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Edward Green for RL POLO???

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Sorry, that's not EG's (old-style) heel pattern; that used dove tail rubber inset with brass nails in groups of three.

This looks to me like older Alfred Sargent: the iron nails and a single brass nail are a give-away.
Has it got a hand-written "Made in England" inside the shoes?
 

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Originally Posted by bengal-stripe
Sorry, that’s not EG’s (old-style) heel pattern; that used dove tail rubber inset with brass nails in groups of three. This looks to me like older Alfred Sargent: the iron nails and a single brass nail are a give-away. Has it got a hand-written “Made in England” inside the shoes?
No. No handwritten "Made in England" inside. Also, some older EG did not use dovetail or nails in sets of 3... See Nail pattern sticky.
 

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Originally Posted by bengal-stripe
Sorry, that’s not EG’s (old-style) heel pattern; that used dove tail rubber inset with brass nails in groups of three.

This looks to me like older Alfred Sargent: the iron nails and a single brass nail are a give-away.
Has it got a hand-written “Made in England” inside the shoes?




I would also agree with Bengal-stripe EG = brass pins, if memory serves me right i also remember a heel pattern of earlier RL made by EG with a 4m sole with a black waist and two rows of brass nails around the heel with no rubber insert in the heel.
 

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Mine came with no rubber at all in the heel, with 2 rows of brass nails. The giveaway IMO is the wheeling on the arch opposite the inside curve of the heel. No wheeling=definitely not EG.
 

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That heel Alfred Sargent for Dunhill (about 10 years ago) looks to me pretty close to your sample:



The markings look neither Sargent nor EG.
 

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Yes, AS has the facilities to produce channelled soles.
 

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