Originally Posted by NoVaguy
It's not that the Ben Silver price is high, it's that the P.Lal price is low and duty/tax free. $595 is a fair price for the weymouth, given that pediwear charges 285 + 18 GBP + maybe duty to get them to your door.
I would have to agree with half of that statement: P. Lal's price is low! So, if one is buying online (as, for example, through Ben Silver), why would anyone buy from anywhere other than P. Lal (given their well-documented great service too) unless, perhaps, that person had a buy-US mentality (which in this case wouldn't apply to the product, only the seller)? However, I can't agree that Ben Silver's price is not high, and, in my opinion, the only reason to buy from them at a non-sale price would be to get the tan color. Pediwear, at 285 + 18 GBP, or C&J mail order themselves in London, at 272 + 30 GBP, will put your tootsies into a pair of Weymouths for about $50 less than will Ben Silver (when shipping from Ben Silver is added in, and, as I understand it in the US, duty is seldom assessed), thus making the Ben Silver price comparatively
high--which is what we mean by high in the first place: about $50 higher than Pediwear and C&J, and $200 higher than P. Lal. Given this comparative context, what would
we consider a reasonable