Early 80s - Giro d’Italia - Replica Maglia Rosa
Replica pink jersey or maglia rosa in Italian awarded to the winner of the Giro in the early 80s.
New Old Stock, never worn.
Used to identify the leader of the general classification of the race.
The jersey’s colour is derived from the new sports paper "La Gazzetta dello Sport", which created the event in 1909 with a view to increasing newspaper sales. It first appeared in the 1931 edition of Italy’s Grand Tour.
Manufactured from an 80/20 wool acrylic mix with flocked lettering.
Produced by Castelli of Italy.