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Hi guys:

I know it’s been awhile since I wrote any shoe related posts, for which I apologize, but I wanted to share this with you:
I am fully conversant with and completely understand the term “post operative constipation”. Enough said!

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Hi guys:

I know it’s been awhile since I wrote any shoe related posts, for which I apologize, but I wanted to share this with you:
I am fully conversant with and completely understand the term “post operative constipation”. Enough said!

kilowatts
Likely caused by the pain meds. If you can decrease your usage it will probably help.
 

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Time for some new old stock action. Foot So Port 6 inch boots with Vibram resist oil, no mark soles. "Comfort First" this is my 4th pair of FSP--also have two pairs of their dress shoes and one pair of tennis shoes--and they are all quality stuff.
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Time for some new old stock action. Foot So Port 6 inch boots with Vibram resist oil, no mark soles. "Comfort First" this is my 4th pair of FSP--also have two pairs of their dress shoes and one pair of tennis shoes--and they are all quality stuff.View attachment 1507444View attachment 1507446View attachment 1507449
It feels like there has been a surge in FSP shoes on eBay of late. Didn’t see any for a couple years and there have been a half-dozen options in my obscure size over the last 3-4 months.
 

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I just picked up these really rare S.E. Dack 330 Water Bison whole-cuts that just showed up on the @davidVC list. The vendor very generously agreed to a nice discount, so there will still be turkey on the table this Christmas. The S.E Dacks were made from 1952-1958 and were the highest quality Dacks offering. For those that are not aware, my avatar is a picture of old S.E. himself! This water bison whole-cut continued to be manufactured right up until the late 70's as part of the "Bespoke Quality" line that replaced the S.E. Dack line. For a brief period this style overlapped with the Kudu whole-cut, and then it faded from history.

Oh yes, I forgot to mention that these are in my size 10.5D. Did I mention they are rare. You will see way more than a thousand pairs of Dacks for every pair of S.E Dacks. These will clean up wonderfully. Water Bison leather is virtually indestructible.

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If there are any Nettleton fans out there, these 1920/30's spats just showed up on eBay (not mine). Pretty cool. I know that Dacks imported all of theirs from England as well.

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Those of us who love vintage shoes and frequent this thread have passed a milestone this afternoon. Our little thread now has been visited on the Style Forum 2,000,000 times! That is pretty impressive and I think it reflects far more lurkers than contributors. Here is to the next 1,000,000 views.
 

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This is size 9.5E which works for me; however, it looks dry & I couldn’t bring myself to take the risk. Out of curiosity, could they be 50s to 60s? I have a similar pair in calf, but numbers were printed.

 

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This is size 9.5E which works for me; however, it looks dry & I couldn’t bring myself to take the risk. Out of curiosity, could they be 50s to 60s? I have a similar pair in calf, but numbers were printed.

Probably late 60s to early 70s. It looks like they are not GYW and I believe Stetson only started doing that very late in their existence.
 

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