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Classic B-3 Sheepskin Leather Bomber Jacket

STYLE: 257S

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Classic B-3 Sheepskin Leather Bomber Jacket

STYLE: 257S

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This B-3 is the classic WWII sheepskin leather "Bomber" jacket.

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    B-17s and B-24s were not pressurized and the unheated cabins got awfully cold at altitude. This sheepskin jacket kept our bomber crews warm during their perilous missions in the skies over Europe.

    The B-3 bomber jacket is clearly a winner in both warmth and style. Even non-aviators like Gen. George Patton chose to wear a specially-modified version of the B-3 (instead of the standard tanker's jacket). You too can rely on this classic heavyweight shearling to keep you warm on the coldest winter day, and you can count on its enduring style to survive the fickle trends of fashion!

  • Heavyweight Shearling
  • Leather Welted Seams
  • Heavy Duty Hardware
  • Buckled Collar and Waist Adjustment Straps
  • Two Front Handwarmer Pockets
  • U.S.A.
  • 4.97 out of 5 based on 33 reviews
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    WARM

    Published: Mon, 4/22/2019 by Brian

    Great jacket
    Worth the money
    Would buy more product from Schott anytime I need it

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    WARM

    Published: Sun, 3/17/2019 by Brian Sodano

    Keeps you warm
    Great jacket

    I would add a inside pocket but that just my opinion

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    AWESOME JACKET

    Published: Sun, 2/3/2019 by luis mateo

    When I was younger I bought a Schott Motorcycle jacket second hand in the village, i gave it away when I got older. I didn’t know what I gave away till years later and I’ve always regretted that decision (what’s funny is I kept a Guess motorcycle jacket instead because I paid full price for it. It was/is a really nice jacket but it was/is a jacket of its time with wide upper arms that tapered at the end... basically nothing I would wear this day and age).

    I was interested in buying a shearling bomber and did a bit of research and all roads kept leading back to Schott. The jacket is very pricey but I also knew well made (and made in the USA) and for something that would last a very long time, it would be worth it. I was reticent to buy online because I wanted it to fit perfectly (i have a number of winter coats/jackets so I didn’t need it to fit well enough with different layers of clothing). All I intended to wear under it would be at most an undershirt and a thin merino sweater. Seeing as I live in NYC I decided to go to Schott’s flagship store on Elizabeth Street and see how a variety of jackets would fit me before actually buying and also getting a good sense of what size to get online regardless of how the jacket is sized. I wanted to see how small/medium would fit (I’m a 38 and that fits nice and snug without being too tight). For the bomber the 38 fit as it should..... perfect. I tried on the buffalo trucker jacket (medium was the right fit) and knew that is something I will need to pick up at a later date but in my rush I forgot to try on a few motorcycle jackets to see which one I should get for when the weather warms up.... I guess that means I need to take another trip to Elizabeth Street.

    Anyway after going to Schott’s main store and trying the classic bomber (257S) in black and and brown (pretty disappointed that they didn’t have the 2B3 bomber in Espresso in stock because I really wanted to see how that fit and looked and unlike the 257 that sizes 38, 40, etc, it runs S, M, L . I decided to get it in black...... and it looks badass. It is unbelievably warm, like a getting a perpetual hug.... while looking badass. I wore it with just a Henley in 13 degree weather and felt absolutely nothing. What this long meandering rant is getting at is this jacket is totally worth it and Schott makes a compelling case for why they charge such a high premium.

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    PERFECT

    Published: Mon, 12/24/2018 by Tony

    Schott's B3 bomber jackets is a perfect as I expected. The quality is outstanding and the jacket fits as if were custom made for me. There is none better.

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    THE WARMEST JACKET I'VE EVER OWNED

    Published: Sun, 12/9/2018 by Luke

    I've wanted this jacket for 10 years and finally purchased it a few weeks ago and couldn't be happier. The jacket is by far the warmest I've ever had and look forward to the many years it will serve me working in NY Harbor.

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    THE GREATEST JACKET I'VE EVER HAD

    Published: Tue, 11/20/2018 by Francesco

    I bought this jacket because I am a great follower of Schott, this is the fifth model that I take and I can say that the quality is always excellent... But this time More than you could imagine.

    very resistant leather and very warm and very soft fur, the choice of size is perfect as the guide suggested

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    EVEN BETTER THAN I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE

    Published: Mon, 7/16/2018 by Ernesto

    The quality of the sheep skin. and the stitching and the leather trim, is the best that is out there. I love it.

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    B3 IS OUTSTANDING

    Published: Sat, 3/10/2018 by Rex Israel
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    I bought a B3 bomber jacket a few weeks ago and it is everything I had hoped. I'm a 38 in the 740N Pea Coat and the 187S bomber, in the Delivery Jacket and a casual weekend jacket I'm a Medium with room. all fine Schott products, too, by the way. I found the B3 fit me true to size; room for a heavy shirt if desired, but would be crowded with a heavy sweater. I'm 5'9', 150lbs, chest 39.5 in a T-shirt, waist 32. The B3 is very warm, as warm or warmer than any but the heavier down jackets of similar length. It stops the wind and moderate rain I've experienced in it does not affect it's performance. Construction is, as far as I can tell, perfect. I could not be happier. Wish I'd sprung for one of these years ago.

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    GREAT JACKET

    Published: Tue, 2/27/2018 by Carl W.

    This is an amazing jacket. Warmer then warm. Remarkably well constructed, representing the usual Schott level or exemplary quality. It does run big though. I needed one size smaller then I usually wear.

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    YOU WON'T REGRET IT

    Published: Sat, 1/20/2018 by Jason D

    After waiting 5 years to purchase this, I can finally add to the reviews..

    I have no regrets about purchasing this jacket. Not only is it the warmest jacket that I have ever owned, this is ridiculously warm. Ridiculously comfortable. And very stylish. I can wear this with just a t-shirt and the jacket open on a 30 degree day.

    Every time that I put it on, it feels like I'm wearing a teddy bear and I ALWAYS get a compliment about my jacket when I wear it. This is the last jacket you'll ever need.

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