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Originally Posted by SpooPoker View Post

Nataku thanks for making me look there

Funny I just found a BttF repro the other day which was sitting in front of a Raiders of the Lost Ark repro. Got so excited and then so let down when I looked closely.

Originally Posted by carreragt7 View Post

It's awesome seeing how close knit of a community it is on here, in this thread. I don't know anything about Brian but what you've all painted here, but it sounds like he was an awesome guy with a sad ending. Hopefully his story helps someone else realize there are those who care always, even in the land of the interwebz.

Any Glass furniture gurus here?
Picked up one of these today. One of the end bottoms has a piece chipped off, but for the price thought it was worth grabbing. Heavy, real glass. Anyone know how to identify what company produced it? My google searches are coming up empty on identifying marks.
Will upload some pics of mine, but it's still in the back of the Rover at the moment.

**Edit. This is the one I picked up for $10. Coffee/end table size.**

Originally Posted by TheNeedMachine View Post

Glass table @330CK

the style is called waterfall. Maybe Pace, but I think they're mosfly brass and glass.Unless it's etched or signed by hand, it's pretty much impossible to pin down a maker--especially if your aim is to sell, in which case you have to say "attributed to" to save your ass. Also--if your aim is to sell, avoid any chips or cracks--it can be fixed by cutting away the damage, but it'll probably suck out any profit. One more thing--looks like an end table size. To sell, unless it's a super rare or outlandish piece, end tables only really sell well in pairs. How well furniture sells can be trend-dependent, varying by area. Waterfall (mostly in lucite) sells very well here but may be hard to give away in another part of the country.

Anyway, definitely a cool piece for personal use, especially at that price.
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Originally Posted by GetBlatzed View Post

Well I wasn't really asking about the quality of the suits or anything, just asking if anybody knew of the maker. Google wasn't any help because, as you said, Antonio Diaz is the Spanish equivalent of John Smith. And Jompso's posts only confused me more.

But I guess you answered my question, he is just one of a thousand Spanish tailors from the 90's.

Thought I made it clear, starting with my first post stating the answer to the original inquiry "is this anything" .... To which I replied that no it was not anything however I will gladly make it something in regards to purchasing the bespoke, because I like to collect it


Originally Posted by GetBlatzed View Post

I'm not sure what any of this means. All I know is I searched Google for about an hour, trying to find anything on this maker, and came up with absolutely nothing. So if you know anything, the knowledge would be appreciated. Thanks.

I try to make it simple and let you know that making the effort that I am very familiar with, to post it all to the thread, when you already had a buyer site unseen, was a waste of time for yourself, and postin to the thread only would result in me wasting my time having to find this post.


You searched google for an hour and you came up with absolutely nothing. I assumed you searched ebay too for sales also an whatever other resource you may have thought of. I don't do business by taking advantage of people, if I knew anything I would have said that before all else. I was offering to make you some money for a niche good with zero market except for the few others out there I'm assuming exist who also enjoy collecting bespoke from around the world. Good luck with them..

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I can't remember the first thing I ever thrifted. For years I went to thrift stores for basics and Halloween costumes (possibly being that guy turning a grail into a zombie suit.)

I do remember the first item that turned a surprising amount of money. Before I joined this thread I sold a lot of BB and Jcrew, and then I tried selling this weird named Italian shirt. An Ermenegildo Zegna soft band collar shirt wound up with a bidding war that ended around $70, and I got hooked on flipping.
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The hell?

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WTF is happening!!!!
SF is Jompsoing (TM)
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Originally Posted by impuntura View Post

WTF is happening!!!!
SF is Jompsoing (TM)



I thought you two were all done and made up. That only last a few days or what? I don't see why stuff is starting to stir up again... Jompso types. Big woop.


MOAR pics.





What's up guys?

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Guys. Guise, guiiiize!
Brian was one of us, one of the best of us. I enjoyed his posting as "the other drunky" he had such humor.
Let his passing be a reminder that we ARE here for eachother. As a member, you guys have helped me through my own struggles, always been a welcome place to hang out. And producing a majority of people whom i consider "best friends".

Members you know, pm them, call them, let them know you appreciate them. If they are having a hard time? Lend an ear, reassure them. Be there in their times of need.
It makes me weep in real time that we as a group were unable to help him manage his demons. And that it could have been any one of you?. It scares me.

I love and appreciate you guys and girls. And don't ever forget it. I will be there for you in times of stress, or heartache. Just a pm away.

The struggles are real. Stay strong.
Your boy, Vader.
Edited by Thrift Vader - 6/2/16 at 4:48am
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Exactly...whats up with that jibberish.
Yeah we made up but im supposed to forget and ignore that episode he had last month (second one btw).
So since theres a lot of nonsense being written I coined it.get over it. he's being kind of a dick to GetBlatzed
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@Thriftvader where's Barrelntrigger.
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He's coming back, as am i. satisfied.gif
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The first item I thrifted was a rec league t shirt. Thought it was so trendy.

One of those ten minute days. I guess that means I'm not one of the boys anymore :embar:.


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Ralph Lauren Black Label Velvet Pants

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EZ Su Misura

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x2 RLPL by Chester Barrie Suits, first one custom

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