*NEW – HENRY KAYES Hand Sewn, Half Brogue Cap-Toe Oxford: 43-43.5D

440.00

  • Henry Kayes
    Hand Sewn
    Half Brogue Cap-Toe Oxford
    Circa 2005
    Euro 440

    Henry Kayes was a German firm, late of Stuttgart, sadly, since 2009, no longer in business. They produced a truly hand-made shoe on a level with Dinkelacher in quality but rather more “fashion forward” in style, witness the present shoe with it’s pointed toe anticipating today’s youthful fashion as early as a decade ago. The high quality they achieved with old-world production methods proved uneconomical nor could this relatively unknown firm fetch the retail prices of their established competitors, Laslo Vass, Dinkelacher, Eduard Meier and others of the Austrian-German-Hungarian “axis-of-cordwainers”. All the more’s the pity as they offered some artful variations on classic models, as seen here.

    Fully leather lined, hand sewn and channeled welt and combination heel. A well made shoe which a decade ago sold for Euro 700.


    Size Details:

    43-43.5D....US 10D....UK 9.5E, for the medium width foot.

    Shoe Condition:

    New in original travel bags.

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