Vintage 50s Varsity Letterman Sweater Mens M Cardigan Desmonds Patches Bakelite


This is a true athletes collection letterman cardigan with that authentic vintage style that you have been searching for. Well look no further! With the real bakelite buttons and true chenille varsity patches this is the real deal. It even has patches for the sports played by the athlete, baseball and football.


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  • Chenille baseball and football patch on lower left front
  • Made in United States by Desmond’s
  • Blue color
  • 100% Virgin wool material
  • 2 Lower front exterior welt pockets
  • Cardigan style bakelite button front
  • Stretch knit sleeve cuffs
  • Unlined

SIZE: No size tags, measurement indicates Size = Mens Small Regular
Can fit like a long with the cuffs unfolded.

Measurements taken on a flat surface and unwrinkled:

  • Armpit to Armpit = 19.5 inches (50 cm) or Chest = 39” (99 cm)
  • Shoulder to Shoulder = 18” (46 cm)
  • Shoulder seam to sleeve cuff = 26.5” (67 cm) with cuff unfolded
  • Center back bottom of collar to sleeve cuff = 34” (86 cm)
  • Back bottom of neck collar to bottom hem = 26.5” (67 cm)

A few scattered very faint discolorations most notably on lower back areas as seen in photos. This sweater has been professionally dry cleaned. Buttons are firm and seams are tight. Virtually no signs of wear, could be deadstock with defects. Please see description, condition definitions, photos and measurements for your desired condition and fit