The (Un)Official Thrift Buy /Sell / Trade / Want Thread - Page 165
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Little bit of spring cleaning here. First up are the JCP boots that got so much press earlier in the season and their lesser-known cousins in black.
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The Dappered review here does a much better job of selling them than I ever could, but in short they're fantastic quality for their price, $99 list but around ~$50-60 plus tax and shipping with JCP's coupons. Very light, comfortable rubber sole that doesn't look excessively casual, and unlike most cheaper shoes, actual full-grain leather that will look better as it ages. In the dappered review you'll see an earlier version of the brown boot that's been worn fairly regularly for two years and still has a good bit of life left. I'm getting rid of these because I've got too many shoes in each color and I need to do a cull. I've worn the brown deacons 12-18 times over the past fall and winter, the black gunners a grand total of twice. I've done a couple minor alterations to both pairs: I've replaced the cheap original laces in both with nicer versions from Allen Edmonds and given each a coat of neutral wax to help keep the water off. Furthermore, in the deacon I've added a pair of felt pads to fill out the shaft a bit as it was a little loose. They're each a size 10 D and I'd say run true to size, though 10.5's might work just fine if they don't wear thicker socks. Originally I paid about $55 each plus taxes and shipping and another ~$3 for each pair of laces. I'd prefer to move them as a set, so let's say $65 shipped for both? I'll even throw in a pair of shoe trees. Otherwise, $45 for the brown Deacons and $35 for the black Gunners I'm fairly firm on the prices since they can go back in my closet as nasty weather beaters, but feel free to shoot me an offer or a trade.
Second up, two pair of canine critter cords:
Both made in china, both flat front and plain hemmed, both 36x30 (ok, so the Orvis is 30.25) with an 11" rise, fairly traditionally cut and neither too baggy nor too tight, both 85/15 cotton poly, though I honestly can't tell. The brown BB cords are 8-wale and feature a black scottie with grey accents in a red scarf and have no room at the waist or inseam, the green Orvis cords are 10-wale with yellow labs embroidered in a single color and has a safe 2" at the waist and inseam, possibly up to 3" if you push it to the max. I'm moving these along because I find I don't really wear them all that often. I've gotten to the point where I want to start upgrading my GTH wardrobe by replacing the weaker links instead of just expanding it. $35 each or $60 for the pair and I'll throw in your choice of plain chocolate cords in a 38x30 or a pair of 35x30 chinos. Again, fairly firm on price since I won't be too terribly upset to send them back into my closet, but I'll at least listen to offers or trades. And while I feel the prices listed represent excellent bargains in the full spirit of the exchange, don't be afraid to tell me if you disagree.
For trades, I'm a 35 or 36-30 pant (with a decent rise and room in the thighs), 17-35 to 16.5-36 shirt (slim fit to traditional fit, no ESF), 43-44L jacket, ~10D shoe, and a medium-large sweater. In the market for solid shetland crewnecks, basic solid and uni-striped OCBDs, solid shorts, chinos, and sweatervests.
Oh, and if you want all 4 I could do $120 for the lot, plus I'll find something else cool to toss in top of the shoe trees and the extra pants.
|Item||NWT Scott James Blazer Sportcoat Steel Blue Herringbone M 38|
|Pit to Pit:||20.25||Waist laid flat (extra):|
|Shoulder to Shoulder:||17.5||Inseam (extra):|
|Length from Bottom of Collar:||28.75||Front Rise:|
|Sleeve from shoulder seam:||25||Leg opening flat:|
|Characteristics:||Triple Patch Pocket, surgeons cuffs,|
Last chance before eBay. $75 Shipped
Edited by schmidtdalton13 - 2/26/15 at 8:09pm