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RN numbers?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by hanker565, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. hanker565

    hanker565 Senior member

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    Hi all,
    Recently bought a Zegna Shirt off ebay...everything looks OK except that there isn't an RN number on the shirt (and there's also edge stiching on the collar which is different). I own a couple Zegna knits and they all have RNs...
     


  2. AlanC

    AlanC Minister of Trad

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    It's possible that it was originally sold out of the USA and thus wouldn't have an RN (I assume).
     


  3. mkk

    mkk Senior member

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    Articles of clothing do not have to have labels with both the brand name and RN number on them, just one or the other. Having both is of course an option which some (usually mass) manufacturers choose, but unnecessary and redundant.
     


  4. rach2jlc

    rach2jlc Prof. Fabulous Dubiously Honored

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    If you are ever wondering where the RN number leads to (sometimes it is interesting and NOT who you might think), you can insert that RN number into this webpage and it will tell you the company:

    https://rn.ftc.gov/pls/textilern/wrnquery$.startup

    John
     


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