Freewheelers Winter Deck Jacket (Overseas Edition)

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The pinnacle of deck jackets for your deep winter comfort!

This style is famous among vintage collectors as one of the most sought after USN deck jacket models from around 1930~. This style was worn by USN staff for the ultimate protection at sea!

For that outer shell, FW has used their signature heavyweight jungle cloth. It's densely woven from cotton fibres and has been paraffin treated for weatherproofing. With long term wear, you'll gradually see a more vintage tone reveal itself as the thread dyed navy colour fades. This is the best jungle cloth we've come across, no joke! The inner lining is made up of a long-fibred alpaca pile, which is seriously warm! To add even more weather protection, there's a thick layer of cotton flannel fabric in between the shell and the inner lining.

With curved front pockets, your hands will stay cosy and dry at all times! With many reinforcement stitches and extra heavy cotton threads used for the construction, this is perfect for daily wear and heavy weather conditions. The large-sized vintage style front zip is typical for this style and keeps the wind out. The collar, cuffs and bottom hem all feature vintage machine knit ribbing that will keep you warm and stay comfortable against the skin.

If you're after some of the best outerwear for the winter season, this is it! No doubt, a serious piece for your collection.

  • Shell: 100% Cotton, Japanese heavyweight paraffin wax coated jungle cloth
  • Lining: 20% Alpaca,  80% Wool (soft like some cashmere)
  • Rib: 100% Wool
  • Twin front side pockets
  • Ribbed collar, cuffs & hem
  • Silver-coated copper “umbrella” shaped zipper
  • Air holes in the armpits
  • Slim fit
  • Made In Japan

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How We Measure

Pants and Shorts


With the major buttoned up open the jeans and lay them flat like shown. Measure from the front where the major button closes to the back belt loop. Then double this measurement to achieve the waist measurement.

The way we measure is different from 'Side to Side', If you are not used to our method you should downsize by 1 inch.

For example, side to side measurement for The Flat Head 3002 waist is 28inch and using our method 29.25 inch.

Front Rise:

With the jeans lying flat measure from the crotch bar tack to the top of the waistband. 

Back Rise:

Spread out the crotch so the bar tack is visible, then measure from the crotch to the top of the waistband.


One inch down from the crotch measure flat across to the other side.


Flatten the leg and measure along the inseam from the crotch to the leg hem. 

Leg Openning:

Measure straight across the hem from side to side.



Lay flat then measure from the shoulder's edge to the other shoulder's edge.


Lay shirt flat and measure from pit to pit.

Sleeve length:

With the sleeve flat measure from the shoulder to the cuff.

Arm hole openning:

Measure from the shoulder down to the pitt.

Vertical length:

With the shirt facing down, Measure from below the collar to the bottom hem.