Originally Posted by SuperBobo
IÂ´ve gotten some RW factory seconds on ebay. 875s with some scuffing of the leather, nothing youÂ´ll really notice. Some 2917s where the elastic hade come loose from the leather for like half an inch, really easy for the cobbler to fix. Mostly I think thereÂ´s some imperfection of the leather.
Was the construction of the 875 on par with standard store bought redwings?
Was the leather the same quality except for the scuff?
I don't really think trashed boots are any better looking than new ones.