Where do I find 40's & 50's style sports shirts?

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  1. neyus

    neyus Senior member

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    Where do I find 40's & 50's style sports shirts? Similar to the one's pictured?


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    The one's pictures are from daddyos.com but Im not particularly a fan of the contrast pic stitching or the fact that these are made from Rayon. I would prefer they made of cotton or linen.

    Can anyone suggest any brands or makers that offer shirts of that style in natural fabrics?
     
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    Instead of a repro, why not go for the real thing? Plenty of the old 40s/50s sports shirts crop up on ebay, and a quick Google search will reveal scads of web sites that traffic in vintage. Hell, a patient thrifter can build a collection numbering in the hundreds.

    Rayon was more of a status fabric back in the day, so a fair number of vintage sport shirts are made of some sort of rayon. Still, cotton and (to a lesser extent) linen are out there, as are nylon, silk and acetate.
     
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    Instead of a repro, why not go for the real thing? Plenty of the old 40s/50s sports shirts crop up on ebay, and a quick Google search will reveal scads of web sites that traffic in vintage. Hell, a patient thrifter can build a collection numbering in the hundreds.

    Rayon was more of a status fabric back in the day, so a fair number of vintage sport shirts are made of some sort of rayon. Still, cotton and (to a lesser extent) linen are out there, as are nylon, silk and acetate.


    Can you please post some links of some searches for me.

    I might not be using an appropriate.

    Rene
     
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    Can you please post some links of some searches for me.

    I might not be using an appropriate.

    Rene

    start with the local Salvos/Goodwill/St Vincent de Paul before bothering with the internet.
     
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    Nat Nast, if not vintage.
     
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