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A light grey cotton Puke Ariki Swanndri T-Shirt. The shirt features a screenprinted image of Swanndri plaid fabric in the shape of a star on the chest. The Puke Ariki emblem is marked in black on one sleeve. " A GAP IN THE MARKET AND / A SECRET FORMULA / The mercer first noticed a gap in the / clothing market in 1913. There was / nothing on the shelves to keep bush / men and farmers warm and dry / outdoors. He came up with a sturdy, / all-weather, woollen over-shirt that was / weatherproofed using a secret formula. / To read more of this story and other / TET Taranaki Stories go to: / " is marked on a black star on the back. " KIWI / Crew / NEW ZEALAND" is written on a tag on the interior of the collar. The tag features washing instructions and manufacturing details on the reverse. " M " is marked on a smaller tag below this.
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