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post #36241 of 114556
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Originally Posted by DeadBoy View Post

Got a pic of the manufacturer's tag? Is it fully canvassed?
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Damn! i just left the house, i'll post it later. But yes it is fully canvassed
post #36242 of 114556

Not a bad weekend of thrifting for me...WAIT A MINUTE, IT WAS AN AMAZING WEEKEND icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif .  I guess compared to some of the other stuff that's been posted lately none of this will appear that great (a NWT Prada suit that was posted like it was no big deal...seriously??? that's a grail find), but some of this stuff is very rare for my area.

 

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

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Polos:

Top row left to right: Tori Richard monkey polo, Polo RL Nantucket, Vtg Polo RL for a former Lo-Life, John Varvatos USA, Peter Millar

Bottom row left to right: Zegna, Zegna sport, vintage wash Lacoste, Brooks slim fit

 

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Button ups:  Brioni sport, Armani jeans, Burberry, Dunhill

 

DSC_1046-6.jpg

DSC_1047-4.jpg

DSC_1048-6.jpg

Crazy ass Gucci shirt, anyone know how old this is?

 

 

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DSC_1046-7.jpg

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Nettleton shoes in amazing condition.  Anyone know how to tell what these are made of?  Lizard skin, gator, etc?

 

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Hickey Freeman Navy SC, single vent, size 42R

 

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DSC_1055-6.jpg

Paul Smith Unstructured Cotton SC, unvented.  Huge shell buttons on this

 

DSC_1056-5.jpg

DSC_1057-5.jpg

DSC_1058-6.jpg

Hickey Freeman SC or suit jacket, probably a suit orphan

 

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DSC_1060-6.jpg

DSC_1061-4.jpg

Kilgour, French & Stanbury SC, side vented.  Possibly cashmere blend

 

AND NOW FOR THE GOOD STUFFicon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

 

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RLPL Dinner Jacket size 42.  I'm guessing that this is not an orphan right?  Unfortunately, it some small splatter stains that I'm going to have to try to remove.

 

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Turnbull & Asser by Chester Barrie, size 39.  This thing is pretty sick, and in mint condition.  

 

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Gucci suit icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  size 42, unavailable at the moment.  Best $6 I've ever spent.  Spoo, I would appreciate your knowledge here.  Any idea when this is from and what its retail value would have been?

 

post #36243 of 114556
Okay, majorly catching up... some awesome finds lately, I've PM'd a couple of you!

Just a few thoughts:

1) Bills - heck yes, the M3 fit ones are rare. In my experience Bills can be streaky - but they tend to pop up now and again if you're in the right areas where they're sold / worn. Bills and Zanellas are like the Dockers of men's clothing stores, sort of, if that makes sense. There is an awesome thread somewhere on AAAC that, I believe, Steve Smith posted "quizzing" people on Bills-spotting-skills and the posters in that thread offered up some very good advice. There really is no one thing to look for, just a variety. One thing to keep in mind is that Bills will never have vertical stitching on their belt loops, and their belt loops are attached somewhat differently than a lot of other makers do. Yes, a lot of their pants are somewhat heavier - but they do also make a full run of other stuff. I have some very light chamois cloth ones that I like quite a bit in the summer, and their cottin poplins are great too. Don't limit your search to the standard khaki/british khaki Original Twills, though those ARE the most prevalent finds. There are seersuckers, reds, blue, brown, green canvas-type pants, moleskins, wool pants, jeans, shorts, and don't forget the usual models in the Olive and Mushroom colors. All in all, if you pay enough attention and spot enough Bills, you will be able to spot them just walking down the rack. It took me a LONG time to get to that point, though. Other things to note with Bills: be sure you check every pocket corner for flaws. It's semi-common to see a back pocket with a rip, or a bottom-of-a-front-pocket with a rip, particularly since Bills typically feature an on-seam pocket that adds stress to the pocket -end-bar-tacks if the wearer tries to access the pockets, while, say, driving. I'm guilty of this myself. shog[1].gif

Finally, look out for the Bullard Field Pants. They are motherf-ing iron. If you arrange them right, they will stand up ON THEIR OWN. I have never found any in a thrift (mine were a lucky Ebay grab) but they're essentially the top line Bill's makes in khakis.

2) Lubiam - meh. I feel like, well, there's better stuff out there. I think it's the Lubiam 1911 line that's maybe worth grabbing? But it's been quite awhile since I looked at it so that could have just been a diffusion line, I don't remember.

3) Not answering questions - whether here or elsewhere - is at your own peril. Quite some time back, I answered an interminable round of questions from someone about three different suits. Thing is, he ended up buying two of them, shipped to Australia, at an arguably premium price. That paid most of our rent that month. I realize that's uncommon... but still. Also, as a buyer, I would feel remiss if I didn't ensure things were to my liking - or at least that I was adequately informed. I hate those question sessions too... but when I'm a buyer I want to know what I'm getting. This is particularly true when things shrink or fit oddly - exhibit A: XL or XXL RLPL polos are almost never what you would think of as "XL" or "XXL" - if I got one without measurements based on the size tag the fool would be me.

I do agree outsole measurements are next to useless, though, and I am quite amused by Steve's way to solve it. smile.gif That said, as someone who really needs an E width, sometimes an outsole measurement gives me a hint as to whether it fits narrow or wide. No more than a hint, but still.
post #36244 of 114556
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Originally Posted by ick578 View Post

Not a bad weekend of thrifting for me...WAIT A MINUTE, IT WAS AN AMAZING WEEKEND 

That Turnbull & Asser or should I say Chester Barrie (?) either way looks fantastic fistbump.gif
post #36245 of 114556
Quote:
Originally Posted by ick578 View Post

Not a bad weekend of thrifting for me...WAIT A MINUTE, IT WAS AN AMAZING WEEKEND icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif .  I guess compared to some of the other stuff that's been posted lately none of this will appear that great (a NWT Prada suit that was posted like it was no big deal...seriously??? that's a grail find), but some of this stuff is very rare for my area.

 

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

DSC_1044-6.jpg

Polos:

Top row left to right: Tori Richard monkey polo, Polo RL Nantucket, Vtg Polo RL for a former Lo-Life, John Varvatos USA, Peter Millar

Bottom row left to right: Zegna, Zegna sport, vintage wash Lacoste, Brooks slim fit

 

DSC_1045-6.jpg

Button ups:  Brioni sport, Armani jeans, Burberry, Dunhill

 

DSC_1046-6.jpg

DSC_1047-4.jpg

DSC_1048-6.jpg

Crazy ass Gucci shirt, anyone know how old this is?

 

 

DSC_1045-7.jpg

DSC_1044-7.jpg

DSC_1046-7.jpg

DSC_1047-5.jpg

Nettleton shoes in amazing condition.  Anyone know how to tell what these are made of?  Lizard skin, gator, etc?

 

DSC_1049-5.jpg

DSC_1050-5.jpg

DSC_1051-5.jpg

Hickey Freeman Navy SC, single vent, size 42R

 

DSC_1052-4.jpg

DSC_1054-4.jpg

DSC_1055-6.jpg

Paul Smith Unstructured Cotton SC, unvented.  Huge shell buttons on this

 

DSC_1056-5.jpg

DSC_1057-5.jpg

DSC_1058-6.jpg

Hickey Freeman SC or suit jacket, probably a suit orphan

 

DSC_1059-4.jpg

DSC_1060-6.jpg

DSC_1061-4.jpg

Kilgour, French & Stanbury SC, side vented.  Possibly cashmere blend

 

AND NOW FOR THE GOOD STUFFicon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

 

DSC_1063-5.jpg

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RLPL Dinner Jacket size 42.  I'm guessing that this is not an orphan right?  Unfortunately, it some small splatter stains that I'm going to have to try to remove.

 

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Turnbull & Asser by Chester Barrie, size 39.  This thing is pretty sick, and in mint condition.  

 

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DSC_1069-7.jpg

Gucci suit icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  size 42, unavailable at the moment.  Best $6 I've ever spent.  Spoo, I would appreciate your knowledge here.  Any idea when this is from and what its retail value would have been?

 

That T&A/Chester Barrie Blazer...nod[1].gif

..available? measurements?

post #36246 of 114556
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Originally Posted by TheWGP View Post

but when I'm a buyer I want to know what I'm getting. This is particularly true when things shrink or fit oddly - exhibit A: XL or XXL RLPL polos are almost never what you would think of as "XL" or "XXL" - if I got one without measurements based on the size tag the fool would be me.


This. Especially if it's a streetwear-ish brand or made anywhere in reach of an Asian country or sold predominately to in-shape Frenchmen.
post #36247 of 114556
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Originally Posted by blech View Post

That T&A/Chester Barrie Blazer...nod%5B1%5D.gif

..available? measurements?

Its available.

 

Chest: 21.5"

Shoulders: 18.75"

Length: 30.25"

Sleeve: 25"

 

I forgot to mention that the same owner also donated a black double breasted blazer by Zegna.  It was about the same age as the T&A, and they wanted $20 so I passed.  However, the quality and condition was pretty much right in line with the T&A.  If anyone wants me to try to pick it up for them, I can probably get it for $50 shipped (the store is a bit of a drive away).

post #36248 of 114556
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Originally Posted by Cedric View Post

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Damn! i just left the house, i'll post it later. But yes it is fully canvassed

 

 Made in Canada and fully canvassed makes me automatically think Samuelsohn, though those lapels look a tad narrower than the Samuelsohn and Samuelsohn-made stuff I've seen. Have you checked the manufacturers' tag thread?

post #36249 of 114556
Quote:
Originally Posted by ick578 View Post

Not a bad weekend of thrifting for me...WAIT A MINUTE, IT WAS AN AMAZING WEEKEND icon_gu_b_slayer%5B1%5D.gif icon_gu_b_slayer%5B1%5D.gif  icon_gu_b_slayer%5B1%5D.gif  icon_gu_b_slayer%5B1%5D.gif  icon_gu_b_slayer%5B1%5D.gif .  I guess compared to some of the other stuff that's been posted lately none of this will appear that great (a NWT Prada suit that was posted like it was no big deal...seriously??? that's a grail find), but some of this stuff is very rare for my area.

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

350x234px-LL-3fc8cec4_DSC_1044-6.jpeg
Polos:
Top row left to right: Tori Richard monkey polo, Polo RL Nantucket, Vtg Polo RL for a former Lo-Life, John Varvatos USA, Peter Millar
Bottom row left to right: Zegna, Zegna sport, vintage wash Lacoste, Brooks slim fit

350x234px-LL-0e1cb17e_DSC_1045-6.jpeg
Button ups:  Brioni sport, Armani jeans, Burberry, Dunhill

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Crazy ass Gucci shirt, anyone know how old this is?


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Nettleton shoes in amazing condition.  Anyone know how to tell what these are made of?  Lizard skin, gator, etc?

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Hickey Freeman Navy SC, single vent, size 42R

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Paul Smith Unstructured Cotton SC, unvented.  Huge shell buttons on this

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Hickey Freeman SC or suit jacket, probably a suit orphan

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Kilgour, French & Stanbury SC, side vented.  Possibly cashmere blend

AND NOW FOR THE GOOD STUFFicon_gu_b_slayer%5B1%5D.gif

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RLPL Dinner Jacket size 42.  I'm guessing that this is not an orphan right?  Unfortunately, it some small splatter stains that I'm going to have to try to remove.

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Turnbull & Asser by Chester Barrie, size 39.  This thing is pretty sick, and in mint condition.  

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Gucci suit icon_gu_b_slayer%5B1%5D.gif  size 42, unavailable at the moment.  Best $6 I've ever spent.  Spoo, I would appreciate your knowledge here.  Any idea when this is from and what its retail value would have been?

pretty sweet haul. wish that paul smith was a small frown.gif
post #36250 of 114556
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Originally Posted by ick578 View Post



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Nettleton shoes in amazing condition.  Anyone know how to tell what these are made of?  Lizard skin, gator, etc?

These are definitely lizard.
post #36251 of 114556
I don't need anymore ties, but today I picked up a PRL madras tie for $2. It's my first, so that's the excuse I told myself.
post #36252 of 114556
Quote:
Originally Posted by ick578 View Post

Not a bad weekend of thrifting for me...WAIT A MINUTE, IT WAS AN AMAZING WEEKEND icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif .  I guess compared to some of the other stuff that's been posted lately none of this will appear that great (a NWT Prada suit that was posted like it was no big deal...seriously??? that's a grail find), but some of this stuff is very rare for my area.

 

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

DSC_1044-6.jpg

Polos:

Top row left to right: Tori Richard monkey polo, Polo RL Nantucket, Vtg Polo RL for a former Lo-Life, John Varvatos USA, Peter Millar

Bottom row left to right: Zegna, Zegna sport, vintage wash Lacoste, Brooks slim fit

 

DSC_1045-6.jpg

Button ups:  Brioni sport, Armani jeans, Burberry, Dunhill

 

DSC_1046-6.jpg

DSC_1047-4.jpg

DSC_1048-6.jpg

Crazy ass Gucci shirt, anyone know how old this is?

 

 

DSC_1045-7.jpg

DSC_1044-7.jpg

DSC_1046-7.jpg

DSC_1047-5.jpg

Nettleton shoes in amazing condition.  Anyone know how to tell what these are made of?  Lizard skin, gator, etc?

 

DSC_1049-5.jpg

DSC_1050-5.jpg

DSC_1051-5.jpg

Hickey Freeman Navy SC, single vent, size 42R

 

DSC_1052-4.jpg

DSC_1054-4.jpg

DSC_1055-6.jpg

Paul Smith Unstructured Cotton SC, unvented.  Huge shell buttons on this

 

DSC_1056-5.jpg

DSC_1057-5.jpg

DSC_1058-6.jpg

Hickey Freeman SC or suit jacket, probably a suit orphan

 

DSC_1059-4.jpg

DSC_1060-6.jpg

DSC_1061-4.jpg

Kilgour, French & Stanbury SC, side vented.  Possibly cashmere blend

 

AND NOW FOR THE GOOD STUFFicon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

 

DSC_1063-5.jpg

DSC_1064-7.jpg

RLPL Dinner Jacket size 42.  I'm guessing that this is not an orphan right?  Unfortunately, it some small splatter stains that I'm going to have to try to remove.

 

DSC_1065-5.jpg

DSC_1066-5.jpg

Turnbull & Asser by Chester Barrie, size 39.  This thing is pretty sick, and in mint condition.  

 

DSC_1067-7.jpg

DSC_1068-5.jpg

DSC_1069-7.jpg

Gucci suit icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif  size 42, unavailable at the moment.  Best $6 I've ever spent.  Spoo, I would appreciate your knowledge here.  Any idea when this is from and what its retail value would have been?

 

 

That Paul Smith...icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif Nice haul!

 

@WGP- I thought the good Lubiam was 1911 as well. I picked up a 1911 SC the other day and it was made from extra fine wool and is definitely half-canvassed. Decent peace, nice to hear from you!

post #36253 of 114556
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Originally Posted by Greg613 View Post

These are definitely lizard.

I think so, too. And, while I love Nettleton, I'm not sure that those aren't ugly. Sorry. Then again, I also hate most anything made by Gucci or Prada. Go figure.
post #36254 of 114556
I had some scores today, I actually went out on the hunt.

I know useless without pics, but I am shot and too tired to take them. Not GW prices, but still not bad. All headed to the bay.


Bespoke Isaia 100% Cashmere staple navy SC +/- 43R
Bepsoke Davies & Sons Savile Row FFUUUU SC +/- 43R
Zegna 15 mil 15 wheat glen plaid DB peak lapel suit +/- 44R
RLPL Pink spread collar french cuff shirt 15.5
Fray for Trillion Palm beach blue gingham spread collar shirt 15ish maybe smaller (Brian..)
post #36255 of 114556
I'm a thrift rookie, but I picked up a new $8 Zegna tie, in a staple grey textured pattern. I also stumbled upon my first pair of JL's, in my size to boot, the quality is beyond my current experience. As evidence:

http://m1201.photobucket.com/albumview/albums/jubeispiegel/IMAG0537-1.jpg.html?o=0&newest=1

http://s1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb347/jubeispiegel/?action=view&current=IMAG0550.jpg
Edited by JubeiSpiegel - 5/20/12 at 7:18pm
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