Freedom Highway Paper Thin Harley Muscle Tee
This old Harley tee is SO insanely thin (see-thru), soft & worn, and fits most sizes - from an oversized slinky tee on petite gals, to mega comfy and fitted for larger babes. 🙌🏽
Single stitched, paper thin & heavily worn, faded from age with distressed graphics and various runs and pinholes
Brand: Harley Davidson
Size: Unmarked (tag missing)
Fiber Content: Feels like 50% Polyester 50% Cotton
Measurements laying flat:
One size fits most
A fabric blend of cotton and polyester. These are the best kinda shirts if you like shirts that thin over time. Modern 50/50 shirts are extremely hard to come by. It's important to note that not all vintage shirts are 50/50 blends. Some vintage was made with 100% cotton or other fabric blends.
Generally in reference to t-shirts, this means the shirt was unlicensed. A lot of vintage band shirts were made or printed in small batches and sold at concerts. Bootleg can mean the t-shirt might be more valuable, even, as it wasn't mass produced.
See "NOS" below.
See "Ringer Tee" below
Meaning "new old stock", also commonly referred to as "deadstock". These are vintage items that are unused. Think of it as the unworn version of vintage overstock products. The small difference between NOS & deadstock is that in some instances, deadstock items can be found with wear from age or storage.
"One of a kind"
A sleeve style most commonly seen on classic baseball t-shirts. This is a sleeve stitch line that goes from the underarm to the collar, as opposed to the top of the shoulder. Most vintage raglan sleeves feature a contrasting fabric color to the main fabric.
T-shirts or tank tops with collars/sleeve hems that are "mounted" onto the main fabric. Generally a thicker knit hem, often in a contrasting color to the main fabric.
A single stitch line on hems to make the edges not raw and fray (generally on t-shirts). Most new shirts (1990s to current) have double-stitched hems. This is a good telltale sign when determining if a piece is vintage or not, however not every vintage t-shirt is single stitched.
Shipping & Returns
The two of us live in different cities in Southern California, so orders with multiple items may be split into separate shipments. We avoid this when possible, though please note that it does happen. You will still receive all items from your order either on the same day or within a few days (this does not include pre-ordered items, which include shipping times in their separate listings).
During the months of November and December please expect a slight delay in shipments, though we try our best to get your packages out within the 5 business day time frame. Over those months, we tend to receive a pretty large volume of orders to fulfill, and... we're human. We like to have a few relaxing days to spend with our family over the holidays, too. Our customers have been wonderful and understanding about this, which is why another reason we love you guys so much. Thank you all. ❤️
DON'T WANT SIGNATURE CONFIRMATION?RECEIVED A PINK SLIP IN YOUR MAILBOX?
1. Wait for redelivery, which will be during the normal hours your postman/woman does deliveries. OR
2. Click HERE, & fill out the short form to have it redelivered when you're home. (see photo below to find your article number) OR
3. Pick one of the two options below (see checkmarks!), sign your name, and leave it in your mailbox.
-we ship worldwide-
All items are shipped via USPS and rates will vary by the weight and size of the item.
Priority Mail International is a mid-priced shipping method. Global Priority International usually takes 1-2 weeks to arrive, and includes basic tracking, delivery confirmation, and insurance. We recommend this shipping method ESPECIALLY with orders over $100, so please e-mail us here to upgrade to Priority.
Express Mail International usually arrives within 5-7 days after processing and comes with tracking, confirmation, and insurance. We recommend this shipping method for time-sensitive deliveries. (Depending on the customer’s country’s customs department, this shipping method may take longer than 5-7 days). Please email us BEFORE placing your order if you would like to upgrade to Express international. We will determine if we are able to accommodate you once we receive your email.
All customs duties, taxes, or fees are the sole responsibility of the customer. Please be aware that these fees change per country on a consistent basis and we have no way of estimating how much they might be as they are determined by your country. We are required to accurately declare the value of all international orders on the relevant customs forms and on the included packing slip. Occasionally, customs delays do occur. The amount and types of duties, as well as other customs information, can be obtained by contacting your local post office.
If your package gets returned to us by the post office:
I emailed yesterday and still have yet to get a response from Backbite. What gives?
The 2 of us (Brit + Casey) run this business and both design and operate our site & social media, entirely on our own. We make our own graphics, and run our own donation charities/sales/promos on top individually hunting down killer vintage for hours upon hours, multiple days a week. Additionally, we spend time with our tailors, custom designing salvaged vintage, and a great deal of time is used for traveling so we can find all of the supplies & sources we need to do everything. We also work with multiple vendors to bring their designs and creations to our awesome customers.
After all of that is done (it's never done) we personally package and ship each order that goes out. That's right, no employees!
Not to mention, Casey has 6 dogs and 2 bearded dragons to take care of, while Brit has 2 dogs, a cat, and a snake.
Unfortunately, we are flooded with emails on a daily basis, but try our best to get to things in a timely manner. Give us a couple days, and if you don't receive a response after that time period, feel free to email us again, as we may have overlooked it. We truly appreciate your patience.
When will you have another *insert sold-out vintage tshirt* in stock?
Is it vintage?
How about sizing?
Tender Loving Care?
Pre-Order? What? Why?
I ordered some small items (pins/patches/jewelry) along with my pre-order top, when can I expect to get those?
(FYI: most all pins & patches as well as pre-order tees & tanks are from Casey's collection)
If you live outside of the USA, you'll get your small items along with your pre-ordered items. International shipping is generally double, triple, or even sometimes quadruple the cost of domestic for even the smallest package. So, to avoid having to charge folks overseas even more for shipping, small items will likely be sent with your pre-ordered tops.
But I need my small items before my pre-order is supposed to ship...
You can send an email request for earlier shipment to Casey here, and you're willing to receive an invoice for additional shipping costs.