Adri van der Poel, 1981 DAF Team Jersey
A beautiful jersey with amazing chain stitching on the front, back, sleeves, and sides. Jersey also includes a photo of Van der Poel and a WKS Flota pin (Wojskowy Klub Sportowy Flota is a Polish Sports Club).
Adri van der Poel had a long and successful professional cycling career from 1981 to 2000. His biggest wins included six classics, two stages of the Tour de France, the World Cyclo-Cross Championships in 1996, and was a six time National Cyclo-Cross Champion. He also won the silver medal in the World Road Championships in 1983 and five second-place finishes at the World Cyclo-Cross Championships.
This jersey was purchased directly from the Augusto Gotti family and was part of the collection in the legendary Bar Augusto in Villa d’Alme, Italy. Bar Augusto was a key host to professional and amateur cycling teams from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Chest: 37 inches / 84 cm (16.5 inches / 42 cm measured armpit to armpit)
Length: 27 in / 68.5 cm
Maker: Santini, Made in Italy
50% Wool, 50% Acrylic
Please Note: Jersey is missing rear pocket buttons, there is some loose stitching on the rear pockets and one small hole on the rear upper right shoulder.
This jersey is one of a kind; please look carefully at the photos to determine the condition.