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Buying Ties off Ebay, tips?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Glados1984, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. malefic

    malefic Well-Known Member

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    1. Read the title of the thread. 2. Apologize.
    The title of the thread is "Buying Ties off Ebay, tips?" so WHAT THE FUCK are you talking about? On a separate note I have already made my peace with luftvier.
     
  2. idfnl

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    This thread has just reached that point where its just about starting to get ready to be on the brink of delivering.
     
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    Stop cluttering up this thread please, or I might miss ZON_JR's apology.
     
  7. bbb0777

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    Well, if you have experience and can appreciate the different quality levels - then at the very least after receiving a tie from Ebay you should be able to judge it's authenticity.
     
  8. Glados1984

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    1. Read the title of the thread.
    2. Apologize.


    I used Hermes as an example as from what I've heard, a lot trade on ebay and there's quite a few fakes out there.

    Malefic is right.
     
  9. idfnl

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    I used Hermes as an example as from what I've heard, a lot trade on ebay and there's quite a few fakes out there. Malefic is right.
    Thats not really the case. There are a handful, but its not as common as you suggest. At one time it may have been but not today. As far as fakes from other brands, again, there are some out there, but not many. Its general its the new stuff you have to worry more about. Fakes are pretty obvious with closeup pics... if they dont provide closeups, avoid. Instead of generalizing, why dont you pick a few ties you are interested in and post their links here. I'm sure we can tell you pretty quick if its authentic or not. Here is a good example: http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=157258
     
  10. onix

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    For the last couple of weeks the number of Hermes ties on ebay got doubled. And the number of fake ones increase even more. Several fake ones last week were sold for $60-$70. So many idiots out there. [​IMG]
     

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