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*NEW - Vintage Active Service Brand, Officer's Dress Cap-Toe Oxford, Circa 1935:42D

[English below]                                                             Artikelnummer: 3005

Active Service Brand
England
Officer's Dress 5-Ösen Cap-Toe Oxford
Modified "Spade Sole"
Circa 1935-40
Euro 650
Dieser massangefertigte Schuh jenes berühmten Schuhmacher-Meisters zeigt alle Details feinster Handwerkskunst eines antiken, von Hand gearbeiteten Schuhs. Die Lederarten sind von allerbester Qualit und die Konstruktion des Schuhs hält den besten Exemplaren der Zunft stand; ein überaus erfolgreicher und sehr eleganter Effekt.
The ideal business and evening dress shoe.
Zustand: NEU und ungetragen. Obwohl die Schuhe nahezu 70 Jahre alt sind, sind sie in ausgezeichnetem neuem Zustand. Verkauf ohne Spanner.
Grösse: 42D, fuer den mittel breiten Fuss. 
 
Active Service Brand
England
Officer's Dress 5-Eyelet Cap-Toe Oxford
Modified "Spade Sole"
Circa 1935-40
Euro 650
The ideal business and evening dress shoe.
The handwork in this shoe, up to and including the oak-tanned, channelled and skived double spade sole, and the hand set horse shoe nailed heels are a testament to the skill of this artisan and a compelling example of mid-centrury bespoke-level shoemaking at its very finest. Overall, this degree of hand work is rarely seen today. The 1000 Euro ready-mades of Lobb and Green and Weston do not compare to this shoe. This is 19th century hand craftsmanship brought into the 20th. The overall appearance of this shoe is one of ultimate simplicity and quiet elegance as befitting the gentleman-officer who's dress uniform it was intended to complete. This would certainly be the last word in a business and or evening dress shoe for the gentleman who’s has the good fortune to be this size. Certainly one of the finest shoes in this collection.
Condition: New. Although at least 70 years old, these shoes show no effects of age and zero wear. 
Size: UK 8E......US 9D…..Continental 42D, for the medium width foot.

 

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