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The official thrift/discount store bragging thread - Part II (Return to the Thunderdome)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, May 18, 2015.

  1. othertravel

    othertravel Well-Known Member

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    if it's the >10% rule, you hit gold.
     
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  2. dad2bandm

    dad2bandm Well-Known Member

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    2 or 3 Etro shirts here in my size though I can't see me wearing them. What does the "Joyce" tag mean? Model? Women's? Seems like men's cut.

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    I'm picking up the loud floral print to flip.
    The striped probably not.
     
  3. MrDV

    MrDV Well-Known Member

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    ^ joyce is the store
     
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  4. drlivingston

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    There is some truth to your statement, but there are more factors to consider. Yes, by not using a "great" consignor, you are able to keep all of the money. However, by not using a great consignor, you lose a lot of benefits.
    A. Most consignors offer professional-quality photos to truly showcase the beauty of your item.
    B. EXPOSURE! Most of the consignors on this forum have hundreds or thousands of dedicated (sometimes rabid) followers.
    C. Effortless money. Your time is valuable. Consignors handle all of the tedious shipping, insurance, and follow-up issues.
     
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  5. impuntura

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    Spoo is this anything
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  6. ClosetEvolution

    ClosetEvolution Well-Known Member

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    Regarding using a consignor for ONE item, the real question is: Does one feel they could make more profit selling independently, or would the exposure/rapport a consignor has boost the sale price enough to compensate for the consignor's cut.

    With the item in question, it is possible a consignor would be worth it, especially if the current owner does not have an established reputation on other sales outlets. (This coming from some one that does not sell consignment for others, so a neutral party)
     
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    There are lots of folks here who use consignors and are consignors. Since were all on different footing i suggest shitcanning this disco and get back to bragging. $.02.
     
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  8. thebuddahman

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    ^ This.

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    Found this vintage Charvet the other day which was a fun pop for me. I thought it was hideous and would never sell but it went straight away for a BIN of £15. Is that too cheap or something? I'm happy with that profit but can't help feeling I need an education. Should I have plumped for more £$€¥?
     
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  9. othertravel

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    Don't know about the resale, but that is a nice tie.
     
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  10. dad2bandm

    dad2bandm Well-Known Member

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    Scooped this Canali tie up for myself. Looks legit to me. Nice wool one.

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    Left a couple Armanis and a Zegna as they just seemed meh.
    The Zegna tie could have been fake too. It had material tag in proper place on tail, but...

    Shouldn't Zegna ties have a thicker stitch like this Canali does, on the backside to hold the folds together? I steer away from ties where the stitch seems really thin.
     
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  11. Van Veen

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    Who makes these, and is it possible they're shell? (Sorry, the pics turned out blurry. Small consignment shop. Was trying to be conspicuous.)

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    EDIT: Found this thread, which is no help.

    EDIT2: Much more helpful.
     
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  12. TJGent87

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    Really happy with this, now comes the dilemma.
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  13. Purplelabel

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    I long for the day I stumble on Brunello or Kiton... Why oh why do this. [​IMG]
     
  14. rhz5001

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    PSA Update on Round Two Website

    I bought a sweater with some undisclosed holes. I emailed them and received a reply a couple days later. They resolved with a partial refund. I think I would buy from them again. They seem to take care of any issues if they arise regardless of the final sale terms.
     
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  16. Purplelabel

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    This is the shit I mean! We're stuck with polyester jumpers and plastic suits and you get this stuff.

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  17. white collar

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    FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU***
     
  18. impuntura

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    I sold a pair a couple years ago. I would suggest keeping them personally if your into that kind of thing. The air transformer is the majority of the cost of those things... so here's to that working. I think I got $500 and the buyer needed to refoam.
     
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    Cucinelli trifecta with a Loro thrown in for effect....way to go!

    Me thinks the Vicuna Kiton is trolling the thread...
     

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