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The Ultimate Toronto Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by scatterbrain, Dec 29, 2014.

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    Yea that was me and they are Bordeaux. I bought the Saphir bordeaux polish and neutral wax for them
     

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    Is this the one on Bloor?
     

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    62A91496-A552-4833-A371-62906BFA6CC8.jpeg Hey guys,

    I picked up those NWOB wingtips from The Rack, but they’re a half size too big. They’re 8UK on the 7000 last, but I’m a 7.5Uk. Anybody interested in a trade? Preferably new shoes in 7.5uk.

    If don’t want to trade, you can have them for $500 local pickup (full disclosure: I paid $400 CAD for these).

    They’re new and just need a polish from being handled. 9+/10.

    If not, will return them.
     

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    Width?
     

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    those Lobbs are the steal of the year!

    I want those boots!!! They're my size too..........hmmmmmm
     

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    U.K. E Width (or regular US ‘D’ Width).
     

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    Hey guys, need your advice.

    I have a package on the way with about $1k worth of goods. All made in the UK.


    Got Canada Post notification that it’s on its way, but also that I owe $700 in duties (70%!).

    I think the mistake is that they looked at the MSRP price on the items, and not the heavily discounted price I paid.

    If I refuse delivery, will Canada Post just send it back to sender?
     

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    Go to pick it up. I believe you can send it back to CBSA for re-evaluation right on the spot. By marking the package/invoice. I could be wrong

    Try their website for a clear answer.
     

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    I just read that, Thanks. I'm hoping the receipt from the store will be enough to make them re-evaluate it.
     

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    Just went though a similar ordeal with a pair of crockett and jones. For the duty component, the shipper needs to resend the invoice with a CETA declaration that the goods were manufactured in the UK. For the taxes CBSA should be able to reexamine if you provide them with the invoice
     

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    On a related note. I was shocked when DHL got it right on a pair of shoes from Skoak last week. Thought for sure I was getting a duty charge thrown in there.

    70$ in tax and their fee on a pair of 425$ L&T’s.
     

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