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Until the Uni Watch Museum Opens, This Will Do

Yesterday I attended the opening reception for a new museum devoted to elevators (yes, really). The work uniform you see above — which was being worn by a mannequin, not by a live person — was one of the exhibits. Super-nice chain-stitching, no? Other uni-related items on display included elevator jackets, elevator sleeve patches, . . . → Read More: Until the Uni Watch Museum Opens, This Will Do

There's No Service Like Wire Service, Vol. 31

Almost all of today’s photos all come from the Sporting News archives. With one exception, which I’ve noted, all were contributed by the increasingly indispensable Mike Hersh. Some really good stuff this time around, so off we go:

• One can never have too many satin uni photos.

•  Speaking of satins, here’s something . . . → Read More: There’s No Service Like Wire Service, Vol. 31

Uni Watch Profiles: Will Johnson

The superb Texas band Centro-matic will be playing this Thursday at the Mercury Lounge in Manhattan. I’ll be there, because I’ve been a fan of the band for about a decade now. But what I didn’t know until very recently — when reader Brad Tucker pointed it out to me — is that Centro-Matic . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Profiles: Will Johnson

Auction Action, Hockey Edition

Latest contribution from the increasingly indispensable Mike Hersh: a bunch of listings from the latest Classic Auctions sale, most of them hockey-oriented. Let’s take a look:

• I really like this 1955 Team Canada jersey, although the color scheme and red stripes make the design feel more American than Canadian. Also, interesting how the . . . → Read More: Auction Action, Hockey Edition