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post #16 of 2254
Looks like I uploaded a bunch of 0 length files for the Belgrave. Since I deleted them from my camera, I'll have to retake and repost.

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Originally Posted by gdl203
Thanks Arg - I added these two - is that C&J (RL Benton) benchgrade or handgrade?

There's some debate about whether CJ Polo are handgrade or benchgrade. There are decent arguments for both sides. That said, the shoes themselves state that they are "Bench Made in England", but I'm not sure if that answers your question. For example, while being bench made, they obviously have the channeled soles of the CJ (mainline) handgrades. So.. like I said, its debatable.

Arg
post #17 of 2254
Thread Starter 
If anyone has pics of jacket labels (e.g. RLPL made by Chester Barrie, RL Black Label, Castangia, Oxxford, etc...), shirt labels (different types/grades of Borrelli, Barba, Finamore, etc...), please post here or PM me scans or links and I will add to the OP. Thanks!
post #18 of 2254
Thanks for doing this! I'll take some pics when I get a chance.
post #19 of 2254
Yes, great thread. Thanks gdl. I know the top of the page is already crowded but this should probably be a sticky too.
post #20 of 2254
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by EL72
Yes, great thread. Thanks gdl. I know the top of the page is already crowded but this should probably be a sticky too.

Not a bad idea - maybe we could move the SF club tie sticky to the B&S forum to make some room?
post #21 of 2254
Only thing I have to offer right now is:

Hickey Freeman Hand Tailored:

EDIT: Added to main post.
post #22 of 2254
Thread Starter 
Thanks odoreater - i added these.

I wonder if anyone has scans of H. Freeman tags? They seem to manufacture for so many brands that it would be really helpful to know what their label looks like and be able to identify their products
post #23 of 2254
Quote:
Originally Posted by gdl203
If anyone has pics of jacket labels (e.g. RLPL made by Chester Barrie, RL Black Label, Castangia, Oxxford, etc...), shirt labels (different types/grades of Borrelli, Barba, Finamore, etc...), please post here or PM me scans or links and I will add to the OP. Thanks!


I'll try to hit most of these this weekend G, save RL Black Label.
post #24 of 2254
Here are some suit labels:





post #25 of 2254
More suits:





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Some shirts:





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More shirts:









post #28 of 2254
Necktie labels:













post #29 of 2254
And this is the first page of the booklet you are given when you purchase a Borrelli suit - it's signed by the tailors responsible for your piece.

post #30 of 2254
Could someone post examples of the Peal Brooks Brothers heels? I believe this is one of the main culprits . . .it would be nice to know which are C&J and which are AS . . . although based on the Polo heel pics, the Peals with one row of nails are probably also C&J.
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