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The Shell Cordovan, non-Alden Shoe and Boot Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jhcam8, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. mdubs

    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Saturday Evening Wedding. Allen Edmonds Walnut Shell Cordovan Strands. Marcoliani Navy Argyles OTC. Navy Suit.

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    -Mike
     


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    Thrift Couture Distinguished Member

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    A little light maintenance on the Grant Stones today.
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    wristandfeet Senior Member

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    Same Pair, but now the (seamless) backside, showcasing the beautiful glow of whiskey shell.

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    wristandfeet Senior Member

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    Thank you!!
     


  6. mdubs

    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Those are looking great WandF! Love the plain back!

    -Mike
     


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    wristandfeet Senior Member

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    Thanks a lot Mike!
     


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    Happy Tuesday forum pals. After 28 years, these vintage shell Florsheims finally made it out of the box and into the wild.

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    Exceptional acquisition, enjoy!
     


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    Great looking backside! You are looking good coming or going.

    4+ year old Dundees, I really like the color variation as they age:

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    Watchman1 Distinguished Member

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    These are staggering. Do you have any idea how difficult that is to achieve with shell cordovan?

    Truly, truly, we have witnessed utter mastery here. Thank you for sharing.

    I am assuming Vass?

    Cheers!
     


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    wristandfeet Senior Member

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    Many many thanks! Love how your Dundees are aging.

    Indeed they are Vass! When I MTOd I thought it was just wishful thinking to do a shell seamless heel. But they replied "No Problem!"

    Maiden Voyage

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    Wow.
     


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