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Can you identify this vintage maker's logo?

Spunkymunky

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I bought this suit at an Estate Sale from a clothes horse. He had tons of clothes that was almost never worn--Pringle, Hugo Boss, etcetera. It was in a high tone part of Los Angeles and he was a former Mr. Nebraska. Lots of old beefcake pics of him. Probably clothes were given to him by--ahem--admirers. I got this suit altered and I love it. But does anybody know the maker?
 

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With a bit of imagination you can read that squiggle as 'Lapidus'. Ted Lapidus was a French fashion designer, reasonably well-known during the 1960/70s producing a ready-to-wear collection for men and women. (They had a shop on London's Bond Street in the late 70s).

But I cannot tell you whether or not this is Lapidus as the logo looks nothing like the logo the firm used (bold capital letters). A check on google images did not come-up with an alternative logo. So it's quite a possible your logo has nothing to do with Lapidus.
 
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See here and here for similar Lapidus signature-style logos. That was certainly a better imaginative reading than Cabela's (which is scarcely further removed from the text alone)!
 
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@Jaggery Thanks for finding the script logo. Obviously it was used by the company, at least for a certain time.

I had previously seen only that one:
 

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Thanks a lot for the info. I do appreciate learning more about this garment. It's remarkably well-constructed, so all I could tell when I picked it up was it was a quality item made of nice fabric.
 

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