Vintage 60s Varsity Letterman Sweater Cardigan Large Kandel Running Man


Walter R Kandel, graduated from Benson High School. He formed Kandel Knitting Mill in 1939, which grew to become a nationally known outfitter of school letterman sweaters and cheerleader outfits. The company was sold when Walter retired in 1988.


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  • Running Man patch on right shoulder and chenille Central Hi patches on front
  • Made in United States by Kandel
  • Gray color w red and white accents
  • 100% Virgin wool material
  • 2 Lower front welt pockets
  • Bakelite button front
  • Stretch knit sleeve cuffs
  • Unlined

SIZE: No size tags, measurement indicates Size = Mens Medium

Measurements taken on a flat surface and unwrinkled:

  • Armpit to Armpit = 21 inches (53 cm) or Chest = 42” (107 cm)
  • Shoulder to Shoulder = 18” (46 cm)
  • Shoulder seam to sleeve cuff = 24.5” (62 cm) with cuff unfolded
  • Center back bottom of collar to sleeve cuff = 33” (84 cm)
  • Back bottom of neck collar to bottom hem = 27.5” (70 cm)

Normal signs of wear. 1 Pea size hole on left sleeve cuff area. Several scattered age spots most notably on front and sleeve cuffs as seen in photos. Sweater has been professionally dry cleaned. Buttons are firm and seams are still tight. Please see description, condition definitions, photos and measurements for your desired condition and fit