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post #70396 of 102431
None are available unless noted. Sorry!

C&J




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AE Pembrookes



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Anyone know the best way to get creases out of leather?  If there is a way..



Cheaney



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I think I have posted these before, but I took the time to clean then up and I was pleased with the results.  Are these independent Cheaney or Church's Cheaney?












Sorry I forgot to add a pic of just the heel..

Ferragamo x 3



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Not in the best condition, so these will probably be heading to Tiecrafters



Brioni, Borrelli 7 fold



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Bought these at heavy discount.  Black fleece for $17 total?  Why not






NIB Trafalgar 



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BB 6/2 DB 44R.  Anyone have a 38R to trade?




Custom Samuelsohn available



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I don't always pick up BB shirts, but I do when they are 100% linen 







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post #70397 of 102431
So, went back to the scene of the 80+ unit crime and took home another 35-40 items. I know, useless without pictures. But Im so busy, cant get them all in one shot. I promise Ill post when I get to posting them in waves.

Also found out I bought half of this guys wardrobe. Been doing custom Brooks from the 50s smile.gif
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_J._Phelan,_Jr.

Last, found 2 great coats from the 49-62 period. Random makers, with mint ACTWU tags. Built like tanks. One black wool, the other a grey herringbone tweed. Raglan sleeves, turnback cuffs, etc. I couldnt leave them at $4 each, but you think they would perform in the fall?
post #70398 of 102431
So many shoes , so little closet space. frown.gif
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Nothing too awesome today, but did thrift a TiVo HD with lifetime service. Took a risk as it didn't have a power cord and was sold as-is. Found a power cord at another thrift and powered it up. Had a fried hard drive that I quickly restored. Total cost, a little time to restore the operating system and $5. Happy to add it!

post #70400 of 102431
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Nothing too awesome today, but did thrift a TiVo HD with lifetime service. Took a risk as it didn't have a power cord and was sold as-is. Found a power cord at another thrift and powered it up. Had a fried hard drive that I quickly restored. Total cost, a little time to restore the operating system and $5. Happy to add it!

Love those stories. I've said it before, but if any of you find an iRobot in a shop, buy it for me! I'm about to get one retail, but if I can get one a bit cheaper, all the better.
post #70401 of 102431
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+1 - On a related topic, GREAT TRADE WITH  LeSacre

 

 

A few more things from last week I never posted. Working on this weeks haul right now.

 

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Might have posted the shoes already puzzled.gif

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post #70402 of 102431
Weird stuff on an out-of-town thrifting trip. It was as if a very large and a very small person with expensive tastes recently died in town. A bunch of well made, very large jackets (along with some "big names" e.g. Boss in the same sizes). The nicest looking stuff had the tags torn off, so no idea what they were. But I had to buy this one, in case it fits a friend of mine:
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Hand stitching all over this thing, working cuffs, fully canvassed - label removed.

Then this thing was like basketball player sized, and only somewhat basketball player styled. E.g., kept it to only two buttons, but pretty gaudy on the lining. Again, no tags.


Then there was a row of about 10 of these Astor & Black jackets in small - same fabric on all of them, but different styles:
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I left these on the rack! I'm pretty sure the cashier thought I was a freak, because I kept going on about how weird that row of clothes was.
post #70403 of 102431
in before brian flips a desk
post #70404 of 102431
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 Is that the most normal looking skeet rag ever produced? It looks better to me than the Eton shirt (is that blasphemy?)...

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So, I'm guessing there will be no objections to a little more.....

 

 

 

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The RLPL jacket, Alden cap toes, and white flannels from yesterday.
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And just to brag, some shell and another pair Aldens
florsheim imperial long wings


Nettleton PTB


Alden medallion cap toes

 

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None are available unless noted. Sorry!

C&J

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AE Pembrookes



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Anyone know the best way to get creases out of leather?  If there is a way..

 

Cheaney



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I think I have posted these before, but I took the time to clean then up and I was pleased with the results.  Are these independent Cheaney or Church's Cheaney?












Sorry I forgot to add a pic of just the heel..

Ferragamo x 3



Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Not in the best condition, so these will probably be heading to Tiecrafters

 

Brioni, Borrelli 7 fold



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Bought these at heavy discount.  Black fleece for $17 total?  Why not






NIB Trafalgar 



Best part (Click to show)



 

BB 6/2 DB 44R.  Anyone have a 38R to trade?




Custom Samuelsohn available



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I don't always pick up BB shirts, but I do when they are 100% linen 







This is why I flip (Click to show)

So I can buy these new without a dent to my wallet

 

 

 

 

That Borrelli tie is the shit!!!!!!!!!!

 

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Originally Posted by Dolfan954 View Post

Nothing too awesome today, but did thrift a TiVo HD with lifetime service. Took a risk as it didn't have a power cord and was sold as-is. Found a power cord at another thrift and powered it up. Had a fried hard drive that I quickly restored. Total cost, a little time to restore the operating system and $5. Happy to add it!

Zonks!

post #70406 of 102431
Recent Moreschi opera pumps with flannel bag, my size.

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Recent Moreschi opera pumps with flannel bag, my size.
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Nice find! Not many people out buying opera pumps these days.
post #70408 of 102431
I hit 2 places today and didn't find volume but I think I'm in the money with this motorcycle jacket. It's not a Schott but it's beat up good and had tons of character and something else going for it...






Plus, two France-themed books. Martin Walker's Bruno series is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it.

post #70409 of 102431
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Plus, two France-themed books. Martin Walker's Bruno series is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it.


I read "A Year in the Merde" a coupe of years ago...an easy read, though the author doesn't seem to be a pro. Keep it for a long flight, you'll chuckle at a few parts.
post #70410 of 102431
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I was thinking the same thing the other day when Eazye posted the shells he found. Then I found 3 pairs in about 24 hours.

Me too! I went what seemed like a few months without anything, than Paul Stuart by Grenson, Peal & Co by C&J and Nettleton whole-cuts all in the same week. And of course the vintage LL Bean Polo's from Wes. We'll call those a thrift assist. fing02[1].gif

BTW, LOTS of nice shooze up there fellas! Keep up the good work!.

P.S, anybody here a 43L and want a badass summer weight BB gun-check SC with triple patch pockets? If so, hit me up and I'll go see if it's there tomorrow. It was really cool and now I'm kind of regretting not snagging it.
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