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Definitely not shell.
Thought I found some AE Leeds shell Cordovan, model number matched the shell sheet, but there was micro creasing. For $8 picked up anyway, can always return. Further review leads me to believe these Leeds are not shell. The on line Issuu catalogs from 1985 showed a 9548 in polished burgundy, couldn't remember what year the changed the inside orientation of the logo (Wes?).
Last picks from same GW:
Trafalgar, surcingle belt, 36", PURPLE, (available)
Warning: Spoiler!Surcingle (Click to show)
A like new (was laundered but still has that "crisp" feel) BB red button down pinstripe original polo trad fit, 17-36 (available):
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My first Holland & Sherry fabric SC, Filo A Mano hand tailored by Tom James, full canvassed SC, super soft, no content or size tag, but was custom. Fits a slim 42, only 29" length but 25" sleeves, 18" shoulders, (might keep)
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Well, I guess their not shell......I figured the leather didn't look right for shell but because of the style number, took a chance. Can return for store credit to any GW, maybe find another Holland & Sherry SC for $9.99.
I also wanted to give a huge shout out to Cotton Dockers, he must really be feeling the Christmas spirit this year. We were working out a trade this summer for some baller John Varvatos Italian made linen trousers that fizzled out for whatever reason. Well, I get home from work yesterday to find a package I wasn't expecting. I open it up, and inside is a letter form Mr. Dockers saying that he's not my secret Santa but that the trousers were just sitting around his house and he thought he would just send them my way so someone could get some use out of them.
Blew my mind! Your sir are a gentleman and a scholar! Things like this really give me faith in the human race and confirms my suspicions that there are still some really, really good people out there. And furthermore, there seems to be an inordinate amount populating this thread. You guys are awesome!!!!! Happy holidays!!!! And one more shout out to Wes for another solid trade. My wife has taken to calling you my "tweed guy". Like, you need some tweed? Yea, I gotta guy.
Edited by eazye - 12/7/12 at 10:17am
Hit a store today and came up with....nothing. It's been a bit dry here, but I haven't had much time to get to the stores. I'm done in 12 days for a Christmas break, so hopefully I'll get some time in between moving. However, I do have a boatload of things coming here from you guys and eBay. I'll give proper thanks when everything arrives!
I won a pair of chocolate brown Incotex cords on eBay and they made it here remarkably fast from Canada (less than a week) $25 and they're a cotton/cashmere blend. They're going to the tailor first, but I'll have to show them off when I get them back.
I will get a fit pic, but a HUGE shout out to Wes for getting me a bridge coat. It was -9C this morning and this thing was perfect! The downside is that I sincerely think some of my neighborhood believes I'm in organized crime. Not joking.
Thought I'd add a picture of a beer that I've meant to try for awhile and now that I finally have, I can say that it's GREAT! Whiskey malt beer...they apparently import malt from the whiskey-making process to make the beer. Much better than it probably sounds. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Finally, saw a poster this afternoon. The Old School Basterds (sic) present the finest '50s Christmas music by Holy Sh*t. I might actually have to check this out this month. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Possible. There seemed to be a lot of Robert Talbot and Robert Talbot for Nordstrom ties that looked new, could have been from Nordstroms.
There was one other tie I picked up that had the tag removed, narrower 3¼" Italian silk. looked up the RN number and it was from a company based in Chicago.