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Shipton "Lowndes" Double Monks - Made by C&J?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Liquidus, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Liquidus

    Liquidus Distinguished Member

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    Does anyone know anything about the Lowndes monks here? Are they made by C&J? If so, I can get these for $100 cheaper than the C&J Lowndes with their discount code. I've sent Shipton an email but havn't received an answer yet. I remember someone posting that there is a Crockett & Jones label on the bottom on these shoes but can't seem to find the post again. Thanks. [​IMG]
     


  2. fox81

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    I think they are. That definately looks like a 348 last. Shipton and Heneage were selling a double monk that was made by cheaney, but they looked a bit 'blobbier' than these.
     


  3. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Yes, all the Shipton shoes are C&J
     


  4. rebel222

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    Yes, all the Shipton shoes are C&J

    I'm not sure about that. I am fairly certain that some are Grenson, as well.
     


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    Yes, all the Shipton shoes are C&J

    Thats not quite true as quite a few are Alfred Sargent too depends upon the model. Just ask James at S&H hes very imformative and very forthcoming with information on who makes the shoes for them. Very decent firm to deal with [​IMG]
     


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    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Thats not quite true as quite a few are Alfred Sargent too depends upon the model. Just ask James at S&H hes very imformative and very forthcoming with information on who makes the shoes for them. Very decent firm to deal with [​IMG]

    Ok, but a shoe marked "Lowndes" would clearly be C&J
     


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    Ok, but a shoe marked "Lowndes" would clearly be C&J

    Its not like its a popular surname, a County and a hotel chain....
     


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    Yes, the Lowdnes is made by C&J ,

    If you ask them, they tell you the maker of every shoes you are interested.


    Yes, all the Shipton shoes are C&J

    Also Cheaney , Alfred Sargent etc
     


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    Would be pain in the ass when you need a resole.
     


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    Entero, why is that? Is that because C&J won't resole them because they are not labeled as C&J?
     


  11. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Who cares about resoling. Just send them to B Nelson. He just did my C&J Alex and he probably did just as good, if not better of a job:

    [​IMG]
     


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    Would be pain in the ass when you need a resole.

    They resole also re-branded shoes

    Who cares about resoling. Just send them to B Nelson. He just did my C&J Alex and he probably did just as good, if not better of a job:

    But , without the original last....
     


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    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    You don't need the original last to simply resole a shoe, only if you are rewelting and also replacing the insole would it possibly make a difference.
     


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    You don't need the original last to simply resole a shoe, only if you are rewelting and also replacing the insole would it possibly make a difference.

    +1
     


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    I contacted Shipton about their cap toe oxfords and this is what they told me:

    Fitzroy black oxford: made by C&J
    Skye black oxford: made by Cheaney
    Almond black oxford: made at their factory in Italy (no brand specified)
     


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