Nice thread. I have a few C&J's.
My PTB's are a touch older and more mellow(C&J Polo variety)but serves the purpose of showing how quality Shell ages.
Love the caramel patina and iconic waves.
Roughly 6-7 years old.
Sanded Nile Crocodile belly in black with snip toe.
Probably made by Stallion or Rios of Mercedez 30-40 years ago for the Billy Martin Western Wear store in NY City.
Butter soft tops made from kangaroo with 14 rows of black and gray stitching.
Very Vintage Blucher Boot Co. boot, nicknamed "The Tom Mix Boot" since he wanted the tulip pattern in some of his boots . Probably custom made in the 1960's from the label on the pull.
Lots of nice stitching, and colors....red, green, blue, yellow.
Very supple full grain French calfskin in burgundy.
Very nice stitching at the tongue.
That heel is a working cowboy heel, very underslung to engage the stirrup.(And why John...
But by far my favorite is this custom Willie Lusk boot in belly lizard.....the toughest, most resilient part of the lizard. Two Big 'ol Lizard's, each vamp is made of one piece, matched perfectly.
And with such a lovely Flame Stitch by Evelyn Green on an extremely supple chocolate calf top.
1940's-50's spade sole with a pointed toe.
Such a work of Art.