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My Balmoral Boots

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by AnGeLiCbOrIs, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. AnGeLiCbOrIs

    AnGeLiCbOrIs Distinguished Member

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    I'm curious about the fitting. Do you specify (or pick among a selection of) a last and size, knowing that it fits you well, or is it something else?

    I was told that it fits exactly like the EG 202 last.
     


  2. Geoff Gander

    Geoff Gander Senior Member

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    *checks thread*

    [​IMG]

    £355 for MTO Balmoral boots? If he's making them on the equivalent of the 202 last I've finally found my pair.

    If he'll make them, that is.
     


  3. AnGeLiCbOrIs

    AnGeLiCbOrIs Distinguished Member

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    The maker's email address is cliff.roberts7 [at] ntlworld [dot] com. His name is Cliff Roberts.

    Here is his description of the last. I am waiting to hear back about whether he has all popular sizes.

     


  4. AnGeLiCbOrIs

    AnGeLiCbOrIs Distinguished Member

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    Ich_Dien Distinguished Member

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    Mr. Daniells is going to be a very busy man.
     


  6. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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    Amnon, is shipping to the US included in that price?

    Does he do good year welt?

    What is estimated time from start to finish?

    What color leathers does he have access to?

    Thanks
     


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    They are based on Gherkins' Shannon V with Beaulieu toecap.

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    This makes me proud. Seriously.
     


  8. AnGeLiCbOrIs

    AnGeLiCbOrIs Distinguished Member

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    Amnon, is shipping to the US included in that price? Does he do good year welt? * Looks like it to me. What is estimated time from start to finish? *It takes six weeks on average. I ordered mine on January 28 and they will be finished on April 3rd. It could be that they took a bit longer since he cut an original pattern for me. What color leathers does he have access to? *Dunno. I told him what I wanted and he did it. Thanks
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    ThinkDerm Stylish Dinosaur

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    They look great so far. Can't wait to see the finished product.
     


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    Sweet!
    need to save up for it now
     


  12. Geoff Gander

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    Email sent...
     


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    ... and another in the queue.
     


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    Wow! Great find and thanks for posting the process!

    Are Balmoral boots his specialty or can he also do Jodphurs?
     


  15. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    Damn, I wanted to order something from this guy later in the year (when I was sure of what I wanted) but I guess it's over now that sf have put them greedy paws on him. 2 yrs backlog here I come. [​IMG]
     


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