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Anyone care to guess about when this photo was taken?  I know there are several people that like older fashions so I thought someone might know. We think he's my mothers Grandfather from Spain who went to Argentina.

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Re: Clothing and fashion experts or anyone good at dating things!!!
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2009, 01:57:25 AM »
My guess is right around the turn of the century - but that's based more on the history of photography (and it's availability) than the clothing. But I'm hardly an expert.

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Re: Clothing and fashion experts or anyone good at dating things!!!
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2009, 08:56:50 AM »
I'd say early 1910s, just before WWI.  The cut of the coat and the trousers, the high, stiff collar, the single-breast waistcoat and the enthusiastic moustache strike me as late Edwardian.  I'm no expert, either, just a keen amateur  ;D  But here is Wikipedia on 1910s men's fashions.  Very similar, IMO.  Certainly no earlier than maybe 1907, but I think more likely 1912-1914. 
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Re: Clothing and fashion experts or anyone good at dating things!!!
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2009, 09:54:47 AM »
Love that 'tache!  ;D
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