how do you tell the italian made stantons from the english made bentons simply by the heel?
On an Italian made shoe, it's cut in a straight line
whereas on an English made (CJ) shoe, it's got a notch:
You can click on the thumbnails. While looking at the enlarged photos, notice the difference in the number of nails in the heel. English-made shoes have about 15 nails, which is at least 10 more than their Italian counterparts.