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Mystery Budapest Shoemaker

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Michael Ay329, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. srivats

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    [​IMG]

    looks good, imo

    thanks SG
     
  3. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I simply wanted to point out that your point is, well, pointless, since almost all shoemakers have their lasts made elsewhere. I am not denying that the last shape looks very much like the famed Vass offerings. They do.

    My point was not whether or not the last was made elsewhere, or even by the same last maker. It was that the shoe tree design looks exactly like the nes Vass uses (with that little wooden ball thingy) - you may know other shoemakers who use the exact same trees, but I don't. Vass is the only one I know who uses these shoe tree designs.
     
  4. Sterling Gillette

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    What is the suede (?) punch-cap pair on the bottom of this pic?
    http://mydisk.se/floriankueblbeck/we...dapester-3.JPG

    Looks very good.

    It's a quarter brogue in oxblood waxed suede as far as I remeber. I'll post a picture later.

    looks good, imo

    thanks SG

    THe waist, man, look at the waist. [​IMG]

    My point was not whether or not the last was made elsewhere, or even by the same last maker. It was that the shoe tree design looks exactly like the nes Vass uses (with that little wooden ball thingy) - you may know other shoemakers who use the exact same trees, but I don't. Vass is the only one I know who uses these shoe tree designs.
    The knob handle is something Kálmán Bertá does for many clients. Maftei, for example, has the same tree design. Münchner Schuhwerkstätten, too.
     
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    the waist, man, look at the waist. [​IMG]
    ...and a Holstein Schnitzel, what does a man need m o r e in life...
     
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    DWFII Bespoke Boot and Shoemaker Dubiously Honored

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    DW- thanks
    Yr. Hmb. Svt. A glass with you, sir...[​IMG]
     
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    ...and a Holstein Schnitzel, what does a man need m o r e in life...

    I'm honored.


    - B
     
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    Good to see you here, A!

    And (belated) thanks to you Mark! I've cut out most all my web surfing in the past year, but I still like to check in on my lunch break from time to time and see what's up on the forum.
     
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    My Demter & Halmos creations so far: http://www.demeter-halmos.com/

    Alt Wein monk on dead stock Freudenberg Burgundy box calf with Budapester style last:

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    Budapester (wing tip) monk on dead stock Freudenberg Black box calf with Budapester last

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    Mid-brown/orange suede wing tip monk on a squared a chiseled last

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    Ooooohhh . . . that suede . . . very nice.
     
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    Ooooohhh . . . that suede . . . very nice.

    +1
     
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    if I take a trip to budapest.. is it possible to meet these shoemakers in person to buy some shoes?

    i may be going out there this summer.
     
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    if I take a trip to budapest.. is it possible to meet these shoemakers in person to buy some shoes?

    i may be going out there this summer.


    Do they also have RTW?
     
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    Price? Contact Gabor Halmos through the D&H website.

    I am unaware of any currently available RTW stock

    Contact Gabor if you plan on visiting Budapest and would like to visit the workshop...he lives in another nearby country...but travels back to his homeland often to conduct business.

    The dead stock Freudenberg box calf leather, on both of my monks, rivals anything I've purchased from EG, Cleverley, Vass or G&G.

    My next project is a Lazy budapester (sadly without faux lacing)
     
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    LazyBudapester: I can live without the contrast shading of calf/suede...but am unsure if I like this brouged heel counter. My commission will be on dead stock black Freudenberg box calf with a double (or possible HAF sole) and 360 degrees Goyzer stitching/welt I like how the short wing cap displays the full beauty of the rounded Budapester last [​IMG]
     
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    I can't even imagine how versatile those shoes could be and in what situations they may be suitable.
     
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    I can't even imagine how versatile those shoes could be and in what situations they may be suitable.

    taking out the trash perhaps!
     
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    I haven't followed this thread for a while.... but it seems more and more interesting. and finally I know who is so mysterious... [​IMG]
     

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