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No nothing new yet. Reached out to him again yesterday...

I thought we were at a point to go ahead with 3 exacts and 2 recreations (basically 99.99% right Bolivia and PTS) but TF werent happy without exploring every avenue re fabrics. Including recreating the silk specially.

So lets see where theyve got to

Skewered, one sympathises...

1. CR. 2. TSWLM. 3. LTK. 4. GF. 5. SF.

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It's much appreciated that they are going all out for us in terms of accuracy. Thanks for the update!

@JaviTru on Twitter and @TheBondIsNotEnough on Instagram. Occasional contributor to thejamesbonddossier.com

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007JBDCMWR wrote:

No nothing new yet. Reached out to him again yesterday...

I thought we were at a point to go ahead with 3 exacts and 2 recreations (basically 99.99% right Bolivia and PTS) but TF werent happy without exploring every avenue re fabrics. Including recreating the silk specially.

So lets see where theyve got to

Very impressed by their attention to detail on a project like this.. wow. I’d be perfectly fine receiving the 99% accurate one!

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On what is a very bleak 007 day....

The only good news is the revised qos tie samples are done and will be with me soon

M

Skewered, one sympathises...

1. CR. 2. TSWLM. 3. LTK. 4. GF. 5. SF.

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007JBDCMWR wrote:

On what is a very bleak 007 day....

The only good news is the revised qos tie samples are done and will be with me soon

M

They get the 0.1% sorted out then?

@JaviTru on Twitter and @TheBondIsNotEnough on Instagram. Occasional contributor to thejamesbonddossier.com

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Hopefully, pictures of originals and samples due, actual samples should be with me soon...

Skewered, one sympathises...

1. CR. 2. TSWLM. 3. LTK. 4. GF. 5. SF.

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007JBDCMWR wrote:

Hopefully, pictures of originals and samples due, actual samples should be with me soon...

Looking forward to your report! ajb007/martini

@JaviTru on Twitter and @TheBondIsNotEnough on Instagram. Occasional contributor to thejamesbonddossier.com

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Was going to suggest that with the NTTD merch wagon approaching it might be a good idea to put this  project on hold for a bit... but with the delay maybe it’s great timing after all.

Interesting times and all that.

"Enjoy it while it lasts."
"The very words I live by."

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007JBDCMWR wrote:

On what is a very bleak 007 day....

The only good news is the revised qos tie samples are done and will be with me soon

M

Thanks for providing some good news. Very disheartening day for sure, but this helps a little. Looking forward to hearing more.  ajb007/martini

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Just to whet the appetite, here are 2 of the ties. Pictures are of an original next to the new samples.... Close ups including light and shade as they change at different angles. Very hard to get both ties in the same light and at the same angles...
More to follow as I receive them...

Kazan and Greene below

https://i.postimg.cc/GHRPYFTN/image3.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/2L7ZTtLt/image2.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/gLsx36fF/image1.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/V5WgKZw1/image0.jpg

Skewered, one sympathises...

1. CR. 2. TSWLM. 3. LTK. 4. GF. 5. SF.

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Those look great! Can't wait to see the rest of them and get them ordered!

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Can I please put my name down for a Kazan tie if there are any extras?

Instagram: johndalessio

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Fantastic! They look incredible. Appetite suitably whet!

007JBDCMWR wrote:

Just to whet the appetite, here are 2 of the ties. Pictures are of an original next to the new samples.... Close ups including light and shade as they change at different angles. Very hard to get both ties in the same light and at the same angles...
More to follow as I receive them...

Kazan and Greene below

https://i.postimg.cc/GHRPYFTN/image3.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/2L7ZTtLt/image2.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/gLsx36fF/image1.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/V5WgKZw1/image0.jpg

Can you swim?

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I'm coming to this party late.....  is it too late to sign up for one of these?

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Jar15a1 wrote:

I'm coming to this party late.....  is it too late to sign up for one of these?

I would assume you should be fine but you should send a PM to 007JBDCMWR to let him know which ties you are interested in.

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MikeG77 wrote:
Jar15a1 wrote:

I'm coming to this party late.....  is it too late to sign up for one of these?

I would assume you should be fine but you should send a PM to 007JBDCMWR to let him know which ties you are interested in.

Thanks for the quick reply Mike. I will PM 007JBDCMWR with my order.

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Guys
Just to confirm, at the moment whilst we await final samples, extra names can be taken. But I foresee this closing quickly once samples are approved.
Timing wise (given the nttd delay) I think we are in a sweetspot!
I highly doubt Luigi will set a maximum per tie...
So if wanting to jump in....

Pm with the following
1. Your full name
2. Your email address
3. The ties you would like

Its has taken me a lot of time / personal investment and a lot of intermational calls / emails to get this far. So doing all I can to get this through with as close to perfect ties x 5!

But please be patient. Getting them right is most important to me (and Luigi / TF)

We are getting there!

Mark

Skewered, one sympathises...

1. CR. 2. TSWLM. 3. LTK. 4. GF. 5. SF.

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Mark,

I think I speak for all interested parties when I say your efforts are greatly appreciated (and thanked).

Do you need us to reconfirm, or just last minute additions?

Thanks!  ajb007/martini

007JBDCMWR wrote:

Guys
Just to confirm, at the moment whilst we await final samples, extra names can be taken. But I foresee this closing quickly once samples are approved.
Timing wise (given the nttd delay) I think we are in a sweetspot!
I highly doubt Luigi will set a maximum per tie...
So if wanting to jump in....

Pm with the following
1. Your full name
2. Your email address
3. The ties you would like

Its has taken me a lot of time / personal investment and a lot of intermational calls / emails to get this far. So doing all I can to get this through with as close to perfect ties x 5!

But please be patient. Getting them right is most important to me (and Luigi / TF)

We are getting there!

Mark

"Enjoy it while it lasts."
"The very words I live by."

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No need to reconfirm, just any late comers. Everyone is saved on a secure spreadsheet until Luigi is ready....

Just awaiting final pictures but 4 are perfected, just the "Azure" shade in the pts is a smidge light. Will have to likely decide we go with what we have or we drop it....

M

Skewered, one sympathises...

1. CR. 2. TSWLM. 3. LTK. 4. GF. 5. SF.

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I think we can say these are nailed

https://i.postimg.cc/G9smG061/image0-1.jpg

Skewered, one sympathises...

1. CR. 2. TSWLM. 3. LTK. 4. GF. 5. SF.

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For the benefit of my colour blindness, could you name them from left to right

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007JBDCMWR wrote:

No need to reconfirm, just any late comers. Everyone is saved on a secure spreadsheet until Luigi is ready....

Just awaiting final pictures but 4 are perfected, just the "Azure" shade in the pts is a smidge light. Will have to likely decide we go with what we have or we drop it....

M


The ties look awesome but I'm gonna be selfish for a moment as the PTS is my favorite so hopefully with a little more time we can get a perfect tie! If not then go with what we have but don't drop it especially with all the time that's been invested!

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Greene Party / Bolivia / London / Kazan  ajb007/martini

Skewered, one sympathises...

1. CR. 2. TSWLM. 3. LTK. 4. GF. 5. SF.

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https://i.postimg.cc/sGdVj4FR/image002.jpg

It isnt so much the outright colour of the "Azure", its more that the silk isnt reflecting in the same way as the original

This pic is under direct light and the difference in "normal" eye view / light is negligible. But wanted to post a pic showing the worst case light...

I believe we are at an exhaustive search point now and if we do go with what we have re pts we would market this tie as a "recreation". Best we are ever going to get.

Anyone who has had the ties in hand will confirm they change colour / shade in every light and angle. Hence the almost impossible task of replicating...

Please feel free to comment as I would appreciate views before I say to TF to go ahead with the pts tie

Last edited by 007JBDCMWR (10th Mar 2020 20:54)

Skewered, one sympathises...

1. CR. 2. TSWLM. 3. LTK. 4. GF. 5. SF.

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007JBDCMWR wrote:

https://i.postimg.cc/sGdVj4FR/image002.jpg

It isnt so much the outright colour of the "Azure", its more that the silk isnt reflecting in the same way as the original

This pic is under direct light and the difference in "normal" eye view / light is negligible. But wanted to post a pic showing the worst case light...

I believe we are at an exhaustive search point now and if we do go with what we have re pts we would market this tie as a "recreation". Best we are ever going to get.

Anyone who has had the ties in hand will confirm they change colour / shade in every light and angle. Hence the almost impossible task of replicating...

With the picture I can see what you're talking about as the sample just seems noticeably brighter. But like you said if I had them side by side in normal light I'd have a hard time telling them apart.