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The box and the v-cleat position show the 60s to early 70s!Filing Date November 5, 1984 (Registration Date July 23, 1985)FIRST USE 8-0-1979; FIRST USE IN COMMERCE 8-0-1979.http://tsdr.uspto.gov/documentviewer?caseId=sn73507306&docId=SPE20051103081359#docIndex=1&page=1Dated October 1986http://web.archive.org/web/20100507015755/http://www.classicshoesformen.com/shoes/important-one-kind-custom-florsheim-imperial-norwegian-1986-43-435dPlease check the two alphabetical letters.
I remember the video but can't recall where I watched. It may have been twitvid (dead link).https://twitter.com/HorweenLeather/status/14722954521"Slicking" to make those colors nice and clear http://twitvid.com/BB1UB
Otsuka began to import Church's in 1965. Shirai Toshio (1937-) says he bought Florsheim #93602 for 25,000 yen in the early 1960s at Futabaya (1897-) when his monthly salary was 16,000 yen. http://blog.goo.ne.jp/hito0815/e/2eebc52544a741e52f45965a58f240b5 The first specialty store Tomoeya of imported boots & luggage was founded in 1869, but I don't know whether they were Goodyear-welted. http://roudouundoumeiji.com/rekisi-3.html
I haven't heard outcasts manufactured all kinds of footwear. They manufactured leather soled sandals "Setta" and leather goods. Up until 1871, Dan Naoki (1823-1889, the 13th Dan zaemon), the head of outcasts in the Tokyo area, had some monopolies. One of them was the right to acquire dead cattle and horses for free and to use their hide and leather. 4 pairs of Setta were equivalent to an annual living cost for an adult individual. Outcasts were excluded from the society...
They are US 7 1/2 C. I think BB uses 0 instead of a dash (–).
I've been googling on the original of slip-ons, so-called Norwegian peasant shoes, and found out what looks like it, but Google Translate from Norwegian into English doesn't work at all! I'd like to know who wrote www.aurdalen.com and a relationship between Nils Tveranger (a founder of Aurlandskoen) and Gustav Nesbø. Could someone who can read Norwegian tell me whether they are mentioned?This picture is "Aurlandssko, Date: 1945 to 1960", a collection of National Library of...
I've just noticed Last magazine's website. http://www.lastmagazine.jp/en/
The Japanese doesn't have a custom to eat veal. Wagyu is steers or heifers and Matsusaka beef is only heifers.Japanese tanneries import rawhide for calfskin or kipskin from Europe, AFAIK. I suspect they import the remainder of European tanneries.
The older wrapping paper without Prince Charles' warrant (before 70s?) says:"Chas. Moykopf Ltd., F. G. Buhl Ltd., Craig & Davies, and Joseph Box.Nikolaus Tuczek, Codner, Coombs & Dobbie, Smith & Hook, Knowles."http://forthediscerningfew.com/2011/11/21/john-lobb-bootmaker-part-i/Henry Maxwell absorbed Faulkner & Son and Thomas.John Lobb PriceLIFE 1944 9 guineas ($38.17)LIFE 1945 9 guineas ($38)LIFE 1946 £11 15s ($47)LIFE 1947 £11 11s ($46.6)
Me, too.Shell wasn't an expensive material, was it?http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=w2ZSAAAAIBAJ&sjid=4XwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1970,1819820I didn't notice at all! Alden has horn.I suppose that French Shriner is around 1960s―1970s.
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