Re: [CR] Jerseys and Collars

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From: "Aldo Ross" <aldoross4@siscom.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, <chriskvalecycles@gmail.com>, <R7Glm@aol.com>
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Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 16:47:25 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR] Jerseys and Collars


Rex Gilmore wrote:
> It is pretty clear that prior to WWII most if not all jerseys, road and
> track?were collarless with a crew/"turtleneck" appearance and no zippers
> or buttons. There may have been some collared jerseys but I cannot readily
> locate anything that indicates this. If there is evidence I 'd bet Bret
> has it though.

Hi Rex,

Sounds like what you need is a collection of cycling magazines from the 1920s and 1930s ;-)

Here's a picture from "Pic of the Day" showing French champion Roger Lap├ębie in 1934 wearing a pointy collar.

http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/aldoross/pd/Lapebie34.JPG.html

Have you searched through "Pic of the Day" for reference?

Aldo Ross
Middletown, Ohio, USA
(2nd posting in 24 hours)