10-9-08 // And you thought Swobo was expensive

About the only thing creepier than buying the socks of a long-dead colonel in the Virginia State Army is the look of the appraiser who valued these hand-darned Civil War-era wool socks between $1,500 and $2,000.

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Actually, at $22 a pair, Swobo’s socks aren’t so bad.

And if you’re looking for wool cycling socks check out these other strong contenders:

Darn Tough and point6.