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  1. handymike liked tmitchell59's post in the thread How many new jackets do you have coming (and how many potential ones)?.

    I don't think it is going to get much cleaner. Came with a credit card receipt dated 12/26/1970 and a couple of coins from the 60s....

    Sep 19, 2020 at 7:54 PM
  2. handymike liked tmitchell59's post in the thread How many new jackets do you have coming (and how many potential ones)?.

    Dirty White! [ATTACH]

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  3. handymike attached a file to the thread Washing my old cowhide jacket.

    Resting peacefully after 10 rinses... [ATTACH]

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  4. handymike attached a file to the thread Washing my old cowhide jacket.

    This is after 3 mins of soaking: [ATTACH]

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  5. handymike liked tmitchell59's post in the thread How many new jackets do you have coming (and how many potential ones)?.

    Two jacket in the USPS Truck, Out For Delivery. This White Pony rode in yesterday, [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  6. handymike liked Edward Reed's post in the thread What Jacket Are You Wearing Today?.

    A splendid sneak preview of an early fall this week! This morning a lovely 68º with 12mph NNE winds... a low of 53º tonight!!!! Will be...

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  7. handymike replied to the thread What Jacket Are You Wearing Today?.

    ^this is an incredibly important lesson, and it will save you lots of $$.

    Sep 19, 2020 at 3:19 PM
  8. handymike liked Jin431's post in the thread What Jacket Are You Wearing Today?.

    No worries, hope you get the best fit that you are wanting. Also learned through here that size tag is relative as cut of pattern...

    Sep 19, 2020 at 3:18 PM
  9. handymike replied to the thread How many new jackets do you have coming (and how many potential ones)?.

    The solid will tarnish and age beautifully...the coated is more yellow and will dull slightly, but then wear to either copper or zinc as...

    Sep 19, 2020 at 3:14 PM
  10. handymike replied to the thread How many new jackets do you have coming (and how many potential ones)?.

    I’ve got brass on my black cxl jacket and love the look- wish they were solid and not coated though...:(

    Sep 19, 2020 at 2:35 PM
  11. handymike liked Will Zach's post in the thread How many new jackets do you have coming (and how many potential ones)?.

    ^^ That's what I am talking about! I had a steerhide Lesco cross-zip with brass hardware, sold it, and I got this horsehide Spiegel,...

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  12. handymike liked Dr Roly's post in the thread Let's see your mechanical watches.

    To get things started; here's my Poljot International Strela. The photo didn't turn out as well as hoped, as my Photobucket app adds a...

    Sep 19, 2020 at 2:13 PM
  13. handymike liked Talbot's post in the thread Let's see your mechanical watches.

    [IMG]

    Sep 19, 2020 at 2:13 PM
  14. handymike liked WillisandGeigerFan's post in the thread Let's see your mechanical watches.

    Today, it’s a 1966 Times Marlin on a period perlon striped grosgrain-ish strap.[ATTACH]

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  15. handymike liked Zoo's post in the thread Let's see your mechanical watches.

    Seiko model SNKL09. [ATTACH]

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