Buco

Jh-1 Horsehide Leather Jacket

Brown

Buco is known for its reproductions of leather jackets. After acquiring the licence for production, Hitoshi Tsujimoto continues to revive the brand with state of the art pieces. This Brown reproduction of the 1947 Buco JH-1 motorcycle jacket which was reissued in 1951 with a buckled belt.  The tried and tested durable horse hide leather used is vegetable-tanned with wool lining. The gold Talon zippers were revolutionary when first used for the original design and are a detail providing further authenticity to this jacket. The numerous press buttons attached and asymmetric pockets complete the classic biker look.  Thanks to The Real McCoy's vast vintage archive, they're able to design the JH-1 down to the finest detail. Yet another example why they can't be faulted. 

$1,794.38

Description

Buco is known for its reproductions of leather jackets. After acquiring the licence for production, Hitoshi Tsujimoto continues to revive the brand with state of the art pieces. This Brown reproduction of the 1947 Buco JH-1 motorcycle jacket which was reissued in 1951 with a buckled belt. 

The tried and tested durable horse hide leather used is vegetable-tanned with wool lining. The gold Talon zippers were revolutionary when first used for the original design and are a detail providing further authenticity to this jacket. The numerous press buttons attached and asymmetric pockets complete the classic biker look. 

Thanks to The Real McCoy's vast vintage archive, they're able to design the JH-1 down to the finest detail. Yet another example why they can't be faulted. 

Product Code: BJ16001_BROWN

Specification

  • Genuine Horsehide Leather 
  • Vegetable Tanned and wool finished 
  • Authentic Talon Gold Zippers 
  • 1950’s Talon square pull tab zippers on the front 
  • Oval pull tab zippers on sleeve pockets
  • Two diagonal pockets with Talon square pull-tab 
  • 3 studded leather belt buckle 
  • Press buttons on the collars 
  • 100% Wool Body Lining 
  • 100% Rayon Sleeve Lining 
  • Made in Japan 

Buco

Founded in Detroit in 1933, Buco pairs the first syllable of the founders last name, Buegeleisen, with the common abbreviation for company.

A prominent manufacturer of motorcycle parts and accessories, Buco produced windshields, mufflers and other hardware alongside jackets, boots  and other hard-wearing leather goods. The Horsehide rider’s jackets produced during the 1940s-50s were their masterpieces.

The quality and perfection of these jackets remains the gold standard for leather jacket design still today. Although often worn as fashion pieces in the modern day, Buco’s primary concern was to produce gear that would protect riders, as summed up in their motto “protection through research”.

Buco and its products faded into history, but have now been brought back to life. Each model is produced to the precise specifications of the originals, using horsehide of the highest quality, tanned in traditional methods and authentically ageing cotton thread. By continuing to manufacturer classic Buco masterpieces like the J-24 and J-100 jackets, as well as a broad line of engineer boots, leather gloves and other accessories, The Real McCoy’s has proven the legitimate heir of the Buco name and tradition..

How to measure

The Buco jackets are designed to be a fitted garment, buy your normal chest size and the horsehide will stretch and mold to your body shape.

A - Chest - Armpit to armpit seam
B - Sleeve - Shoulder seam to cuff
C - Length - Hem to collar seam
D - Shoulder - Between the shoulder seams

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38 40 42 44
A 20 50.8 20.5 52.07 21 53.34 22 55.88
B 25.5 64.77 25.75 65.41 26.5 67.31 27.5 69.85
C 23.25 59.1 24 60.96 24.75 62.87 25.5 64.77
D 16.75 42.55 17.25 43.82 17.75 45.09 18.5 46.99

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Shipping

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Returns

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