*NEW – Antique VICTORIAN FLORSHEIM Brogued Cap-Toe Boot, Circa 1900: US 7

1,650.00

  • Important Antique Victorian Era
    FLORSHEIM
    5-Eyelet, 4-Hook Cap-Toe Brogued Boot
    Hand-Sewn Welt
    Circa 1900
    Euro 1650

    It is perhaps inaccurate to call this 6-Eyelet, 4-Hook Cap-Toe a boot. It is more correctly to be seen as a full sized shoe, made at a time when the over-the-ankle shoe was more common than the “half-shoe” we wear today. Boot or shoe, with its fine hand-sewn welt and steel shank, this is the original and the grandfather, so to speak, of the gentleman’s boot so much in fashion and so copied today. An extraordinary “find” too, in this perfect unused condition in its original box. This heritage piece, worthy of any museum for the advanced collector,


    Size Details:

    US 7D

    Shoe Condition:

    New, never worn.

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