Horsehide Modified Type III Jacket - Black

Modified Type III Jacket, made from horsehide which is chrome-tanned in Himeji, Japan. Modified with a slightly longer body than the original Levi's version, and with the addition of two external hand-warmer pockets, two internal "gun" pockets, and an olive cotton twill lining. This is seriously the nicest horsehide leather we have ever seen from any tannery anywhere.

  • Made in Japan
  • Modified type III jacket
  • Slightly longer body than our traditional type III jackets
  • Black chrome tanned horsehide leather
  • Tanned in Himeji, the tanning capital of Japan
  • Olive cotton twill lining
  • Bronze hardware
  • Two external chest pockets
  • Two external handwarmer pockets
  • Two internal "gun" pockets with snap closures
  • The initial sheen of this leather will soften with age
  • Model Sam wears M, Steve, Joe and Chesson wear M, Alex and Giles wear XL

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Chest (P2P)20.852.821.354.122.356.623.359.223.860.524.361.725.564.8
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Black Horsehide - Face

  • Chrome tanned horsehide from a tiny tannery in Himeji, which is the tanning capital of Japan
  • 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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