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21-11-2007
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Got my new one; William Gibson fans will appreciate the appeal of a genuine Buzz Rickson; this is not the MA-1 of Pattern Recognition fame, but the successor, the L-2B, with Blue Ant Tokyo lining.




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That is one cool jacket !!!!

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28-11-2007
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here's a really nice version... the original alpha is a classic though.

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I had a cold war era leather one that my dog ate.

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This Original Penguin flight jacket is currently on sale at Barneys for $109

http://www.barneys.com/b/browse/prod...egoryId=357038

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but it's not an MA-1, you crazy penguin! You're off topic!

fourboltmain, is your dog some kind of commie sympathizer? Don't answer that.

now I am off topic.

to make amends, here's what wikipedia has collected about the history of the jacket of this topic.

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Ignore my post then...i'm clearly out of it....haha
Thanks for enlightening me into the wonder that is the MA1 jacket. Wikipedia is great isnt it?

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bstore

is this considered an MA-1? or.. does it need to have some qualification other than looking basically the same..?

i really like them. american apparel also has similar jackets. I have this one..
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bomber jackets in general are pretty popular this season it seems...
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Does anyone have any runway pics? I've seen MA-1s in many of this season's collections.. thank you in advance!

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fourboltmain, is your dog some kind of commie sympathizer? Don't answer that.

perhaps if you put your dog behind an iron curtain ...

OK, now i'm off topic too.


But, I don't think I've seen a worse picture of Mr. Beckham. Though, my dear tangerine, i must admit your jacket is pretty swanky!

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30-11-2007
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thanks pointup!

justin, I would say the first (blue bstore) one qualifies, though the pockets have been modified, but the second one has wandered off into "interpretation land." Still, it reflects the popularity of the general cut and style.

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Don't answer that.


The few vintage pieces I own are Korean War era, maybe coming from my father's sense of style during the war. Wish I had some pics of him from then to show, he was in the Air Force. It's all pre-hippie, post-war time and sometimes futurism. I like the flight jackets because back then that was Buck Rogers kind of sh!t when we entered the Jet Age. We thought plastic would change our lives, and it eventually did.

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The few vintage pieces I own are Korean War era, maybe coming from my father's sense of style during the war. Wish I had some pics of him from then to show, he was in the Air Force. It's all pre-hippie, post-war time and sometimes futurism. I like the flight jackets because back then that was Buck Rogers kind of sh!t when we entered the Jet Age. We thought plastic would change our lives, and it eventually did.
awesome.. shame you don't have the pics..

Could you post some MA-1 pics from war-time?

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