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VINTAGE BLACK HORSEHIDE Early '50s styling 2.5oz Italian, premium grade, veg-tanned horsehide 100% wool plaid lining to body 100% cotton silesia sleeve linings 100% cotton-drill pocket linings Dull-nickel vintage metal zips Shuttle-loom woven labels Available in sizes 40 - 46 The Roadstar first went into production back in 1990, and was the one and only vintage-style motorcycle jacket produced by us until the launch of ELMC in Feb 2014. It was in fact the catalyst for the new brand.
As some may notice, it bares a striking resemblance to several of the early Buco models such as the J-21 and J-24, and that is precisely because they were the inspiration behind it.
Premium, imported Italian horsehide conforming to 2.5 ounces in weight, fully vegetable tanned and aniline dyed, with a full grain of rivulets and valleys that yields all the character typically associated with old-school, vintage leather jackets
All-wool body lining in a muted plaid
All-cotton silesia lining the sleeves
Hard-wearing, all-cotton drill cloth used in pocket lings
Vintage-style, matte-finish, nickel-plated metal zippers on pockets, sleeves and front closure
Black oxide snaps
Three zippered pockets, plus a snap-down coin pocket
Bi-swing action back for greater range of movement
Snap-down belt loops for optional belt (sold separately on this website)
Vintage-style union label in pocket
Vintage-style labels in lining woven on vintage shuttle looms