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    Question about Tom Bihn labels

    This may seem like an odd question, but are Tom Bihn labels simply sewn onto the bags, or are they glued as well? I ask because I'm not much of a fan of visible labels on bags and clothing, so I usually remove them. This is generally fine with sewn-only labels, but when glue is used it tends to work much less well...

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    Originally posted by mplsnst View Post
    This may seem like an odd question, but are Tom Bihn labels simply sewn onto the bags, or are they glued as well? I ask because I'm not much of a fan of visible labels on bags and clothing, so I usually remove them. This is generally fine with sewn-only labels, but when glue is used it tends to work much less well...
    I've personally never removed a label from a bag, but I bought a large cafe bag off ebay that had the front label removed and you can't tell that there used to be anything there.
    Owner of:
    Imago in Cocoa/Cocoa/Wasabi, Large Cafe Bag in Black/Wasabi, Various organizer pouches/stuff sacks/travel trays, Small Shop Bag in Steel and Iberian, Synapse in Steel/Steel, and a Medium Cafe Bag in Plum/Wasabi.

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      Funny you should ask about this. I purchased an Empire Builder about 2 years ago, and took the label off. The funny thing is that I ended up sewing it back on! The reason was that I ended up talking about the bag to a lot of people I met, and a few asked me about it as well.

      So yes, it is only sewn on as far as I know.
      There are only 3 kinds of people in this world -- those who can count, and those who can't.

      Proud Owner of: Aeronaut, Empire Builder, PC Flyer, Tri-Star, 3 Absolute shoulder straps, 2 Freudian slips, Braincell, and many various pouches and packing cubes...

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