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The (Un)Official Thrift Buy /Sell / Trade / Want Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jkidd41011, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. workthatwedo

    workthatwedo Senior member

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    For trade
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    Hart Schaffner Marx (claimed)

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    Hickey Freeman (claimed)

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    Arnie (claimed)
     
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  2. vexco

    vexco Senior member

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    unfortunately..no. there's actually more haha
     
  3. ATLjon

    ATLjon Senior member

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    100 percent cotton. Woven in Italy. Made in Turkey.

    26" sleeve
    25.5" p2p
    21" shoulder

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    16.5" flat across waistband
    39.25" length from bottom of waistband to end of hem
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    Tagged L. Designed in France, tailored in Hong Kong.
    10% cashmere/90% wool. Fully lined. Double vent.

    24 3/8 p2p
    23 waist (across 2nd button from bottom)
    25 sleeve
    21 shoulder
    31.5 length


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    PM me for measurements.
     
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  4. mexicutioner

    mexicutioner Senior member

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    if any of you guys need a staple navy blazer, check the trading spreadsheet, i just added two more. i now have 46R, 44L and 42L in either HF or Faconnable (made in italy). everyone needs a navy blazer!
     
  5. Patrologia

    Patrologia Senior member

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    Who's a 38S?

    Didn't grab it yet because I haven't memorized (or documented on my ipod) people's sizes and general preferences, but I can go back for this Hickey Freeman. Pardon the ipod pics, but it is a bluish-gray nailhead pattern, 38S, with the pants listed as 33 (but I think they were let out). Single vent, and dated to 1990 if I recall correctly. In spite of the age, the suit seemed in very good shape, and didn't have the dry cleaning shine that so many things have. Would love to trade for a 40R suit, or for anything else of comparable value.

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    Also up for trades are the Church's loafers I mentioned earlier on the bragging thread.
    http://www.styleforum.net/t/9006/th...ount-store-bragging-thread/27735#post_5257279
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  6. mexicutioner

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    i also found something cool in 38S over the weekend (NWT BB 1818 Fitzgerald SC in off-white) and would have proxied it but i don't know of anyone who's a 38S.
     
  7. tben

    tben Senior member

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  8. Patrologia

    Patrologia Senior member

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    Updating the 38S Hickey Freeman above (http://www.styleforum.net/t/287214/the-un-official-thrift-buy-sell-trade-want-thread/60#post_5258289). I went ahead and picked it up, so I can provide measurements. I'll return it in a few days if there's no interest. C'mon, there must be more than one 38S checking this thread!
    PTP 20.75
    Shoulders 17.5
    Sleeves 24
    29 from bottom of collar

    Pants are 38 total length (including the waistband)
    17 across the waistband.

    Single vent, pants pleated and cuffed.
    There are a couple of pictures above, here are two more:
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    One of the jacket cuff. I think there was a mistake (but easily correctable) made in stitching the cuff, but it caused me to notice that the cuffs are open, and could easily be made to have working buttonholes if you're inclined. They are there, just sewn together.
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    Would love to trade for another suit, but I'm a sucker for shoes, and frankly, would trade for anything nice.

    By the way, I've nearly finished the process of convincing myself that those suede loafers are going to work for me. :slayer:
     
  9. vexco

    vexco Senior member

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  10. mexicutioner

    mexicutioner Senior member

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    hey dudes,
    i have a pair of 10.5 D AE park avenues in dark brown that are too big for me. if you happen to have a brown or black pair in 10D (or even a 9.5D) and need a 10.5 D, let's talk.

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  11. Brianpore

    Brianpore Senior member

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    [​IMG] I love my brown ones
     
  12. mexicutioner

    mexicutioner Senior member

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    yeah these shoes are sweet. i have a half-dozen pairs of AE's, but the leather on the PA's is way nicer and more supple than any of the others. i'm guessing AE knows that the PA is their "CEO" shoe, so they save the best leather for them. i NEED to find a pair in my size!!! :fu:
     
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  13. Patrologia

    Patrologia Senior member

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    Is that the standard brown PA (5845)? The color looks so much richer than the ones on AE's web site.
     
  14. mexicutioner

    mexicutioner Senior member

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    the inside reads:

    10 1/2 D 5655
    03906

    that number doesn't match up with any of the PA's on the AE website. i know that nordstrom sometimes gets exclusive color makeups that aren't available elsewhere (like the player's shoe in walnut calf, i think the AE website had them only in suede and not in any calfskin colors) but who knows where these originated from.

    these things appear quite new. the only weird thing is that the right shoe has an imprint on the inside of the heel that reads "PROFOOT" in reverse, i'm guessing the original owner had some sort of foot problems (maybe one leg was shorter than the other) and bought these, used some sort of insert, didnt' like the way it felt, then got rid of them after only a few wearings. there's basically no creasing in the upper, and the "Allen Edmonds" written on the inside is still 100% intact. such weird things one can find.
     
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  15. Cotton Dockers

    Cotton Dockers Senior member

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    A few random items in various sizes, extra pictures and details upon request:


    Hand tailored, pick stitching, canvassed, awesome buttons - note: unvented:

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    Looks either Brown or Gray dependeing on light, horn buttons, canvassed, very light and subtle multi-color stripes, slim fitting, p2p = 20':

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    Very good looking, double vented, soft, canvassed but with a tiny flaw in the very bottom of the front:

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    Fly front, belt-less, hacking pockets:

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    Thick, heavy tweed in brown with very light striping, patch pockets, horn buttons. requires some lining to be re-sewn in the inside shoulder:

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  16. Mercuryman76

    Mercuryman76 Senior member

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    Any bigfoots in the house? Have a pair of older AE Hardwicks in very lightly used condition. Size 12C.

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  17. mexicutioner

    mexicutioner Senior member

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    anybody have a decent 40R or 40L navy blazer they don't need? need it for a buddy of mine. check the spreadsheet to see what i have available for trade.

    doesn't have to be anything fancy, HF mainline or thereabouts should be good.

    however, it should be pretty modern and have pretty skinny lapels and whatnot.

    PM me.
     
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  18. AlanC

    AlanC Senior member

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    Got a couple of guys after this one, so consider it spoken for.

    For sale or trade. I'm willing to sell cheap, or if you have a nice shirt(s) 16/16.5 x 34 we could work out a trade. Nice quality ties, etc, also considered. I need to move this out, though.

    Ralph Lauren Purple Label suit
    Tagged: 43 Long
    Made in England (Chester Barrie)
    Two button, double-vent

    Issue: Has a hole (moth?) on the right front below the pocket. Needs to be rewoven, shouldn't cost too much. No other issues, great shape.


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  19. mexicutioner

    mexicutioner Senior member

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    ^ awesome suit man!
     
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  20. vexco

    vexco Senior member

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    An awesome suit...in my size? Must have.
     

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