Fairly certain Jimmy has narrowed it down.
It's a chemical in the black dye that ultimately disintegrates the fabric.
Years of extreme temperature changes would also contribute to the process.
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Sorry to hear about your experience Max. Seems like there's always someone out there effing things up for everyone else. If it were me I'd tuck that tee back into my collection for another year or so until the jerk who caused you so much grief disappears back into the shadows where they came from. A...
- Sat Aug 10, 2013 9:16 pm
- Forum: Appraisal
- Topic: ~70s Champion Notre Dame Bookstore Jersey Shirt/Tee
- Replies: 4
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The green jersey looks to be dead stock. Still has the paper like tag under the Champion Blue Bar that was meant to be torn out. The hole punch in that tag indicates that the jersey never sold at full retail and was considered unsold merchandise to be marked down later or returned to vendor for disc...
- Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:59 pm
- Forum: Brands & Tags
- Topic: Champion Running Man fit
- Replies: 5
- Views: 4397
I've run across this same issue pretty much across the board in terms of categories (in other words not just sports related t-shirts) but usually always with 70's and early 80's tees. I'd have to say it's always vexed me. I could never understand why some tees seemed to have these unusual lengths. M...
- Fri Oct 19, 2012 2:27 pm
- Forum: Appraisal
- Topic: Warning: Offensive T-Shirt. How to Market/Worth?
- Replies: 6
- Views: 4054
Zero value to 99.9% of vintage t-shirt collectors. Most wouldn't even pay $.50 for it.
Yes. The black screen moved or got bumped during the printing process. Consequently the black didn't line up with the red. Black is always the last color to be printed. In this case the red would have been printed first and then the black. The t-shirt does not move during the printing process as it ...