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Sputnik Bow Tie, Soviet Russia Space Satellite Print

$ 40.00


Sputnik Bow Tie. Launched on October 4 1957, Sputnik 1 was the first man-made satellite to be sent into orbit, kicking off the Cold War space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. While it was little more than a fancy radio transmitter, it would become an important stepping stone for future technological advancements to come.

• Pattern: Sputnik 1
• Fabric: Vegan friendly microfiber.
• Bow tie type: "Real" bow tie, freestyle, self tie. (the kind you tie yourself).
• Bow tie shape: Thistle.
• Printing ink: Non-toxic, waterbased ink.
• Size: Adjustable, for approx. 14" - 19" collar size.
• Care: Gently hand wash, spot clean or dry clean.

The launch of Sputnik 1 surprised the American public and shattered the perception, furthered by American propaganda, of the United States as the technological superpower and the Soviet Union as a backward country. Though the original craft no longer exists, many backup units and replicas are on display in museums all over the world. Whether you have a love of history, astronomy, or Cold War-era tech, show it off with our Sputnik pattern bow tie!

Shown: Silver ink on black and navy blue. Many more colors available! Hand printed in the USA in our Detroit Michigan studio. 

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