Schott N.Y.C.
Men's Horsehide Motorcycle Jacket



Men's Horsehide Motorcycle Jacket


Made in the USA from hand cut panels of heavyweight horsehide, this iconic biker-style motorcycle jacket borrows from vintage 1950s style with an asymmetrical front zipper, snap down lapels and classic three-pocket design. The leather is durable and stain-resistant, and will conform to your body like a second skin. Zippered sleeve cuffs and attached half belt with nickel plated square buckle complete the traditional Perfecto® look. This jacket is fully lined with bi-swing back panels and underarm footballs for effortless comfort, and finished with shoulder epaulets including the classic one star that gave this jacket its name. A wardrobe staple for years to come, the Perfecto® One Star makes a statement all its own.



  • Rider inspired 25" length biker jacket
  • Heavyweight Horsehide Leather
  • Large back panel design, a signature of Schott's uncompromising Perfecto® Jacket quality
  • Asymmetrical center front zipper pattern for added warmth and protection
  • Snap down lapels and shoulder epaulets with the classic one star
  • Bi-swing back panels with grommet vented underarm footballs
  • Traditional zippered sleeve cuffs
  • Attached half belt with heavyweight nickel plated square buckle
  • Three outside zippered pockets plus small functional coin flap pocket
  • Lower inside map pocket
  • 5.5 ounce fixed quilt nylon poly insulated lining
  • U.S.A.

    As with all Perfecto® leather jackets, Schott only uses the best, highest quality leather available. In the same tradition used in the 50's, highly skilled workers hand-cut each panel for the 613H from patterns that date back to the early "One Stars". In keeping with their original custom style, Schott designed this jacket to fit tighter than most for that classic bold and streamlined look. Many of our customers prefer to “size up” in this style due to its classic, close-fitting cut. Ordering based on your chest size will give you that snug, t-shirt only, bad boy look pioneered in the 1950’s.

    The Schott Perfecto® Model 613H is still proudly made in the U.S.A. Our customers know that the quality and construction of our jackets are unparalleled. From the heavyweight thread we use to the strong American hands that do the crafting. We build our leather motorcycle jackets to the same indestructible standards as the old style leather medicine balls. One-hundred plus years of being the best is your assurance that Schott Brothers stands behind every jacket we make.


    The three pocket design of the Schott Perfecto® One Star dates back to the late 1940's. In those days this leather motorcycle jacket was referred to as just “Perfecto®” or “Beck model 999” (manufactured by Schott). The small coin flap pocket started out as a custom option offered in the early 50's. By 1955 this coin pocket became a standard feature of this biker-style jacket known as “the Perfecto® One Star".

    Considered to be the best motorcycle jacket it caught the mainstream public's attention after Marlon Brando epitomized the coolest of cool, wearing his Perfecto® in that iconic classic film “The Wild One”. Originally referred to as "the One Star", it was officially banned from schools across the US for an entire year in the mid 50’s. Some believe this action served to make the Schott Perfecto® even more desirable to America’s young renegades with their “Wild One” tendencies. School Boards wanted to burn it and youthful rebels saved every penny to buy one. At the time, this jacket retailed for close to $50 which amounted to roughly 100 hours of work if you were a gas station attendant making fifty cents an hour!

    The customized asymmetrical leather motorcycle jacket worn by Brando became the must-have anti-establishment symbol for 1950’s youth. The orders skyrocketed for this leather jacket causing Irving Schott and his son Mel to increase their workforce and expand the Schott factory. By the mid 1960’s the Perfecto® mens jackets had also caught on with the emerging rock n roll movement. Once again, due to increasing sales, Schott had grown out of their current factory on King Street in Perth Amboy, NJ. A few new factories later and still in New Jersey, Schott proudly continues this iconic American classic motorcycle jacket as the Model 613 for the wild side in all of us.

    Interested in more? Learn about the history of the Perfecto® by clicking here.
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    Published: Sun, 7/31/2022 by Gabino

    The horse hide is amazing, I have never hade a jacket of this material, I was told it is stiff & it would take longer to brake in, however not for me that may be because I’m in Southern California in the summer (it’s HOT & Dry) I’m thinking that’s why it has broken in faster plus I ride to work with it every day it’s molding to me nicely & I specially like that sort length of the jacket, it doesn’t get in the way when riding, it is a tight fit compered to my other size 36 however I do feel the leather stretch out to fit me perfectly. I’m 5.10, 160 pounds, chest 40, slim body, this jacket fits me like a second skin & that’s how I like my jackets, Cool garment Schott I like the feel & shine of this jacket.

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    Published: Tue, 10/5/2021 by Stephen Barton
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    I found this jacket a bit shorter in the front as opposed to the 618 horse hide I own. It fits just a bit snugger also. There is not a lot of room for layers. The leather is stiff and shiny. The underarm grain is mismatched, but that is not a big deal. Stitching is good. If you order, size up. I really dig the one star on the epaulets. I would like to see gold stars and zippers on black, and maybe a two tone with white like Schott used to make.

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    Published: Sun, 6/6/2021 by Andreas Sander
    0 of 3 people found the following review helpful

    My first true Motorcycle jacket. Have worn it for a few weeks now and is slowly adapting to my shape.

    Happy with my purchase and the service I received from Schott when I called to ask for information on this model (613H)

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