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post #61396 of 132029
Originally Posted by darkmatter7 View Post

I quit thrifting. peepwall%5B1%5D.gif

Sure you did. And even if you did, you'll be back. You can't quit it...it's like crack baby. You'll go a day or two and say you've quit. Then you'll drive by one and say "one stop won't hurt me". Next think you know you're down on Skid Row at this hole in the wall joint with a arm load of fine Italian stuff. Who you trying to kid baby...you know your an addict. nod[1].gif
post #61397 of 132029
Originally Posted by DeadBoy View Post

It is awesome, but all you Americans who are jealous just remember: they have to pay a tax for their TVs and radios. So who really has it good?


True words, though. Every other month, I pay €50 to GIS for simply owning a TV/radio. If you have a TV and don't register/pay, you'll eventually get a letter and visit from them. It's ridiculous.
post #61398 of 132029
Originally Posted by darkmatter7 View Post

You don't say...

I have somewhere around 50 of those in inventory... didn't figure they were worth mentioning rotflmao.gif

What, the Trafalgars? Get on your list tip son... they are gooooold
post #61399 of 132029
Originally Posted by SpooPoker View Post

What, the Trafalgars? Get on your list tip son... they are gooooold

Glad I sold the last of mine when I did, then...averaged over $120, which I'm very pleased with, considering I'm not a bit timer.
post #61400 of 132029
Originally Posted by HansderHund View Post


True words, though. Every other month, I pay €50 to GIS for simply owning a TV/radio. If you have a TV and don't register/pay, you'll eventually get a letter and visit from them. It's ridiculous.

Whoa. It that for each tv/radio? Aren't there radios in your cars?
post #61401 of 132029
In the UK you pay the license fee (for the BBC, which then has no commercials) per household, not per device.
When I was in college it was irritating, but in retrospect, I received 3 degrees for free. In fact, the government actually gave me a modest stipend for those 7 years on top of a free education. So paying a little for TV wasn't so bad (and was far cheaper than my current cable bill).
Of course, free higher ed has disappeared in the UK now frown.gif
post #61402 of 132029
^^^^^ CesarC, that fit pic is great! Perfect for a night at a speakeasy. nod[1].gif
post #61403 of 132029
Found this in the pocket of a cashmere Canali.

post #61404 of 132029
Originally Posted by toscano_adottato View Post

Found this in the pocket of a cashmere Canali.

post #61405 of 132029
Originally Posted by Orgetorix View Post

GUYS look what else I found at the consignment store! The RLPLs are my size, not available. Both have some condition issues, but they're fixable or live-with-able. I talked the store down to $28 per on account of the issues. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

Chester Barrie for RLPL, black or dark gray w/stripes. The top of the waistband looks like it got eaten by a vacuum cleaner or something. It's really odd and definitely not moth damage, but it'll be mostly invisible when I have a belt on.

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St. Andrews for RLPL, single-breasted peak lapel, side adjusters on the pants. If this thing had a vest it'd be my grail suit. There's a single moth hole in the chest, but my reweaver can take care of that easy.


Corneliani for PRL made in Italy. Slightly too big for me, sadly.





Originally Posted by eazye View Post

Originally Posted by 330CK View Post

HUGE SHOUT-OUT to GM-H for a SICK Holland & Holland baby alpaca blend jacket.

Well, here's my best thrift brag to date, and will explain my absence: met a girl in a thrift and she is amazing--pointed out and correctly identified an orphaned suit jacket out of the blue. inlove.gif

Yea, that's the best find I think anybody's ever posted. But you know the rules, pics or it didn't happen.



Originally Posted by Snoogz View Post

Wanted to give a shout out to brianpore for such a generous deal on a shirt.

It made my day when I finally mustered up the energy to pry open the package at a turtle pace. I've been feeling under the weather as of late with no energy to hardly move from the bed, damn flu got me good this year.

Snapped a quick pic to justify my rant, thanks again Brian!
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Glad you like. Feel better


Originally Posted by capnwes View Post

Who has two thumbs, picked up 8 or 9 Gitman Brothers shirts today, and most likely became Brianpore's new best friend?

Just caught up on 2 days worth of posts. No thrifting for me this weekend as I've been skiing. COLD but FUN!

post #61406 of 132029
Originally Posted by GMMcL View Post

I get the concern, Ray, but was this really the most mature way to handle the situation? Perhaps a PM asking him nicely?

Anyway, some belated brags and/or better pics of past brags. Mostly the highlights, but even that's a pretty substantial number of pics. So be warned! Click on the spoiler ONLY if you have a robust internet connection! Still figuring out my new camera, so the whitebalance sucks in a few of these. But it's still better than the old point and shoot.

Suits/ SCs/Fox Hunting Jackets (Click to show)
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Trousers/Denim (Click to show)
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Not pictured: Solid gray flannelPRL by Corneliani with side adjusters
Shirts (Click to show)
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Ties and accessories (Click to show)
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Shoes (Click to show)
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Dude! that is some sick stuff icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
post #61407 of 132029
Originally Posted by Ivar View Post



Wait, this guy had 1.3 million in his checking account? I wonder if he diversified or just stuck all of his money in the bank...Even at 0.8% he's making 10,400 in interest. With all that money, you think he would of rock a Kiton or an Antolini. Canali, Pfftt, too cheap!

post #61408 of 132029
Originally Posted by toscano_adottato View Post

Found this in the pocket of a cashmere Canali.

post #61409 of 132029
I was once doing some work downtown, gathering old bricks in a vacant lot (long story), and found a receipt from a bank for someone's quarterly income tax payment. It was for something like $300K. It wasn't a corporate account, it was a personal payment. I couldn't even begin to calculate what he was making to pay that.
post #61410 of 132029

Some awesome hauls as usual this weekend.....been a little slow but here are my pickups from Fri/Sat:



Jil Sander Cotton Blend Suit, tagged 56 L EU.....my 1st Jil Sander pickup, wasn't super cheap thrift price so I may have overpaid since Im not sure how these do vs. wool ones...couldnt leave it though..







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NWT Schaefer Outfitter Made in USA  heavy canvas duster, this thing is pretty sweet




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Crazy outdoor/hunting print woolrich shirt XL




Pretty sweet wool ties, shetland, donegal shetland by Liberty of London, BB, keeping




NWT LSU Stadium Pants (Geaux Tigers!!!), keeping


2 x Steven Alan, Medium but  fit slim



BB Made in Italy Dual Vent Silk/Wool/Linen, tagged 48 but measures more like 46 (24 pit to pit)




BB Madison, pleated and cuffed, 32 x 30




Gitman Bros. Vintage short sleeve, size L


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