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So those would probably fit you? And yeah, same construction as an original 64 last Galway.
They're country calf, and Namor, Farhad and I have that pair!
Nice, Farhad!   These veldts mahogany country calf or something else? Similar to my H&H Galway colour, which I think is too brown to be rosewood. Would have been nicer a full size down...        
Only looked up halfway through it just now on the evening news, but looks like the Beeb filmed at the C&J factory today to get some reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement...   Nothing to add, but plenty of nice things on show!
TTS for me on the 228 last Proper old C&J last, that one...
The 'moustache' shape first appeared, as far as I know, on the Lotus veldt derby shoes and not their boots - the original Lotus veldt boot was actually an apron toe derby boot and their later, classic veldt boot had a straight line instead of that moustache design.Lotus held the patent to the veldtschoen construction method for a long time, so any boot designs with that moustache feature are later players in the game and, I think, all from after the Second World War. Lotus...
I've waded through marshes in veldt boots and had no issue. The only caveat I'd have is that all modern veldt boots only have half-bellows tongues which limits the depth to which your feet can be submerged - water can seep around the sides of the tongue if it splashes around.Older models, such as Lotus or Tricker's veldts (back from when they actually made them) have full bellows tongues which make them much meaner beasts.Lotus used to advertise their boots as 'guaranteed...
I tried on one of the Kegler models currently stocked by Size? yesterday and wasn't too impressed with the quality of the leather. Maybe it was a bad pair...The ones you linked look interesting though...
They sold out within minutes, in most sizes...
adidas x Barbour TS Runners
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