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post #106 of 153
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Originally Posted by AlanC
^ Great story, VG.

Thanks, Alan.
post #107 of 153
Wow, amazing story. I've never thought to look up the names I've found in the pockets, but there might be other interesting stories there as well.

But the important thing: how does it fit?
post #108 of 153
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Originally Posted by j
But the important thing: how does it fit?

Like a tucking fent. Jesse Jones was an oak of a man, a barrel-chested 6' 6". I keep it around only as an interesting artifact. Plus it's black, and you know what the man says about such things.
post #109 of 153
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Snap cufflinks, possibly from the 1920s:



Two vintage Hamilton watches, on the left a 1939 Endicott and on the right a 1941 Dodson:

post #110 of 153
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Originally Posted by Vintage Gent
There is. Capper & Capper, Chicago Detroit.





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post #111 of 153
Great items VG! How often do you wear the watches?
post #112 of 153
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Another quartet of 50s trousers (L-R): navy dupioni silk, tan Hollywood waist flannel, charcoal wool/silk, slate blue Hollywood waist gabardine:



Vintage Disneyana. On the surface, these appear to be an unassuming wool gab, 1950s:



But the inside tag reveals something special:

post #113 of 153
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Originally Posted by Patrick Bateman
Great items VG! How often do you wear the watches?

Used to wear them everyday, but they're in need of servicing (clean and oil), and that's hard to come by in these parts. Any recommendations for a reliable watchmaker who doesn't charge much more than $100 for the basics?
post #114 of 153
oh, nice watches. i've been considering picking up an old hamilton or gruen myself.
post #115 of 153
VG: You really live up to your name. This is a serious vintage clothing collection. More, please?
post #116 of 153
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Originally Posted by Lucky Strike
VG: You really live up to your name. This is a serious vintage clothing collection.

More, please?

More's a-comin'.
post #117 of 153
I particularly like all your non-clothing items, such as the cuff links, watches and cocktail set.
post #118 of 153
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Originally Posted by Kent Wang
I particularly like all your non-clothing items, such as the cuff links, watches and cocktail set.

Thanks, Kent. A few more then.

1930s tie bars, the top from the 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair:



Vintage glass and chrome cocktail shakers:

post #119 of 153
I'll join in with a few cufflinks (my own): Ok, I've found the limits for what a phone camera can do, I suppose...sorry about the technical quality here.
post #120 of 153
A few vintage cufflinks of mine:









Sorry to hijack the thread, VG.
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