Shoe Damage Report & Shoe P0rn Central - Part II

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Oyaji, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. patrickBOOTH

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  2. mcarthur

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    ravello wing tip
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  3. meister

    meister Senior member

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    All of the above. Up there with Clapps. When the company in Weymouth Massachusetts demised it was like 150 years old. The factory became a museum and offices rather than be demolished.

    http://www.weymouth.ma.us/photoview/view58.htm

    From Wiki

    Weymouth was heavily involved in the shoemaking industry from the first years of the 18th century right through to 1973, when the Stetson Shoe Company closed its doors. The building is currently being used for medical offices.[18]

    Weymouth is home to the house where Abigail Adams, wife of President John Adams and mother to President John Quincy Adams, was born
     
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    Good stuff, my friend.
     
  5. mr monty

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    Also in Massachusetts, was the home of Stacy Adams. They started making shoes in 1875, and continued to make quality shoes (with high end prices) until the 60's.
     
  6. isshinryu101

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    Nice shoes, yes. Top shoes, no. I've handled maybe a half dozen Stacy Adams shoes from the 40's & 50's. They are just so-so in quality. They used thinner leather that often doesn't survive today. Construction was alright, but they were more lightweight thsn some of their brethren.
     
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    Crockett and Jones Drummonds on the 348 last, tan.

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    As purchased from the Jermyn St. store (unconditioned/polished/etc.)
     
  8. Pliny

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    cheers Monty this is so like the Dover- only it looks like one of those odd spade soles. can see the Dover's pedigree, a refinement of something building for a long long time
     
  9. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Gorgeous. I keep meaning to pick these up.
     
  10. Gdot

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    They struck me as whole lotta shoe for the moola.

    Matter of fact. After an all afternoon stroll through all of the shoe stores on Jermyn St. I'd say CJ pretty much ruled teh benchgrade RTW herd.
     
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    That's a nice, clean, wingtip. Nice job! :D
     
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    Thank you Alan and Ethan for these :

    Carmina suede oxfords in Simpson Last

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  13. aj_del

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  14. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Congrats, I fully support that shoe, obviously.

    Now get ready for 150 PMs on how they fit.
     
  15. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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