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by jimmyj
Fri Nov 19, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Vintage T-shirt Storage and Maintenance
Replies: 9
Views: 7213

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: 137

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: 6
Views: 798

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: 15693

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: 8698

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: 19748

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
by jimmyj
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Future of Vintage t shirt Hobby
Replies: 1
Views: 4782

Re: Future of Vintage t shirt Hobby

Hey D - indeed times are a changing! The hobby is still alive and well. Seems like the millennials are using Instagram rather than eBay. There's definitely a higher degree of people purchasing for fashion rather than knowing much about the band in question. But all types of trends come and go. Defin...
by jimmyj
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Advice for Sellers
Topic: Is ebay the best site to get the most $ for a rare tee?
Replies: 2
Views: 6150

Re: Is ebay the best site to get the most $ for a rare tee?

I think so - but I don't know if auctions are the way to go anymore. Seems like they are mostly dealers buying to resell. IG not the way to go.
by jimmyj
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Appraisal
Topic: weird political tee AIN'T WE GOT FUN - donkeys and elephants
Replies: 4
Views: 5687

Re: weird political tee AIN'T WE GOT FUN - donkeys and elephants

That's a good start. I think it will prob go in the 50 to 100 range.
by jimmyj
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Appraisal
Topic: Adolfo Hitler European Tour shirt help!!
Replies: 1
Views: 6068

Re: Adolfo Hitler European Tour shirt help!!

tough sell. i think they used to go in the 30 range years back. ive seen them on ebay but not sure how long they last or if they get pulled.