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Thanks Tilmann, i like my jeans to fit on the looser end of perfectly but if i would have bought these jeans in my regular size 32, they would probably have been a tad too big.

...not like that was ever an option, of course.

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Very nice Neil. I’ve never owned a pair of Levi’s or Levi’s repro but this thread has me interested 

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On 1/11/2020 at 8:09 PM, Double 0 Soul said:

Thanks Tilmann, i like my jeans to fit on the looser end of perfectly but if i would have bought these jeans in my regular size 32, they would probably have been a tad too big.

...not like that was ever an option, of course.

Always a gamble with old/deadstock jeans...you never really know how accurate the measurements are.

What was you criteria when choosing such on obscure brand/model?

 

By the way, I remembed this strange old brand I bought off Yahoo some years ago: Shin Craft
They should also be somewhere here in this thread

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Saved in drafts i have an ever increasing list of pre-lawsuit repro's which i scour the interwebz for when i get a spare hour... travelling through denim wormholes along the way... I also have their Lot. numbers and 'translate fuck'ups' ie- those ^^^Buckayro's can not be found by typing 'Buckayro' into Yahoo but 'Backayro' turns up results, as does 'Bakayro' I enjoy the search even though i don't buy much nowadays.
 
I wear a 32" in pretty much all brands albeit loosely so if they do come up small i can still swing a 31" (M41001 and such) If they come up big, i don't fret, i just wear a belt and embrace the looseness.
 
Here's another XX repro from the 90's golden era,
Slap Shot in store brand... Scovil hardwear, No arcs, Tab reads 'BEST'
 
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There are a number of cuts in the line up.

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I should also add that most of these lesser known, golden era jeans can be had for peanuts if you're prepared to do your homework. There doesn't seem to be much of a market for them inside JP unless they're collectors items with all stickers, booklets, swing tickets still attached.

Those RRR's for instance in a lightly worn state were delivered to my door with all fees and shipping taken care of for less than £70 so it's an easy re-sell if the sizing goes a bit askew, not bad for a 1/250 MiJ 90's repro, probably the same price as mass produced high street Levi's.

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Saw these on Instagram the other day, hard to tell with the black and white photos but nice looking stuff from Jimmy & Sons Overalls: http://www.reddishbrown-co.com/jimmy-sons-overalls

Also I listed my YM Factory 20's on Grailed if anyone is interested, trying to move them so I can buy a size up. Let me know. :ph34r:

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Just won this YM Factory made chambray pullover on Yahoo, made for Matin.
Only 30 shirts were made for Matin's 10 year anniversary, seems like a nice chambray.
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Damn, that's a beautiful pop over!

I'm not 100% sure about the pocket, i can't quite figure out if it looks too small or too close to the placket but every other aspect  is 10 thumbs up.

How much...how much?

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Got it for $150, throw in another 15-20 bucks for shipping.
Not bad considering it looks brand new, and when bought fromMatin it was going for ~$220 USD.
Here's some more photos from Matin with the vintage shirt that inspired it.
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Nice! it must be the fold throwing me off, the corner of the pocket on the og version looks to be much closer to the arm seam than the repro, have they not reproduced the throat latch?

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Nope, the strap is included just happened to be hiding in the photos I posted.
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https://vintage.matin.jp/?pid=145518797

Picked up a pair by DM'ing Matin on instagram. You can customize inseam as well as leg opening (!), and construction takes about ten days til delivery (international delivery available). Will report back once it arrives. Shout out to @Broark for vouching for these, and posting images earlier in the thread. Not sure why these are being slept on as they have all the hallmarks of greatness: Interesting fabric, small batch custom made to order, affordable ($230 USD shipped), linked to YM factory (can pull allllll the historic examples needed)

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Looking forward to seeing yours come in @aho. And I’ll sell my 36’s to anyone here for $150 so I can put it towards a pair in a size up. :ph34r:

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Great find Aho & Broark. Looks like they stocked the YM denim pullover which looks fantastic. I have to confess I wanted to slide into his DMs to ask how much it was but assumed it would be astronomical and didn’t want to look like a pauper.  Not cheap but not outrageous considering how nice it is. 
Looking forward to updates. 

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Bartack CB001 still available at PSA for ¥17,600 In sizes 28-31.45BEE8F7-4685-4D7C-B914-E7BB5CEF799C.jpeg.2752ef78285b5543253815032a22e618.jpeg

A couple of other cuts/models are available too but in smaller sizes only.

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Anyone here know chemistry? What’s the patch say?

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I’ve been wearing a lot of obscure motorcycle eccentric brands lately like HWZN BROSS, Evilact, etc.  

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Have you guys already heard this one? Baby Scene Osaka, Made in Japan of course..IMG-20200207-WA0023.thumb.jpg.1d44d39b967cbb469213a30bba5b54d3.jpgIMG-20200207-WA0027.thumb.jpg.7fb25cf9dfd75048e3b19ec279b1164e.jpgIMG-20200207-WA0026.thumb.jpg.e6acca6e27127b70b2f99314e551b85c.jpgIMG-20200207-WA0024.thumb.jpg.363c013329d67aebb4cc651fe2e76b44.jpg

 

another picts..

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Just got the Matin chambray, it's a little dark out but took a couple of photos. Tried it on briefly and it fits really well.
I'll get some better photos soon, really nice shirt. Seems like it's brand new and unworn.
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beautiful shirt!

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Glad that they went to someone who really appreciates them, I'm planning to get my replacement pair soon. :ph34r:
I know that @aho just got a pair too!

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Lovely writeup @volvo240thebest! Agreed I’m really enjoying my pair and they seem to be super fast faders. Will not be washing as frequently as a result.

 

Owe you some fit pics and owe @Broark post wash measurements! In ordered them with a custom 8 inch leg opening so they fit nicely down the leg but perhaps some slight hip flare due to the 38 inch waist. Detail and construction wise I love them for the price, esp. given the direct made to order ability. The denim will fade nicely I think

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Soaked my Matin YM Factory chambray, very wrinkled but you get the idea.
I can see this getting a lot of wear in the summer with the sleeves rolled up.
Buttons are really nice, might be real pearl? Not sure.
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Shirt just became a whole lot more valuable if the second part holds true...

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