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Vintage 1950's men's shortsleeve Hawaiian / tikki /tropical shirt. Tag reads MADE EXPRESSLY FGOR THE ISSA SHOPS KINGSTON JAMAICA, B.W.I. No material tags but feels like rayon. The designs are classic, brown-skinned men on boats, on water skis, in traditional garb- theres even one fellow dressed as a policeman directing traffic. Men and women playing bongos and instruments. Yellow palm trees and yellow bananas. The red banners have different sayings in them "Water Skiing", Run and Coconut Water", "Daphney Walking", "Linstead Market", "Tower Isle". The word JAMAICA is spelled out in green all over, as is "White Sands Montego Bay" in blue lettering.
Small 50s collar, hidden top button w/ neck loop. 2 chest MATCHING POCKETS, horizontal button holes and shell buttons.
Condition: Good. I have not tried to clean this and it does have some staining. There is some yellow area on the left pocket bottom, some round light brown spots near the hem in front and smaller spots randomly on the front & back (nothing too big). Faint darkening under the arms and faint yellowing on the back (likely from sweat). Sold as-is an you very well may be able to clean and brighten this up. Priced much lower than 'good condition' value, accordingly.
I couldnt capture the yellowing sas its not really dark so please don't email asking for those photos- I just can't capture it with my dinky camera.
Chest: measures 43" meant to be worn boxy so good for a MEDIUM to smaller LARGE. (size marked is L)