1950s Sand Wool Army Shirt with Government Arrow, 43in Chest
The army shirt has always been a staple in the wardrobe of those that love the sub-cultures in fashion, and this 1950s government issue piece has some great design details like the curved front and drop hem, and pockets to hold everything. Wear as a jacket or as a shirt over a white tee, it has many more years left in it to serve you.
• Sandy green colour
• Double breast pockets
• Pointed collar
• Curved hem, shorter to front then back
• Button down front with curved placket from the waist to ease tucking into trousers
• Single button cuffs with wide vent
• Made from a mid weight wool, with what feels like a blend
• AJ & Co label to the neck, with the date 1952 and the Government arrow stamp. There is also the R number stamped to the inside: R22751348. Name label of AJ Dickman still in the back.
• There are some holes under the arms, and one to the front. There is some staining under the arms. All are expected from age and prior use, shown in photos.
• Care/composition: no labels
Chest: 43in (armpit to armpit doubled)
Length: 30in at front, 34in at back
Sleeve length: 24.5in
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16.5in
We advise paying close attention to the actual measurements of the garment.
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