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Cool Shoes, Paraphernalia & Desiderata - Part II

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by RJman, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. MalfordOfLondon

    MalfordOfLondon Distinguished Member

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    It's a tough read for sure.
     


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    Why on earth is the BIN the same as the starting bid? :confused: Why not just do BIN?
     


  3. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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    because there are people who might be silly enough to do the starting bid...
     


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    interesting.
     


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    I know, those are nice. Wish they were 12/13
     


  8. Baron

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    Seller calls them a US 10 but I bet they're an EU 10 - almost 13" long.
     


  9. isshinryu101

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    Not even an EU 10. An ITALIAN 10. Probably 1 1/2 sizes up to US size... 11 1/2.
     


  10. Baron

    Baron Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    That makes sense - I have an old pair of Costume National boots that are in Italian 8 and they fit US 9.5
     


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  12. MalfordOfLondon

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    In days gone by you could only achieve international visibility by listing an auction- so most people would list a BIN with auction starting price a penny cheaper.
    Not sure if that rule still applies.
     
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  13. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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    this is correct. they are a US 11.5
     


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    No mystery here. Bidder A***k lost the first auction with a high bid of $720. 90 minutes later, he was more determined (and willing to pay more) to win the other (last) pair of Lobbs. He was much more aggressive and went up to $900 this time. AND... LOST once again. To a totally different buyer.

    Tough luck for this fella. It feels like crap to come in 2nd 2 times in a row. If only...
     


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