After seeing a great many unfamiliar names come up here as very high-end stuff, I thought I should ask the experts to help me out a bit. I have my standard thrift store circuit and I usually pick through the suits in certain stores, but almost always only for stuff to fit me. However, some stuff I find is very high-end and in great shape, but I don't know resale values for all of the various brands. Can some of you who have experience in this tell me what to look for? This would help for ebay selling and also letting others know if I find a steal they may be interested in. The obvious ones I know, Armani, Zegna, etc., but for example I didn't know that Brooks Bros Golden Fleece was expensive until I read it here, and I ran across a nice one the other day for about $30. However I don't know if buying it and putting it on ebay would be worth it because I doubt they get searched for much. Also tips on what sizes sell best and worst would be very helpful. The BBGF I mentioned above was a 42L in with some other 42Ls which I seem to recall are hard to sell. Probably longs and shorts would be less desirable, I imagine, but some of you probably know from experience. Thanks in advance. Edit: also, what about house brands? I have a suit that is Hickey-Freeman for some dept. store and one that is Hart, Schaffner, & Marx for another store. Are these worth less for resale? Does it matter? Etc. Thanks.
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3/20/04 at 9:40am