** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by david3558, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. PCK1

    PCK1 Senior member

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    I currently own them in black, brown, and chestnut suede.

    I have previously owned them in both brown and black calf leather.

    I have an MTO arriving in March in Navy grain leather.

    I have/do/will continue to wear them all with jeans. They are very sharp with jeans and people will definitely comment on them.

    Edit: the ones I had previously were wax calf.
     
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  2. jssdc

    jssdc Senior member

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    Unless there's a shop doing a promotion the best way that I've found is to order directly from the Jermyn St store (doesn't matter which one). The GBP price is the same direct from C&J as Pediwear, et al, but the stock list is worlds better. When you deduct the VAT, this is also cheaper than ordering from any of the US suppliers at full retail, including C&J NYC.

    For example going rate in the US for Hallams (and many other BG) is $550, in the UK GBP283 (ex-VAT), which is ~$470. Shipping you'll have to pay for with either so that doesn't make a difference and you'd have to pay sales tax in NYC. Similarly Selbournes (and other HG) are $750 in the US and GBP371 (ex-VAT) in the UK which is ~$620.
     
  3. Liquidus

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    Robert Old offers C&J with free shipping. May have to wait for stock.
     
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    For me, yes. Opinions will vary on this one.
     
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    budapest12 Senior member

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    Depends on how ya do it.
     
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    Congrats!
     
  9. Gianni Cerutti

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    beautiful color contrasts
     
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    This is good advice except you also have to consider the risk of having to pay import duties/brokerage fees.
    If the retailer uses Fedex/DHL/UPS, you're looking at a high probability of paying about 8.5% plus $12-30 brokerage fees.
    C&J shop uses Parcel Force/Royal Mail which has very low chances of having to pay duty but their shipping costs are a little high.
    Pediwear has used postal service and UPS in the past.
     
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    FYI, I am culling my shell collection and have listed this a.m. in flea bay Ashdown Burgundy Shell PTB UK 8.5 and a pair of Marlow Tassels 9D US. Would prefer these go to a good SF member home instead. They are just broken in and have a ton of wear left. I find I just don't wear these much and want to fund another purchase. Also, I always place toe protectors on from the onset so the double leather soles are not worn down on the toes. PM me if your interested. Thanks
     
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    "the best way that I've found is to order directly from the Jermyn St store"



    Just a heads up, folks.

    A call to C&J Royal Exchange today informed me prices will rise by 6% ( on average ) this coming Monday. Time to order before the rise?
     
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    Lowndes in grain with dainite

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    Thanks Bank of England. [​IMG]
     
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