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St. Crispin's Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by medtech_expat, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Senior member

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    Did someone (relatively) recently post pics of a pair of wingtip bals without the typical St. C notch in the side broguing? Maybe I just imagined it, but I went back about a year in the thread and couldn't find them.
     


  2. sdfzs

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  3. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Senior member

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    A picture being worth some number of words, like these but with a wingtip.

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  4. sargeinaz

    sargeinaz Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know the differences between these 3 models: 508, 575 and 633. Thanks in advance. I want a split toe derby in suede as my first Saint crispins model and was hoping someone could give me some insight. Thanks!
     


  5. daizawaguy

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    sargeinaz Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. I've looked at that, but it's difficult for me to see the differences. For example, the 508 and 575 look the same to me. The only difference I see with the 633 and the other two is machine sewed apron vs hand sewn. That seems like a small change for an entirely new model designation.
     


  7. jhcam8

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    Don't know your location, but Zachary is your man for US help:
    [email protected]
     


  8. sdfzs

    sdfzs Senior member

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    When you have identifierad the difference with the split toe seam where the iconic 633 uses the skin stitch method look on the vamp next

    The sides on the 508 is sewn on top of the toe box while the 575 is sewn in the very same way as the split toe (on 508 and 575) with all leather pieces level

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    575

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  9. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Dubiously Honored Moderator

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  10. tdes81

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    Mod 613s in CRU 613. Thank goodness for boot weather.

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    I just love CRU 613 so much. Most of the time it looks black or dark grey, but then every now and again the light hits them just right and you get this:

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  12. jhcam8

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    Pretty cool :fonz:
     


  13. sdfzs

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    Some model 601 inspiration from today. A stunning ALP074 / JAN Maraca combination on the classic last. The subtle ALP (nowadays i guess called Mountain Calf) is striking a very nice balance between the smooth crust leather and the INC with a coarser structure.

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  14. JayBreezy99

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    Just curious if anyone knows if these are the same color/ cru? I know these are the same model with slightly different styling but not sure if the same color or if one received a different color or burnishing treatment? Maybe it’s just the lighting in the photos?

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  15. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Senior member

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    Hmm, I'd guess the same, with a touch more burnishing on the first pair.
     


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