Mine (in clemence) has held up well through the years, but I wish I got a quirius instead. I've come to dislike the lock as they've incorporated it as a design feature on shoes, boots.
Price must be ridiculous now, no?
^there was another Japanese shoemaker had his shoes on display at aubercy recently. perhaps it is he (his name escapes me at the moment)?
there are photos of the 2 that delos made for me on this page: http://www.styleforum.net/t/187914/the-ultimate-hardcore-shoe-porn-thread-bespoke-only/1740#post_6217653