Story: Inventions, patents and trademarks

Swanndri shirt

Swanndri shirt

The warm and comfortable Swanndri shirt, one of New Zealand’s best-known trademarks, has come between the wearer and the weather for more than a century. This example, with the lace-up front first added in 1927, probably dates from the late 1960s.

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Trademarks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 October 2023)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Feb 2015