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Sheepskin B-3 Flight Jacket

Price: $995.00

Item#:1072678

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This authentic B-3 jacket became the military-issued cold-weather flight jacket in 1934, and it is still the warmest and most insulating bomber jacket made. Aviators in WWII bombers came to rely on their B-3 jackets as they often flew their missions over Europe in unpressurized cabins, where air temperatures could drop to more than 60 degrees below zero.


Our B-3 is traditionally made from genuine sheepskin leather with a classic, aged look and deep-pile natural shearling along the body, sleeves, and collar. With double straps under the collar and straps at the waist that cinch to adjust the fit and keep out wind. Traditional leather welted seams and side-entry pockets are authentic details from the original. Made in U.S.A.


Not available for shipment outside of the U.S.


Made in the U.S.A. Weighs 5.0 lbs.


Men’s sizes M (38-40), L (42-44), XL (46-48), XXL (50-52). This jacket fits snugly at first but loosens as the leather breaks in.


Professional leather clean only.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Sheepskin B-3 Flight Jacket
 
3.9

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (6)
  • Comfortable (5)
  • Warm (5)
  • Great color (3)
  • Stylish (3)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (5)
  • Going out (3)
  • Travel (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (7 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Sleeve Length:
    • Feels too short

       

      Feels true to length

       

      100% 

      (7 reviews)

      Feels too long

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual dresser (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

I waited ten years...well worth the wait

By Fox

from Charlotte nc

About Me Casual Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Comfortable
  • Versatile
  • Warm

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Going Out
    • Travel

    Comments about Sheepskin B-3 Flight Jacket:

    Have had several sheepskin coats. One custom made by Russian immigrant
    This coat is every bit as good in quality and fit
    Love the authentic detail and added pockets
    Looked at 3 manufacturers of B3 , including old co in UK
    Glad I chose this one
    Expect to have this coat for many years

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Sleeve Length:
    • Feels true to length
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great Winter Jacket

    By MtnBlueSky

    from The Rockies

    About Me Casual Dresser

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Comfortable
    • Great Color
    • Stylish
    • Warm

    Cons

    • Bulky
    • Not Packable

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Going Out

    Comments about Sheepskin B-3 Flight Jacket:

    I love this jacket! Warm (-45 C in Alberta near the Rockies) & cozy wearing it in strong wind gusts that we get coming off the Rockies in the Foothills. I have lots of other great winter coats but for style, warm, & appearance they can't hold a candle to it. I get nothing but rave comments from perfect strangers all the time!
    The ladies love it frankly! Lol!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Sleeve Length:
    • Feels true to length
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Jacket....

    By R. Dann

    from Hotchkiss, CO

    About Me Casual Dresser

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Comfortable
    • Stylish
    • Versatile
    • Warm

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Sheepskin B-3 Flight Jacket:

      This is a great Jacket if you want the warmest Sheepskin Bomber Jacket out there. Very warm, windproof, OK to wear in moderate temps and like it better than other Goose Down jackets I have for winter wear.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Sleeve Length:
      • Feels true to length
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Beautifully Made in the U.S.A.

      By Rebel! Rebel!

      from ontario, canada

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Comfortable
      • Cosy
      • Great Color
      • Warm

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Travel
        • Winter hiking
        • Work

        Comments about Sheepskin B-3 Flight Jacket:

        I am a female, a mom, who bought three of these jackets, one for myself,(you can't get womens jackets like this) and one for each of my two young adult sons. I don't know why someone would say they are not well made, ours are perfect! The zipper is heavy duty, strong. The leather is substantial. The shearling is thick and soft. The details are perfect. The pockets are large and sturdy, I LOVE the buckels on the collar and hips, I can flip up the collar and buckle it around my neck, SO warm! I hate being cold, and when I wear this up north in the winter, where the snow is waist deep, I am always warm and comfortable. We have had these jackets for a couple of years now, and there have been no problems, no complaints.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Sleeve Length:
        • Feels true to length
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent Jacket I would buy this again

        By Steve

        from Owasso, OK

        About Me Casual Dresser

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Comfortable
        • Great Color
        • Stylish
        • Versatile
        • Warm

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Going Out
          • Travel
          • Work

          Comments about Sheepskin B-3 Flight Jacket:

          This jacket lives up to it's name. Very high quality, very warm and VERY sharp looking. I have to disagree with the other two reviews...this jacket is NOT supposed to be packed, not meant to be stylish, it's meant to be worn. I have wanted one of these since I was a kid, and 50 years later...I have one. Can't say enough good things about it. No wonder the B-17 & B-24 crews liked it so much. It's absolutely COOL.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Sleeve Length:
          • Feels true to length
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (10 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Poor quality, nowhere near worth price.

          By Marathon Kate

          from Philadelphia PA

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

          • Bulky
          • Leather Very Low Grade
          • Returned This Coat
          • Sheepskin Quality Poor

          Best Uses

            Comments about Sheepskin B-3 Flight Jacket:

            Looks good in the photo but not up close. I gave it as a gift but returned it when I saw the quality.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Sleeve Length:
            • Feels true to length
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (25 of 32 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Headline is ok

            By Barry the doctor

            from Albany, NY

            About Me Casual Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Terrible Jacket NO PROS

            Cons

            • Bulky
            • Looked VERY cheap
            • Not Packable
            • Poor Quality

            Best Uses

            • I returned it NO USE

            Comments about Sheepskin B-3 Flight Jacket:

            This was quite simply a terrible reproduction and VERY cheap quality. I am sorry that you carry this item

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Sleeve Length:
            • Feels true to length
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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