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***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos. - Page 8035post #120512 of 12241612/1/15 at 12:55pmQuote:Originally Posted by jhcam8
Quote:Originally Posted by mdubs
Alden x Frans Boone Color 8 "Dr. Jones" Moc Toe Boot.
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Very nice, Mike.
I was shocked the Dubs' posted a blurry pick of his boots....then realized it was a belt shot...lolpost #120513 of 12241612/1/15 at 1:05pm
Alden DC from about a year ago. Sorry the post is a little misleading, the new purchase is the pants from J Crew that @bm93 posted about a few days ago.post #120514 of 12241612/1/15 at 1:06pmQuote:Originally Posted by chipshot
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Ah and things are back to normal. Looking good Chippy.Quote:
Thanks guys. Haha yeah, only had my iPhone with me today. :-) Felt like sharing the belt today for some reason, don't see too many Alden belts...
-Mikepost #120515 of 12241612/1/15 at 1:20pmpost #120516 of 12241612/1/15 at 1:23pmpost #120517 of 12241612/1/15 at 1:25pmpost #120518 of 12241612/1/15 at 1:26pmThinking about dumping my small whiskey collection: new ptb, new Brooks unlined LHS, and chukkas. Should I do it? I have only worn the chukkas about 5 times. The others not at all.
I wear cigar and #8 all the time. Whiskey leather is too darn light.post #120519 of 12241612/1/15 at 1:30pmQuote:Originally Posted by mdubs
Quote:Originally Posted by Mr. Six
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Looking good. Still look pretty new for their age.
Thanks! Benefits of a decent rotation and regular brushing. I find it hard to believe they're three years old already.post #120520 of 12241612/1/15 at 1:50pmQuote:
Whiskey is my fav color in both the PTB and LHS but if they just don't suit your wardrobe you should let them go and grab something you will wear more. That's the reason my color 8 Dovers finally had to go up for sale, I think I would be more suited for the 990.post #120521 of 12241612/1/15 at 1:54pmKeep the LHS until you are absolutely sure. Those will be incredibly difficult to replace, the PTB and chukkas much less so.
Beware of selling non-stock rare she'll Alden models, if you are prone to second thoughts after they're gone. Wait times, delays, and rising popularity makes acquiring rare shell and uncommon models very difficult. Best of luck!post #120522 of 12241612/1/15 at 2:01pm-post #120523 of 12241612/1/15 at 2:19pmpost #120524 of 12241612/1/15 at 2:25pmQuote:Originally Posted by bantone
Here's another example of the creasing so you may have a point.
The soles were definitely worn in store a few times but I don't have a pic of them.
If you're that concerned, just buy an unused, untouched 990 from another store for an extra $200. I would go with the ones you have here, based on the pics you have posted.post #120525 of 12241612/1/15 at 2:27pmQuote:
Oh I'm definitely not that concerned about the condition of the shoe. I was just wondering, being a bit newer, was that a good deal in purchasing them.
My biggest detractor of purchasing them was my friend asking me "Do you need them?!" :)
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