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Extremely thick leather, coat looks amazing. Can’t emphasize enough how stiff it is…will definitely take some time to break in. Lining is very nice, but thinner than what I expected. Bottom line, one of the highest quality, timeless designs I have ever owned. Looking forward to breaking it in!!!!
This jacket is ready for action! The selected leathers are excellent quality and designed for a lifetime of use. This jacket is heavy; you will have to wear and earn the break-in to make it you own! The inner wool lining is good for the proper insulation and comfort. You will not find a better leather jacket from any manufacturer in the world--period.
Great product and great service. Delivered incredibly fast on the other side of the world and a fantastic jacket. Thanks guys !
Worth every cent! Heavy, durable and just downright awesome., can’t wait for cool weather. Fit is right on. Happy I spent the money!!
I got this jacket a year ago in NYC store. I was debating b/w a 641HH and 530. I tried 530 which is too tight for the small, but too large for medium. 641HH is amazing but I don't like the collar too much. When I tried on this one I knew this is the one. Leather is very thick and heavy, fits like an armor. Smells like a dream.
Pros: thick leather it's going to last many generations.
Cons: After wearing this for awhile there's a few problems.
1. Due to the thick leather, there's some loose stitches here and there, I have 2 on the sleeves and on in the mid body.
2. Also due to thick leather, the left inside pocket corner (where all the leather meets) creates a bulge that protrudes a bit when zipped up. It's already discolored a bit on the outside. I removed that piece of leather from the inside pocket and it's much better.
3. The zipper head on the sleeves rotated 90 degrees sometimes, and it's hard to pull. I have removed the head and attached key rings with leather pull and made it better.
4. Not a con but I felt the wool lining is scratchy and too warm, a lighter weight lining would be much appreciated. I tried contacting schott for potential lining changes but no response from them yet.
It's a good jacket but I think for the price I expected a bit better.
This jacket is a monster -very heavy and stiff, but I love it! The leather is unmatched for look and feel - and the quality is superb.
One year has passed since I purchased this jacket. It is exceptional among the leather jackets of Schott. However, I don't think this jacket of very heavy Chromeexcel steerhide is suitable for beginner leather jackets.
Rubbing with a rag does not require any special care, and the luster comes out.（From Japan）
This jacket is a beast. To anyone considering this jacket, know that it is extremely stiff. Like boxy stiff when you first get it. The more you wear it, a few rainstorms and even some snow storms will help to soften it up, but it will probably take a year for it to be really broken in.
The black color is amazing as is the lining but ultimately it was not for me. I just didn’t want to break it in. Maybe now that I’m a little older, I just want something already broken in or one that won’t take to long, but the Asset seems like in 20 years it would still look as good the day it was received. It is also super heavy, and just not a daily wear jacket (for me.) I ordered an XL and it was perfect for me at 6’0” 220 with a 44 inch chest.
Bulletproof, awesome , built like a tank, my grandson will probably be wearing this jacket.
(And he hasn't even been born yet)
First time writing a review but I just had to do it. I’m 6’2 broad shoulders but pretty skinny and it’s tough to find a jacket in my size, this one fits like a glove. It’s sharp, heavy, and gorgeous. Smells divine and looks badass. Dig the lining too.
First day I wore it I was waiting at a bus station and a lady walked by me, turned around and yelled “cool jacket dude!”
I couldn’t be more happy with this (expensive) purchase. Schott please make more jackets in this sizing!!!
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