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 Thanks!  Hilarious comment, btw...
 I have CXL boots from Alden, OSB and Viberg.  Only one pair in Viberg and there is virtually no creasing.  I have quite a few pairs of CXL in Alden --- some have major creasing (which doesn't bother me as much as some folks) and others have hardly any other creasing at all.  My OSB Trench boots in CXL have minimal creasing.  So yeah, I think it's a crapshoot. However, I will say that the Viberg and OSB CXL is extremely thick.  All my Alden CXL boots use thinner leather.
 I ordered the Guidi olive boots in August.  They were up on the BCC big cartel site at that time.  They were out of stock in my size and mistakenly took my order.  But they were attentive and fast-tracked my pair with Viberg.  If you go back a bit in this thread, someone posted a few pictures of his Guidi olive boots with a bit of wear on them. 
BCC sizing on Viberg boots is the Viberg tag size. No conversion involved.   There is some credence to what the other posted stated.  He stated that the Guidi olive/brown and black calf were going to be restocked, right?  Well, I just go an email notification that the Guidi olive/brown boots I had ordered were now in and being shipped to me.  So my guess is that at least those have been restocked and should be up on their site (or big cartel?) shortly. Can't confirm...
@benhour, thanks for your input. This phenomenon is new to me. DW, thanks again for your detailed explanation. I feel like I've just been given the results of an x-ray by my doctor! Kinda, sorta, right?
 Thanks, man.  Maybe a restock or you'll be able to get something similar on one of the future GMTOs.  (instead of the GSK??)
Finally got a chance to take some pics of these matte black Guidi calf boots that I've had for a month.  Already got eight wears on these, since I am really liking them.  I'm surprised that they've been selling somewhat slowly. I also got great news that my Guidi olive/brown calf boots are finally shipping from Brooklyn Clothing.  They are some great, stand-up folks there.    [[SPOILER]]
 They're somewhat "run of the mill" but the stock black CXL Vibergs are a plain toe.  And the stock brown CXL are a straight tip, no brogueing.  So they are somewhat different.  Can't tell for sure but it looks like the Leffot ones have partially structured toes.
 Thanks, DW, your input is much appreciated.  I love these boots and am much relieved that I didn't get a lemon.  I wouldn't sweat it.  As DW says, some lasts wear more like this than others.  Most of my boots wear more evenly across the whole sole, some more so than others although these are at one end of the extreme.  I have about 8 wears on these boots. 
 No, the boots actually fit perfectly.  For some reason, the way it appears to have been made is there is a curve to the sole so that the middle section is closer to the ground than the edges.
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