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Bernie Madoff had some nice shoes.

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He apparently liked Belgians.
 

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"There are 44 men’s sport coats, size 42. Two dozen worsted double-breasted suits are estimated at a total of $480 to $690. And there are hundreds of sweaters, polo shirts, and custom-made monogrammed Charvet dress shirts, as well as clothing owned by his wife, Ruth.

“On the clothing, I don’t know if I would say compulsive,” said Bob Sheehan, owner of the auctioneer Gaston & Sheehan, which is handling the sale. “But once they had a style of sweater, they bought one in every color.”

For whom the shoe fits (Bernie wore size 9 wide, Ruth wore 7, 7 1/2 and 8 U.S. and 37 to 38.5 European), the auction offers potential bargains. About 100 pairs of his “Mr. Casual” models hail from the Manhattan shoe store Belgian Shoes. They retail for $350 and up, according to the store’s website. Many are loafers.

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In one lot, the auction offers 18 new pairs -- which Madoff bought and apparently didn’t wear -- for a low estimate of $900, which comes to $50 a pair.

A woman who answered the phone at Belgian Shoes said the store didn’t wish to be associated with the sale and declined to comment."

Kind of a bargain, if you don't mind walking in a convicted felon's shoes.
 

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Anyone here go to the auction?
 

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Originally Posted by mm84321
In one lot, the auction offers 18 new pairs -- which Madoff bought and apparently didn’t wear -- for a low estimate of $900, which comes to $50 a pair.
Damn ... and in my size!

Of course ... this will provide next-to-nothing to the fraud victims. But surely it is healing to see his personal items sold at auction.
 

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I got outbid on the bar set.
 

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^^^Sounds like a good deal on the Lobbs.
 

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Originally Posted by JayJay
^^^Sounds like a good deal on the Lobbs.
Would you want to be walking around wearing that shithead's stuff? It's not like the Jon Voight car or anything. It's more analogous to owning Hitler's uniform. It would make me feel dirty.
 

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Originally Posted by ter1413

is not. I want to know what other people think of his style. If you´ve noticed, the auction for his items, already passed!
 

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Originally Posted by jeromestyle
is not. I want to know what other people think of his style.
If you´ve noticed, the auction for his items already passed!


and how can you tell from those links???
 

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