*Neuwertig – LUDWIG REITER 5-Eyelet, Cap-Toe Brogue, “Theresianer”, Circa 1990: 43-43.5E
Established 1885 in Vienna
5-Eyelet, Cap-Toe Half Brogue Derby
In 1885 Ludwig Reiter I, with his wife Anna established their first workrooms in Vienna’s 4th District. Within a few years they were providing custom-made boots and welted shoes for the Officers and Guardsmen of the Keiser.
Today, in the 4th generation of family ownership, Ludwig Reiter employs 60 skilled artisans, owns and operates 13 stores in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, and sells their product through a further 200 shops and boutiques throughout Europe, Japan and America and is rightly considered to be among the finest shoemakers of central Europe.
The present pair is an elegant dress shoe in a fine grade of so close a grained calfskin that it is easily confused with shell cordovan. The handsome chocolate-brown colour provides the ideal contrast with a variety of dress and is correct for day or evening. Ready-to-wear Reiter shoes are in th 600-700 Euro range, plus MwS (VAT).
Size Details:US 10E (UK9F/G) (Continental 44-43.5E), for the wider foot.
All original, very lightly worn, with near new, non slip "Topy" protective soles added. Sold without trees.