Polo USA 1924

Short-sleeved, 100% cotton rugby polo shirt . 

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Made in PT

3 reasons for choosing this polo

  • The polo of the victorious American team at the Olympics of 1924. 
  • The quality of the mesh  
  • Sold in a gift box with a sticker detailing the shirt's history, written in association with the French Sports Museum.
 

Delivery costs

France 7,00 € - Offert à partir de 150 €
European Union 15,00 €
Other countries 30,00 €

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The history of this polo

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In Colombes in 1924, the same as in 1920, the USA became Olympic rugby champions.

They easily beat the French with a solid score of 17 to 3. The athletic superiority of the Americans is obvious.

They say this final was exceptionally violent. It was to be the last rugby match played at the Olympics before rugby was excluded for various reasons, notably violence, professionalism and hooliganism !

Furthermore, it was after a France-USA match in 1919 that Allan Muhr, the France American manager of the French team, declared that rugby was what men did the most efficiently if they didn't have a revolver !

Sports d'époque is looking foward to see the USA at the top of their form in the rugby 7s and rugby union.

Details

  • Short-sleeved, 100% cotton rugby polo shirt
  • Classic cut
  • 3 button front panel
  • Side slits
  • Blazon embroidered over the heart
  • Made in Europe 
  • Adult sizes : S ,M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL  
  • Colous : White
  • Sold in a gift box with the history of the jersey

Cleaning instructions

Machine washable at 30°C inside out, wash with like colours, risk of disgorging, gentle ironing, machine drying not recommended

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