Favorite vintage sunglasses are for sure Versace but the pair of ray bans your rockin up there are definitely in my top 5. You thrift those?
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The official thrift/discount store bragging thread - Part II (Return to the Thunderdome) - Page 1807post #27092 of 576541/19/16 at 3:09pmpost #27093 of 576541/19/16 at 3:45pm
Hit up a couple local antique shops today for my birthday.
Not thrifted, but still good deals I think.
Found a pair of boots (pics later) and this walking stick/cane.
Black, Starr and Frost Jewelers
FHB 22 East 65th Street
Was not difficult to find out that the owner was Frederic Henry Betts, a patents lawyer from New York.
Here is the address (in 1940), today it has been converted to office buildings. Betts commissioned Architect, Grosvenor Atterbury to build the house in 1897
He was direct descendant on his mothers side to John Eliot "Apostle to the Indians" and John Scovill, one of the original proprietors of Waterbury Conn.
He was Patent Lawyer in cases involving the patents of Edison, Westinghouse, Bell, Tesla and others.More info.... (Click to show)
Passed away in 1905, dating the cane from 1897 to 1905.post #27094 of 576541/19/16 at 3:47pmpost #27095 of 576541/19/16 at 3:50pmpost #27096 of 576541/19/16 at 3:52pmpost #27097 of 576541/19/16 at 3:54pm
Alright @SpooPoker I went back for the 50's (unless I'm royally effing up my tag reading) camo. I don't have any idea what the practical use was for this but it appears to have snaps on the bottom for snapping into/onto something else. It also has some interesting loop thing on the back which I have a picture of. In one of the pictures you can see the messed up snap. Still very interesting. I've got a closeup of the only tag I can find on it. It was worth grabbing for $3 just to examine closer if nothing else. If anyone has any ideas as to what this is let me know!
EDIT: When I search A.B.L. I'm getting hits for Belgian army clothes with what appear to be similar camo patterns.
EDIT 2: It appears that this is what's called a paratrooper smock.post #27098 of 576541/19/16 at 4:02pmpost #27099 of 576541/19/16 at 4:02pm
From the last week or so
forgot a few things
Top left to right- Crockett Jones chelsae, mezlan boots, varvatos suede boots, jones
bottom left to right- ae sanford bb alden florhseim shell v cleat ae bel air
top bottom I guess.... Pancaldi, lb, ct, ct, ct, ct, ct, ciffionlli
top to bottom- ct, lb, blvgr, bb flag, zegna, prl bear, brioni
armani, versace, lb zegna t&a, vacca, borelli, comme de garcon
etro, nwt duchamp, 100% cash lorenzini shacket
2 Dries van noten, 2 NWT davenza black and blue oprhans, corn, muggler
tweed jpress, nwt bally, madison 2 pair pant
bruli, ps, etro, zegna's, br, filson, stitch
brioni's, rlpl's, zegna couture
corn prl yacht cash prl corn sc burb tweed bizz
brionis, and rlpls
Edited by rhz5001 - 1/19/16 at 4:21pmpost #27100 of 576541/19/16 at 4:04pmQuote:
No need for sass! I did my homework now that I have it here. I don't recall seeing the denison smock suggestion but I did find that it is likely a paratrooper smock.
Edit again: Apparently denison smock is the same as a paratrooper smock.post #27101 of 576541/19/16 at 4:06pmpost #27102 of 576541/19/16 at 4:09pmpost #27103 of 576541/19/16 at 4:17pm
To my very novice eye that looks like some variety of Denison Smock, probably the Postwar variety in that link if it's dated 1955.
Quote:I appreciate all the help, but with the number of posts in this thread it's easy to miss/forget one. I go through the pages and read the replies in order to avoid this sort of thing...Thank you @futuremyth for the suggestion. You were right! I apologize for missing that.post #27104 of 576541/19/16 at 4:18pmpost #27105 of 576541/19/16 at 4:19pm
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