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Does anyone know where I can find some Cigar Indys in 12.5D? Epaulet doesn't have anything bigger than a 12 listed for any shoe and Shoe Mart doesn't have any Cigar Indys listed at all.

Maybe I should call Leffot or J Gilbert?

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anyone want to guess which last these are on?


plain toe bal is on the aberdeen last
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What's t he 379X last? Anyone know how it compares fit-wise to the Barrie?
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Thought this thread might appreciate these photos. Finally got around to photographing my complete "rainbow of shell" in LHS. Yes, it's not a "true" rainbow, since half are Brooks Brothers and half are Alden, but the colors are all there... at least until somebody does a #4 LHS special makeup... Tom, you didn't hear that!

Sorry for the somewhat overcast lighting, but that's what passes for sunlight this time of year, and it's brighter than it has been for awhile, actually.

From left to right: BB black, Alden cigar, BB #8, Alden mahogany, Alden ravello, BB whiskey.


And a closer shot:

outstanding collection!
post #11510 of 86680
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Nice boots & socks mcarthur! What last are those on? I'm guessing Aberdeen.

thank you
right on-aberdeen last
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Alden Chukka in Shell Ravello



very nice
enjoy wearing
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Tripped over a rock in the office today and scuffed the top of my cigar PTBs. Was skeptical of the "just brush it" repair tip but this is how it looked after 20 seconds of brushing. Kind of amazing. I'll do more when I wax them eventually, as you can see some scuffs that didn't totally brush out.


brush vigorously for five minutes and you will be very pleased
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brush vigorously for five minutes and you will be very pleased

That's what she said.
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ravello tassels
argyles otc
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Originally Posted by TheWGP View Post
Thought this thread might appreciate these photos. Finally got around to photographing my complete "rainbow of shell" in LHS. Yes, it's not a "true" rainbow, since half are Brooks Brothers and half are Alden, but the colors are all there... at least until somebody does a #4 LHS special makeup... Tom, you didn't hear that!

Sorry for the somewhat overcast lighting, but that's what passes for sunlight this time of year, and it's brighter than it has been for awhile, actually.

From left to right: BB black, Alden cigar, BB #8, Alden mahogany, Alden ravello, BB whiskey.
Very nice and I am thinking of picking a pair up but I have to say I do not like the lack of versatility and room for taste in growth. Now money may not be a factor but you are missing out on some great patina if you got something like a PTB. Still, a lot of nice shoes.

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Nice boots & socks mcarthur! What last are those on? I'm guessing Aberdeen.
LOL! Mac used to get panned about his socks on here all the time. Now people are asking where to get them. Nice shoes and socks Mac.
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Leffot saddles.
#winning
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Alden Chukka in Shell Ravello
Nice shoe, great color. Wear in good health.
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For the Trubalance last (Indys, 405s, 403s):

Is a size 11EE a longer shoe (as well as a wider shoe) than 11E, than 11D?

Or are the lengths of all 3 the same? Only difference in width?

Please let me know if you have had experience iwth Trubalance sizes and know the answer.

I recommend calling the San Fran Alden store. They were very helpful with questions like this that I've had in the past.
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ravello tassels
argyles otc

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Originally Posted by A.L.Z. View Post
For the Trubalance last (Indys, 405s, 403s): Is a size 11EE a longer shoe (as well as a wider shoe) than 11E, than 11D? Or are the lengths of all 3 the same? Only difference in width? Please let me know if you have had experience iwth Trubalance sizes and know the answer.
The length will be constant and will not change. The width is the only thing that changes and word to the wise that the TruBalance is the widest last that Alden produces. Size down a 1/2 size and think twice about going to an E or wider for they are plenty wide in a D width compared to other Alden lasts. Just my own personal experience.
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brush vigorously for five minutes and you will be very pleased

Yes, that's what I did, and it worked great. It's hard to tell because I photoshopped them together but that is the same shoe, before and after. It's amazing. Cordovan is like this magical material.
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What's t he 379X last? Anyone know how it compares fit-wise to the Barrie?

There is not a lot of information regarding the 379X floating around. As you probably know, some Japanese only models use this last. Subsequently, some factory seconds stayed ashore and are available from at least one US Alden retailer. The Japanese distributor describe this as the "military" last used for US military officer's dress uniform shoes, i.e. a particularly comfortable last for the military personnel. I am not sure how much of this is marketing hype vs. truth. In any case, IMO, I will describe 379X to be similar to the Modified, but overall smaller. The 379X has high arch support, but less so than the Modified. Volume around the toe box is smaller. For the same number size, I found the 379X to be quite a bit tighter than the Modified and Barrie.

Hope that helps.
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