A Fine Pair of Shoes x Alfred Sargent MTO Thread

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  1. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

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    beautiful. i love how the pull tab is sewn to the boot
     


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    Kev, see my comment below. I need a pair and I think these MTO's are a great opportunity to capitalize.

    You have one commited purchaser for anything in, preferably, Austerity Brogue or some variation of wingtip, non shell, suede, blue or burgundy/oxblood. :slayer: :slayer: :slayer:

    And if you have the Miller's in size 11US and they don't fit, I got dibs!!
     
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    I'm in!! would prefer burgundy as i have the Dark Brown coming via Meermin so that makes 2 of us .................
     


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    gyasih Senior member

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    I have some Oxblood Vass on their way, doesn't have to be dark brown, but prefer a year-round brown.
     
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    Chestnut antique ?? Or Antique Cherry ???
     
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    NAMOR Senior member

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    I cannot wait either. Are we still on track for October delivery? Just seems that AS has been behind on every MTO so far
     


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    a little chestnut action [​IMG][/quote]
     


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    They're the NUTS !!!! I'll get me coat ........................
     


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    All the mto's are taking slightly longer than anticipated and apologies for this - mainly because of the long order times for Cordovan pushing the timeline back.

    Also, they are all being hand lasted and this also takes a little longer. They will be worth the wait, I'm sure and we want to get these absolutely right.
     
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    Thanks for the update. I'm in no hurry myself and I'd rather wait a little extra for a superior product. Do you have an estimated date of completion. I want to put something on the shoo calendar
     


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    Both are cool colors, I think chestnut is darker, more year round. I was looking at my AS Cherry Wilsons and they seem light.

    Any thoughts on Mahogany or Oak? The chestnut on AFPOS looks darker than Namor's.
     
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    Makes sense for sure. I am just excited for my first pair of cordovan and my first bal boot. Popping my cherry on multiple things.
     


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    Once you go bal, you can't go back
     


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    Atleast That's the word on the street
     


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