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Short Circuit necktie. We're super excited to bring you a limited run of ties printed from real vintage circuit board patterns. No fake Photoshopped circuit "bored" here. (ha!) We literally found a truckload of really REALLY interesting vintage screens, all covered with schematics from the 60's, 70's and 80's before parts became overly micronized, we just couldn't resist the serendipity any longer, considering our fascination with electronics history. The universe made us do it! Shown in photos: antique brass printing ink on emerald; black, olive, sage and celery. Hand-printed in our Detroit studio.

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• Pattern: "Short Circuit" screenprint.
• Fabric: Silky-soft microfiber.
• Printing ink: Non-toxic, waterbased ink.
• Print size: 19.5" (49 cm) from bottom point.
• Tie Size: Choose standard, narrow, skinny.
• Color: Many! Your choice from dropdown menu.
• Care: Hand wash, spot clean, or dry clean.
• Creases and folds? Gently iron medium.
• Condition: Brand new with tags.

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◘ NEED A POCKET SQUARE? ◘

• Find coordinating squares right here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Cyberoptix/search?search_query=graph+pocket

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◘ ◘ ◘ ◘ ◘ GIFT BOXES ◘ ◘ ◘ ◘ ◘

• Nice Package! Gorgeous blond wood tie boxes or sleek black paperboard gift boxes available right here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/Cyberoptix?section_id=5574890

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♥ ♥ ♥ Prefer a bow tie? We've got that! ♥ ♥ ♥

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Cyberoptix/search?search_query=circuit+bow

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♥ ♥ ♥ How about a scarf? ♥ ♥ ♥

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Cyberoptix/search?search_query=circuit+scarf

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✉ ✉ ✉ ✉ ✉ SHIPPING ✉ ✉ ✉ ✉ ✉

✉ US: USPS Priority Mail (2-3 business days)
✉ International: USPS First Class (see times below)

✉ Canada and most of Europe, shipping takes 2+ weeks on average.
✉ Australia, NZ, Pacific Rim: 21+ days on average
✉ Rest of world: 2-3 weeks.

✉ IF YOU NEED IT SOONER: We can arrange Priority or Express International for you at an additional fee, to be billed after you order.

✉ US RUSH ORDERS: We can arrange Express (1-2 business days + guarantee) for an additional fee, to be billed after you order.


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♥ ♥ ♥ Be our internet friends! ♥ ♥ ♥

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cyberoptix
Twitter: @cyberoptix
Instagram: @cyberoptix
#cyberoptix

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♥ ♥ ♥ Love our geek chic ties? ♥ ♥ ♥

Click here to see other variations:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Cyberoptix/search?search_query=geek

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►TIE MEASUREMENTS:

Standard: [regular office guy] (3.5-4" wide) 58" long
Narrow: [modern, hip guy ] (2.5-3" wide) 58" long
Skinny: [ultra retro] (1.5"-3" wide) 58" long
Standard XL: [big and tall] (3.5"-4" wide) 62" long

►PRINT MEASUREMENTS:

This print extends very high up on the tie, approx. 19.5" (49 cm) from bottom point; perfect to be seen from under a vest or jacket.

► To see design placement of this tie, check out the line art in the 4th image above.


►THE MAKING OF:

We sleuthed the provenance of this vintage screen to the best of our knowledge. It appears these were for small CRT displays/control monitors in the mid-80's. When fabricating actual circuit boards, silkscreens are used to print etch-resistant inks on to the board to protect the copper foil. Subsequent etching removes the unwanted copper and one is left with the desired copper pattern for conductivity.

LIMITED EDITION! As is the nature of vintage screens, once these screens die, that's it. (Not knowing the emulsion it was made with, they might hold up for a week, they might last for years!)

► Want to learn more behind the process of making our vintage circuit board ties? See our video interview/studio visit with Make Magazine! http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/09/bethany-shorb-of-cyberoptix-tielab-video.html

► Need more than two? Check out our wedding packages right here - just look for the number you need and put the design name, ink color and tie color in the 'notes to seller' when you're checking out:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/Cyberoptix?section_id=5144663

Short Circuit geek tie. Antique brass print men's microfiber necktie. Silkscreened circuit board tie. Standard, narrow or skinny.

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: silkscreen, microfiber, tie, screenprint, graphic, squeegee, vintage screen, waterbased ink, screenprinting, vegan safe fabric, eco friendly ink, old silkscreen, metallic printing ink
  • Feedback: 14660 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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