1940s Vintage Beck Leathertogs Northeaster Vintage Horsehide Leather Motorcycle Jacket

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  Beck Leathertogs 'B' Vintage Horsehide Motorcycle Jacket

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 CUSTOM LEATHERTOGS 'B'
 Belted Motorcycle Jacket
1940s

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Russet Brown or Black Horsehide Leather 
$1850.00
(Satin Lining/NOS Brass or Nickel Zippers)
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$2250.00

Sizes 38-48R






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The super-scarce LEATHERTOGS 'B' -- a 1940s motorcycle jacket we wanted to do for years but lacking an example in our Collection couldn't confirm the pattern details unique to the 'B' to enable perfect reproduction. Until now. Behold a new Lost Worlds benchmark.

The cavalry tunic-like semi-double breasted front is a visual stunner, likely copied by Buco for its J31 as the few extant Leathertogs date to the 1940s, prior to classic 50s Bucos. Period photos from the 1920s-30s show similar double breasted short leather motorcycle jackets, and the zipper/quasi double breasted configuration clearly and fascinatingly evinces the transition from buttons to zippers in the late 1920s-early 1930s.

Our handiwork? Identical open-seam stitchwork as the Leathertogs 'A'. Each jpg. here is the same 4.0+ oz. dreadnought American Horsehide 'B' jacket. In the first photo note how the top seam of the gracefully curved left front crosses the chest to line up precisely with the neck/collar seam. Storied Lost Worlds workmanship. Craft taken to remarkable extremes.

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naps both decorative and functional widen use options: snapped open across the chest for venting while riding or for police to display service shirt and tie as in our California Highway Patrol. This Leathertogs is sui generis, a remarkable example of motorcycle jacket individuality and panache, brimming with spirit. And starting with the pattern, a very complex build.

To reproduce a virtually one-of-a-kind classic -- what else but magnificent, proprietary, natural, undoctored, peerless, correct, full grain, chrome-tanned 3.0 - 4.0+ oz. Lost Worlds Russet or Black Horsehides (customer choice - the original is 3.0 oz). From our own tannery, available nowhere else. The Lining -- Heavyweight pure Satin and Wools per the original including Rayon-lined Epaulets and Deer Suede Wrist Facings (identical to L/T 'A'). Nickel or Brass NOS Talon or Scovill Zippers and genuine US-made Nickel over Brass Garrison Buckle. Riveted Belt Loops and Zipper Tabs. US Nickel Scovill Snaps. Nickel Bars and Studs cast for us in the UK accent the sleeves, wind flap pocket and epaulets.

 A treasure, iconic, but first and foremost a wholly functional riding jacket of incomparable Lost Worlds durability with the natural armor-like protection and water repellency exclusive to our famous leather. It's designed for the road, although we're flattered our jackets end up the pride of collections. Sure, it isn't "cheap," it's a bargain. An heirloom, nothing less.




Leathertogs 'B' Shown With Full Custom Crown Zippers, NOS Vintage Wool/Cotton Plaid Lining
$2600.00



Leathertogs Vintage Horsehide Motorcycle Jacket 1940s

























Deer Suede Wrist Facings

 

CUSTOMER REVIEWS OF LEATHERTOGS 'A'


"I received my Leathertogs jacket yesterday.  It's beautifully made and fits perfectly.

Thank you"
T.D.
Aiken SC

"The Leathertogs jacket arrived today. I just can't tell you how happy I am with it- it's truly a work of art in my mind. Thank you so much for making such amazing jackets! It's summer now, and hotter than hell in NM, but I will be wearing this jacket in the early mornings and evenings to break it in so it's ready for the fall and winter. There's simply nothing like Lost Worlds!"
A.W.
Alburquerque NM

"We were able to be home yesterday and the Leathertogs in Russet HH is here. It is perfect. Those vintage C&C (Crown) zips give this great jacket an extra presence. Jacket speaks just like you say and I have the capacity to take it all in. I could really sing the praises
of Lost Worlds. Thank you and whoever built this amazing jacket at your workshop."
B.C.
Muskogee OK


 
 
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