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Bally Scribe Double Monks

aon

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I was originally planning to buy a c&j lowndes.. but I found this pair on sale at around 300USD. I'm not sure though if this is better value for money. Quality seems at par if not better than my c&j handgrades. They also come with lasted shoe trees. I am not familiar with the Bally Scribe Line. Any opinions if the quality of these shoes are good or should I have bought c&j instead? Thanks!
 

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Get the scribe.

The lowndes cannot compare. Not even close
 

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Those ballys are the cats pajamas. VERY nice!!
 

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That's a fantastic deal. Scribes cost $1000 a pair in Switzerland and never go on sale.
They're built like tanks, Goodyear welted with a decent amount of handwork.
I find them a bit bulky for my taste but these are nice.
Nice find.
 

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Where did you find them on sale, if you don't mind me asking?
 

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Originally Posted by Metlin
Where did you find them on sale, if you don't mind me asking?


This!!

That's a smoking deal you found!! Let us know if there are any pairs left!
 

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Thanks for all your thoughts. I found this pair in an outlet store in hong kong, near the airport. The place is citygate outlets. There are four different scribes left there. Wingtip derbies, double monks and loafers in brown, and 1 black oxford. Prices range between 2500hkd to 3000hkd for the brown shoes and somewhere below 4000hkd for the black oxford.
 

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Originally Posted by lee_44106
Get the scribe.

The lowndes cannot compare. Not even close


+1

Originally Posted by Metlin
Where did you find them on sale, if you don't mind me asking?

On sale at some Saks ,some of the Saks outlet stores, ebay, and SF's B&S


Originally Posted by jonnyt
That's a fantastic deal. Scribes cost $1000 a pair in Switzerland and never go on sale.
They're built like tanks, Goodyear welted with a decent amount of handwork.
I find them a bit bulky for my taste but these are nice.
Nice find.


New stock in the US will retail for $1K+
 

Metlin

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Originally Posted by aon
Thanks for all your thoughts. I found this pair in an outlet store in hong kong, near the airport. The place is citygate outlets. There are four different scribes left there. Wingtip derbies, double monks and loafers in brown, and 1 black oxford. Prices range between 2500hkd to 3000hkd for the brown shoes and somewhere below 4000hkd for the black oxford.

Originally Posted by mr monty
+1



On sale at some Saks ,some of the Saks outlet stores, ebay, and SF's B&S




New stock in the US will retail for $1K+


Thanks, guys.
 

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Excellent find!
 

aon

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Originally Posted by jazzsol
Aon, the shoe looks nice. What size is the shoe and are Hong Kong shoes listed in Euro or UK

sizes?


The label inside has both UK and US sizes. Mine says EU 9.5/US 10.5 EE

Originally Posted by Man Of Lint
Excellent find!

Thanks!!
 

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