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HOF: Labels, heels and nail patterns - Secrets to ID the maker

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, Nov 10, 2006.

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  1. Brianpore

    Brianpore Well-Known Member

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    Wanted to get a confirmation these are Crockett & Jones "benchgrade"? They are size def a UK size as too big for me even that the size is correct. Heel pattern looks correct also, but on a Cole Haan shoe [​IMG]

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  2. onix

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    100% Cheaney's.
     
  3. Brianpore

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    [​IMG] BOO. Thanks for the confirmation!! Just for future reference how can you tell the difference between Cheaney's and C&J's from the heel?

    Just took these photos to add here so figured I'd post them anyway. Any help on how to tell the differences would be great though. Thanks!

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    1. Only Cheaney's and C&J have the 3-nail pattern near the heel pads. However, C&J always has an additional nail at the center front of the heel.
    2. Cheaney's is known for using quite a lot of wheelings in their heels, C&J however, use very little if at all.
    3. Cole Haan used Cheaney's for quite a while, they also used EG for a brief period, but never C&J. So if a pair of shoes is Cole Haan made in England, they're either EG (about <5% of the time) or Cheaney's.
     
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  5. Brianpore

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    [​IMG]Thanks! Never noticed #1 nail at the front before.
     
  6. capnwes

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    I have seen plenty of KFS "London - New York" labels but never a "Savile Row"

    Is this a significant difference? FYI the label is black with blue lettering opposed to the normal black and white.

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  7. acridsheep

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    Can anyone ID these C&J's for polo (model, last, etc)

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  8. onix

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    ^ Those are rebadged, most of which have lasts, models and deigns specified by the retailers, not standard C&J.
     
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    anybody know what the word capi stands for on canali labels?
     
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    I found two SC's the other day with this label. Said made in Italy on the neck. Otherwise no indication of makers. Anyone know what they are?

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    Two Mystery Picks Today. Any ideas/info?

    First is a very sturdy heavy wool suit, Maker - Neumann (Apparently Austrian?) date 1969, 3 roll 2 jacket, Pleated/cuffed pants. Button Fly. A lot of little details that scream quality.
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    Vintage Suede jacket. Peak lapels, leathher buttons (hemisphere), zip out liner. I have pictured the only tag in the jacket, I assume the leather patch had the maker on it at one time.

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    Anyone know the approximate age on this label?

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  13. s_allen_p

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    Anyone recognize the label? I can't find anything on the maker. It's on a pair of pants.

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    There's another tag that says "100% Virgin Wool. Made In Italy"

    Thanks in advance.
     
  14. joycemik

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    Hello.I have a pair of vintage brogues made in england but they are unbranded.How do i identify the maker of them? could anyone help me please the origin? they are hand made?
    the serial number inside them is 141607 5441 C/O No.519 size 10 Made in England
    Many thanks.Regards
     
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    Pictures of soles & interior markings would help.
     
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    Hello,thanks for your reply
    i try to post some pictures now, but after i submited them the site said that because im a new user they are eld for moderation.i wouldn´t know what this means
     
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    they are held for moderation
     
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