Originally Posted by bengal-stripe
Sorry, that’s not EG’s (old-style) heel pattern; that used dove tail rubber inset with brass nails in groups of three.
This looks to me like older Alfred Sargent: the iron nails and a single brass nail are a give-away.
Has it got a hand-written “Made in England” inside the shoes?
I would also agree with Bengal-stripe EG = brass pins, if memory serves me right i also remember a heel pattern of...