Originally Posted by TheHoff
Any suggestions for initial care? My first thought is to moisturize with something but I don't want to mar any of the original shine.
I used Allen-Edmonds cleaner/conditioner on them before polishing and they turned out fine. That pair of Kenmoors was my first pair of pebble-grain shoes, so I was a little apprehensive at first.
Originally Posted by DocHolliday
Yeah, be careful with the non-Imperials. A lot of the old Florsheims are corrected grain, and pretty heavily so.
Even shoes that appear to have the triangular plate in the heel. These, although they look like they could be vintage Florsheim, are basically made of plastic (and, unfortunately, a waste of $45):