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Identifying A BBGF Suit

herid

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I just picked up a Golden Fleece for a song, and I was just wondering if anyone had any insight as to the model of the suit and its approximate age. There really weren't too many labels to reference..just a couple on the jacket and none on the pants. Not a huge deal, but I'm curious.
Thanks in advance! Flickr links because I'm a baddie: http://www.flickr.com/photos/5841106...7625839745940/
 

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Additionally, the person I purchased this from insisted that it was only about a year old. I'm having a hard time believing that.

Anyone have a clue?
 

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Going by the labels, it's at least 15 years old. Looks older, but hard to tell from the fuzzy jacket pic.
 

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on golden fleece, older the better IMO
that has the more recent union label so it isn't really old, but yeah not new either. Either way, the quality on golden fleece has always been very good at the worst with a very traditional (IE not going to go out of style cut) fit
 

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I very much appreciate the reply folks.
 

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NO way it's one year old.

I'd guess manufactured sometimes in the mid to late 80's.
 

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Yeah, I wasn't buying the 'little over a year old' story either, but I'll admit that I don't know enough about BB and GF suits to been able to call the person a liar.
I am surprised to hear just how old the suit is. It's in really good shape and wears pretty modernly. Thanks again all!
 

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