The 1943 CPO shirt (Chief Petty Officer) was originally made to wear as extra layer underneath the N1 Deck Jacket. Because of the thick quality of the wool, however, the shirt can easily be worn as an outer layer both in spring and autumn as well. This version is done in an amazingly good looking and soft to the touch moleskin fabric. Moleskin is made of heavy one sided brushed cotton sateen. Its durability make it an often used fabric for workwear. The warp is usually made of twisted heavy yarn, while the weft is made of a softer yarn. After weaving the left side of the fabric is brushed, giving it a soft touch, reminiscent of suede.
- 100% cotton 410 Gramms/m2
- Authentic roomy 1940s fit
- Logo Push Buttons
- Made in Portugal
Pike Brothers was founded in 1930 by brother George and Joseph Pike. Their small yet high-quality clothing store was located in the famous Portobello Road, Notting Hill, in the heart of London. Custom clothing for men was their specialty. During the Second World War they produced uniforms for American military forces. This was the time when American soldiers came over to England. Pike Brothers managed to combine the best materials with European craftsmanship and create the unmistakable clothing you see today. They simply struck a brilliant balance between American workwear and European expertise. A legacy that defines Pike Brothers to this very day.
Pike Brothers distinguishes itself by respecting and celebrating the original functionality of its clothing instead of simply aiming for superficial succes. All clothing is made in Europe and produced the old-fashioned way. Pure craftsmanship and the best materials add up to this stylish and timeless clothing. Pike Brothers is that perfect combination of style and functionality.
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- Europe: EUR 11,- to EUR 22,50 Free over EUR 150.-
- Rest of the World: EUR 25,- Free over EUR 200,-
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