Russell Athletic needs no introduction, its reputation for some of the most sought-after vintage sportswear secured long ago. In 1932, Russell acquired Southern Manufacturing Co. and thus began its athletic division. Apparel produced for decades under the Russell Southern name is known as some of the highest quality classic American sportswear.
This jersey is from the '70s, made of a cotton/nylon blend in a white, short-sleeved football tee style. Single needle stitch construction, with mounted rib knit collar and cuffs. Heavily faded front screenprint features a football with the number 79. Made in USA.
Armpit to Armpit: 22”
Shoulder to Shoulder: 26.25”
Sleeve Length: 8”
Total Length: 33”
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*Please note, all of our items are vintage and used and will naturally have some wear. We think it all just adds to the piece’s charm. We’ll always do our best to properly document any obvious imperfections.
**Colors may vary slightly between photos on screen and actual piece.