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Apiarist – Buttermilk


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From: £259

Product Description

Our beekeeping suit, “the Original”, is without compare and designed by BJ Sherriff in 1968.

Our Apiarist beekeeping suit is the item of beekeepers safety protective wear that has been the most tried and tested. It comes with a recommendation endorsed by thousands of beekeepers, professionals and hobbyists alike.

Known as the long life suit due to the exceptional overall quality fabric and sturdy construction with the clearest veil on the market today – it offers you excellent vision and more enjoyable beekeeping. The perfect choice for your apiary needs.

The Apiarist comprises a roomy boiler suit/coverall with drop sleeves and robust central vertical zip. Hood is completely detachable by means of BJ Sherriff’s Twin-zip system, or removed completely for easy laundering. The hood can be thrown back when not in use to rest lightly on shoulders.

Features: the easy pull zippers at collar, front and ankles are tough. Extra strength stitching, elasticated back waist and ankles, thumb loop to retain cuff in position, velcro flapped breast pockets (pen pocket), roomy hip/thigh pockets, hive tool pocket and EPIPEN pouch, key ring clip in lower pocket to keep house and car keys safe.

NEW: now with wide elastic cuffs at wrist with strong velcro adjuster.

5 year Warranty on all zips

15 years average lifespan

Fabric: luxury hard wearing polycotton that won’t shrink or fade.

Veil: Sherriff’s own sturdy Clearview black nylon mesh for visibility and protection.

To maximise your overall protection, twin with our WBT Wellington boots/APV ankle protectors and glove selection, GL2, GL3, BGL.

NB Sherriff’s recommend that regular clothing be worn under this product which is classifed as workwear.

Customers tell us “Once you’ve had a BJ Sherriff suit there really isn’t any comparison”

” we just like your suits, for sure they are the best in the world” P. Camilleri, Malta

“I have a savage hive & they beat against my face in vain. I am very grateful for your suit, quite the best for my shoulder limitations.”

Kind regards E. Dimock, Somerset GENEROUS SIZING – RELAXED FIT



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Additional Information

Weight 1.2 kg
Dimensions 40 x 30 x 10 cm