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What is the proper size of these Church's shoes?

mack11211

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Dear Folks: English shoe size conversions flummox me sometimes. I am about to list two pair of shoes, one Church's: One Church's/Cheaney/Tweeds: Click on the thumbnalls for larger pix. These are older but unworn shoes, probably made for the US market. I did do a search and find this thread which says that the US size is half a size larger, which would make them each size 8 US. OK, but which of the letters (B or D) indicates the width,and what does it mean in US terms? Thanks in advance.
 

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Does the D on the same line as the size number indicate that they are a narrow width?
 

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I think Church's standard width is denoted by 'F'. So that would make 'D' a narrow width. I know the wide width is 'G'.

I'm not sure if it would be a half size up, I think a lot depends on the last. It could easily be one size or even 1.5 sizes up in some cases.
 

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These were probably made for the US market and as such are sized accordingly. One hint-Inside where it says "Church's", does it also list New York? If so, bingo was his name-o.
 

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Originally Posted by NORE
These were probably made for the US market and as such are sized accordingly. One hint-Inside where it says "Church's", does it also list New York? If so, bingo was his name-o.

The Church's pair does, but the Tweeds pair does not.

But they seem to be the same size.

Here are the listings (in formation, but with more pictures)

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I would say both US sized. You should be safe listing them as such.
 

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