Originally Posted by ChicagoRon
They looked an awful lot like my Sloanes, on a round-toe last (065) but they're not sloanes. Brown penny loafer of some type. The salesman told me they are not EG, but William Greene or something weird, allegedly no relation....but I think he was messing with me because he figured if I had the sense to look at a heel pattern and the size/model numbering and identify the maker, I would find it funny.
These sound like the early Grensons. After PS made the switch from EG, they had Grenson make the SC shoes to look like the EGs. This included using the name "William Green and Son," the name of Grenson's parent company (and the original name of Grenson).