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STP Salvage (12/4/09)

by Lesli Larson Here are some recent Filson items on offer through Sierra Trading Post (my source for archival imagery of discontinued Barbour, Filson, John Partridge, Gloverall and Beretta). This month, several styles of waxed cotton shelter cloth jackets are on the chopping block. If I were the right size, I’d buy the cotton poplin …

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Archival Adventure: Palmer’s Mystery Hike No.1

Scenes from Palmer’s Mystery Hike No.1 There’s very little contextual information for this flickr Commons set from the Australian Powerhouse Museum collection. But I can already tell that “Palmer’s Myster Hikes” might be an event worth restaging along the lines of the London Tweed run. Dress requirements: rolled shirt sleeves, traveling knickers, striped blazers, cardigans, …

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