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Shoe Damage Report & Shoe P0rn Central - Part II

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Oyaji, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. fritzl

    fritzl Stylish Dinosaur

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    why BLACK pebble grain???

    i like black pebble, but it's a staple in europe...

    who made them?
     


  2. luk-cha

    luk-cha Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    i like black pebble, but it's a staple in europe...

    who made them?


    i dont mind PG too but BLACK
     


  3. fritzl

    fritzl Stylish Dinosaur

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    i dont mind PG too but BLACK

    i have mine(thrift find) sun bleached, similar to the foster thing.

    with blue polish, they have a chocolate brown hue...

    will make pics, when i get them back from routine maintenance.
     


  4. luk-cha

    luk-cha Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    i have mine(thrift find) sun bleached, similar to the foster thing.

    with blue polish, they have a chocolate brown hue...

    will make pics, when i get them back from routine maintenance.


    cool, look forward to it
     


  5. fritzl

    fritzl Stylish Dinosaur

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  6. luk-cha

    luk-cha Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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  7. greekgeek

    greekgeek Distinguished Member

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    hahaha, but still BLACK why not a nice cognac or something

    i like black pebble, but it's a staple in europe...

    who made them?


    You got me, they are MTO but not specified by me. I was not in the right condition to be ordering MTO shoes when these were made, ~40-60 years ago. [​IMG]

    Most likely made by J&M for sale through private label shop.
     


  8. Wes Bourne

    Wes Bourne Distinguished Member

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    [​IMG]

    Every time I see one of these, I keep thinking I need a pair. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Pretty cool, although a black pebble grain captoe makes for an unusual combo. J Press used to sell something similar (plain cap though, no punching) made by Sanders if I'm not mistaken.

    i have mine(thrift find) sun bleached, similar to the foster thing.

    with blue polish, they have a chocolate brown hue...

    will make pics, when i get them back from routine maintenance.


    don't expect too much [​IMG]

    it's an amateur job, but i liked the idea of diy.

    here's a link before the sun treatment: http://www.styleforum.net/showpost.p...&postcount=354


    Looking forward to seeing pics of the result as I was thinking of trying something like that, although it would likely involve acetone or other agents to strip some colour in certain areas and speed up the process.
     


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    You got me, they are MTO but not specified by me. I was not in the right condition to be ordering MTO shoes when these were made, ~40-60 years ago. [​IMG]

    Most likely made by J&M for sale through private label shop.


    They are Frank Brothers, which was bought by J&M.
     


  10. aj_del

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    Every time I see one of these, I keep thinking I need a pair. [​IMG]


    +1
     


  11. greekgeek

    greekgeek Distinguished Member

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    They are Frank Brothers, which was bought by J&M.

    [​IMG]

    Any idea of when J&M bought them out? These are a pretty high grade pair, well above the usual J&M stuff.
     


  12. HRoi

    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    went a bit crazy and got two pairs of shoes that might be too similar...do you guys think these are different enough to warrant keeping both? Paul Smith Nash [​IMG] John Lobb Brackley [​IMG] the PS are dip-dyed black, the JL are black museum (kinda hard to see the mottling in the pic, but it's there)
     


  13. greekgeek

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    ^Nice buys, I would keep both they are quite different.
     


  14. fritzl

    fritzl Stylish Dinosaur

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    keep the lobbs.

    the ps are geriatric at least...
     


  15. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    The Lobbs look like the Towcester, one of my favs. Keep them. Or if they are a UK 8,5, sell them to me. [​IMG]
     


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