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Used AE Strands on E-Bay - Good or Bad Deal?

gamma1234

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I have never bought shoes online before and this may be my 2nd pair of AEs. I was hoping you guys could take a look at the pics and tell me if you think the condition of these Strands makes this a good deal at the $60 price point. I have an AE Park Ave so I am confident the size won't be an issue. Thanks in advance for any input.
Update: Does anyone notice a bend/crease in picture 3 on the right shoe, just below where the outside ankle bone would be? (or is the flash just messing with my eyes)



 

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E strands are a fine looking shoe. I would pick them up at $60 in a heartbeat.
 

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Originally Posted by SpooPoker
Sure, lets just guess which auction it is.

Sorry partner, I was 3 minutes late on the pics.
 

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Originally Posted by SpooPoker
Yep, saw them and edited. Why not for $60? Go for it.

Alright, thanks for your advice. I was just hesitant because this will be my first online shoe purchase and I am still new to dress shoes. The Park Aves are my first "nice" pair so just wanted to get everyone's opinion on the condition. Thanks.
 

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Those might be the nicest "worn" pair I've seen. Go for it although the formality of the black conflicts the casualness of the broguing. Actually, I suppose the Strand conflicts the balmoral anyway
 

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I got a pair of the black Strands for $30 shipped. They were in great shape. I'd say go for it. They'd look like that after you wear them 3 times anyway. Also the camera flash tends to make wear look worse than it is.
 

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I believe Vox approves.
 

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Plus they are at least thirds. So then there's that.
 

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Originally Posted by bigbris1
Plus they are at least thirds. So then there's that.

It saddens me that you bring such cynicism to this thread.

Not all wear a red velvet collar.


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I approve of this transaction.
 

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What does the M or W stamp on the bottom of each shoe mean? Roman numeral?
 

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