05-11-2015, 08:17 PM
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I'm looking to trade my never used Simpsons Rover Manchurian in Faux Briar Tortoise. An absolutely beautiful brush, but we are sadly not a match.
The brush was acquired via trade in unused condition and I have not used it as well. The original owner's receipt says "Faux Briar", and the box as well is labelled Faux Briar. But it sure looks like Faux Tortoise. Can't find any other Faux Tortoise Rovers on TSN or other sites. Seems to have been sent out mistakenly by Simpson, although it is a seriously beautiful mistake! Update: Simpsons customer service confirmed to the original owner it is a rare Faux Tortoise Rover.
The Manchurian knot is dense, firm and the tips feel quite soft.  
I would like to trade this for either an M&F or a block letter Rooney. Please PM with offers or questions. Thank you for looking!

Overall Brush Height: 93mm
Loft Height: 47mm
Knot Diameter: 22.5mm

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 05-11-2015, 09:02 PM
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  • Jovan
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Great looking brush.

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 05-11-2015, 09:14 PM
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amazing looking brush, Good luck with your trade! 

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 05-11-2015, 09:20 PM
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lovely brush—beautiful contrast!

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 05-11-2015, 10:22 PM
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Oh jeez! Incredible. I hope this finds a great home. Any idea on the diameter and loft?

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 05-12-2015, 01:58 AM
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  • TheMonk
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(05-11-2015, 10:22 PM)zaclikestoshave Wrote: Oh jeez! Incredible. I hope this finds a great home. Any idea on the diameter and loft?

The official Simpson's measurements are:

Overall Brush Height: 95mm
Loft Height: 50mm
Knot Diameter: 21.5mm

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 05-12-2015, 02:27 AM
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Beautiful Brush! GLWTS!

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 05-12-2015, 03:32 AM
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(05-12-2015, 01:58 AM)TheMonk Wrote:
(05-11-2015, 10:22 PM)zaclikestoshave Wrote: Oh jeez! Incredible. I hope this finds a great home. Any idea on the diameter and loft?

The official Simpson's measurements are:

Overall Brush Height: 95mm
Loft Height: 50mm
Knot Diameter: 21.5mm

Thank you David. My measurements are:

Overall Brush Height: 93mm
Loft Height: 47mm
Knot Diameter: 22.5mm

I updated the OP.

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 05-12-2015, 04:24 AM
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Is love to see the material of the brush. The pictures are so dark!

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 05-12-2015, 05:00 AM
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(05-12-2015, 04:24 AM)Dipesh Wrote: Is love to see the material of the brush. The pictures are so dark!

The the original pics look a bit brighter on a full res monitor vs a phone or tablet. Not sure why...Hopefully these help:

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 05-12-2015, 05:15 AM
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What a beautiful brush! That material is tortoise, not briar.

What type of M&F are you after? I may have something. Feel free to PM me if you want.

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 05-12-2015, 06:45 AM
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I have to agree it looks like Faux Tortoise. The box is labelled Faux Briar, and the brush order was for Faux Briar which is mentioned in the receipt as "The Rover Manchurian Badger Faux Briar", code "MANROVERBRIAR".
I can't even find an example on the web of a Faux Tortoise Rover, not even in Ben's threads!
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 05-12-2015, 07:20 AM
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(05-12-2015, 05:15 AM)Dipesh Wrote: What a beautiful brush! That material is tortoise, not briar.

What type of M&F are you after? I may have something. Feel free to PM me if you want.

Thank you for the complement. I have updated the OP with as much information as I have. Let me know if there are additional questions.

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 05-12-2015, 10:09 AM
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  • gp569900
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PM sent. I might have something for you.

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 05-12-2015, 01:05 PM
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Trade complete. Please archive, thank you!

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