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post #481 of 634
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I'm guessing it's; Meh-cah-ree-ell-loh. 

Italian is also spoken downhill, so the emphasis would be on the MEH. Think of it like this with a name in both Italian and English: Stefano.

Italian: STEH-fah-no
English: Steh-FAH-no
post #482 of 634

Correct!

post #483 of 634

So do we have a consensus?

 

Also, my latest and final project (due to other ventures now removing any disposable income I had):

 

 

Something must be said for the work Antonio has already put in into perfecting the pattern I wanted. He really goes above and beyond.

post #484 of 634
Some more pictures of my shoes:
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post #485 of 634

Very beautiful Roy!! Congrats!

post #486 of 634

Stunning! 

post #487 of 634
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Originally Posted by Roy View Post

Some more pictures of my shoes:

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   finish imperfections or cache ?   No harm intended Roy, I luv em . . . . a LOT

post #488 of 634
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Some more pictures of my shoes:

u5y2y3a6.jpg

2e2e9uqa.jpg

 

   finish imperfections or cache ?   No harm intended Roy, I luv em . . . . a LOT


Do you mean the little star he made into the heel?

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Do you mean the little star he made into the heel?
 

 

    no sir, my question was more along the lines of the notes below

 

    LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

post #490 of 634
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Originally Posted by Roy View Post


Do you mean the little star he made into the heel?
 

 

    no sir, my question was more along the lines of the notes below

 

    LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01


That drop is very minor. But I don't see any cut in the upper? The trimming is not 100% flat. But I don't have any shoes where it is. The criticisms I had of Bestetti where instances where he seriously damaged the upper. I don't see any of that in these shoes.

Especially when I compare it to my Bestetti shoes:

ryby2atu.jpg

Or even Gaziano:
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post #491 of 634

ok . . . . in terms of full disclosure,  i'm a little too picky I guess

the question wasn't meant to bash your shoe or mr. Meccariello's work, just a touch concerned regarding my orders in process with Riccardo.

you've been there with both and I haven't

post #492 of 634
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Originally Posted by SoGent View Post

ok . . . . in terms of full disclosure,  i'm a little too picky I guess

the question wasn't meant to bash your shoe or mr. Meccariello's work, just a touch concerned regarding my orders in process with Riccardo.

you've been there with both and I haven't


You're not to picky. We pay a lot of money for buying shoes like this. So we are allowed to be picky. I am picky too, otherwise some of those things wouldn't have bothered me.

I'm pretty sure your shoes will come out great. T4, some Dutch friends and I have bought a lot of shoes at Riccardo's and each pair we've received was better than the previous pair.
post #493 of 634
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Originally Posted by Roy View Post


That drop is very minor. But I don't see any cut in the upper? The trimming is not 100% flat. But I don't have any shoes where it is. The criticisms I had of Bestetti where instances where he seriously damaged the upper. I don't see any of that in these shoes.

Especially when I compare it to my Bestetti shoes:

ryby2atu.jpg

Or even Gaziano:
anu7era3.jpg

Wow, I sure hope you received compensation for those cuts, I would not be a happy camper if I got a pair of shoes looking like that! The slightly wavy line on antonios shoes is a minuscule flaw in comparison and something that wouldn't bother me.  

post #494 of 634
Honestly, it's hand-made, it will have minor flaws. If you want absolute perfection it will cost many times this price, or you should buy machine made/welted/wheeled.
post #495 of 634
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Originally Posted by Roy View Post

Some more pictures of my shoes:
4u2ameqe.jpg

u5y2y3a6.jpg

2e2e9uqa.jpg

7uja8ary.jpg

4aqy4yqa.jpg

9yjarygy.jpg

zehasa8u.jpg



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Looks pretty awesome.
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