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Dan, you should research your CITES. They are obviously made PRE-CITES admission of the Sea Turtle. The mere fact that they are made in the US by Edwin Clapp shows their provenance. US shoemakers never made any endangered species shoes after the animals' addition to the list. Items made Pre-CITES are 100% legal. There ARE quite a few POST-CITES Sea Turtle shoes made in Mexico. THOSE are illegal and unethical.The issue with Ebay is that they do not understand that the...
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So, US 8.5 to 9. very close to my size.
What is your shoe size?
Thanks! Glad they are appreciated. I just received them as part of a 20 pair lot from an old friend. His Father passed away 10 years ago and he is just starting to go thru his home. Found a treasure trove of unworn and once worn 1950's footwear.These are a size 10D.
1950's Ravello Shell Cordovan Shortwing Gunboats. Pre-Longwing's dominating the market. Tanks.
Not necessarily. I like those a lot, though!
1920's shape resurrected.
really like that suede.
A wonderful pair of True 1960's NOS (unworn) Longwing Gunboats by Nettleton. This is possibly the most popular style of shoe being sold by US Giant, Alden... but this pair from Nettleton, made in the 1960's simply BLOWS MODERN ALDENS AWAY!! It's simple. Better materials (IE: leather) + superior construction (just compare the upper stitching and welt) = BETTER SHOE! If you are looking at possibly purchasing a pair of Gunboats, THIS is the pair for you... and price is...
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