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Could use an authenticity check though if any knows...

I love when my kid finds stuff.

Real, and ancient.
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In the field- who makes for T&A?


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Hi

New here and was looking for a bit of advice. I have always wanted a canali suit and managed to pick one up in like new condition for £40/$60

It is not my size but figured I could get altered. I am taking it tomorrow to a shop to check out how much it will cost but basically I need the trousers taken up by an inch and 2 inches at waist, and need sleeves, jacket length and sides taken in.

I know it won't be cheap but wondered at what point would you guys say the cost of alterations would out weigh just selling it on and trying to get something needing less alterations?

Thanks
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Why can't these stores have the same products you are finding.  I live in Dallas, TX and can even find one of the labels you listed above.

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In the field- who makes for T&A?
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They are the maker.
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to get the perfect fit, in a suit you want to wear is worth every dollar.

especially if it is Canali.  
 

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In the field- who makes for T&A?



Looks like Chester Barrie.
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In the field- who makes for T&A?


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Looks like Chester Barrie.

+1 - All the T&A items I've had have been made by Chester Barrie as well.

 

AND pick it up! They sell for A LOT!

TURNBULL & ASSER - Staple Solid Navy Blue Mens Suit - Size US 44 R

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Originally Posted by PointDexter2014 View Post

Why can't these stores have the same products you are finding.  I live in Dallas, TX and can even find one of the labels you listed above.

you're doing it wrong

post #70450 of 102459
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eh.gif As Brian said, how small?...

Unfortunately I didn't take too close a look - I just registered "too small", and moved on. I didn't recognize the name (which seems to garner mixed SF reviews, now that I look) so I assumed they wouldn't be of interest to anyone here. . If anyone reading this is near the Value Village in Bellingham, WA - go take a look. I won't be back there for a few months.
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Originally Posted by col1 View Post

Hi

New here and was looking for a bit of advice. I have always wanted a canali suit and managed to pick one up in like new condition for £40/$60

It is not my size but figured I could get altered. I am taking it tomorrow to a shop to check out how much it will cost but basically I need the trousers taken up by an inch and 2 inches at waist, and need sleeves, jacket length and sides taken in.

I know it won't be cheap but wondered at what point would you guys say the cost of alterations would out weigh just selling it on and trying to get something needing less alterations?

Thanks

 

This.

 

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Originally Posted by size 38R View Post

to get the perfect fit, in a suit you want to wear is worth every dollar.

especially if it is Canali.  
 

 

Not this.

 

What you have there is a suit that's all around too big for you (except, it sounds like, at the shoulders). For the cost of all those alterations on top of what the suit already cost you, you'd be better off selling it and buying one on eBay or the Marketplace that's more in line with your measurements, or offering it up for a trade here.

 

Pre-owned Canali suits on eBay cost anywhere from $70-200 on average. The cost of your suit + alterations would very likely be more than that.

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Here are shots of the Trickers that I never properly bragged about a while back:
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I picked up a real cool Sulka triple button barrel cuff rounded collar with hand stitched holes for a tie pin, dated May 1980



And these linen pants badly in need of a pressing


I don't think I've ever seen JPG on this thread so did I do a bad thing shog[1].gif
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Originally Posted by Brianpore View Post

AND pick it up! They sell for A LOT!
TURNBULL & ASSER - Staple Solid Navy Blue Mens Suit - Size US 44 R

Oh I grabbed it! It's a DB blazer with a ticket pocket, dual vent, pretty sweet looking, should flip well.
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Originally Posted by PointDexter2014 View Post

Why can't these stores have the same products you are finding.  I live in Dallas, TX and can even find one of the labels you listed above.

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Originally Posted by darkmatter7 View Post

you're doing it wrong

What DM7 said. I've seen people pull amazing stuff out of DFW. It's a big city with lots of money and a good number of shops selling high-end stuff. You just need to work harder.
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