Miscellaneous Clothing Tag Timeline By Year

An evolving Miscellaneous t shirt clothing tag label history by year.

How I came up with the years for the tags:

The date on a graphic tee doesn't necessarily mean that was the date the shirt was produced. The copyright dates are the date the image itself was copyrighted and not necessarily when the shirt was printed. Sorry but that Snoopy tee was most likely not made in 1965. A dated event graphic like the 1984 World Series or a 1979 Annual Chili Cook Off is more likely to represent the true vintage age of the shirt. Unless it was a graphic popular enough to be reprinted, there is no reason a t-shirt with an event date would be printed in a later year than it states. Of course, any event shirt could always have been printed on an older blank shirt that the shirt printing business had in stock which is why you might see different tags for the same year. Unless we get a tag history directly from the shirt companies, this can never be an exact science.

The years for the tags below were taken from shirts that had years for events that the shirt design was featuring and not from copyright dates. Beware of other websites that don't state how they came up with their dates as they might be getting them from copyright dates. This blog is evolving and will be updated as I collect more examples. This is a tool for me that I am providing to you.

All Sport Heavyweight:

Y2Ks 2000s:

2002

Vintage All Sport Heavyweight Shirt Clothing Tag Label 2002

Alore - Made In USA:

1990s:

1992

 Vintage Alore Clothing Tag Label 1992

America Project - Made In USA:

1980s:

1988

Vintage America Project Clothing Tag Label 1988

Artex - RN32630:

1970s:

1976

Vintage Artex Clothing Shirt Tag Label 1976

Bomark - Made In USA:

1980s:

1984

Vintage Bomark Clothing Tag Label 1984

Brazos Sportswear - Made In USA:

1990s:

1998

Vintage Brazos Sportswear Shirt Clothing Tag Label 1998

B.V.D. BVD:

1970s:

1975

Vintage BVD Shirt Clothing Tag Label 1975

DG Sportswear - Made In USA:

1980s:

1988

Vintage DG Sportswear Clothing Tag Label 1988

Ebert Sportswear:

1970s:

1971

Vintage Ebert Sportswear Clothing Tag Label 1971

Fantasy - Super Fantasy - 55774:

1980s:

1982

Vintage Super Fantasy Clothing Tag Label 1982

Fun Tees - Made In USA:

1980s:

1984

Vintage Fun Tees Clothing Tag Label 1984

Hang Ten:

1980s:

1980

Vintage Hang Ten Clothing Tag Label 1980

Hefty Heavy Weight - Made In USA:

1970s:

1978

Vintage Hefty Heavy Weight Clothing Shirt Tag Label 1978

L.A. LA Sportswear:

1990s:

1998

Vintage LA Sportswear Clothing Shirt Tag Label 1998

Mayo Spruce Sportswear:

1970s:

1978

Vintage Mayo Spruce Sportswear Clothing Shirt Tag Label 1978

Medallion - Made In USA:

1980s:

1984

Vintage Medallion Clothing Tag Label 1984

My Shirt Is Made In The U.S.A. - Made In USA - RN70047:

1980s:

1986

Vintage My Shirt Is Made In The USA Clothing Tag Label 1986

National Fifty-Fifty Heavyweight - Made In USA:

1980s:

1987

Vintage National Fifty-Fifty Heavyweight Clothing Tag Label 1987

Native Sun - Made In USA:

1990s:

1995

Vintage Native Sun Clothing Tag Label 1995

Platinum Plus - Made In USA:

1990s:

1991

Vintage Platinum Plus Clothing Tag Label 1991

R&D Fine Apparel - Fine T - RN61476:

1980s:

1982

Vintage R&D Fine Apparel Clothing Tag Label 1982

Sunbelt Sportswear - Made In USA:

1980s:

1986

Vintage Sunbelt Sportswear Clothing Tag Label 1986

Switcher:

1980s:

1985

Vintage Switcher Clothing Tag Label 1985

Thunderbird Sportswear - Made In USA:

1980s:

1987

Vintage Thunderbird Sportswear Clothing Tag Label 1987

T Plus - TPlus - Made In USA:

1980s:

1987

Vintage T Plus Clothing Tag Label 1987

UTS:

1980s:

1986

Vintage UTS Clothing Tag Label 1986

Vogel Mills & Mfg:

1980s:

1982

Vintage Vogel Mills And Manufacturing Clothing Tag Label 1982

Whitewater Mfg Inc:

1990s:

1990

Vintage Whitewater Mfg Inc Clothing Tag Label 1990

Wolf Of Waco - Made In USA - RN19717:

1970s:

1979

Vintage Wolf Of Waco Tag Label 1979

Wright's - Made In USA - RN17489:

1980s:

1982

Vintage Wrights Tag Label 1982

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