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As for Bookbinder, I presume there was another reason because shell cordovan was less popular.(Bookbinder was registered in 1986.)http://www.ipo.gov.uk/tmcase/Results/1/UK00001268361As for Polished Cobbler, I presume it was substitute for shell cordovan. According to Allen Edmonds' Catalog (http://issuu.com/allenedmonds), shell cordovan is discontinued from 1970 to SS 1983. Polished Cobbler first appears in SS 1978 and on the cover of FW 1978.Here is a letter dated...
Here are shoe fitting manuals. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.b3244043;view=1up;seq=17 http://books.google.com/books?id=tv0XAAAAYAAJ&pg=SA5-PA10#v=onepage&q&f=false
Ticket No. 4794 below was made on 29/10/85, so that Malverns (No. 4406) are before 1985.http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Q6UEFwNu23k/TdUlxFHgZ-I/AAAAAAAAARU/VqbFPuBnL0I/s1600/Twickenham+Specs.JPGhttp://uptowndandy.blogspot.com/2011/05/vintage-edward-green-for-paul-stuart.htmlI'm not sure, but Trafalgar's may be pre-Hlustik.
Thank you, I'm OK.The hearsay below has been confirmed.
There are two kinds of Nick's boots and the boots you ordered seem to be Nick's Contenders.Nick's Welted (versus White's boots)Nick's Contenders (versus Hathorn, Wesco, and Viberg boots)
Thank you so much for your time.
Thank you. The shoe lace seems to be dyed partially, so I believe the upper was redyed. I'm curious about the method.
Why is the tongue faded partially? If it isn't faded, how did you redye the upper without redyeing the white stitching?
AFAIK, Zug was Scottish tannery W & J Martin's trademark. Just like Nettleton's trademark Loafer, it is now a generic name.http://www.trademarkia.com/zug-wj-martin-72285033.htmlEngland tannery William Paul also made scotch grain leather and named it Beva.Here is a recipe for Zug and Beva.
Here is a catalogue. http://issuu.com/edwardgreen/docs/edward_green_catalogue
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