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100% Imperial –  'Great British Bikes are Imperial' T-Shirt

100% Imperial –  'Great British Bikes are Imperial' T-Shirt
100% Imperial –  'Great British Bikes are Imperial' T-Shirt
100% Imperial –  'Great British Bikes are Imperial' T-Shirt
100% Imperial –  'Great British Bikes are Imperial' T-Shirt
100% Imperial –  'Great British Bikes are Imperial' T-Shirt

100% Imperial – 'Great British Bikes are Imperial' T-Shirt

£19.99    Size Guide

Tools including Whitworth (Whit), BSF, BSW, BA were often referred to as 'Imperial'. Our 'Imperial' T-Shirt commemorates the golden age of British design, engineering and manufacturing as most were Imperial (pre 1969). This Limited Edition of 100 is available in two colours, Black or Light Graphite. Large 2 colour screen print 'aged' look both front and back. 100% top quality Fruit-of-the-Loom cotton. Whether AJS, Ariel, BSA, Brough Superior, Francis Barnett, Greeves, James, Matchless, Matisse, Norton, Royal Enfield, Triumph, Velocette, Vincent and others 

...the plain facts:

  • In 1841 the British inventor and engineer Joseph Whitworth devised a standard for screw threads with a fixed angle of 55°. This was adopted by many railway companies in the UK and soon became a British Standard (BSW) and used throughout the British Empire and many parts of the world

  • Whitworth also devised the ‘Thou’ (Thousandths of an inch) system of measure, until the 1850s a 64th (of an inch) was considered ‘fine’ engineering however industrial precision demanded more. With Feller Guages this made a massive contribution to consistent precision engineering and paved the way for Britian’s industrial dominance from the late 1850s through to the 20th century

  • Next time you reach for that ¾ inch Chrome Vanadium spanner – you’re connecting with a piece of imperial history
  • 100% cotton T-Shirt with same 2 colour silk screen print front and back

  • Available in Black and Light Graphite, in regular fit – for that smart casual look
  • Quality Fruit of the Loom T-Shirt that will wash and wash
  • T-Shirt is 100% cotton – fine gauge
  • Twin needle stitching detail on collar and sleeves
  • Great to wear – with features like taped neckline for extra comfort
  • Beautifully finished with twin needle stitching detail (165gm/m2)
  • Highly durable, great shape retention and machine washable at 40°