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post #60226 of 79601
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Color 8 Ranger Moccs. Lace up Van last fits quite well.

Lookin' very good C.  Well done!  :slayer:

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post #60227 of 79601
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^ Yes

 

Have you had this repair done on your shoes? Seems like a pretty costly repair...I too am interested in this answer. Do you have before and after pictures?


Edited by JermynStreet - 9/15/13 at 6:36am
post #60228 of 79601

Went on over to Alden SF yesterday and picked up a pair of the black shell cordovan Indy boot. These are beauties in person! Was surprised I could not find any pictures of them. Well, in case anyone else is looking, here's a few.

 

 

 

 

 

Please excuse the black on black action up there, it was the quickest surface I could find.

 

Details:

-Alden style code 40569H

-Barrie last

-360 degree welt (closed heel)

-Storm welt

-Double waterlock soles

 

I also think these Indy boots are one of the most exceptionally finished shoes I have purchased from Alden, the other one being the Day Tripper. The shell is extremely supple. The tongue is unlined and surprisingly the bottom is dyed green. I was hoping Alden left it in its original color, and even hoped to see a Horween stamp. I have a hunch that Alden puts more care into their makeups for the factory-owned stores. Also, I highly recommend rubbing down the shoes when you first purchase them. Shoes often come with a leftover layer of polish from the factory, and I was quite amazed at how much leftover was on these.


Edited by ubiquiti - 9/15/13 at 1:27am
post #60229 of 79601
wow, gorgeous boots! Congrats and thanks for sharing the pix.
post #60230 of 79601
^^ beautiful boots, ubiquiti. Nice to see some more black shell on this thread.
post #60231 of 79601
Outstanding Indy boots. I have been skeptical on the barrie last on Indy boots before, but that pic proves me wrong. That pic has inspired me to throw some leather defender on my black tankers and to set out on the maiden voyage today.

It's really great to see more black cordovan on the thread. There are a lot of black boots in stock now (Context has tankers, Alden NYC has Indy boots and captoes, Leffot has Naval boots, numerous Alden fo Carmel models, etc) if people want to get involved
post #60232 of 79601
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Originally Posted by ubiquiti View Post
 

Went on over to Alden SF yesterday and picked up a pair of the black shell cordovan Indy boot. These are beauties in person! Was surprised I could not find any pictures of them. Well, in case anyone else is looking, here's a few.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please excuse the black on black action up there, it was the quickest surface I could find.

 

Details:

-Alden style code 40569H

-Barrie last

-360 degree welt (closed heel)

-Storm welt

-Double waterlock soles

 

I also think these Indy boots are one of the most exceptionally finished shoes I have purchased from Alden, the other one being the Day Tripper. The shell is extremely supple. The tongue is unlined and surprisingly the bottom is dyed green. I was hoping Alden left it in its original color, and even hoped to see a Horween stamp. I have a hunch that Alden puts more care into their makeups for the factory-owned stores. Also, I highly recommend rubbing down the shoes when you first purchase them. Shoes often come with a leftover layer of polish from the factory, and I was quite amazed at how much leftover was on these.

Thx for sharing, nice pics. Wear in good health!

post #60233 of 79601
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Originally Posted by ubiquiti View Post

Went on over to Alden SF yesterday and picked up a pair of the black shell cordovan Indy boot. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
These are beauties in person! Was surprised I could not find any pictures of them. Well, in case anyone else is looking, here's a few.

















Please excuse the black on black action up there, it was the quickest surface I could find.

Details:
-Alden style code 40569H
-Barrie last
-360 degree welt (closed heel)
-Storm welt
-Double waterlock soles

I also think these Indy boots are one of the most exceptionally finished shoes I have purchased from Alden, the other one being the Day Tripper. The shell is extremely supple. The tongue is unlined and surprisingly the bottom is dyed green. I was hoping Alden left it in its original color, and even hoped to see a Horween stamp. I have a hunch that Alden puts more care into their makeups for the factory-owned stores. Also, I highly recommend rubbing down the shoes when you first purchase them. Shoes often come with a leftover layer of polish from the factory, and I was quite amazed at how much leftover was on these.

Those are really nice. I think black shell boots are in my future.
post #60234 of 79601
Great boots. Has me thinking more about a pair in black. Frans Boone just got a nice black shell 6 eye chukka - sorry cannot post link.
post #60235 of 79601
A little brushing and some new laces can do wonders. These bad boys were on my last biz trip. Those airline seats beat shoes up like crazy!



I have to admit, the black PTBs are really tough to beat. The #8s are making their debut this week finally...
post #60236 of 79601

Got my new Cape Cod Horse Bit loafers to my table to photograph finally. Hope that you enjoy them, this is my first pair of calf skinned Aldens and they are extremely supple.

 

 

 

 

 

 

-Mike

post #60237 of 79601

Is it correct that a 1/2 size down and a width up has the same heel measurement (i.e. 8.5d vs 8e) in the same last? or is it just similar? From my "research"  the consensus is that overall volume is larger in the 1/2 size down up a width (8e example) but Im wondering specifically about the heel measurement.

 

Thanks guys

post #60238 of 79601
Very very nice mdubs. I love those horsebit Aldens.
post #60239 of 79601
Context Black Cordovan Tanker Boots, Barrie Last

APC black raw New Standards

Both maiden voyage (using a triple cuff on the NS until I get them hemmed)



post #60240 of 79601
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Context Black Cordovan Tanker Boots, Barrie Last

APC black raw New Standards

Both maiden voyage (using a triple cuff on the NS until I get them hemmed)

Very nice.  You read my mind, my next question was "Would anyone mind posting some pics of black shell and jeans?"

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