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Originally Posted by Ilovelobbs
Originally Posted by hoodog
Hey, no problems, mate. Here you go, hope this helps (click to enlarge, of course).
Hoodog, I have the exact same pair on the left (Dover on 82 in Willow Calf??)
One of my top 5 pair in my small collection
As tifosi said, the pair on the left is on 202 and in Dark Oak. I'd love to see pics of your pair though! Care to post a couple?
Originally Posted by smoothie1
In the current price list I have for EG, the Dover is offered (and possibly stocked) in three lasts: 606, 202, 32. I am not sure what the stock colors are for any, but I would guess Dark Oak could be one. If you were to order from Skoak, I am not sure a MTO upcharge would apply, though you would indeed have to wait either for the stock requisition from an EG store or a factory makeup.
I hope this helps. Cheers.
Thats true, but this doesn't mean that a 202 Dover would not cost you a MTO fee. This is how the official price list works. The lasts noted in the list are all available through a "standard" MTO. However, all the models that SkoAB has carried in the store are considered "stock models" and can therefore be ordered by customers through SkoAB without any extra surcharge. This, for example, is the case with the 606 Dover in Dark Oak, as this is the model they currently have in stock, and the same goes for the 606 Dover in Chestnut, since SkoAB has had this model in the past. The price list should basically be seen as whats possible to do through a "standard" MTO - everything else would then have to be a TD, if possible at all. So a 888 Dover would then have to be done as a TD.
Originally Posted by dieworkwear
Those look great, hoodog. How do you like the Chestnut Dovers? I have a pair of Dovers in Dark Oak Antique, and like them a lot. I thought about adding a few more to my rotation next month. One pair in Chestnut, another in nutmeg suede, and perhaps one more in Burnt Pine. I'm not sure the lighter colors would work that well, however. Any thoughts?
I really like them! As I said earlier, these are basically my "spring and summer Dovers" together with my Ectons, when I need to have a little dressier shoe than one in Chestnut. The Dark Oak Dovers I reserve for fall through early spring.
Considering lighter colors, you could always check my Chestnut Nevis pictures that I recently posted in this thread for further reference. The good thing about lighter colors is that the stitching and the apron really "pop" and comes to life, which I personally like a lot. This is also the reason why I am not so fond of suede Dovers - the suede has the effect that the apron and stitching hardly shows at all. Some people think this is a good thing, but I like the EG handstitching so much that I really want it to show as much as possible. I mean, why get a Dover at all if not, inter alia, for this feature. But this is of course all a matters of taste, really.