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 Apparently, they are a conversation piece more than shoes.   
 Perceived scarcity + low "admission fee" (i..e $144 upfront deposit) = feeding frenzy.  
Good luck.Essentially, the #2 LWBs were sold by invitation.
 There was just one style made in early 2014.  LWB.  Limited run of 20 pairs by a US based retailer, retailed $825. post #77632
 Epaulet offered their "Brixton" in Cigar shell once upon a time.   http://epauletshop.tumblr.com/post/24200786036/alden-brixton-cigar
It is not just a matter of "old" or "new".  Shell color variation happens even within a single batch.    A few years ago, I was ordering a pair of "Ravello" LWB from Adam of AoC.  Adam told me two pairs were available in my size within his latest shipment, one darker in shade while the other lighter.  I was given the choice to choose.      The moniker "Alden Ravello" has been around just a few years. If memory serves me well, probably 5 years.  Previously, there was...
 post #52137 http://www.ebay.com/itm/Alden-Color-4-and-Black-Shell-Cordovan-Saddle-Shoe-Size-9D-Rare-/191205858887?pt=US_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item2c84c1de47 Interesting to see these #4 on ebay after the recent $3k record.
Alden x Leathersoul NST, natural Chromexcel with crepe soles.
The list shows some 90+ orders.
Wow, that's about 100 MTOs.
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