Finally got this pair of Augusta's that I'd been eyeing. They were on "sale" at LVR's black friday sale, which is to say still damn expensive at 30% off $2200. Fit is perfect, leather is awesome, but darn it if the toe isn't really narrow on this model. Think I'm gonna send 'em back, sadly. Just looks a bit too euro/CCP for me. If anyone wants these in a 44 (fits like a US 10 IMO) before they go back, drop me a PM.
Think I might try and track down something like this model which has a rounder toe: