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^ Where did you get those? That's pretty close to what I've been looking for. Nice catch!

Alden NY sells them.

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Your right shoe looks lighter than the left.
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post #49848 of 87331
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A nice day for a simple clean look... Black PT slipon shells...

These are on Aberdeen last, correct? How would you size this one, TTS?

thanks
post #49849 of 87331
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Originally Posted by kram6136 View Post

^ Where did you get those? That's pretty close to what I've been looking for. Nice catch!

 

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Alden NY sells them.

Alden NY does sell them, but they have limited stock... they didn't have my size, been waiting about 10 months to get them...   I actually ended up picking them up at Alden DC, I also picked up a pair in the No.8 shell...  Give Kathy a call in DC, maybe they have your size... they just got their shipment in a couple of weeks ago... 

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Today...
I can't resist wearing my new favorite shoes a couple of times this week, so here again are the unlined #8 PTB's


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A nice day for a simple clean look... Black PT slipon shells...
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Originally Posted by kram6136 View Post

^ Where did you get those? That's pretty close to what I've been looking for. Nice catch!


Edit: CelceoAdamator beat me too it, I stand by giving Alden DC a call....
In addition to Alden NY, Alden DC has either this same shoe, or a very similar shoe in black shell and #8 shell. I would give them a call. Either Joe, or Kathy will be happy to help you out.
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Originally Posted by CalceoAdamator View Post

A nice day for a simple clean look... Black PT slipon shells...

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These are on Aberdeen last, correct? How would you size this one, TTS?

thanks

That is correct...  definitely TTS...  As you probably already know the Aberdeen runs a bit narrow... and I am between a medium and narrow fit (closer to medium) so they fit nice and snug, but comfortable...

post #49852 of 87331
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Edit: CelceoAdamator beat me too it, I stand by giving Alden DC a call....
In addition to Alden NY, Alden DC has either this same shoe, or a very similar shoe in black shell and #8 shell. I would give them a call. Either Joe, or Kathy will be happy to help you out.

Its the same shoe...  8815 and 8818 (Black and No. 8 shells)

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A nice day for a simple clean look... Black PT slipon shells...





That is correct...  definitely TTS...  As you probably already know the Aberdeen runs a bit narrow... and I am between a medium and narrow fit (closer to medium) so they fit nice and snug, but comfortable...

appreciate your help, thanks.
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appreciate your help, thanks.

Happy hunting!!

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+1

I've told my wife in no uncertain terms that she is to sell them, not donate them.  The proceeds would likely pay for most of the funeral service!  This could change if I end up with a son-in-law or even a nephew with good taste in shoes and a foot my size.
I made a similar comment to my wife. I told her that no matter what DO NOT give my shoes away if something happens to me. I told her to sell them and pay for our children's college. She laughed, not even realizing the truthfulness of what I had said.
post #49856 of 87331

Snuff suede chukkas (stock model 1493) on their maiden voyage today

 

 

 

 

 

These Leydons are super comfy, like slippers. Not too blobby, not too sleek. Plenty of room after following Voltaire from Citishoes's solid advice to go to an E width.

 

I'm on a bit of a snuff suede rampage lately. Took advantage yesterday of the NeedSupply 10% code for May ( SFMAY10 ) and ordered the snuff suede UPLs (their customer service was lovely, btw).

 

Accordingly, I'm hoping to just get a pulse on what you folks are treating your suede with. I have the Meltonian waterproofing spray I used to treat my snuff suede JCrew LWBs, but feel inclined to hold off in the event someone has a strong recommendation about the recently re-release Saphir suede spray or the AE waterproofer (or any other solid suggestions). Are any of you guys doing no suede treatment whatsoever? If so, how come?

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just my personal opinion here......I would never expect my kids to inherit my shoes for the purpose of re-wearing them. Putting on someone else's shoes that have been worn for 5-10-20-or even 30+ years gives me the creeps. I love my dad but if he handed me an old pair of aldens (even in ravello, #4, mahogany, etc) I'd have to say thanks but no thanks. For me it's like borrowing someones tooth brush or underwear. To each his own but when I pass if my aldens are still around I hope someone sells them off for a little pocket money otherwise throw them in the pine box with me to be part of my (green) funeral. musicboohoo[1].gif

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Frans Boone just got an all eyelet marble Indy
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-New-Florsheim-Imperial-Shell-Cordovan-Plain-Toe-Size-10-B-Black-Deadstock-/230967407123?pt=US_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item35c6baf213

For those that know anything about the quality of Florsheim shell shoes of a by-gone era, these are a bargain. If Alden's Barrie doesn't suit your fancy, and these are your size, buy them. nod[1].gif
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I made a similar comment to my wife. I told her that no matter what DO NOT give my shoes away if something happens to me. I told her to sell them and pay for our children's college. She laughed, not even realizing the truthfulness of what I had said.

Nice. I like it.
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