For anyone interested, I asked the seller which color the boots he is selling are.
J. Crew has two colors shown:
"hickory" and "dark wood"
To my eye, his look to be about halfway between the two colors:
When I asked him to clarify which ones he has, he responded:
Originally Posted by Ebay JCrew x Red Wing guy
\tHello about your question about the J. Crew boots, I have not looked at the J. Crew website but as far as I know these boots are a medium brown become without a box so there is no way of knowing the exact color of the their shiny and go towards a darker tone of the medium brown thank you for asking your question
So I'm guessing
his are Dark Wood, and that they have been distressed some and de-shined for the website photo.