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i just bought a pair of the 101z polands with the weird "lee gold label" circle leather patch from someone on styleforum. really excited to get them. anybody have experience with those?

anybody?? 10char

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anybody?? 10char

I guess you could say that at the moment, in this thread, no one else has any experience of them. sorry.

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Yes, gosh darn then.

Back to the top of the page discussion of Jin's stretching, mine did very minimally even with a waist stretcher.

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would you recomend buying one size down? Im seriously considering Jins after the 660s if i dont get those single backpocket samurais.

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I would not, but I bought mine used and they were shrunk to the max.

I have pair of tagged 34 (literally a 32 as Eternals were just tagged like this back then) Eternal Tigers that are tight but work, I wear 34 in Nudies with room to spare, and 32 in the Gaps I am wearing right now. The Jins I have are 32, and I they are not just tight but too small. Like one button done up too small. I could easily I think be a 34 in them.

All the above might not mean much (if it makes sense at all), but again, I took the waist stretcher to them and they did not seem to budge.

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I sized down 1 with mine. They turned out fine after I wet the waistband and wore them for a bit (and this was after a long hot soak + hot dryer). In fact, they now fit a little loose in the waist.

I guess it depends on how you want them to fit though. I sized down because I have skinny legs and they would have been too baggy had I gone up one.

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well, I have a 33 in 5000bks and the fit is similar but i assume that the Jins would shrink/stretch differently, but...

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Here's a cool pair of Lee housemark Long L overalls from the 40's. The denim is still quite dark.

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just received my 101z's. they are great. denim is a lot lighter (weight-wise) than i thought it would be. they fit a little loose, but hey, getting them for $55 secondhand is no problem. i'll post fit pics soon

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holy cow, are those vintage, crownzip?

there are some nice roping effects at the hem, but the denim is still very dark.

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Tried a different method oh photographing these , hope you enjoy - 1952s followed by 1966 repro 101zs . Btw , I am 5ft 7 and jeans are w34 l32 then cuffed .

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Some pictures of my Mcoy's Taxi Driver Lee 101 z. I sized down 1 on these. They are a nice slim cut. One of my favorite pairs of jeans.I have the Mccoy 101b's too, they are also excellent, cut is similar just got a bigger leg opening. I have some 44 & 52 Edwin Lee's which are both nice but I prefer the Mccoy's. They are expensive though when compared to the Edwin models. edit: The pictures aren't great so if people want to see more just ask & I will try & take some better ones..

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^^You're the first person to finally post a pair. If you could post a pic of your McCoy 101B? That would be great. Hows the denim on these compared to the Edwin's? I have a jacket in the Edwin denim. It wasn't so spectacular but it wears well.

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Coleslaw here are some pics of the Mccoy 101b's. I have also done some camparison shots next to the 52 101Z Edwin's. The denim on the Mccoy's is smoother & has more of a sheen to it than the Edwin's. generally the finish of them is of a higher quality & they were a good purchase.

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Comparison shots with Edwin 52 101z's. Mccoy's are on the right.

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^^^Thanks. Looks like the McCoys have that lighter reddish/purplish color thats more associated with vintage denim. Very nice pick up.

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hey patchmb

thanks for the great pics.

coleslaw is right, finally someone with real mccoys lee repros.

whats the difference in the two 101z´s?

are the 70s taxi driver ones cut slimmer? and is there a difference in the 101b cuts?

are both the same size?

best

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Anybody know any Rakuten stores that carry the McCoy Lees?

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mc coys look much more like the vintage lees that i have. very nice

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whats the difference in the two 101z´s?

best

Mmm.. yes, it would be interesting to see a side-by-side of the two 101z's.... (if it's not too much trouble)

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Here are the measurements for both of the Mccoy Lee's, they are both tagged w33. I have also measured the w34 Edwin 52 101z's to give a comparison.

Mccoy TD 101z/ Mccoy 101b /Edwin 52 101z

Waist 18 / 17.5 /17.5

Fr Rise 11.5 / 11 / 11.5

R Rise 15.7 / 15.6 / 15.2

Thigh 12 / 12.5 / 13

Knee 9 / 9.3 / 9.8

Hem 7.8 / 8.6 / 9

Inseam 34.2 / 35 / 34

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Some shots of Edwin 52 101z's v Mccoy 101z. Mccoy's are on the right.

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thanks

really intersting to know the sizing.

cheers

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^^ Yes the Cultizm Lee's are made by Edwin, except for The Lee Gold 66 101Z, they are made in europe.

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