original 1930s working cowboy’s cowboy boots

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These vintage boots were made in the 1930s, and have short shafts with a deeply scalloped top cut. They have leather soles and narrow, tall, nailed leather heels. While the flashy boots of the ’30s-’50s survive, the plainer, workingman’s boots like this are extremely hard to come by. They measure 12″ heel to toe, 4″ at the widest point. While the leather isn’t cracked, it would take some work to get these back into wearable condition.

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Soles – Custom 1940s McHale Shoes

Bulletproof canadian shoes by John McHale. I’ve found three pairs of these and they make modern shoes look cheap and shoddy. Quality leather, quality workmanship and a timeless design. This pair has obviously been worn, but has outlived its original owner. Chunky nailed soles, suicide nailed leather heels. Captoe. Open lacing.

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