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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Maynard Fried-San Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 May 2019 at 11:47pm
I think Lee Japan don’t sell directly to customers outside Japan so you’d have to use a proxy if buying from them.
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That's right, Lee Japan doesn't sell overseas but you can buy through Rakuten whithout the need of a proxy. Got my pair from Vintage Paradise.

I also have my eyes on the 101B Riders 1948.

And I'm still waiting for my 1952 to come back from hemming...
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I picked up the 1937 Cowboy Jacket (Lot 1011-the same one as smoothsailor's I'm guessing) on Yahoo Auctions a couple of months ago for a good price. It was NOS and smelled a bit musty as it must have been in storage for about 15 years or so. I did the 'trick' of spraying it with vodka to get rid of the smell. Not sure if that worked or if it was just because of the airing/wearing but the smell seems to have gone.

There seems to be plenty of LeeJP on Yahoo Auctions, at least in the smaller sizes. I found the following link helpful in identifying the different Lot numbers for searching the interwebs:

http://www.casual.co.jp/lee.htm





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My 101Z 1952 came back from hemming and here is a fit pick. Of course they feature the "spread ass" look like most Lee jeans do. They are a size 33


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The spread ass look
The reason my wife hates all my lee inspired jeans.
She prefers when I wear wranglers ha
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New Cane's Riders came in a few weeks ago













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It looks like Lee Archives (Japan) are re-releasing the 1944 WW2 101B model on 21 June. I don’t think they ship internationally though so you’ll need to buy via a proxy, a friend in Japan or in person. Great price too!
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