Japanese Horsehide Rider’s Jacket - Black

Our interpretation of a classic rider's jacket made from beautifully soft yet thick black chrome tanned horsehide. The leather is sourced from a tiny tanning factory in Himeji, the tanning capital of Japan. In our opinion, this is the nicest horsehide we have ever seen.

  • Made in Japan
  • Chrome tanned horsehide from a tiny tannery in Himeji, which is the tanning capital of Japan
  • Hides vary between 1.2 and 1.6mm, and are chosen on a panel by panel basis
  • Lined with grey cotton duck
  • Action bi-swing pleated shoulders
  • 2 internal pockets with snap closures
  • Waldes two-way main zipper
  • Waldes zippered gussets at cuffs and hips
  • Waldes zippered breast pockets
  • Mandarin collar with snaps
  • Model wears L, to view what sizes the crew wear, click here

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All measurements are specific to this product. The best way to determine the size you need is to find a similar item that fits you well, then measure the same way we do (see "How We Measure" tab) and compare with the measurements on the table below. Actual measurements for the same Iron Heart item/tag size can vary somewhat so if a specific dimension is important to you (for example arm length) please ask us to check this before we ship by adding a note to your order. Measurements for raw denim garments are pre-soak (allowance must be made for shrinkage).


Chest (P2P)20.652.321.354.
Opening - Unzipped21.654.922.055.923.258.924.562.225.965.826.667.627.168.8
Opening - Zipped18.045.719.248.820.552.121.354.122.055.922.757.724.061.0
Sleeve Opening3.
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Black Horsehide - Face

  • Chrome tanned horsehide from a tiny tannery in Himeji, which is the tanning capital of Japan
  • Hides vary between 1.2 and 1.6mm and are chosen on a panel by panel basis.
  • Because it is chrome tanned it is initially has a shine to it
  • The nicest horsehide we have ever seen from any tannery anywhere

Black Horsehide - Reverse

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