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Vintage Dress shoe appreciation, tips, maintenance and advice

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by smfdoc, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. M635Guy

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    Gawd - so many of us are 12D...
     

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    At least it was one of us.
     

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    Couldn’t imagine being in the size 8-10 range. So many more available to those guys, I’d be broke
     

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    That is the downside to being a EEE. Florsheim and others made few styles in EEE. On one hand it stops me from buying too many shoes. On the other hands, I will never get the PTB, the Golden Harvest, etc, etc.
     

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    I'm 9D - right in the middle of the bell curve. More supply, but also more demand.
     

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    I am size 8.5-9 and yes,I am broke
     

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    But you’re a helluva barber @Thomas Crown
     

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    I have to say, Docs shell collection does inspire me. #8 loafers however, no thanks.
     

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    Maiden Voyage 96725.

    Still needs a little sprucing up, but cleaning up nicely.

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    I have never been so seriously disappointed by my wide feet.
     

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    Or my long ones. Those spade soles are wicked.
     

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    Frank brothers was generally made by Johnston & Murphy, which is probably the case here.
     

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