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

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  1. seer

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    They still look great!
     


  2. blue collar

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    Oh sh*t well there ya go...finish the LWB shell rainbow!
     


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    Ya no kidding i was going to say. Over twenty years old and i would believe him if he said he bought them last month. Crazy leather...
     


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    1,700 pairs!:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/07/world/asia/07shoe.html
     


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    Every time I see a real life picture of this model I really like it. I think they're not very popular because Alden's stock photo really doesn't do the shoes justice.
     


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    Boy, those shoes are almost as old as I am!

    just curious to know if you recall the price of them back in the day?

    It seems Alden raises price yearly. Some places sell shell boots for over $700 now.
     


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    where did you get these?
    really nice
     


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    and this is right after i put my deposit down on the MTO Ravello boot...12-16 months SMH
     


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    LS... I was fortunate since I didn't per-order but they had a pair in my size in stock.



    And there goes willpower not to but more LWB :satisfied:
     


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    Just got my first pair of indy 403's today from a shop near me. Wow these boots are amazing and i got them for a good price $435. I'm glad I was able to find a shop to try these on. These fit true to size for me and i was surprised with that since all the advise to size down a 1/2 size would have been too tight for me.
     


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    Beautiful, wear them in good health. Where did you get them from?
     


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    my guess is in inflation adjusted $'s the price isn't THAT different from what it is now.
     


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    In the 1950s a pair do shell cordovan 975s sold for $25.

    In say 50 years from now it will sell for $19,600...
     


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    Yes, I know I forgot the 4th side of the LWB :D

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