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Austro-Hungarian school of shoemaking

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by fritzl, Feb 26, 2008.

  1. fritzl

    fritzl Well-Known Member

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    Maftei told me that re-soling a holzgenagelt sole is much easier than a welted sole.
    If, you know how to do it, it is. [​IMG] Seriously, what Maftei is referring to: When you resole a wood pegged shoe. The pegs are not necessarily put in the same holes. That's what I understood, discussing the recent repair job. At least you can peg one layer, as it would have been in my case, and then peg the next layer on top of it. Meaning, you do not have to fiddle around with stitching holes. Janne Melkersson once mentioned. He estimates the time gap between the two techniques around one hour in the initial setup(1,5 to 2,5 hours). I'll ask Christian, how long it took him to peg my shoes. Note: He is not on the level of Maftei [​IMG] Maybe Marcell or Janne himself could shed some light onto it. Let alone, they held up a workshop together, recently.
     
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    fritzl Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]

    "Schottischer", Bespoke, Bela Nagy, Vienna, ca. 1960-65. Photo (C) 2008 by G.P. MARKO, Graz
     
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    fritzl Well-Known Member

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    On the courtesy of a friend:

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    That's a fairly English-looking last on those. Balint?
     
  5. fritzl

    fritzl Well-Known Member

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    That's a fairly English-looking last on those. Balint?

    Well, this might be the angle of the photography.

    I haven't seen this particular pair personally, yet, but I've seen several pairs Balint made for him.

    Their "aesthetics" is not english. It's not Austro-Hungarian either. You can call it A-H with a twist, if you like.

    I'll ask him, at least, when I'll meet him on Monday and will get back to you.
     
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    On the courtesy of a friend:

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    those look like the G&G's from Will site?[​IMG]
     
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    those look like the G&G's from Will site?[​IMG]

    Aaah, I see, you taught T. to copy from the best in the market. Well done. [​IMG]
     
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    Aaah, I see, you taught T. to copy from the best in the market. Well done. [​IMG]

    lol but i think they came from JL London first [​IMG]
     
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    I haven't seen this particular pair personally, yet, but I've seen several pairs Balint made for him.

    I'll ask him, at least, when I'll meet him on Monday and will get back to you.


    It's on his initial last, Balint made for him.
     
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    fritzl Well-Known Member

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    the man who built more than 5000 pair of shoes...

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    family picture

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    Great photographs.


    - B
     
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    Great photographs.


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    wait until you see the real thing [​IMG]

    maybe i include some snapshots with me on' em [​IMG]
     
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    Those shoes look awesome! Moar pics please [​IMG]
     
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    Those shoes look awesome! Moar pics please [​IMG]

    photoshooting is tomorrow. hope i can get my act together until saturday.

    thanks for stopping by.
     
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    me likey the suede split toe! - shame no GW's
     
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    Magnificent shoes.
    I was in Gyor three years ago and was stopped by
    the police (who fortunately spoke English) while
    driving the wrong way on a one way street.
    Had I known, I might have stopped to be measured
    by Mr Feher(?) I ended up with two pairs from
    Ludwig Reiter . Not quite the same.
     
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    I like those Norwegians a lot.
     
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    I like those Norwegians a lot.

    the norweger is his signature model.
     
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    the master at work. it took us more than two hours and i was pleased to give assistance to the man, who created a last for Lady Di. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    I like those Norwegians a lot.
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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