During the 1990's The Real McCoys emerged in Japan to be the leaders of the replica flight jacket market. This was not like what the Americans had been doing previously which approximated selling Top Gun Jacket replicas to the mass market. The Real McCoys were working on an elitist theory that you must deliver the best regardless of price. For almost a decade they were synonomous with the best. After a complicated falling out of partners, three seperate companies have emerged in the past few years, these are: Toys McCoys by Hiroshi Okamoto, The Bootleggers Reunion and the Few, led by Masa Ishizuka. The Few are based out of NZ so they have access to the amazing quality of Merino hides used in the production of their flight jackets. Below is just a sampling of the jackets they have available, each an exacting replica of the original wartime version.
(A-1 HORSEHIDE PRE WWII [1930'S] FLIGHT JACKET)
(AAF B-1 Switlik Parachutte and Equipment Company contracted SHEEPSKIN FLIGHT JACKET)
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