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The official thrift/discount store bragging thread - Part II (Return to the Thunderdome)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, May 18, 2015.

  1. My Main Man

    My Main Man Distinguished Member

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    Anyone else tempted to put something like a Mossimo shirt front and center so your thriftsmasee gets nervous when they open it? Or send a package full of crap one day early?
     


  2. noob15

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    The following is just my opinion so FWIW.

    Look at what Omega pocket watches are bringing on the bay. The market has been flooded with fakes from eastern Europe. Unless it's solid gold, I don't think you'll make your money back. I'd stay away from pocket watches unless they're a really rare or famous brand and a desirable movement. The engraving on the back, while nice just brings the price that you can get for it down. All this is not applicable if its for yourself of course.

    And again, I really love Omega and their movements. It's an under appreciated brand that Swatch has not marketed as well as they should have. That's starting to change and they're bringing some really nice models to the table and kicking up their marketing and pricing strategy game up. I'd say that's why the used prices on their vintage wrist watches have started going up. Way too many private sellers and thrift stores price swiss watches based on some perceived idea they have because of name recognition, that's why the price on the watch you saw was so high. I personally would not be interested in that unless you got it for at most a franklin.
     
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  3. Ace_Face

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  4. DanM

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    I am now...
     


  5. Fueco

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    Nope, my "thriftsmasee" is getting exactly what he asked for front. It just might be fake. [​IMG]
     


  6. kbadgley84

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    Shit is it me?
     


  7. My Main Man

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  8. noob in 89

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  9. Fueco

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    It's also keeping the prices up for the rest of the market. Please don't dump all of those at once...[​IMG]
     


  10. highvoltorb

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    Got myself all psyched up to take pictures. After two, I knocked over my backlight and it shattered everywhere. So all you get are these two coats.

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  11. Woofa

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    One purchase today.
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    I have wanted to find a pair of dirty bucks so these should fill that void and they seem to be quite comfortable so far.
     


  12. impuntura

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    Very good point,supply and demand.
     


  13. kbadgley84

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    Spoo could do like an HGTV show and come to your house and just all your shit for you
     


  14. double00

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    i trust you're joking. a quick search for ties on the largest online auction house turns up 526,000 returns. a few more ain't gonna matter.

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  15. Fueco

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    When am I not joking? [​IMG]
     


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