Ebay shoe quandry

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by texas_jack, Aug 20, 2006.

  1. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    singlechange Senior member

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    Seems to me the Harris is the better choice. In fact, I just purchased a Harris in cognac to go with my new Cesar Attolini for the fall. I'm a newbie with fine shoes but all the threads I've read about shoes confirmed my purchase of the Harris.
     


  3. rnoldh

    rnoldh Senior member

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    The Armani shoes are nothing special. The Harri's are much better.
     


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    zjpj83 Senior member

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    Another vote for Harris
     


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  6. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    O.k., if so, then what do you all think they're worth? Assuming I get into a bidding war with some other chump what should my limit be?
     


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    norcaltransplant Senior member

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    Harris shoes
    Re: bidding war. I think a buy limit of $150 would be around fair market value. I have a hard time bidding on shoes without last information or previous experience.
     


  8. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    FYI, the Harris run big. I had a pair in 10.5 that were that same width and almost as long, they were about 12 3/4 long. I'd confirm his measurements.
     


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    It might help you in your bidding to know that Harris is not that well known and thus there may not be competitive bidding war to contend with. I also concour about the $150 limit.
     


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    kitonbrioni Senior member

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    I have a pair of Armani boots that are very nice. However, the Harris shoe seems the better deal.
     


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    Vero Cuoio made shoes are crap.
     


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    I would personally go with neither of those particularly, but I like the styling of the Armani a bit better, not too crazy about Harris shoes in general.
     


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    EL72 Senior member

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    Vero Cuoio made shoes are crap.

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    Another vote for Harris without a question.
     


  15. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    Ok, now I am getting confused. Could you explain the vero cuiro opinion? Also, I like the styling of the Armani shoes more also but quality is quality and i don't want to buy something that is more expensive that is of lower quality. I asked the seller of the Harris to send me some pictures in natural light. That should help my assessment. Thanks for your opinions.
     


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