I am fine with all the thread suggestions but really feel an Alden Sizing Thread would be very helpful and end the endless banter about sizing for all, newbies and verterans alike. Just a simple reference to the Alden Sizing Thread. The sizing questions just take up soo much of the thread I just skip along till DonL, Mike and others posts sometime awesome. My 2 cents...
there is a chart on the alden of carmel which shows how normal us shoe size compares to the alden various last