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Posts by Percy Trimmer

I have several pairs. Mainly leather / suede boots. I think they look just as good as the two-toned or multi-coloured shoes that most people seem to wear.
Gordon Scott was a (long gone) shoe shop. CandJ always outrank Loake.
There's an article about them in tne current (No. 80) edition of The Chap: "Broughton Boots: the resurrection of this iconic British working footwear brand". Not online though.
I have a similar problem. I go for a longer shirt length to show the cuff, and an arm band to shorten the longer sleeve.
I meant in the sense that the leather and suede combination seems today rather 'fancy', while Soviet dress in the 1920s one imagines was strictly utilitarian. I wonder who would have worn boots like these in 1920s Russia.
It's interesting that a design like this was thought appropriate for the comrades in 1926!
Can you say more about this boot please? Does Russian mean Soviet? Is it some kind of military design?
Disturbingly, it's actually lama calf!A two llama, he's a beast;A one lama, he's a priest.
It could just be a bowtie worn under the collar. I have seen and done that myself. But in the photo it looks like some kind of uniform stock.
I have twice bought Trickers bargains on line only to find them short. Afer a while trying to convince myself they (or I ) would somehow change, I sold them again.
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