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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by j, Mar 2, 2005.
If the length is no more than 30.5, PM me!
Thats more like it...
On a side note.... got an offer on the bay for this really nice BB 45R tagged Sport Coat that I'm going to accept, but if someone here wants it for the same price PM me. $70 shipped ppp.
Had a pretty good day yesterday... Nothing great but decent. Also throwing in stuff I got in Atlanta.
Shoes... Lots of shoes, especially in size 11 - 11.5... all available
Brooks Brothers made in Italy snuff suede oxfords, 11.5 D
Allen Edmonds Globetrotters size 11.5 C
Ferragamo horsebit loafers, 11.5 B
Allen Edmonds Berwick tassel loafers, 11 D
Allen Edmonds Standish monstraps, 11 D
Found some Quoddy's... Here's the before
Here's the after... cleaned and added a couple coats of Obenauf's LP
Size 10.5 M
HS Trask bison leather penny loafers, size 10M... Wish these were a bit
Shirts, all available
Hickey Freeman 17.5-35
Very cool Sir Pendleton shirt, 100% wool, size XL
Robert Talbott 16.5-35 with MOP buttons
Cool vintage Woolrich wool work shirt
3 Charles Tyrwhitt shirts that fit me... I may keep them depending on how the colors work on me... The yellow windowpane is most likely available
Green for spring?
My first Zanella! But it's not pants...? Available
95% Linen, 5% rayon... very open weave, perfect for summer
Not familiar with Bullock & Jones, but this shirt is awesome... linen with MOP buttons, short sleeve... Wish it were my size, so available
An awesome Browning shooting shirt jacket with canvas sleeves below the elbow and a shoulder pad
Size Medium, available
Canali pants... am I right in thinking these were part of a suit? Either way they feel very nice
About a 34-355x32-33 or so... can measure if someone's interested
A cool Woolrich sweater, size L available
Two sportcoats around a size 36, available
Finally, my first J Press! There's no content tag but it feels like linen, quarter lined, very lightly structured... should be good for spring / summer... Just need another 1/2" in the sleeves
surprised to see the lapels machine stitched like this...
PM Measurements on the 36's what size is the J Press approx?
The J Press is labeled a 42R and fits me pretty well, except for the sleeves needing an extra 1/2" or so
Bummer today. Went to pick up the navy Polo for Evan ANNNNNND, the pants were gone. FUUUUUUUUUUUUUU it was so nice. Picked up the jacket and vest regardless cause it was so nice.
Well, the other Polo suit had the pants, if anyone is interested I could go pick it up for them tomorrow. Size 40R it's 25% Angora 75% Wool
SPOO ITS CALLING OUT FOR YOU.
Oh yah. Kiton pants while I was searching for the navy pants.
At Marshall's. I love this place.
Oh yeah wtf, Kiton pants cost as much as a Polo suit.
Oh if anyone wants the Kiton pants, they're charcoal and size 36.
Just my luck, of course. Here's hoping they turn up!
Two pairs of Boss pants, both around a 32" waist. Probably available.
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Ferragamo cords. Probably keep these if I can get over the pleats. Interesting leather accents.
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Samuelsohn navy pinstripe suit 44R. Available. Better pics and measurements tomorrow.
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[EDIT: Just found them. Phew.]
Anyone ever misplace an item you listed on eBay?
I just sold a pair of Ferragamo wingtips. Went to box them up to ship and...they're nowhere to be found. Either they were stolen (I had a guy doing repairs in my apartment this week while I wasn't there) or I accidentally tossed them out with the trash.
Any tips on how to handle this with the buyer to avoid negative feedback?
Once I sold a laptop that I hadn't used in forever. Buyer paid, and although it had worked fine the last time I tried it, figured it couldn't hurt to try. Lo and behold, batter no longer holds a charge. I just e-mailed the guy and very politely said, listen, I discovered a problem, and I'm about to issue you a refund but I can ship the computer anyway if you'd prefer. He thanked me and took his money back. No harm, no foul. I bet if I'd just refunded him and then apologized right away, explaining the situation, he would've reacted the same way. Still have 100%.
Tl,dr - Just talk to the guy nicely and display your sterling charm and customer-service skills. Guy'll probably just be happy you aren't scamming him.
^^ Thanks for the advice. Luckily I just found them, in a very unlikely place. Awkward situation avoided this time.
+1 I've had something similar happen that either an item got lost somehow...or I noticed damage when packing (missing button, etc) that was somehow missed when cleaning, taking pictures and listing the 1st time around. Best bet is to just offer a full refund or a partial refund and ship up to the buyer of course. I think most normal people understand mistakes happen and would rather deal with an honest upfront seller instead of a guy trying to pull a fast one.
PSA (not my listing) - HF 38R suit listed a few hours ago. Navy Pin $92 Shipped BIN http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=350541326501
Oh I kind of love that. Im allergic to angora, but Ill just line it with cortisone.
Non clothing, HP all-in-one $3.50, little dusty, works fine....
Clothing, interesting finds, non fit, all available:
Vintage Woolrich Field coat sz44, with the rear game pocket, excellent shape:
Homer Reed LTD of Denver, tank of a top coat, pristine 44L:
PTP 24, Sleeve 26, Shldr 20, Lngth 44
Have to post the rest later, site is very slow uploading.
A killer blue two piece corduroy suit by Norton & Wilson, I believe made in Italy, marked EU 54 (you too can dress like Spoo)
PTP 23, SLV 25, SHLDR 20, Length 32....Pants, flat front non-cuffed, waist 38 + 2, inseam 29 +2½ outseam 41
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