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I was in Budapest last week. Prices were HUF 135000 for the standard lasts and HUF 155000 for the Italian lasts. I didn't see the price of boots, as the gorgeous U- and F- last boots are way too narrow for me. Price was HUF 210000 for custom shoes, but it requires a second shop visit. I asked about a VAT deduction (since I was leaving the EU) and they either didn't understand me or pretended not to know, so I asked for and got a 10% cash discount. HUF 9000 for trees.I have...
For sale is a new pair of brown captoe balmoral shoes from John Lobb. These shoes are the Stafford model from the Prestige line are in dark oak antique calf and are marked size UK10.5E on the 7000 last. These shoes are marked S (Seconds) on the inside, and the box is marked R. You can see from the condition of the uppers and the wear on the soles that these shoes show signs of trying on/store wear only. Shoes comes with box, bags, and trees. Price is $750 OBO shipped to...
I visited the Hickey Freeman Factory Store in Rochester over the weekend. Although the street address is N Clinton Ave, the entrance to the factory store is off Avenue D. Their current promotion was buy 1 item get 15% off, 2 items 20%, 3 for 25%, 4+ for 30%. The sales associate said people would buy a suit and three pairs of socks to get 30% off all items; consequently no more socks are left and the next cheapest item is a pocket square. Anyway, I was mainly looking for...
For sale is a pair of Ralph Lauren loafers - the Grassmoor model - made by Gaziano and Girling. These shoes are marked size 10.5/11 D on the KN14 last and are in dark brown burnished calf. Shoes are new though have light signs of store wear. Shoes only, as no bags, no box, and no trees are provided. My price is $489 $449 $425 (or best offer) including shipping and insurance to United States. Prices for other destinations available upon request. Sorry, no returns.
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For sale is a used pair of Allen Edmonds shoes. The Ashton, model number 1608, is a black split toe blucher with rubber soles on the 678 last. According to the Allen Edmonds website, the 678 last is "modeled after the 4 last has a fuller fit and additional depth of accomodate AE removable orthotic". As a result it was little too big for me, so I'm selling them. The shoes are in excellent condition, the uppers starting to show creasing and the soles show plenty of tread...
For sale is a used pair of Church's Custom Grade shoes, model: Diplomat, marked size 11.5 D on the 73 last. Made in England, these six eyelet black balmoral shoes have moderate creasing and show wear at the toes and the heels. Sorry, no returns. Approximate Measurements taken on outsole: Length: 12 5/8 inches Width: 4 3/8 inches Price $80 $70 including shipping to United States; to Canada will cost an additional $5. Shipping to other destinations available upon request.
Some of my recent thrift finds over the last couple weekends (all are available for sale), as well as a couple misses. Most were in good shape. Brooks Brothers Golden Fleece light gray/black houndstooth with a subtle windowpane sportcoat, marked size 41 R Corneliani brown sportcoat, marked size IT 56 L (US 46 Long) Canali navy sportcoat, marked size 50 L (US 40 Long) Canali black suit, marked size 50 C (US 40 Short) Church's Chetwynd black wingtip balmorals,...
Hit a bunch of places over the last couple weekends. Mostly junk but two thrift highlights in my size were: - Loden coat, for Lodenfrey of Munich. Excellent condition for $24.99 . - Oxxford sportcoat. The Raleigh's tag places it as at least 22 years old, but also appears in excellent shape and only cost $1.99 .
For sale is a pair of Edward Green shoes. The Chelsea is a plain captoe balmoral. Shoes are new with box but have some degree of store wear. Box also shows signs of wear and adhesive residue. A three digit number has been written in silver marker on the soles of one shoe. My price is $675 $650 per pair including shipping and insurance to United States. Prices for other destinations available upon request. Sorry, no returns. Model: Chelsea Color: Black Calf Size:...
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