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Please Help Me ID these MYSTERY exotics Longwing Gunboats...

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by isshinryu101, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. isshinryu101

    isshinryu101 Distinguished Member

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    MYSTERY Exotic Longwing Gunboats.

    I've gone a bit "vintage exotics" crazy lately. Talk about "niche collecting"... THANKS, Meister.

    Anyway, when I bought these, the owner told me he thought they were shark, but they obviously are not. I've tried to ID the skin against quite a few exotic leathers, but can't seem to do so. I KNOW they're some kind of exotic animal leather (because the patterns are just way too irregular in shape and size to be regular calf's leather with a pressed pattern), please HELP ME ID!!!

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    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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  3. isshinryu101

    isshinryu101 Distinguished Member

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    thanks, 'derm! i should've known YOU'D be able to ID the skins!
     


  4. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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    thanks, 'derm! i should've known YOU'D be able to ID the skins!

    c'est vrai
     


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    OK!
     
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    Florsheim Imperials made for Cole & Haag
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    OK!
     
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    I'd say mountain ram. There should be a picture of a Cleverley pair on ASW's site.
     


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  10. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    I'd hazard musk ox, maybe manta ray
     


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    This a possibility too.
     


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    Here's a pic of previously mentioned Mountain Ram.

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