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Alden Cordovan #8 Frans Boone Parajumper Boots US 85D

Alden Cordovan #8 Frans Boone Parajumper Boots US 85D

Bought them from Frans Boone some years back and they were my daily beaters at some point in time. I don't think they need any introduction but just to address the flaws:

1) My feet are a bit strange in a way that they tend to grind down the back inner lining of some shoes including this pair. As can be seen from the pictures, I have gotten the clobber to add in additional leather backings but those were grind down as well to a certain extent. However, the shell of the shoes is PERFECTLY FINE. No holes or whatever. SOLID. I only grind till the celastic, the outer leather is intact.

2) They were my daily beaters so the usual creases (i did not put them in shoe trees) and minor thread fraying in a couple of places are there. The usual wear that everyone will experience with their daily boots. Structurally they are SOLID! I mean come on, these cost more than a grand and I have just worn them for work in an office environment.

Some other info: They have been resoled twice and the laces are a replacement, not the original ones.

Due to conditions listed above, I am stating a very very fair price @$280 which includes the shipping fee as well (anywhere). Paypal only. They are still a tank with tons of life left for the new owner.
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