The 1953 Italian National team jersey is one of the most iconic cycling jersey design ever. Worn by the 7 Italian cyclists who rode at the 1953 World Road Championship in Lugano, Switzerland including Fausto Coppi who won the race, it features unique to this classic include Italian blue background (traditionally adopted on all national team uniforms, regardless of the sport), typical tricolour emblam on the chest in the ''Samniti'' shape, invented by Gabriele D'Annunzio in the twenties, with the addition of ''ITALIA'' in golden letters, for the first time in late 1952.
Exclusive re-releases are one-of-a-kind products as they are individually crafted mostly by hand with original machines and traditional techniques. Small imperfections are distinctive signs of authenticity and uniqueness. Photos may slightly differ from the actual product.
Key features: Same specifications as the 1953 original, 50% wool and 50% acrylic for easevof care, woven on a vintage 12-gauge warp knitting machine, Tubular knit, eliminating the need for side seams, doubled shirt collar with hand-stitched buttons, original Italian blue color, three cargo back pockets with hand-stitched buttons, Care: hand wash in cold water with minimum neutral detergent with like colors; line dry in shade; do not dry clean; do not tumble dry; mild iron (preferably on reverse)