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Originally Posted by Alpina View Post

Leffot Day Trippers are in.

!!

GOT THE EMAIL TOO AHHHHHHHHHHHHH

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post #37217 of 91552
When was the order placed for the Day Trippers? I'm surprised they got some new Ravello shells so quickly. I'm still not-so-patiently waiting on Epaulet's Ravello Brixton boot...
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Originally Posted by Beatlegeuse View Post

When was the order placed for the Day Trippers? I'm surprised they got some new Ravello shells so quickly. I'm still not-so-patiently waiting on Epaulet's Ravello Brixton boot...

Thirteen+ months ago.

post #37219 of 91552
hmm... i didn't get an email from Leffot. guess mine aren't in. frown.gif
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To be honest, I initially thought it was some kind of sick prank.

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hmm... i didn't get an email from Leffot. guess mine aren't in. frown.gif

I didn't get one either... Weird.
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Beware of the seller frankthetank.0 on ebay. This person recently listed several pairs of aldens. I almost bit the bullet on these: 

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Alden-J-Crew-Cap-Toe-Cordovan-Boots-Size-10-5-BRAND-NEW-/150942119580?_trksid=p5197.m1992&_trkparms=aid%3D111000%26algo%3DREC.CURRENT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D14%26meid%3D3278788584023642833%26pid%3D100015%26prg%3D1006%26rk%3D1%26sd%3D150942119580%26

 
But after some searching i found the images the seller used were identical to ones from a completed listing from another seller. I messaged " frankthetank.0" about this and the response was simply "I bought it from them for my own site." Coupled with the fact the user just registered a week or so ago and has no feedback, i'd wager this is a scam. I could be wrong, but buyer beware. Not worth the risk to me.
 

Edited by Coopa - 11/6/12 at 3:35pm
post #37223 of 91552

odds of leffot having leftover stock to sell on the day tripper ? 

post #37224 of 91552

Wasn't there two pre-orders, one that hasn't been produced yet?  If so, I'd think slim.

post #37225 of 91552

thats what im thinking unfortunately. no harm in saving money smile.gif

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Originally Posted by Coopa View Post

Beware of the seller frankthetank.0 on ebay. This person recently listed several pairs of aldens. I almost bit the bullet on these: 

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Alden-J-Crew-Cap-Toe-Cordovan-Boots-Size-10-5-BRAND-NEW-/150942119580?_trksid=p5197.m1992&_trkparms=aid%3D111000%26algo%3DREC.CURRENT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D14%26meid%3D3278788584023642833%26pid%3D100015%26prg%3D1006%26rk%3D1%26sd%3D150942119580%26

 
But after some searching i found the images the seller used were identical to ones from a completed listing from another seller. I messaged " frankthetank.0" about this and the response was simply "I bought it from them for my own site." Coupled with the fact the user just registered a week or so ago and has no feedback, i'd wager this is a scam. I could be wrong, but buyer beware. Not worth the risk to me.
 


I saw the original listing from another seller who also had zero feedback and the listing disappeared and reappeared a few days later (with original bids wiped clean).  I e-mailed seller and was told they had another ebay store with 100s of transactions in their feedback.  I thought this was extremely suspect and decided not to pull the trigger.  Instead I coughed up the retail from J Crew knowing I could return it without any problem.

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Originally Posted by kwhitelaw View Post

thats what im thinking unfortunately. no harm in saving money smile.gif

Hey, you never know.  Couldn't hurt to call them and ask.  Someone in your size could back out ect.

post #37228 of 91552
PSA: Epaulet just posted a limited restock of their #8 Brixton boots: http://www.epauletshop.com/servlet/the-1216/Alden-for-Epaulet-Brixton/Detail
post #37229 of 91552
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Originally Posted by FrankCowperwood View Post

PSA: Epaulet just posted a limited restock of their #8 Brixton boots: http://www.epauletshop.com/servlet/the-1216/Alden-for-Epaulet-Brixton/Detail

Very limited... smallest they have is 9.5D.  Bummer.

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Happy Election Day SF'ers...  hope y'all are able to vote!  Anyone know if either candidate wears shoes made in the US, or are they shipping jobs off to India and China??

J & M for the Prez

http://www.shoesofthepresidents.com/timeline.htm

Mitt wears:

http://www.cafepress.com/mittflopflipflops
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