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***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. Alcibiades

    Alcibiades Distinguished Member

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    Brush it out?

    Or am I missing something - looks like its a small scratch that can be filled in with paste wax and buffing
     
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  2. El Argentino

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    Depending on size, I'll purchase them from you at an incredibly slashed price. :D

    But really, that sucks.
     


  3. Renton

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    I thought that would be the ticket, but this isn't a scratch, more of a shallow cut.


    I was under the impression that I was the only one in this thread who wears a 10.5 EE in the barrie.
     


  4. NewYorkIslander

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    Pastor, the fact that your wife used the term "long wing" appropriately in a sentence is AWESOME. You're shoe-drobe sounds like mine...lol. Where did you kop the Plaza #8 captoe? My LWB collection includes Ravello, Cigar, Navy Suede, and a vintage #8 from Hanover. I sold my whiskey LWB to finance the Carmina Cordovan Fitzgeralds from Epaulet.

    Rents (Renton really, but I was a huge Irving Welsch fan in college), you may want to consider keeping the shoe, as its a rare size and you may have to wait a LONG time for another. If it is a shallow scratch, its something that could happen after just one wear. Unless you think it could potentially become a shoe breaker, I'd keep em, maybe try sending an email to ask for a discount if they don't have a replacement in your size?
     


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    People get fussy when they pay what they consider to be a lot of moola. That can probably be rubbed and waxed and over time it'll just be a character mark.
     


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    I have a pair of shoes with a similar mark. It hasn't really disappeared over the fews years I've owned them. The cut doesn't bother me, but I purchased the shoes when Alden shells retailed for $500.
     


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    Not sure how you're coming up with $8 shipping rates, but the shoe cream was ordered from Fore Supply. Those of us who do not require 32oz of Venetian cream are willing to pay a bit extra for the plastic containers that Namor will use, the extra shipping cost and possibly (although not likely) some of his time. In any case, thanks for the info.
     


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    Inserting some pictures for fun.
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    Shipped to a business. I wasn't throwing anyone under the bus, I was just saying.... I bought it as well and I am sure the 9.00 is a good price considering he has to supply the jars and things of that nature. I myself would prefer to have the shoe cream last a lifetime, since I don't believe it goes bad and for 22.00 total, why wouldn't U.
     


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    They also missed one of the tiny punches (towards bottom left of pic).
     


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    total aside: how do you post pics that big? i insert a picture and even if it's massive it comes out small in the post.
     


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    Posts beside the sidebar get shrunk. Posts below the sidebar don't get shrunk as much. Three cheers for huddler.
     


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