The Shell Cordovan, non-Alden Shoe and Boot Thread

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

  1. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

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    Wow those are incredible! What color?
     
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    Black with brown highlights. The goyser stitching sold me!
    I didn't have black in my cordovan collection.
     
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    NAMOR Senior member

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    Pretty neat! The raw edge coupled with the reflection of the shell had me thinking it was a navy or dark green shell. Good choice!
     
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    RogerP Senior member

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    I was thinking navy, too. Very awesome pair.
     
  5. Jazzmenco

    Jazzmenco Senior member

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    Thanks guys. They're a little "clunkier" then I was expecting, but good for when I'm in the Budapster mood?
     
  6. Jazzmenco

    Jazzmenco Senior member

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    Something a little different, Tanino Crisci cordovan PTB's with "boring solid color socks"
    These took a shine like a dream (without too much effort)
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    ^ They are very nice PTBs, very nice indeed.

    I'm not even sure if Tanino Crisci is even making shoes anymore, as I think that I read some years back that they were shutting down.
     
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    Jazzmenco Senior member

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    Yes that's what I heard also. I found these on eBay, I have a talent for that!
     
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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Wanted to share how resilient shell cordovans are. I don't know what these pair has been through but a bit of magic and they're back to previous beauty.

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    Picked up these vintage Florsheim shells on ebay. Almost fell on my butt due to the v cleat. Will need to change the heel but am enjoying my first pair of shells!


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    Outstanding work on these! [​IMG]

    I think they could do with some more slender laces, IMHO
     
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    What is the shoe model number on the inside of your pair if I may ask? I have a pair I obtained from ebay as well, but the shell was really hammered and I'm trying to determine if it's aged shell or if I was taken for a ride.
     
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    Sure, here you go:

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