HOF: Labels, heels and nail patterns - Secrets to ID the maker

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, Nov 10, 2006.

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  1. txwoodworker

    txwoodworker Senior member

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    Good to know. I never find anything but shirts and chinos.
     


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    Great work Ich_Dien. That's really interesting. I wonder how many Senator have been Old Etonians. Can't have been that many; it might be possible to id the former owner.
     


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    Bought this a while back, now a bit suspicious upon taking pictures. I been duped, right?

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    Unless Aquascutum moved production to Korea... :facepalm:
     


  4. GMMcL

    GMMcL Senior member

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    but who fakes aquascutum?
     


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    That same crafty Korean that faked my Pal Zileri. Actually I'm trying to find if it was possibly licensed.
     


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    100% Alden.
     


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    That's because the heels have been replaced. Definitely Alden.
     


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    Any ideas?
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    This label from a Faconnable sport coat was posted earlier in the thread, but I don't think there ever was an agreement about the maker. If there was or if someone knows the label, can someone help me out? An Ebay listing says its Cantarelli but it doesn't match the other Cantarelli labels I've seen.


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    I may be wrong, but older Caruso?
     


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    Sorry to bump guys, but does anybody recognise this label (presumably Italian)? I've looked at my own collection, and ruled out Zegna, Brioni, LB, Caruso, Canali, Cantarelli and Corneliani. Yet I'm sure I've seen it before. It is driving me bonkers.

    The cloth was by LP, if that helps.

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    ^Looks a lot like Gruppo GFT to me. They're a contract manufacturer, and they made a lot of Armani Mani products, among other things.
     
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    Someone just posted a crappy Valentino Uomo tux with this exact label just now. In the thirft finds thread.
     


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