WINTER JACKET “DECK 1 – CV34 ORISKANY” 1945/1972

450,00

Winter jacket inspired by the one worn by the crews of the Oriskany Aircraft Carrier.

A Legendary jacket, created especially for the flight deck personnel of American aircraft carriers from World War II to the Vietnam War.

This in particular was from the Oriskany aircraft carrier, U.S.Navy code CV34, one of the 24 units launched in 1945 of the Essex Class. The first aircraft carriers with a diagonal take-off deck.

This aircraft carrier became legendary because on the famous “TOPGUN” movie, it’s mentioned in the Maverick leather jacket worn by Tom Cruise.

These jackets were then made famous in the 1950s, as worn for everyday use, by many Hollywood stars, such as James Dean, Paul Newman and Steve McQueen, therefore unmissable for cinema lovers and military history enthusiasts. .

Stand out with what is much more than a perfect replica of the ORISKANY aircraft carrier jacket: wear a haute couture product, a one-of-a-kind piece handmade in Italy and created with the same passion that brings the American dream to life.

 

HVJ transports you to the myth of Hollywood, and dedicates this jacket to those who passionately live the legendary war-movies, set in the theaters of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, where the American 7th Fleet was the protagonist.

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Description

Some of the main features of our DECK1 – CV34 ORISKANY jacket replica:

 

jacket length 69 cm

83% Winter-Cotton coated with 17% acrylic fiber – to make it wind-stop and water-resistant, medium weight, completely padded with warm ecological curly fur, suitable for cold seasons and perfect as windbreaker

designed and produced in Italy with the highest quality materials

color: Military Navy Blue

“U.S. NAVY” logo hand painted on the left front

“CV34 ORISKANY” logo hand-painted on the back

full-length zip closure including collar with external storm flap closed by buttons

external pockets closed by zip

internal pouch pocket and additional internal zip pocket

sleeves with internal windproof cuffs made of warm stretch wool

the bottom is equipped with an adjustable internal drawstring, windproof

vintage-effect surface treatment

… Inspired by the jackets of the sailors of the U.S Navy, employed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier ORISKANY.

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