Jerseys with names but no name plates?
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01-06-2012, 10:24 PM
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Toronto, ON
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Hey everyone, I have a question that I thought could be answered here. I just bought and received an old Rob Blake Avalanche third jersey (the burgundy one) off of eBay. The jersey is a Koho with the "A" on it, made in Canada, licensed with the NHL shield on the tags and sewn to the bottom rim near the waist in the back. It's a beauty really. All letters and numbers are sewn and glacier twill is used. The only thing is, it doesn't have a name plate; the name "Blake" is sewn directly to the jersey.
Is this normal? Are some jerseys just made this way? All the other jerseys I own have name plates so I've never seen one without one.
In the mid-90s, I got a Sergei Fedorov road (red) Detroit Red Wings jersey and the letters are sewn directly to the jersey without a name plate. It's not an authentic jersey by any means, just a CCM replica that I got customized at a local store.
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