New slippers arrived this weekend. My first tassel loafer and first longwing, Manchester in burgundy calf. They lacked depth out of the box so I used Reno and the cream that came off looked like red roller bearing grease that had been burnt. It allowed some of the color to come through but not even close to SouthNarc's pictures. Hit them with a thin coat of Saphir Mahogany wax for now. This winter will strip them down and start clean. I never could see myself in tassel loafers but now I am glad that they fit, what a great shoe, I'm very pleased. Part of me wishes I would had taken the chance and done a MTO in shell of course but still happy with them.
Very nice shoes, I've been thinking about a pair myself!
Nice job on the polishing!