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Is this Asprey Ostrich Attache authentic?

IndianBoyz

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The seller is a famous guy on SF. Buy with confidence.
 

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Originally Posted by IndianBoyz
The seller is a famous guy on SF. Buy with confidence.

What is his SF name? Has he sold here? Have you purchased from him before?
 

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Originally Posted by Pantisocrat
What is his SF name? Has he sold here? Have you purchased from him before?

He Who Shalt Not Be Named, Wielder of the Pink Attolini

Bid with confidence.
 

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I've purchased from the person in question - bid with confidence
If you really want to find him here a quick search would probably sort it out...
 

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Originally Posted by Pantisocrat
http://cgi.ebay.com/7K-Asprey-London...item1c15283411

The logo tag looks suspiciously glued on, which I've never seen on an Asprey case. Usually, it is sewn on.


Its mine - and of course authentic. It was here in B&S for a month or so in a few of my threads. The bag is a bit older, hence a difference in the tag application, perhaps? In any case, its a stunner and there is free worldwide shipping for any SF member. If you have any other questions, please feel free to PM me.
 

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^I know you wouldn't knowingly sell an inauth bag, but I was honestly curious about it, too. Even older Asprey, I wonder why the "ASPREY" tag is in a totally different leather than the rest of the bag? It DOES look glued on, or something of an afterthought.

Do you mind telling us where you got it? Again, I don't doubt YOU, I'm just curious about the odd branding. Does it have ASPREY written or inscribed anywhere else (on the locks, for example?)

Regardless, it is a nice item and worth the price being asked. Good ostrich is very $$$ these days, and it is a nice case!
 

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This certainly is lovely. But was anyone besides me a little surprised at the measurements quoted? At least from the pictures, I'd have said that the dimensions would be closer to 16 x 13 rather than the 6.5 x 13 cited.
 

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The questions as to authenticity are valid but I have seen vintage Asprey stuff with similar non-branding. The name is always on a leather patch and glued on somewhere inside the bag. Many different fonts and types of patches too.
 

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Originally Posted by pebblegrain
The questions as to authenticity are valid but I have seen vintage Asprey stuff with similar non-branding. The name is always on a leather patch and glued on somewhere inside the bag. Many different fonts and types of patches too.
Thanks; I wasn't for sure. I've seen smaller vintage Asprey items (and had a few wallets and travel items), but the name was always stamped, not on a separate piece. I wasn't sure about larger or hard-sided items.
 

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Thanks for all the interest guys - where were you all when it was on B&S?
Im no expert on Asprey, but I did some digging and found similar logos on some older pieces. The case is from an extraordinarily wealthy individual who commissioned several pieces from Asprey. There is a pretty fair chance this was a bespoke commission, hence any quirks. Not 100% sure about that, but its a fairly solid guess. And yes - I screwed up the measurements - its 16.5" not 6.5". Sorry about that and good eye - however eBay in their infinite genius wont let you edit the original post once there is a bid. However over 900 people have looked at it and you are the only one who brought it up...
If anyone else has any questions, let me know - and thanks!
 

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