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post #59311 of 103071

Nice vinyl finds (and artwork)!  That Michael Jackson is crazy to find in unworn shape.  Wouldn't know what to do if I found it; would want to throw a vinyl party immediately, but then would feel guilty playing it.

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Non clothing finds today. Michael Jackson vinyl collection, thriller off the wall etc in pristine condition. I think someone was collecting them not playing them. And some original artwork by Tim Burton. Pretty happy about these smile.gif

 

+1 Never found a Monk album in the wild.

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This is what made the day right here. All from the same donor/collection. I've been after a clean copy of Freak Out for years. Kinda sad Electric Mud has water damage but oh well, the vinyl is clean. Been after that one for a good while too. The rest are in perfect shape.
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Holy shit those Monk records and Mothers of Invention.  Wow.

 

Not the BR you are looking for, though recent BR ebays for more than it should.  As for the Burberry, it's as cptjeff said, slim 36S, though the gorges are a little dated (i.e. low).

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Banana Republic tweed--Is this old enough to be worth anything?

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And then this Burberry's Suit, its a little older but it's tiny...not marked but I think it's at least a 36 if not even smaller.  Pit to Pit is about 18", shoulder seam to seam is 16", and bottom of collar to hem is 29"...is there somehow to turn those measurements into a size?

 

Damn, 330CK! Nicely done.  That Mabro is awesome, and as usual wish it were 46EU.

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Got in late last night and finally had the chance to photograph. I don't have time to take good pictures or measurements at the moment, but if something blows up your skirt, PM me.

Nice Mabro
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Sorry it didn't work out -- so close! 

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BIG SHOUT OUT cheers.gif

and last but not least to cesarc (for almost finding me a tux) lol8[1].gif

post #59312 of 103071
They're completely badass but still out of my price range at the moment unfortunately. Love those beef rolls too. Awesome color.
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Did you kop? I'm contemplating... Also these Rancourt beefroll pennyloafers (made in Maine of Chromexcel):



Also available in green


Also I'm sorry for the delay but I promise that I will get back to everyone who PM'd me. Crazy busy weekend but I will try to answer ASAP.
post #59313 of 103071

Hey all - I've been reading this for the past week or so and finally joined in.  Been thrifting steadily down around Arizona for the past year.  We don't seem to get as much recent stuff as you guys, and I've never seen a Kiton in a store.  Just two Brioni's and a handful of Oxxfords as well as a reasonable amount of Hickey Freeman, Canali and such, but they tend to be a bit more vintage.  

 

Not positive I've figured out the protocol for pictures, so I'll go conservative and put everything in the "spoiler" features.

 

Picked up 10 Nordstrom coats/suits today for about $1.50 each (Abboud, Hart Schaffner Marx 1887, Gold Trumpeter, etc...) - likely flip on ebay.

 

Found my first Oxxford suit today in a 43L - just a touch small around the waist for me.  It was only $8, so it may be worth tailoring.  Pilling a little, so maybe not...

 

 

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Snagged a couple of Hickey Freeman Loro Piana Super 120s - one in a suit and another in just an orphan, both in the 44-46L range.  The coat was remarkably more recent!

 

 

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I don't usually go through ties, but found a few interesting ones today.  Who can say no when they are 50 cents to a buck?

 

Some Ralph Lauren and Brooks Brothers ties.  Two of the Brooks Brothers appear to be fairly recent - which makes me less familiar with them.  They appear to have the new Black Fleece logo on them (in gold, so maybe gold fleece now has that logo too?)  I need to do some research because I didn't think the ties went Gold or Black Fleece...

 

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A few more ties:  Zegna, Fendi, newer Giorgio Armani, Facconable

 

 

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And picked up a few shirts too.  Bullock & Jones in a Cashmere/Cotton blend, Robert Talbott, and Enzo.  The Enzo is a beast at 18 1/2 / 36" and will likely head to ebay.

 

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All in all, not a bad day.  Look forward to any comments and what you all have found.  If I broke protocol in any way, I'm sure someone will let me know. :)

 

Later,

- sn0wman

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Nice haul, 330CK.

Oxxford notch-lapel tux with some serious nicks and a moth-hole: still worth picking up?
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I'll just leave this here...


Ho hum. Just another DM7 haul. lol8[1].gif

post #59317 of 103071
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Nice haul, 330CK.
Oxxford notch-lapel tux with some serious nicks and a moth-hole: still worth picking up?


No

post #59318 of 103071
^^Noted, thanks.

Posted that 5 minutes after Dm7 ransacked a Pacific Palisades mansion while the family cowered in the safe room, so didn't expect much of a reply..

Nice haul, obviously. Jesus.
post #59319 of 103071
I have the exact same (looking) pair but from sebago. Blue with white stitching, Half leather heel, leather sole.

I think I got them for like $40 new on amazon about a year ago
post #59320 of 103071
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^^Noted, thanks.
Posted that 5 minutes after Dm7 ransacked a Pacific Palisades mansion while the family cowered in the safe room, so didn't expect much of a reply..
Nice haul, obviously. Jesus.

If you wonder why you don't find anything, that's why.

At the fifth Charvet shirt, my eyes started to glaze over and I started shaking my head denying that life was real.

I can't see much of that pink Charvet and yet I know I WANT.

(Oh, and those white Guccis are an absolute abomination)
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I'll just leave this here...

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post #59322 of 103071
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Originally Posted by green_machine View Post

I have the exact same (looking) pair but from sebago. Blue with white stitching, Half leather heel, leather sole.
I think I got them for like $40 new on amazon about a year ago

 

Sebago also makes wingtips, but I like Aldens a lot more. Hand stitched Chromexcel moccasin construction is substantially better.

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I'll just leave this here...

Geez Matt, leave some for the little guys. haha. No wonder I didnt find anything today

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If you wonder why you don't find anything, that's why.

Uh, PARDON ME, but I JUST SAID that I found a moth-eaten Oxxford tuxedo THANK YOU VERY MUCH GOOD DAY SIR.
















I SAID GOOD DAY SIR.
post #59325 of 103071
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Originally Posted by Randomore View Post

Non clothing finds today. Michael Jackson vinyl collection, thriller off the wall etc in pristine condition. I think someone was collecting them not playing them. And some original artwork by Tim Burton. Pretty happy about these smile.gif

^how is no one flipping out about this


Edited by Ian Erickson - 1/4/13 at 11:15pm
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