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post #9121 of 86585
Just got these today on clearance at a local menswear place that carries Alden, snuff suede boot (guessing plaza last), looks to be almost the exact same as the leathersoul snuff suede safari. Nice score if I do say so myself!

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post #9122 of 86585
How does the Plaza last fit as compared to the Aberdeen and Hampton lasts?
post #9123 of 86585
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How does the Plaza last fit as compared to the Aberdeen and Hampton lasts?

Not really sure. My only other experience with Alden has been with the trubalance. The plaza at least seems to fit true to size; i wear a 10D in most everything and a 10D in these boots.
post #9124 of 86585
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How does the Plaza last fit as compared to the Aberdeen and Hampton lasts?

I find the Plaza last fits similarly to the Hampton up to the ball of the foot, but is more "snouty" with a longer toe. Also, it seems to fit more narrowly.

I wear a 7.5C or B in the Hampton due to the shorter toe. Ideally I'd wear a 7C in the Hampton but the distance from the ball of my foot to the tip of my toe is too long. I have a pair of Plaza lasted shoes in a 7D. The overall length is identical to my 7.5C Hampton and the width is similar. The 7D Plaza has less length from the heel to the ball of the foot, and more from the ball to the tip of the toe.

The Hampton and Plaza lasts are my favorite that Alden produces. The Aberdeen is my least favorite. It's far too narrow in the toe box making for a really uncomfortable shoe.
post #9125 of 86585
delivery from shit kicker ville
post #9126 of 86585
anyone know how to size on the copley lasts?
post #9127 of 86585
Fellow Alden enthusiasts,

Do you know of any place that has or will be having whiskey wing tip boots? Thanks!
post #9128 of 86585
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so the USPS tracking info says my shoes were delivered at 11:45am to my office, but no one's at the office today and building management said there were no deliveries. fun

Give it a few days. It's odd, but I've found out that 'delivered' in USPS lingo means it has arrived at your local post office which then takes 2-3 days to reach it's final destination. I've had a few amazon prime orders that shipped with 2 day shipping via usps instead of ups and it took 4-5 days total for each of those orders. Hopefully this is the case with your shoes.
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delivery from the shoe mart


Can't tell what color cordo these are due to the lighting. Are the whiskey?
post #9130 of 86585
Leffot posted their new suede lwb on the Barrie last with double leather water lock soles. Very nice looking shoe.
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Give it a few days. It's odd, but I've found out that 'delivered' in USPS lingo means it has arrived at your local post office which then takes 2-3 days to reach it's final destination. I've had a few amazon prime orders that shipped with 2 day shipping via usps instead of ups and it took 4-5 days total for each of those orders. Hopefully this is the case with your shoes.


\tDelivered, January 15, 2011, 11:45 am
\tOut for Delivery, January 15, 2011, 9:17 am
\tSorting Complete, January 15, 2011, 9:07 am
\tArrival at Post Office, January 15, 2011, 7:40 am

That certainly looks like delivered. strange
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Delivered, January 15, 2011, 11:45 am
\tOut for Delivery, January 15, 2011, 9:17 am
\tSorting Complete, January 15, 2011, 9:07 am
\tArrival at Post Office, January 15, 2011, 7:40 am

That certainly looks like delivered. strange

Forget Putin, the Soviet Union is alive and well (with an attitude) at the USPS. We just renewed our kids' passports at a local PO here in Chicago - wow.

Good luck!
post #9133 of 86585
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Can't tell what color cordo these are due to the lighting. Are the whiskey?

cigar, the sun makes them look lighter than they are
post #9134 of 86585
Great sale find Cfull!


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selling my LSW Alden "Madison Brown" semi broque bluchers. sz.9.5 Barrie last.
...its a dark day, someone give em a warm home.


PM if anyones interested in a deal.
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The tongue on my brand new Alden Aviator boot is slipping off to the outside of my foot. Is there a way to make it stay straight under the laces?
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