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weak resale market?

Stony

Well-Known Member
I do need to chime in on the original Navy jacket thing. There are some AWESOME repros out there but unless one is on odd size, spending top dollar on a G-1 makes no sense to me as originals are so plentiful and selling for much less. For me, I ALWAYS want to wear the real thing if its an option and makes sense to wear.
Exactly!

Now pre 1969 G1s are mostly old and showing it...
But that's exactly the point. Wearing a repro that costs 2-3 times what an original costs is not prudent IMO, and as CBI said, originals are plentiful. I also don't want to wear a repro that looks like it just came off the assembly line. You can't replicate 50-75 years of patina.
 

Pilot

Well-Known Member
Top notch memorabilia, „Americania.“, Glamour... etc...( made by one of the best of the best.. at least in that time)...according to many here..and elsewhere.....
Bet it will sell within a glimpse ...
;)
 

John Lever

Moderator
I mean oops someone paid way over price.
450 max.
As I said I washed it hot so it became very stiff, previously Bevan had badly shaved the fleece to make it fit. This pattern is very tight under the arms and has sheepskin gussets. Not a comfortable jacket
 

Southoftheborder

Well-Known Member
Exactly!



But that's exactly the point. Wearing a repro that costs 2-3 times what an original costs is not prudent IMO, and as CBI said, originals are plentiful. I also don't want to wear a repro that looks like it just came off the assembly line. You can't replicate 50-75 years of patina.
But as I said originals are not so plentiful on my side of the Atlantic. And it's an individual choice as to whether I want to wear old worn leather now at my age.

As GB Shaw once said: "Do not do unto others as you would have them do unto you; you may not have the same tastes."
 

Pilot

Well-Known Member
Sellers feedback may show some “little nip” soon....and/or its relisted...lets wait and see.
 
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