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Vicuna Overcoat For Sale

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SIZE 42/44 CAMEL DOUBLE BREASTED VICUNA OVERCOAT
EXCELLENT CONDITION
CALVIN KLEIN - BLACK LABEL
MADE IN ITALY
MAKE ME AN OFFER
DOUG
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Do you think it is vicuna colored coat , because vicuna seems an expensive material for CK to use in a coat.
 

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well it was given to me - it once belonged to a friend's father who had all his suits and shirts custom made etc. She told me it was vicuna - so I am just assuming it is. It is very very soft and extremely light in weight for such a big coat - I would be interested to learn more about the coat so I may take it up to the Calvin Klein store here in NYC
 

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Vicuna was declared endangered not long after Calvin Klein founded his label. Supplies of the wool had become scarce before that point as the numbers dwindled to just a few thousand. It also could have been made after the mid 90s when vicuna was available again, but the price for such a coat would be upwards of $20k.
 

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Alan you sold a vicuna blend coat a few months back, but it was from the 40s or 50s right?
 

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^Yes, and it was only a vicuna blend. I have no idea how much was actually in it, probably not a lot. I ended up selling it on ebay to a vintage shop in NYC. I figure they refurbished it and sold it for a mint. Honestly, I wasn't very impressed with the hand of it. I mean it was nice, but it didn't blow me away. But then, as I said, I figure there wasn't really that much vicuna in it.

It did actually have tags that confirmed vicuna content.
 

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Loro Piana has the exclusive sales agreement with the Peruvian Government for sale of Vicuna outside of Peru . One can purchase the fabric from LP for $2000.00 per yard or purchase men's overcoats at the LP store for 14,000.00 or more.
 

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"If the lady's paying, sir, may I suggest the vicuna?"

PS: Catmere pwns vicKuna.
 

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Originally Posted by chl
Loro Piana has the exclusive sales agreement with the Peruvian Government for sale of Vicuna outside of Peru . One can purchase the fabric from LP for $2000.00 per yard or purchase men's overcoats at the LP store for 14,000.00 or more.
Not quite sure what that means. In Italy I cast mine eyes on a Vicuna coat collection of merchandise (legally harvested mind you) made by Colombo. If anyone is interested I can get it for them as mentioned for 20+K for the overcoat and 2.5K for the scarf. And for the record, Vicuna (I suppose when done correctly) makes Cashmere feel like shetland wool.
 

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20+K for an overcoat


2.5K for a scarf


How much would a Vicuna tie be?
 

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I hear you can sell the vicuna lint from your vicuna garments for around $50 or so. a pop. It's belly button fresh.
 

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I felt a vicuna sweater in a LP boutique once. Very soft but 40K HKD oops. Next time I went in, the sweater was under glass and out of reach
 

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This must by why good Vicuna sausage has gone up so much at my local market
 

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