Freewheelers N-1 1940s Naval Deck Jacket (Dark Khaki Beige)

The KING is back on DECK!

The famous N-1 Deck jacket is the pinnacle of USN gears for so many Made in Japan brand collectors. FW may be the only one who truly takes it to the top level. Each season they strive to bring it to a new level. This season, we would love to show this Dark Khaki Beige colourway!

Specially developed by FW, the outer shell's jungle cloth deck fabric is so unique! It's densely woven using vintage machines and has a substantial feeling, unlike other brands whose deck fabric feels more flimsy and loose. It's skillfully coated with a waxy finish that not only provides water and windproof seal, it also creates a smoother surface and will maintain over time, much longer than cheaper versions. The yarn-dyed colourway will gradually reveal soft contrast with time, even more, exaggerated than those classic photos you see of those USN gentlemen standing on deck in the cold weather.

The inner lining is another step above the standard. Made using a blend of sheep and alpaca wool, the lining is soft like cashmere and gentle on your skin without the typical irritation you'd get from other brands. They've also re-inforced this lining with heavy cotton interlining for increased durability and weather resistance.

Constructed with a double fastened storm flap, you'll always be in control of your body temp with the heavy urea buttons and vintage Waldes style zip. The cuffs feature the iconic ribbed openings, made from vintage knitting machines to keep the wind out of your sleeves without feeling uncomfortably tight. To regulate your inner temp, the underarms feature metal eyelets.

Flip-up the collar for a USN look with the 'V' stitching details. If you've been waiting for that top-level N-1, this is it!

  • 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 cuffs
  • Hidden closure underneath the collar
  • 'V' stitched collar for extra stretch
  • Large urea buttons
  • Silver-coated copper 'umbrella' shaped zipper
  • Air holes in the armpits
  • Adjustable waist
  • Slim fit
  • Made In Japan

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How We Measure

Pants and Shorts


With the major buttoned up (i.e. the top button) open the jeans and lay them flat, like shown. Measure from the front where the major button closes to the back belt loop. Double this measurement to find the waist measurement.

The way we measure the waist is different from the 'Side to Side' technique. If you are used to the 'side to side' technique you can roughly roughly downsize by 1 inch.

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

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.