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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
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  • 4.97 out of 5 based on 40 reviews
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    INCREDIBLE JACKET!

    Published: Sat, 1/18/2020 by Jim

    This jacket is amazing! It is very warm, very comfortable, and the fit is perfect. I really won't need to wear layers underneath as it is very warm even at below zero (F) temperatures. I had my eye on another company's RAF Bomber Jacket, but finally the Schott Brown with Gold B-3 Bomber was back in stock and I purchased it. No regrets! For the record I wear a 44L sports Jacket and the size 44 fit perfectly.

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    BOMBER JACKET

    Published: Sat, 1/18/2020 by Chip Whitworth

    Best coat ive ever owned

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    COMPLIMENT GETTER

    Published: Tue, 12/31/2019 by Samuel George

    So Ive been wanting this jacket for the last two years and I just finally pulled the trigger on it last week. I love this jacket! The shearling is so plush and not only is it warm but I don't feel wind chill! It's awesome. I'm also pleasantly surprised because I thought that this jacket would be a lot heavier than it is judging by the images online. The craftsmanship is absolutely spectacular. I went with the brown and gold because all of the b3 jackets that I've seen are the brown and white. Just wanted to be a little different and I am glad I went with that decision because I get compliments on this jacket all day long whenever people see me in it.

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    LOVELY

    Published: Thu, 12/19/2019 by pk

    I love this jacket. Perfect size, perfectly warm, stunning style. Not unpleasant: now and then friendly interested glances from my fellow citizens.
    Regarding the size: My height is 174 cm, my weight 70 kg (male). Size 36 fits very good. Size 34 would be probably too small.
    Good to know: I ordered on Tuesday, and received the jacket two days later on Thursday.
    I ordered the jacket from Berlin/Germany.

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    BOMBS AWAY!!

    Published: Wed, 12/18/2019 by James Turner

    Coat is as authentic as you are likely to find. I have a 48 inch chest, broad shoulders and ordered a size 48. It fits great with no binding of movement. The white shearling is a little more yellow than the picture but that just means it won’t be as hard to keep clean. Construction seems top notch and the zipper is built like a tank. Very warm, but not as hot as I was afraid it might be. I live in Georgia so that’s a big plus. This is the last coat you will need to buy, so be good to yourself and just do it!!

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    GREAT JACKET

    Published: Mon, 12/16/2019 by Phil Sasso

    This jacket symbolizes Schott's high quality standards and meets all expectations; superior materials -- sheepskins, buckles, zipper, solid stitching and seams, perfect fit...I'm 6 feet, 44 chest, 34 waist.

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    WONDERFUL B3

    Published: Fri, 12/13/2019 by AC

    I have wanted this jacket for over three years. I am glad that I finally purchased it. I totally love its looks and how well made it is. Love it.

    -AC

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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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