Honest Store Owners Still Exist: A Grape V story, 3 years later

Discussion in 'Jordan Brand' started by lrrr, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. lrrr

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    Two days ago on December 17th at around 2pm I was doing some web browsing. I jumped from freshnessmag.com, to some sticker collection, to some boutique websiteto its blog. Yes I will be naming names. If I "air out your spot" I don't care [​IMG]. The owner of the shop is this really cool, but quiet guy namedClarence. If he was doing anything else but selling kicks you may assume that he's a weed smoking serial killer. All that aside he's really chill andhis shop is littered with moderately priced goodies from time to time. You just have to walk in there on a the right day.

    Those same two days ago i came across a blog posting from his site, http://www.premiumgoods.net/blog/?paged=2

    I did an instant [​IMG] since I know this dude doesn't jerk prices on anything when I say the crazy heat that he was putting out. Black Laser IV's,Cardinal VII's, the first Spizike colorway. The list went on and on. But looked at the date and just got pissed the !##% off immediately. I went from [​IMG] to[​IMG] instantly.

    But i still decided to give the dude a call to see if i could just pick from the scfraps of what was left. I was in Harlem at the HOH on 125th at the time butthough, "what the hell, a call wouldn't hurt". I made the call and the first thing I asked about was the Lasers which were long gone of course.Then the Cardinals which were also gone. After that I simply asked "whatchu got in 13". He replied with a " oh, i got some Grapes". Myresponse: "on my way *click*" I boogies strraight to my whip on 123rd and lexington and peeled out of my parking spot. I touched 90 easy a few timesbarrelling down the FDR looking out for black Chargers and navy blue Crown Victorias creeping around in my rear view mirrow. 30 mins later i found a spot andasked if he still had em. Interestingly enough they were not on display and were in the back roomjust chillin. He brough em out and dusted off the box. I justgazed at them in amazement [​IMG]

    I gave dude the $200 that he wanted for them, looked at them again, pounded him,and bounced. [​IMG]






    Much love to Premium Goods, Brooklyn [​IMG]
     
  2. wigglez25

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    [​IMG]....nice find
     
  3. rauls054

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    good for you great price
     
  4. njstress03

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    great find dude, wat else he have in size 13?
     
  5. rojanjon

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    yea, man it's those brooklyn spots outside and around flatbush that have all the joints stuck in the attic just waitin to be dusted off. Nice work God.
     
  6. airuphere23

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    very descriptive story..[​IMG] $200 for ds grapes 3 years later is not a bad deal...nice find.
     
  7. 1c3m4m

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    PM me the number of the store ASAP, I will go to him in the snow today if he has anything good
     
  8. airuphere23

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    My dude it's right there on the receipt and for confirmation that he did indeed cop from that same store he even gave a shout out to them...[​IMG]
     
  9. xjordanhead

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    Your link didnt work for me,
    but good pickup. I want to go to one of those spots up in Brooklyn
     
  10. hawkflight6

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    Wow, nice find and for a good price too
     
  11. killacam92345

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    mice pick-up man, wish there were spots like that in pittsburgh
     
  12. 1c3m4m

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    See kids, thats when paying attention goes wrong. Stay in school lol
     
  13. SteveSteve72

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    Nice pick up. grapes are fire[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  14. playball

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    dam i need a pair of those.. i need a 8.5!
     
  15. ninjahood

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    size 13 dont move in da hood like that, but online is a different story.
     
  16. thefreshestwhiteboy301

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    [​IMG]
     
  17. cedric ceballos 1995 lakers

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    nice pickup, especially how most ny shoe store are when it comes to the prices.
     
  18. retromj17

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    man that is simply beautiful man, nice pick up and thanx for sharing...much appreciated!
     
  19. rapido27

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    Great story!
     
  20. luis og13s

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  21. me4u2night

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    5th Ave in Brooklyn have a couple of secret sneaker spots. If you ride up to Sunset, you'll find a bunch also.
     
  22. jonny1200

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    The stores alright i doubt there's that many gems left. The owners cool to certain people (don't go there dressed like a hypebeast tho)

    I hear a lot of shady stuff about Premium Goods though, there suppose to get everything but barely have anything (I live 5 minutes away btw).

    All that stuff has been sitting there for years so he had to sell them eventually. How much were the black lasers tho?
     
  23. r3tro 3

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    Really NICE Pickup...
     
  24. jarnailsingh23

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    Nice Story, Grapes V are soo Sexy.
     
  25. ihust1e

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    lucky you