Volkswagen Kombi Utility Pickup Open Bed - Baseball Cap for Men & Women - Side View
Volkswagen Kombi Utility Pickup Open Bed Baseball Cap for Men and Women
The Type 2 was introduced in 1949 in both panel van and passenger “Kombi” versions. In 1952, a single cab pickup was introduced. The sides of the pickup bed were hinged, to aid in loading and also let it function as a flat-bed if needed. There was additional enclosed storage under the bed, in front of the rear mounted powertrain. In 1956 the double cab pickup was added to the lineup, later to be followed by one with a wider bed. All in all, more than 30 variants of the Type 2 were made. Kombis campers were as popular as ever, but VW was scaling back on its commercial vehicle sales in the U.S., because in the early 1960s, to protect their domestic farmers, France and Germany enacted tariffs on chickens imported from the United States. At the time, Volkswagens were some of the more visible German imports in the States so in late 1963, President Lyndon Johnson retaliated with tariffs on brandy to get back at the French and on light commercial vehicles to get back at the Germans. Also, the UAW lobbied for the so-called “Chicken Tax” as a way of reducing competition with trucks made by their members. Within a year, VW commercial vehicle sales in the U.S. dropped by two-thirds. By the end of the decade, VW stopped importing non-passenger Type 2s entirely.
A game of subtle lights and shadows reveal the magnificent curves of the Volkswagen Kombi Utility Pickup Open Bed, a Legendary German Classic Car. Detailed and harmonious, the artistic illustration has captured the essence of one of the most influential vehicle of the 20th century. Magnificently embroidered on the centered front of our 100%; cotton caps. Refined and stylish, it is the perfect head protection for a long sunny drive in your car or a cool wear for any occasion to show your passion for a true Legend: the Volkswagen Kombi Utility Pickup Open Bed Baseball Cap Hat for Men and Women.
The featured original artwork has been embroidered on a high quality 100% cotton solid six-panel low-profile twill cap:
• Unconstructed crown with top button and eyelets on side panels
• Matching color sweatband
• Pre-curved bill with four rows of stitching
• Closure consists of a fabric band with brass buckle and brass grommet hideaway closure or velcro bands.
It is available in Black , Burnt Orange , Charcoal , Cool Blue , Hot Pink , Light Pink , Maroon , Muddy , Navy Blue , Old Green, Red and Wheat in one size fits all.
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