And what about the 1105? Last October, I had the opportunity to see -- and try on -- some of the shoes that John Lobb Paris was crafting on its new 1105 last. This last is apparently the next generation of the 7000 last -- a rather classic rounded toe shape with some sleekness but modified in the forefoot in an effort to give a better fit to more people. As has been written here before, the rather elongated 7000 is a bit roomy for many people (myself included) and while the 1105 actually looks a bit wider across the widest part of the foot, it is designed to fit a bit more securely. In some respects, it appears to be a move back toward the 8695 but a tad more elegant. In any event, it certainly fit my foot better and some believe that it will eventually come to replace the 7000...though that remains to be seen. The shoes that were being crafted on this last were -- I believe -- all Spring 2006 models. The three I saw were all interesting. There was a five-eyelet oxford called (as I recall) the Langton. What was particularly noteworthy about this model was that while it looked like a stitched toe oxford, the toe was not a separate piece of leather; rather, the effect of a stitched cap-toe was created by creating a fold in the material. The second model was an unlined five eyelet derby called the Medbourne. And the third was an unlined two-eyelet derby called the Hallaton which I saw in both a leather and reverse calf version. Both -- which resemble the Marston in appearance -- were very light and flexible shoes with the feel of a slipper. None of these models had the beveled waist, which still remains a hallmark of the 7000 Prestige line. I'd be interested if others have seen these or different models on this new last and their opinions of both the look and the fit that it provides.