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From the 1st July 2021, EU VAT rules are changing please see the following page for more information – Delivery



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The Imperial College 1845 vintage women’s rugby shirt is made with a quality heavyweight slub cotton which gives the shirt a hard wearing yet soft and comfortable retro style finish.

This British vintage ‘old school’ shirt combines heritage colour dyes with a distressed wash to produce a nicely worn-in look and feel.

The shirt is completed with the Imperial College embroidered logo and the founding date.

The women’s shirts are slightly more fitted than the men’s version.

All our vintage rugby shirts come packaged in a stylish Black&Blue1871 cotton drawstring bag.

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Ashantees R.F.C. founded in 1873 with 50 members.

They played at Hampstead, close to the station and changed at the ‘Railway Tavern’ on South End Road.

The Ashantees later changed their name and became the second Hampstead Rugby Football Club. T

The first Hampstead Rugby Football Club having changed its name to Harlequin F.C. in the 1869/70 season.

Ashantees played in navy shirts with a white ‘A’ on the left breast.

As Hampstead R.F.C. they changed their colours to black. They disbanded at the outbreak of WWI and never reformed.




Heavy duty 100% slub cotton


Embroidered Imperial College logo with their founding date

Embroidered 1871 detailing on the back of the neck

Reinforced hems

Two rubber button placket

Machine washable

Made in Portugal



If ‘Signed for 1st Class Delivery’ is chosen we will endeavour to get the product sent out the same day as long as the product is ordered before 12 pm.

This shirt is embroidered to order and so postage may take 2-3 days if there is a delay with the embroidery.

All our rugby shirts are folded with tissue paper and come with a swing tag in a Black&Blue 1871 cotton drawstring bag.

Postage for the shirts is determined at the checkout page.


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