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Important Vintage Bespoke GEORGE CLEVERLEY Golf Full Brogue: 41.5D

[English below]                                                            Artikelnummer: Golf-GC

George Cleverley
London
Antik Custom-Made Kiltie Wing-Tip
GOLF Oxford Brogue
Circa 1975
Euro 740
Es ist müßig, das Ansehen des Hauses George Cleverley zu begründen, sein guter Ruf besteht seit Generationen. Firma Cleverley steht weit über Church´s, Crockett & Jones, Alden, Weston usw., und gemeinsam mit Edward Green und John Lobb sind sie in der Top Kategorie der weltbesten Schuh-Hersteller zu finden. Konfektions-Schuhe der Firma Cleverley befinden sich in der 1400 Euro Kategorie und maßgeschneiderte Schuhe erreichen sogar den dreifachen Preis.
Diese wunderbare rahmengenähte Golf Schuhform sind komplett handgefertigt. 
Die Größe ist in englischer (UK 8).... (US 8.5D), was einer deutschen Größe 41.5D, für den mittel-breiten Fuss entspricht. Käufer zahlt, EUR 6,90 Versandkosten als versichertes Paket innerhalb Deutschlands. Verkauf onhe Schuhspanner.
George Cleverley
London
Antik Bespoke Full Wing-Tip Brogue 
Kiltie GOLF Oxford
Circa 1970
Euro 740
From the late 70s to his death in 1991 the great George Cleverley worked as a design consultant for New & Lingwood, and an excellent firm bearing his name, George J. Cleverley & Co., under the direction of Mr. George Glasgow, exists today, but it is important to note that the shoe shown here dates from Cleverley's own original workrooms at 27, Cork Street, and was made by the masters own hands. Cleverley is considered to be the greatest master shoemaker of the mid- to late-20th century, and in a direct line with hismaster, arguably the greatest master of modern English shoemaking, the London shoemaker, Nikolaus Tuczek, about whom I will write more in the coming months.
Cleverley apprenticed under the great Tuczek who’s stylistic influence can be seen clearly in the present pair of Golf Brogues and, indeed in the work of many great shoemakers including Lobb who name more than one style after that master. The beauty, not to mention the historical importance of this great rarity cannot be overstated. This is a wearable work of art, a bespoke shoe, hand-sewn,.and, unlike a modern shoe, even from the best modern bespoke shoemakers, the shoe will continue to increase in value as it has done these last 45 years!
Condition: Superb, remarkably like new after almost half a century and all original but for having modern spikes fitted.
Size: UK 8E......US 8.5D....Continental 41.5D, for the medium width foot. 
Ready made shoes from the present firm Lobb are in the $1500 category and bespoke shoes like these about three times that price. The present shoe is a superb example of the great traditions of shoemaking. A sporting shoe for the gentleman of privileged, a piece of history beyond price.
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