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I wish EG had a leather sole that was 1 1/2 the thickness of a single sole from fore foot through to mid foot. I personally dislike the tapered look of the HAF sole. I don't know why but it just looks strange and a bit feminine to my eye. I think allot of models would look perfect on a 1 1/2 thick sole like (sans the taper) for example: The Dover, The Westminster and The Oundle. I think the double sole looks way to thick when used on certain models on smaller sizes. The...
HAF soles are 1 1/2 the thickness of a single sole at the fore part of the sole and taper to single sole thickness at the mid section of the sole.
Nice, what are the specs? (last, sole, color): 202, double leather sole, dark oak?
Nice, thanks for sharing. Will definitely start throwing some black polish into the mix!
Thanks for the tip!Thanks for the info and tips, I reckoned that the mink oil in Renovateur would darken the leather.My goal is to get them to look something like these color wise:Thanks for the info.
Nice Southwolds, I have these in burgundy too.Out of 11 pairs of E.G's I currently have in my collection, these get by far the most attention/compliments.Mine are very light though, slightly too pinkish for my liking. I have tried to darken them with various different Saphir products (Renovator, Bordeaux and Mahogany cream, dito colored wax), they have only slightly darkened after say 30 polishes with mainly Renovator and cream.I really like the darkness of yours, curious...
You might want to check out this Vintage Rolex Collectors forum, one of the largest of its sort: http://vintagerolexforum.com If you have found a potentially interesting Rolex you can post pictures of it there before you purchase it, the members will pick even the best of fakes or tinkered with Rolexes apart promptly. The said site also has a collectors market, if you choose to purchase from a collector use you due diligence, because there are always some scammers amongst...
Yes they do, google: "Edward Green Malvern spectators" for the oxford version. I doubt they make the Malvern on the same last (888 squared toe), the standard lasts for the Malvern are rounded toe lasts (the 82 and 202).
Thanks Roger!
Stepped into the E.G. store in Paris with the intent to pickup a pair of Dovers, left with these instead: Sorry for the crummy quality pictures.
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