Re: SOURCE OF OLD UNIFORMS
Settummanque, the blackeagle (waltoml@WKUVX1.WKU.EDU)
Tue, 23 Nov 1993 09:54:34 CDT
Dave Hultberg <dave.hultberg@PAONLINE.COM> writes:
>In a message on Explorer Uniforms, Mike Walton wrote:
>S> Finally, Outdoor Explorers have one other option...they can choose to
>S> wear the old khaki green Scout shirts that you can get from several
>S> sources outside the BSA. >
>OK Mike, I'm interested. What are these outside sources that I can get an
>old khaki green uniform from? I have been hunting all over for an XL or
>XXL shirt and 44 pants. I have all of the 60s insignia to put on the
>uniform. I saved them from my old uniforms after the Navy's shipboard
>laundry destroyed the uniforms themselves. So far all I have found at flea
>markets are small youth sizes.
Dave, there are many "Scout collectors" that specialize in uniforms
for sale. I don't know if they have XXL shirts, but I am sure that if
they have L and XL, then, surely someone out there should have a
The Dan Beard Council, the Chicago Area Council, and the Denver Area
Council (those are the ones I can think of off the top of my head) as
well as several other local Councils have "experienced uniforms" for
sale to Scouts and Scouters for a very reasonable cost, with the
monies going toward the Scouting programs in "inner city" areas of
their Councils. You might want to give them a call as well..
A simple ad in the "free papers" (the one we get here is called the
"Country Peddler", it comes to your home each week and the ads in it
are either free or $2 a column inch) can also net you a larger
Finally, let's not forget the larger Sal Army stores in Baltimore,
Washington DC, and Atlanta. They all have from time to time more
larger shirts than they do smaller ones.
And of course, all of us looking out for a XXL olive Scouters shirt
and 44 pants!!!
Settummanque, the blackeagle... (MAJ) Mike L. Walton (
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