I am thinking of ordering a pair of Hannover boots on the AS 87 last, but wonder how the size is. I have somewhat widish but not really wide feet. I wonder if I should take a chance on my usual size or go up a half-size.
*I can wear Tricker's 1929 last comfortably in its normal width, but in the rounder-toed Jermyn Street last (for some strange reason) I need to go up a half-size.
*In C&J I need the F width (i.e. one step above their "normal" E width) in the 341 and the 236 (Connaught) lasts, while the E width is too tight on my outer toes and the G-width C&J shoes tend to be too loose in the heel unless I go down a size.
*Meermin's Hiro last fits me comfortably. (I have seen other people claim that this is narrow but I find it similar to the F-width C&J Connaught).
*Meermin's Rui is OK, but just a little bit too roomy (may work for winter boots worn with thick socks but probably not for shoes, as they would slip).
I wear 7.5 in Hannover and for reference size 8 in Carmina Rain, C&J 337 and AS 109 and 99.