Originally Posted by sartort
If Ralph Lauren is in script, followed by "Made In England" = Edward Green
If Ralph Lauren is in block letters, followed by "Made in England" = Crockett & Jones
If Polo is followed by "Benchmade in England" = Crockett & Jones
If Ralph Lauren is in block letters the shoes are usually made in Italy by a mystery maker, perhaps Sutor as mentioned previously.
A poster in Jan this year contacted RL directly, and they told him that the 'Made in Italy' shoes are crafted by Sesto Meucci
, not Sutor Mantellassi.
IMO it doesn't matter - you got them at a steal!