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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by popman1967, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. popman1967

    popman1967 Active Member

    Feb 18, 2016

    Quabaug was basically Vibram USA until they were sold in 2015 to Vibram international....I've become interested and I wonder if anyone can shed any light on the way these companies used to operate. I've read that the Red Wing Christy sole is in fact Vibram so I wonder if they've had different divisions over the years and made soles that didn't say Vibram especially when the US had many Boot and Shoe factories...I present 2 boots from the same company now defunct..BB Walker...One with the traditional Vibram logo...the other "Oil Resistant"? Seems odd that a company would go through all the trouble to make a "counterfeit" sole themselves when they could simply buy them from Vibram.[​IMG]


    Last edited: Feb 20, 2016

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