HW Carter is having another 20% off today it appears. black shell loafers for under $300
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I can't remember the name or number, but it seems to be the standard Vibram "top sole" or "protective sole." They look thicker than that are -- they are actually pretty thin, but look good and seem like they will hold up well...
I just gave mine to the cobbler for a topsole, but a tan coloured one. Might post photos if anyone wants em.
That appears to be a vibram 2337. It's a product with which any cobbler who does this kind of work will be familiar. You can see the entire line here:
Scroll down to pg 12 of the PDF or pg 21 of the document. Half sole in upper right #2028 aka Richard (formerly 2337). Here's what they look like on my RMW boots for reference.
From the side:
Anyway, for people looking to try on OSB in NYC, definitely stop by.
Oh, and it was super-hot out, and he gave me a free bandana/hankerchief to wipe off my forehead. Great customer support.