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The Official Vintage Clothing and Accessories Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    ^ Yeah buddy. Make the magic.
     
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    eazye Senior member

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    I'm not really sure of the vintage on this one, 60's or 70's perhaps? But it is older, in mint condition and faaaaaaaaaaaaaaabulous!
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  3. Brianpore

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    x-post from thrift thread

    "One way to tell the age of a French Shriner shoe is whether the full name is French Shriner & Urner or just French Shriner. The "Urner" was dropped I believe sometime in the 1950s after Samual Urner died." - from a styleforum member. (going to x-post in the shoe thread)

    Looking at 40-50's and then Wes found an add from a 1928 book that looks the same. Amazing condition for the age.

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    Actually from further research, I found that Samuel Urner died in 1912. Followed by Shriner in 1915.

    Also came across this dated 1971...Hate to narrow your timeline and then expand it again. On the bright side...it looks like Lytton was only in business until 1964.
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    I'd be shocked if those were any later than the '40s.
     
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    Aaaaaaaaaah. I'd completely forgotten about the Urnergate scandal of '71.
     
  8. Coal_Mining_Polak

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    Brooks Brothers pincord suit - 42 Long (gasp!) The pants taper to 8" at the bottom, a great silhouette! :D The jacket is 2-button and darted, strangely.

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  9. catside

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    Tweed 3 piece from 50ies per union tag. Interestingly quality was not very good so I left it.

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    I know nothing about union tags, but with those wide lapels and large pocket flaps, it
    screams 1970s. Note: trad and semi trad clothing existed parallel with bell bottoms and double knits,
    the main concession to the era was wider lapel width.
     
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    ^ Sometimes it is possible that a small producer uses an older union tag. The trademark R came in 62 and is the only difference between before and after. The tag is from 49-62, maybe the suit is not. That would explain the crappy quality :)
     
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  12. Coal_Mining_Polak

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    There's a 0% chance that suit is from the 50's, it's a 70's POS. I've seen pre-76 Union tags in a sport coat that was dated 82. Go figure! :embar:
     
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    It may be old, it may be shit, but I bet with a 3 pc tweed suit, you could still make a good buck or 2 if that is intentions of thrifting.
     
  14. Coal_Mining_Polak

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    You're right; I wasn't trying to be mean in my original quote. I'm just not a fan of anything to do with 70's clothing.
     
  15. SpooPoker

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    ^^^^^^ Are you kidding me? :drool: :worship: :worship2: :slayer: :inlove:
     
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    Spoo did you take that for you? or his he consigning that with you?
     
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    If that's going on the chopping block and is near my size, keep me posted. :fonz:
     
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    Found my oldest piece today and it is outerwear with turnback cuffs patch pockets and a 3/2 stance not to mention being windowpane
    Will post later
     

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