Here's a scan from a page of classified ads that ran in Downbeat magazine on April 22nd, 1953.
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Heck, if I thought they could make me look as cool as Diz, I'd happily shell out $2.25 for a pair (C.O.D.)!
The Shinola debate continues:
A subtle distinction at times. How often do we really know the difference?