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Apiarist bee suit – Lilac


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From: £259

Product Description


* Please note the Lilac colour is not available at this time but we can make a Pink colour Apiarist to order. Please call Customer Services: 01872 863304


Our beekeeping suit, ‘the Original’, is without compare and first designed by BJ Sherriff in 1968. Our Apiarist suit is the item of beekeepers 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.

Our Lilac colour is a great favourite with young beekeepers and the ladies!

DON’T SEE YOUR SIZE LISTED – Please call + 44(0) 1872 863304

The Apiarist comprises a roomy boiler suit/coverall with drop sleeves and robust central vertical zip. Hood is completely detachable by means of our 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.

NB.All colours have been tried and tested in apiaries at home and abroad.

Veil: Sherriff’s own sturdy Clearview black nylon mesh

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 Sherriff suit there really isn’t any comparison”

“I would like to say tho that you have by far the most comfortable and well designed suits we have tried various companies in New Zealand that have tried to make suits like yours but they don’t compare.Thanks very much” Catherine, New Zealand





Additional Information

Weight 1.2 kg
Dimensions 40 x 30 x 10 cm