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Game Worn Jerseys - Jersey Tagging


Jerseys will usually have a size tag in them. The size of the jersey may also be on the manufacturer tag. Sometimes it is written by hand on the tag.
size small tag.jpg (31533 bytes) size tag flag.jpg (70316 bytes)  tag maska size hand.jpg (63691 bytes)


Who made the jersey. They will usually have a tag in the jersey. They may also put their logo on the outside of the jersey. Either the back hem or above the nameplate.
size starter.jpg (127563 bytes) tag goodmans med.jpg (58394 bytes) tag nike.jpg (178683 bytes)

hem nike.jpg (139872 bytes) man pp.jpg (62910 bytes) man koho.jpg (112745 bytes)

man ccm.jpg (78559 bytes) man start.jpg (153729 bytes)


Some teams send their jerseys to be lettered by an outside company. These companies will put their name on the jersey. They will use tags, stamps and sometimes even patches. they can be found in many different places. Collar, inside or outside hem, behind the crest or even inside the sleeve. Will sometimes incorporate the set tag.
letter cc.jpg (74351 bytes) letter isles.jpg (208660 bytes) letter steichens hem.jpg (51415 bytes)

let cosby.jpg (127151 bytes) let es.jpg (168718 bytes)

Born on Date

This is when the jersey was made. It can be on a tag or a sticker. The stickers usually come off the jersey after a few washings.

tag born on.jpg (44619 bytes) stall dean.jpg (85606 bytes)


Washing instructions

tag wash.jpg (126161 bytes)

Set Tag

Placed in a jersey by the team. This will usually tell you what year and set the jersey is from. These can be patches or screened on the jersey. Usually found on the hem.


set ducks.jpg (165481 bytes) sett leafs.jpg (77039 bytes) set nyr.jpg (65014 bytes) set nstar.jpg (46105 bytes)

Seller Tag

Sometimes the company that markets the jersey may put their tag in the jersey.

tag meigray.jpg (38228 bytes)

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