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Golden Harvest for the harvest season.
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Received these Florsheim 97626 from Goodwill a couple of days ago. I cleaned them up with VSC and a quick renomat wipe. I was planning on using only neutral collonil cream but I think I may have to add some pigment to even them out. I decided to go with the 90s version hoping to have less issues with the vintage shell.

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@BlueMoonMonday I have never seen a NEW pair of 93602 that dark. I assume someone added some patina or darker polisj



The Stratford are on my list that I am still searching for. I like them in black and brown.

There is another similar style in Antique Brass that I would love to find.

Speaking of unusual colors/styles:

These Probably the rarest Vintage Florsheim I own.

1967 Florsheim Imperial SUEDE LWB

The style number starts with a dash —241. I have only heard of one other pair from @davidVC. He said he saw a pair that were light blue suede.



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Nobleprofessor, as far as I can tell the 93602's are completely unmodified from the factory. The first couple pictures are closer to how they look in person, med-dark brown with some red highlights. They even came with the matching box. Well the bottom part anyway. The leather is surprisingly supple.
 

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@BlueMoonMonday I have never seen a NEW pair of 93602 that dark. I assume someone added some patina or darker polish
I find there is some variations in color, but have theorized this is because they are “hand stained.” The last pair I bought, which were NOS, were darker than I expected. Direct sunlight will lighten them up, but they are pretty dark inside or in the shade. These photos have not been adjusted in any way, just straight from the phone.


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Corrected grain is great for rainy days. Same with Dainite Eton soles.

These originally had v-cleats but the CG is pretty good quality.

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A Happy Thanksgiving wish to all my forum pals. Life is short. Enjoy the good times.
 

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@BlueMoonMonday I have never seen a NEW pair of 93602 that dark. I assume someone added some patina or darker polisj



The Stratford are on my list that I am still searching for. I like them in black and brown.

There is another similar style in Antique Brass that I would love to find.

Speaking of unusual colors/styles:

These Probably the rarest Vintage Florsheim I own.

1967 Florsheim Imperial SUEDE LWB

The style number starts with a dash —241. I have only heard of one other pair from @davidVC. He said he saw a pair that were light blue suede.



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I think that is the original coloration hand finished by Florsheim
 

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I find there is some variations in color, but have theorized this is because they are “hand stained.” The last pair I bought, which were NOS, were darker than I expected. Direct sunlight will lighten them up, but they are pretty dark inside or in the shade. These photos have not been adjusted in any way, just straight from the phone.


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Nice! I got to find me a pair like that ;)
 

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Tradition holds that the first thanksgiving celebrated the bountiful harvest. Hence, my choice today was obvious. Hopefully, everyone has much to be grateful for.

The previous owner added a vibram sole so these could be all weather. 1967/77 Florsheim 93631 Golden Harvest

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Happy Thanksgiving. Florsheim “The Beacon” from 1966 got the call for a family dinner.
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Happy Friday, fellow enthusiasts. I received the shirts last night. Very well made and the shirt itself is thick.

I also wore my vintage AE Cumberland boots for the first snow fall.

If anyone else is interested in one, there needs to be a minimum 20 order. Hopefully there can be choices for shirt colour in the future.

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