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Meermin Mallorca Shoes

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by asturiano, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. Riva

    Riva Senior Member

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    Very different. Uetam feels shorter with lower instep as well.
     


  2. HZG

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    My pair of cigar ptb shells from the last drop is absolutely great. Not too stiff or anything. Meermin's reputation is imo unnecessarily bad - at least what comes to Italian shells.

    @dymwest, could you please repost the pictures of your whiskey shell ptbs? It would be really interesting to see what is real color of those shoes. Thanks!
     
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  3. DapperPhysician

    DapperPhysician Active Member

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    Wow, should I go with a 10.5? 10 EE? The 10 UK in Elton and Hiro were for the captoe and boot respectively.
     


  4. DapperPhysician

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    I wish you guys would restock those in 10UK.
     


  5. Riva

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    I wore a 6 on uetam (without socks) but can go 5.5 hiro if flexible or 6 if stiff using socks.
     


  6. DapperPhysician

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    Thanks!
     


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    Meermin has been one of my go to brands for a few years now. For the price, for me, there isn't anything better. I've been lucky that most of their stuff has been easy to break-in. eBay has lately been very good to me. Would have gladly purchased these 2 pairs at retail at some point or another but it's nice to get these 2 pairs under the price of 1. Gave them a quick toe shine with a soft rag. $160 shipped.

    Double Monk on Elton Last with factory installed flushed toe caps-Worn 1x
    Double Monk on Elton Last with rubber topy-worn 1x
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  8. DapperPhysician

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    Do the Elton last Chelsea's boots fit differently than their Cap-toes?

    I read around here that the boots and shoes fit differently even on the same last?
     


  9. ShawnBC

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    ^ I can’t say for the Elton last, but I own Galway-esque boots and split-toe derbies both on the Hiro last, and have found that they, indeed, fit slightly differently. Not enough to size up or down, though.
     


  10. DapperPhysician

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    If anything do the boots or derbies seem to be larger?

    I also own the galway-esque boots and like them although I think a sleeker last would imitate it better.
     


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    ^ I am not really familiar with the glossary nor the specific terms for each area of a shoe, but I feel the boots are a little larger. The derbies seem to hug my feet better, especially around the arch (narrower waist, maybe?), thus making them a little bit more confortable to wear.

    The downside is that my Hiro-lasted shoes (not the boots) eats the underside of my outer ankle when walking on uneven terrain, as opposed to my Elton-lasted shoes, which are more confortable in this regard.
     


  12. knoodie

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    Hey Guys, is there a possibility to get free shipping (to mainland Europe) somehow? Do they special offers?
     


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    In the 3 years I buy Meermin, I have never seen any discounts or offers.
     


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    Not so often. A few weeks ago they had a free shipping offer - I guess it was some kind of thanks giving day campaign (?).
     
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  15. SchachMundialECapital

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    Background: 7.5D on Brannock device. Looking for sleek chisel-toe last for a black captoe oxford.

    Trying to compare Meermin Hiro & Elton lasts to Septieme Largeur 199 and Yanko 915. Please reply with any insight. I would think that I am a regular 6.5 UK in most, as my feet are on the narrow side.
     


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