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by jimmyj
Tue Nov 23, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: The Defunkd Forum Is Open, Again!
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: The Defunkd Forum Is Open, Again!

ha, the hunt never ends!
by jimmyj
Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Vintage T-shirt Storage and Maintenance
Replies: 9
Views: 6964

Re: Vintage T-shirt Storage and Maintenance

Truth. I have a friend who has a vintage clothing rental business and 60% of it is stacked in boxes on shelves. I'll take a photo next time I pop by.
by jimmyj
Mon Nov 22, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Vintage T-shirt Storage and Maintenance
Replies: 9
Views: 6964

Re: Vintage T-shirt Storage and Maintenance

Doesn't plastic eventually break down and become toxic? I've been paranoid about that since I stored my comic books in plastic sleeves and was then told years later they end up doing more harm than good and I had to get special "mylar" sleeves that didn't break down. :shock: But that was p...
by jimmyj
Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newby collector sayin' hi
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Re: Newby collector sayin' hi

Hello! The forum was closed in 2018 and revived about a week ago.
by jimmyj
Fri Nov 19, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Vintage T-shirt Storage and Maintenance
Replies: 9
Views: 6964

Re: Vintage T-shirt Storage and Maintenance

One thing I recently discovered is framing a t-shirt - these frames have UV blocking glass, and you don't need to cut the shirt - great way to preserve it: https://www.defunkd.com/how-to-frame-a-vintage-t-shirt/
by jimmyj
Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Appraisal
Topic: Led zepplin t shirt how old and what do you think?
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Led zepplin t shirt how old and what do you think?

Cool one! Can I see a photo of the tag? Looks to be an 80s Screen Stars from what I can see. (Or you can date it using this: https://www.defunkd.com/blog/2016/12/06/the-screen-stars-timeline/) I feel like Zeppelin tees are in a bit of a lull the past many years. Would put it in the $100 to $200 rang...
by jimmyj
Fri Nov 12, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: The Defunkd Forum Is Open, Again!
Replies: 2
Views: 167

The Defunkd Forum Is Open, Again!

After being shuttered for several years, we've revived it and it's once again open for user registrations, new posts, and replies. The Death Star is fully operational! In the social networking era I don't expect it to be very busy, but I still often get requests as to how to register and participate...
by jimmyj
Tue Sep 14, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Brands & Tags
Topic: Wild Oats
Replies: 11
Views: 15485

Re: Wild Oats

We recently did a deep-dive into the wild oats tag, you can get the full history and tag versions here:

https://www.defunkd.com/wild-oats/
by jimmyj
Wed Aug 25, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Check Authenticity
Topic: The single stitch double stitch debate.
Replies: 2
Views: 8537

Re: The single stitch double stitch debate.

Five years later I have finally made good on my blog post comment, here's the guide:

https://www.defunkd.com/single-stitch/
by jimmyj
Thu May 20, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Brands & Tags
Topic: 3D Emblem Info
Replies: 9
Views: 19399

Re: 3D Emblem Info

For those looking for full information on 3D Emblem we've recently done an interview with a historian here: https://www.defunkd.com/3d-emblem