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post #45781 of 112287
Had a little trip out to a small village 10 miles away that has a couple of charity shops. Not a fantastic haul but I managed to come away with this lot from them. One is a real rummage of a place, with stuff just piled any old how. There must have been a hundred or so ties threaded onto a rack, the most interesting ones were some Scottish woollen plaid country ties, unfortunately the moths had got to them before I did. So from the first one:

A le Creuset 27cm skillet, it's fairly recent because it has the phenolic handle and the inside will need some work to get it down flat again but at £2.50 I ain't complaining:



A vintage G Battistoni silk tie in burgundy & black silk. The thing is only 2.25" (6cm) wide and 54" (137cm) long. This is a 7-fold tie isn't it? - Price: £0.50p







I also blagged a tube of ten 20mm leather covered football buttons that were priced at £0.15p each, so a real steal because I'm always needing them for tweed coats and sheepskins. They must have been donated the contents of an old haberdashery because they had thousands of buttons, most of which were obviously for ladieswear and also thousands of balls of knitting wool too.

The next place only threw up one item that was most unusual, given the location. This Brooks Brothers Makers tie from their Spring 2002 collection. Not what I'd call dynamic but brand new with tags and priced at only £1.00 far too tempting to leave on the rack.





post #45782 of 112287
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Originally Posted by Ian Erickson View Post

oh I thought tattersall was multi colored gingham oops

No probs, some gingham patterns are often described as tattersall but a true tattersall is square mesh (in 2 or more colours) over a solid background
Edited by codhead - 8/26/12 at 2:12am
post #45783 of 112287
Ok, I am cheating as these are from an estate sale, but picked up two nice watches yesterday. A new without box Timex Indiglo, and a 1963 Timex Self Wind.

The Self Wind needs the nail file treatment on the crystal, but other than that they are in pretty great shape.

Grand Total: $4.00

post #45784 of 112287
I "thrifted" this card catalog from my alley last night. nod[1].gif
post #45785 of 112287
Quick fake check?

post #45786 of 112287
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Originally Posted by TheStormnMormon View Post

It was a full suit - pick stitching, ticket pocket, bright under collar melton, fully canvassed (90% positive), kissing buttons, lined trou, made in Italy, the whole nine yards - even the pockets were still stitched up. Heck, she fit me like a glove - odd, because I'm a 54/44... no complaints, though.


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Granted she's a Kuhlman, and probably a few years old, I jumped on it. I figured that I'll want to have something a bit more fun (flipped collar in bad weather) when I'm in Utah serving my two-year mission... still gotta be slightly irreverent, even as a Missionary! laugh.gif

Pics!

Nice! I think I know what store you found this at - they seem to get a ton of NWOT/NWT Kuhlman stuff, both new and older. Their tailored stuff is great. 5-6 years ago when they still had 2-3 outlets in the TC area, the tailored stuff could be picked up on deep discount and was an amazing deal. I liked the styling too. Sleek with great details, Really reminds me of Etro.


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I "thrifted" this card catalog from my alley last night. nod[1].gif

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post #45787 of 112287
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Originally Posted by VLSI View Post

Quick fake check?

Sorry but that looks absolutely, totally, 100% fake. It could only look more fake if they'd coloured the label in blue crayon.
post #45788 of 112287
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Originally Posted by VLSI View Post

Quick fake check?

Not sure, but my 2 cents are that it is possibly real, but very old. I've never seen any older (pre 1970's) Burberry, so I have no idea. It has the look to be pre 1975-ish. Could be an old fake too. The stitching looks off and they cut it pretty close to the graphics. How is the construction and more importantly, what is it (the garment)?
post #45789 of 112287
It was some type of wool overcoat. I passed because it looked fake. The only "Burberrys" labels I've seen have all had the single quotes as well, and indeed it does look like the label was cut poorly. I didn't really pay attention to anything else about the piece. I didn't see a tag at the back of the collar either, which is normally where the made in tags are for these I thought?
post #45790 of 112287

Hit three places today even though I promised myself to just hit one.  A small pile of OK stuff not photo'd, but here's one I found that fits right in with this here thrift brag thread.

 

Kinda loud paisley polo-style pull-over.

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Price was $3.93...but today was half-off day, so closer to $2 including tax.

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Wanna see what's under the price tag?  I used my x-ray vision so didn't need to remove it before buying, and I guess no one else at the store today was curious, but just for you I'll take it off:

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My size (XL that has shrunk a bit); not available.

post #45791 of 112287
The only HF I picked up today. 70/30 wool/silk blend. 42R. Available. Probably left 7-8 HF's, and a Canali suit, unvented. All around 42R. Get at me if you're interested.



Broke a cardinal rule of thrifting today: don't pick up orphans, but I couldn't leave these behind. My first time seeing any of these in the wild. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif I'm definitely going to make time to hit this store back up tomorrow and Tuesday to look for the pants. Also, passed on a gorgeous, deep green hopsack trad as hell sack blazer, but I've changed my mind and I'm going to grab that too.





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The only HF I picked up today. 70/30 wool/silk blend. 42R. Available. Probably left 7-8 HF's, and a Canali suit, unvented. All around 42R. Get at me if you're interested.

Broke a cardinal rule of thrifting today: don't pick up orphans, but I couldn't leave these behind. My first time seeing any of these in the wild. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif I'm definitely going to make time to hit this store back up tomorrow and Tuesday to look for the pants. Also, passed on a gorgeous, deep green hopsack trad as hell sack blazer, but I've changed my mind and I'm going to grab that too.

 





 

Cool pattern!

post #45793 of 112287
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Originally Posted by Greg613 View Post
The Self Wind needs the nail file treatment on the crystal, but other than that they are in pretty great shape.

what is the "nail file treatment"?

post #45794 of 112287
From last week. Leather Duffle bag. Not available.

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I wouldn't have left those Brioni jackets, either! That windowpane one could easily be a sportcoat.
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