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Category: Vintage Sportswear Finds

Uni Watch Library: Goodies Galore in ‘Vintage Champion’

For all photos, click to enlarge — it’s worth it! Some of you may have been expecting me to write some sort of manifesto about last night’s Rams/Seahawks fiasco. And …

Uni Watch Show and Tell: A Spectacular Curling Sweater

Click to enlarge On April 15, I received an email from longtime reader Will Scheibler, who lives in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The subject line was “Belated birthday gift” and the …

Vintage Football Jersey Presents History Mystery

For all photos, click to enlarge I was looking at vintage uniforms on eBay yesterday and came across this circa-1950s football jersey with an unusual stripe pattern running from the …

Fondly Remembering The Sears ‘Wishbook’

By Phil Hecken, with Jimmy Parker Follow @PhilHecken I have a very special holiday post for you today, and it’s by the one and only Jimmy Parker, who you may …

Vintage Jersey Leads to New Form of Uni-Watching

For most photos in this section, you can click to enlarge What have we here? It’s a 1970s print ad for Uniroyal Tires, featuring three spokescharacters named Uni (!), Roy, …

Uni Watch Show and Tell: A Box of Stuff From Scott

As I recently mentioned here on the site, I’m going to be moving in with the Tugboat Captain at the end of the summer, so I’m going to be deaccessioning …

A Very Important Ampersand

For all photos, click to enlarge As you all know by now, I have no interest in purchasing or wearing mass-produced retail jerseys, but I do like vintage jerseys from …

A Museum Piece, in More Ways Than One

Photo by Karen McBurnie; click to enlarge I mentioned in yesterday’s entry that I had scored a remarkable flea market find during my August blogcation, and here it is: a …

Finding Gold in West Virginia

By Phil Hecken I’m not really a “thrift” or consignment shop type of guy (though I will occasionally check out a Salvation Army or similar store), and whenever I do …

Closet Case, Vol. 9: Pure Gold

For all of these photos, click to enlarge There are few things I like more than a vintage Durene basketball warm-up top. The problem, at least for me, is that …

Closet Case, Vol. 8: My Favorite Kind of Garment, in My Favorite Colors

For all of today’s photos, you can click to enlarge As most of you know by now, I love varsity jackets and I love the color scheme of green and …

Closet Case, Vol. 7: One for You, One for Me

For all of today’s photos, you can click to enlarge I was poking around on eBay recently and got very excited when I saw a listing for the vintage jersey …

Closet Case Vol. 6: A Pair of Vintage Softball Uniforms

Photos above by Heather McCabe I recently scored this vintage Michigan Bell softball uniform on eBay for a mere $12 (with free shipping!). As you can see, it fits quite …

Closet Case, Vol. 5: Fit for a Tiger

Photo by Heather McCabe; click to enlarge I recently picked up this tremendous basketball warm-up top for a mere nine bucks on eBay. As you can see above, it fits …