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Yes it's Saturday Sydney time, so this morning I had a chat with Nick Pascuzzo the local Manly cobbler who is a trained shoemaker despite being only 37!I set the task that I want him to do.A complete reboot - but the real task is to save the patina etched into the uppers. I want a shoe that keeps that upper patina but rehabbed from a shoe perspective inside and below.Nick is going to strip the bottoms off, hand re-welt and patch the odd hidden spot from inside and resole...
Just one early snap of a renovation project I am going to post on SF but which reinforces DWFII's comment on real antiquing vs fake.My mission (should I accept it) is to save the antiquing... whilst rehabbing the shoes.These are a 50 year old pair of C&Js 10.5 E UK I picked up this week.They is the Real McCoy. A product of 50 years of applied love. Incidentally they were Topyied too!
Beautiful spectators!
http://www.docnyc.net/film/men-of-the-cloth/#.UnxOGvG4bIV
A stunning and unique Fosters thing. The cloudiness of the sun damaged look is what I really like.
Patrick do you intend to buy a black pair?
There had to be a reasonable explanation....
That's the before...next for the afters....
These are soon to arrive and have some nice features. Weyenberg tan ventilated spectators 10.5D They are probably late 40s with the mild spade sole but the vamp treatment is true 50s. Then that Weyenberg 50s touch of the 7 eyelets more redolent of the 30s. They have that famous tan colour that was a feature of Weyenbergs and I have another pair in a similar colour. Weyenberg still exists as WEYCO and is run or was run by the sons off Mr Florsheim when they left...
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