I found this new old stock SM with label for sale, and I'm very interested in buying it. Based on several things about this jacket I can confirm it was produced in , the first year we started using barcodes, the 5th digit representing the year. The 5th digit is a "3" on this jacket, along with the Schott logo lining, the metal zip-out zipper and the no-name front zipper all confirm the year to be Storing a jackwt in a box should not be harmful to the leather unless it was covered by the plastic bag as leather needs to breath.
Perfecto motorcycle jacket
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The company was founded in by brothers Irving and Jack Schott. Schott NYC was the first company to put a zipper on a jacket    and they created the classic Perfecto motorcycle jacket , which was made popular by films such as The Wild One Schott NYC is perhaps most well known for their Perfecto motorcycle jackets. In Irving Schott designed and produced the first ever leather motorcycle jacket , he named it the "Perfecto" after his favorite cigar. The jackets were made out of horsehide, had a belted front, D-pocket, flap change pocket, zippered sleeve cuffs and shoulder epaulettes. This classic motorcycle jacket was a double riders jacket design which meant that one part of the front zipper was located a couple of inches in. When zipped up this created a seal where no air would pass through when riding a motorcycle.
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The essential top layer instantly transforms your basic everyday outfit into a ruggedly stylish look. A high-quality, well-fitting leather jacket will become a signature style piece to wear for decades and even pass on to your kids someday. The effortlessly cool look of a leather jacket is timeless, and more importantly, looks great on men of any age. An oversized leather jacket might feel a bit more comfortable for guys who like a relaxed fit, but that will only make the jacket look less expensive and unflattering. You should be able to wear a thin knit sweater underneath your leather jacket and the torso of the jacket should closely skim your body with a hem that hits right at your waist or belt.
And why not? The Perfecto leather jacket speaks to the American man: from punks, to motorcyclists, to Marlon Brando, the classic Perfecto jacket roars masculinity. Dress to impress. The Schott Perfecto jacket is a top-leading model from a top-leading brand, using quality leather and materials.