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post #31 of 755
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Originally Posted by andyw View Post
My compliments on the Vass Budapest - Oxford! Now on my lust list....in shell. And I like your Budapest avatar!

The Vass aren't mine, they're from the pic of the post I quoted.

Thanks!
post #32 of 755
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Polo (no flash):
I actualy like this a lott, prefer it to the VASS, it is more complete with the heel treatment, Il check the Falkirks ... Have a simmilar side scroll (this is the tistle) on my Perth, but as that is dark oak it is not quite as intrusive.
post #33 of 755
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Speaking of heel treatment, these have to go in for toplifts
post #34 of 755
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Speaking of heel treatment, these have to go in for toplifts
I wasnt going to mention any thing...
post #35 of 755
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Taking them in today. I'll take them to B.Nelson for a complete resole when the time comes.
post #36 of 755
Some heavy character... Church's, around 20 yrs: Loake army issue, around 20 yrs: Loake Twynings: My dad's old shoes, 1960s:
post #37 of 755
I'm glad someone's standing up to the no-crease mafia around here.

Let's hear it for well-loved shoes!
post #38 of 755
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Nice Lucky! More pics of the Twynings, please
post #39 of 755
This is what shoes should look like. Well worn and well kept over many years and looking better for it.
And...gasp...they're Loakes! Who would have thought they'd last all that time.

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Some heavy character...

Church's, around 20 yrs:



Loake army issue, around 20 yrs:



Loake Twynings:



My dad's old shoes, 1960s:

post #40 of 755
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Some heavy character... My dad's old shoes, 1960s:
Interesting 4hole-derby ... More pictures? Who made them?
post #41 of 755
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Originally Posted by YoungAmerican View Post
I'm glad someone's standing up to the no-crease mafia around here.

Let's hear it for well-loved shoes!

agree. These are some of the best shoe pics I've seen on here.

Well worn, well cared for leather is art!
post #42 of 755
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So keep 'em coming!
post #43 of 755
All Aldens ( of varying ages)- and a Florsheim










the Old ones

post #44 of 755
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Beautiful, Yachtie. Love the wavey shell-toes
post #45 of 755
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Beautiful, Yachtie. Love the wavey shell-toes
Yes, stunning! I LOVE the shell creases.
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