Originally Posted by rogerm
I'm certain it's a C & J. It retailed for $595. It's a dead ringer for the C & J Aintree model.
The C&J Aintree was a Handgrade 3-eyelet plain-toe derby, probably on the 337 last, but no longer listed in the C&J catalog. It was nothing whatsoever like the current RL Herring, which is described as a Venetian loafer, as shown in NoVaguy's post. Are you sure the RL Polo shoe you're asking about is (or was) called the Herring