Those Junya's are sweet.
Agreed on the Brass eyelet's.
@rainbowgrease as its an initial enquiry I expect it will have to be at new price. Would you still be interested and open to marron?
you're talking about the junya superboots, right? really loved the makeup, but was reluctant to pull the trigger last season given the insane markup and bizzare sizing scheme:
i'd be in for a group mto on this. prefer the smooth and continuous tone of the "acorn antique" over a "1001 burnished" toe, but am still open on that front.
no dainite, though. commando is way preferable.
here are two more photos of the leathers being considered.
this one is of "acorn antique" on a natural welt:
and this one is of "1001 burnished" on a natural welt:
so who are the all potentials we have on board now?
DomD, his shoehealer contact, smartlew, rainbowgrease, and myself?
that means maybe one or two more for a reduced price MTO . . .
should we post to the "Official Tricker's Thread", and see if there are any other takers?
so far it's looking like a perforated captoe boot on a commando sole, in either acorn or 1001 burnished?
4497 last, i'm presuming? or is someone insistent on the 4444?
does richard know what last the original junya makeup was on?
i've never ever been able to get a concrete fix on that . . .
Actually, you can do an "Eaton" style boot in either 4444 or 4497. see for instance, this Shoehealer 4497 makeup here:
IIRC, a lot of Richard's most recent Eaton makeups have been on the 4497. The fit is more true to size with the 4497 (i.e. a UK10=UK10).
With the 4444, however, opinion is more divided about what size works best for what person.
Some prefer to take Tricker's official advice about dropping done a half size from one's standard UK size. (i.e a UK10=UK9.5)
But there are others who actually like the roomier fit at is.
Is "ducky" on board for a perforated captoe "Eaton" spec (i.e. no medallion brogue), if it's on the 4444 last in acorn antique?
I think it's worthwhile getting Richard's advice about sizing too on the 4444 . . .