USAAF :: BB Shirt 61st Ftr Sqd

SHIRT - Sports, Baseball 61st Figher Squadron

FABRIC
100% cotton. The fabric is produced using a combination of two dying methods - sakizome (pre-dyed before weaving) and atozome (woven then dyed). Dying is performed in one location, and sewing in another.
CONSTRUCTION
Tube body construction. Specially woven on a vintage war era circular knitting machine.
YARN
#18 Toppushi yarn tperfectly matched to the original vintage fabric.
SIZING
These shirts come up quite snug, so we suggest ordering 1 size up from your normal size.

Many of the USAAF combat squadrons had their own baseball teams. Their sportswear was actual mil spec. government issue. This version depicts that of the 61st Fighter Squadron, one of the most famous fighter units during WWII.

It was worn underneath the button-front cotton overshirt, and has 3/4 length sleeves.

This article was 12 months in R&D due to the specialist nature of the fabric and construction.
Manufactured exclusively for us by specialist Japanese production.

124.99

Customer Size Guide

Jackets and Tops

Measure your chest over a T-shirt; it is helpful to get someone to do this for you. Do not inflate your lungs, just relax and stand with your arms out. The tape measure should be run around your chest right up under your arms and held snug, but not tight - this is your chest measurement.

Measure your chest The Size you
should order
in cm
34-36 86-91 36 XS
36-38 91-96 38 S
38-40 96-101 40 M
40-42 101-106 42 M
42-44 106-111 44 L
44-46 111-116 46 L
46-48 116-121 48 XL

Gloves

Measure the circumference of your hand around your 4 knuckles (obviously do not include your thumb). Correlate this measurement with size chart below to assess your glove size.

Measure of your knuckles The Size you
should order
in cm
7 - 8 18 - 20 XS
8 - 9 20 - 23 S
9 - 10 23 - 25 M
10 - 11 25 - 28 L
11 - 12 28 - 30 XL

Hats

Measure the circumference of your head.

Measure of your head The Size you
should order
in cm
21½ - 22 54 - 55.5 XS
22 - 22½ 55.5 - 57 S
22½ - 23 57 - 58.5 M
23 - 23½ 58.5 - 60 L
23½ - 24 60 - 61.5 XL
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