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Gaziano & Girling Appreciation & Shoe Appreciation Thread (including reviews, purchases, pictures, e

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Flake

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    Maiden voyage for the Arrans today
     


  2. JubeiSpiegel

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    That's a winner, my friend.

    I need this shoe in mole suede...
     


  3. mcarthur

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    nephew,
    wear in good health
     


  4. gyasih

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    Flak, those look great!
     


  5. in stitches

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    flake - :slayer:
     


  6. scatterbrain

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    These 6.5 E G&G "Hughes" are at my local thrift store, selling for $250. I'm not sure whether 6.5E denotes 6.5US or UK. I'm not sure whether there is tax on shoes purchased from a thrift store. If so, tax is 13%.
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    Originally I thought they were unworn, until I took a second look over them. The toe of the right shoe has two scuffs on the toe. I'm not sure whether they would polish out, because I don't really know that much about what polishes out and what doesn't.


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    Very minor scuffs on heel.


    I was originally going to buy and ebay, but after seeing the toe scuff I'm not sure if it is worth it.

    PM me if anyone is interested.
     
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  7. lhuynh

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    If those were my size, I'd be all over it. Shoe trees alone would sell for over $100 US.
     


  8. scatterbrain

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    I would be too! I was so disappointed when they were too small.
     


  9. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    sidebar - the soles are a pretty good indicator that they have been worn, lol. sick price though. especially with trees.
     


  10. scatterbrain

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    Yeah, definitely. But I didn't look at the soles the first time I was in. I just checked the size, saw it was not my size, and left.
     


  11. scatterbrain

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    The shoes are spoken for. I'm proxying for a beer.
     


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    Make sure you at least get a Sierra Nevada. That's a very generous gesture on your part worthy of more than a bid light.

    :cheers:
     


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  14. in stitches

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    you are a kind man.
     


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    You lucked out on the condition if those are from the warehouse sale. They don't look like they've ever been tried on.
     


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