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SHIRT - Sports, Baseball 61st Figher Squadron

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.

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BB61st

Data sheet

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.
£124.99

Description

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.