I recently picked up a natty CXL LWB too, from Winn Perry: same antique edge but with commando sole and metal eyelets (painted brown). Absolutely love how natural chromexcel looks as a longwing: details of the shoe really pop.
Guys, the subject of international shipping has come up several times recently what, with all the amazing make ups at overseas shops. Here's the form - "Declaration for Free Entry of Returned American Products" - Frans included with my saddles, when they were shipped to me "Back in the USA:"
I'm assuming this is what prevents additional entry fees/duty. Probably a standard form they always use - shoes were shipped in late November/early December 2014 but the form is...
That's awesome! I am on my 4th or 5th(?) pair and counting, including a pair of casual chukkas. The sheer range of options can be a bit overwhelming when you shop their site. But it's well worth it. Good luck on your new pairs!
1940s-50s Like-new Black Cap Toe Dress Boots made by Foot So Port
Size 11 D (fits TTS)
Another of the great Wisconsin shoemaking firms, Foot So Port was a relative late-comer. Founded in 1927, in Oconmowoc, WI, they quickly became synonymous with high quality, superbly made footwear--particularly their work boots. This cap toe boot is a testament to their quality materials and shoemaking skills.
Black leather uppers on this boot look not virtually new, but actually...
Just thought I'd revive this thread to show you my pair of saddles from Barrie Ltd. Booters
I have a shell cordovan LWB as well, stamped Made in USA. Not sure if they actually made the shoes (I'd guess no) or if they outsourced to somebody like Alden. I'm think I remember seeing at least one Barrie-labeled shoe marked "Made In England."