Shoe Porn: Norvegese, Bentivegna, Goyser, BIG Stitch & BIG Welts ONLY!

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  1. Uncle Ernie

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  2. isshinryu101

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    sutor mantellassi
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    I have a pair very similar to these, but with the 360 degree norvegese. I like Sutor VERY much, the finish on the shoes is excellent!

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    Very cool shoes, and the antiquing is beautiful (as we'd expect from RR).

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    I have these same testoni's, and I don't believe they are true norvegese. I don't think that stitch on the side attaches directly to the sole (traditional norvegese). I am pretty sure the stitch is just ornamental.
     


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    This?

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    Also coming in calf......

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    Got more pictures! I might just have to place a order with you now[​IMG]
     


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    Got more pictures! I might just have to place a order with you now[​IMG]

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    You probably saw the blog for the shell cordovan pics....I'll be working on proper calfskin pics and info this week.
     


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    You probably saw the blog for the shell cordovan pics....I'll be working on proper calfskin pics and info this week.


    lovely rider
     


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    this is good thread
     


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    Some Vass Goyser welt......


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    I have a pair very similar to these, but with the 360 degree norvegese. I like Sutor VERY much, the finish on the shoes is excellent!



    Very cool shoes, and the antiquing is beautiful (as we'd expect from RR).



    I have these same testoni's, and I don't believe they are true norvegese. I don't think that stitch on the side attaches directly to the sole (traditional norvegese). I am pretty sure the stitch is just ornamental.


    What construction is it? They call it norvegese and it's testoni's top of the line (amedeo testoni)

    http://www.testoni.com/ under A. Testoni, click on norwegian construction
     


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    Guess the maker ... Thoughts on these, I am thinking of getting them [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


  14. isshinryu101

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    Some Vass Goyser welt......


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    Kolecho, I am literally green with envy! I KNEW if I added goyser to the title, you'd shoe us some of your beautiful Vass. Not too long ago, I hesitated JUST A SECOND when you put these in whiskey up for sale... GONE! SH*T! But, since we're about the same size (41), I'm waiting for you to get tired of some whiskey shell wingtips with the beautiful goyser!
     


  15. isshinryu101

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    luk-cha... wonderful post as always. I never knew G&G had such shoes. I always appreciated the beautiful lines of their shoes, but yearned to see some STITCHING! I think this adds a certain dimension of "toughness" to the style. These are wonderful.
     


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