This 1940s tie shows the Indian Subcontinent:
The other two tie auctions have ended. Did Fedora Loungers win them?
Marc, thank you for the heads up on the Indian tie! I go to India at least once a year and it will be a fun one to wear for my Indian colleagues.
"His modest resources meant that he could dress no more than reasonably well, but he did so with a kind of faded elegance that ignored the dictates of fashion... the overall effect was of someone frozen in time, indifferent to the new fashions of the agitated age he was living through. The truth is that he took pleasure in this, for obscure reasons that perhaps even he could not have explained."
Wow, that's a great price for a western painted tie like that!
Who says the golden era has to be tasteful and dignified?