ARTIFACT: This is a great World War II Boy Scouts of America official uniform shirt with all kinds of insignia! On one shoulder is a "Buffalo" arc and an "83" patch, along with a round BSA patch.
The opposite shoulder has a cord embellished snap shoulder tab, along with a keystone (Pennsylvania-related) patch and a "Sparks" 83 patch. On the front of the shirt is a small War Service medal and a War Service patch, a BSA strip, a BSA service medal with 1 and 2 Year bars, another BSA patch and and eight brass stars against wool backings.
The collared shirt is in khaki cotton with brown buttons that go down about ¾ of the front. Its size label is faded but this shirt runs large (please see measurements below). VINTAGE: Circa World War II.
SIZE: Size tag is faded, but this runs large: approximately 23" from armpit to armpit; 31-1/2" length from collar to hem (on reverse); 23" from shoulder seam to cuff; 18-1/2" between shoulders. MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cotton twill, wood and resin buttons, embroidered twill and embroidered wool patches, wool shoulder tab with cord, silk and brass medal, brass and wool stars.
ATTACHMENT: Buttons; insignia and badge have various attachments. MARKINGS: "Boy Scouts of America Official Uniform The Official Boy Scout Seal New York Chicago San Francisco" label. ITEM NOTES: This is from a Boy Scouts uniform collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The shirt shows only some small spots of light wear.GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Fraternal Organizations\Boy Scouts\Uniforms\Shirts, Shorts & Pants". The seller is "flyingtigerantiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.