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Up for sale, four pairs:
1) Alden Shell PTB 9901 - Black - Size 12C - $299->$275->$250 (Shipped)
2) Alden Shell Full strap loafers 6845 - Size 11.5C - Sold
3) New Stuart McGuire Shell Cordovan Longwings - 12D - Sold
Aldens are in very good condition. Worn handful of times. Fed Saphir...
For sale are these Dark Brown Alden Plain-Toe Boots in a size 9D. These calfskin boots were crafted on Alden's Barrie Last. These boots are brand new in the box, have never been worn, and come with Alden shoe bags. I'm asking $325 US which includes shipping, but I will take...
For sale are these Dark Brown Alden Plain-Toe Boots in a size 9D. These boots were crafted on Alden's Barrie Last. These boots are brand new in the box, have never been worn, and come with Alden shoe bags. I'm asking $350 US which includes shipping, but I will take offers. Please message me...
EDIT UPDATE: See Post #55, #77 and #156 Long story short (kinda short), I sent 2 pair of shoes in to Edward Green, one for a recraft and the other for them to inspect for a creaking issue. Here is the story of both pair, let me know if I am making an issue out of nothing. If so, I will probably...
Cordovan is rare. If it was all that great, wouldn't it be more popular?
They tell me 1) it doesn't crease 2) scuffs buff out far more easily than with leather 3) they last forever and keep looking new blah blah.
How much of this is legend vs reality?
Yep that's right. This is the thread where I'm going to do a long term test of the Wolverine 721LTD 1000 Mile Boot made of Horween's world famous #8 Shell Cordovan. Wolverine has produced two excellent videos about the leather used in these boots and how they are made. Both are worth watching...
Been wanting AF43s for a long time now and think I might be close to pulling the trigger soon. What's sizing like for the ones you own, where did you buy them from and most importantly let's see pics of your Aldens. I'm editing this post to put in borderline's Alden dealers: