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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. kbadgley84

    kbadgley84 Distinguished Member

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    Had fun in Atlanta today at the family reunion. Only hit one consignment store... Nothing much to report. I did pick up some wool and leather Etro wingtips. lol

    Here's my daughter with the governor of Georgia.
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    nice!

    super curious about these, would you mind posting deetz or pm?

    i'd really appreciate closeups of the belt loops tacks and inside tag, back of button, and back of rivets in particular...
     


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    Only managed to pull a silk Made in England pocket square, a Gitman madras shirt... and

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    oh.

    What the hell do people donate something like this for??
     


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    the guitar? the stack? or both?...
     


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    Guitar and the stack, picked up right as I walked in the door at Goodwill. Surreal.

    Employee saw me eyeballing the stack (which had just been rolled out) and said SO WE GOT A COUPLE OF GUITARS CAME IN TOO, ONE WAS A LES PAUL YOU WANT A LOOK. Grabbed both and didn't look back, rolled it to the counter and wandered for a bit, 4-5 people tried to buy in the 30 mins I was there.
     
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    so, what was the other guitar?
     


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    1 pair of sulka pants for me today.
    Color in the pictures is difficult to see but it's a nice navy blue.
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    Fitted me both at the waist and length with little to no wear signs... So I said why not.
     
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    love it. you got that thrift gravity amigo!
     


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    @bboowwyy depending on how deep you are into that kiton and if that collar is the only damage, it may be worth getting it turned.
     
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    Some fairly busted Squier. The Epiphone had a huge bumper sticker on the back, but tis clean as a whistle now.
     


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    Don't cows wear leather, and they're out in the rain all the time? (I think I stole that from Jerry Seinfeld)

    Speaking as someone who has bought stuff based on label just to say "I finally popped on..." but it was too trashed to actually use or swap, I say - grab it, take a pic in the store, and don't buy.
    Otherwise, you got some really solid items today!

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    "...now the whole outfit's ruined!" lol
     


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    ^^^ instruments at thrift are few, far between, and stupid expensive around here, and i don't know that much about old violins lol...

    looks like a fun rig! i hope the amp goes to 11!

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