Vintage 1970s Embroidered US Army Shirt / Flaming Hell Cat Embroidery Patch
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HELL CAT! This is a vintage 1976 US Army shirt enhanced with a very large flaming cat embroidery patch on the back and an original US Army 2nd Armored Division "Hell On Wheels" patch on the front. It features flap pockets, button front and button cuffs. In very good condition, shows a few light marks from use, see bottom half of last photo.
Made of OG 107 olive green cotton sateen for the United States Army. Tag size 14 1/2 - 33 which is a vintage men's extra small. Fits a modern women's size small to medium. Please refer to the measurements listed below, taken while laying flat and doubled where appropriate.
Bust - 38 inches (96.52 cm)
Waist - 35 inches (88.9 cm)
Hips, across bottom hem - 40 inches (101.6 cm)
Length - 26 inches (66.04 cm)
Shoulders across back, seam to seam - 15 inches (38.1 cm)
Sleeve length - 24 inches (60.96 cm)
Dry clean only. Machine washer/dryer will damage the sewn embroidery.