Alden 82381 Color 8 Shell Cordovan Straight Tip Blucher

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Alden 82381 Color 8 Shell Cordovan Straight Tip Blucher

NEW ALDEN Derby Shoes Shell Cordovan Burgundy Goodyear construction 7.5 E 82381

  • Condition: New
  • Size: 7.5 E Wide (E,W)
  • End: 2017-01-01 11:23 AM
  • Duration: 317 days, 17 hr, 57 min
  • $589.00 Sold
  • Times Listed: 1
NEW ALDEN Derby Shoes Shell Cordovan Burgundy Goodyear construction 7.5 E 82381 ALDEN since 1884 Handmade in USA It is difficult to imagine just how active and important the shoe industry was in Massachusetts so long ago. Early New England shoemaking was a trade based upon one craftsman making a pair a day in one room cottages (called ”ten footers”). Beginning in 1850 a series of inventions led to mechanized stitching and lasting operations and the birth of New England shoe industry followed rapidly. The productivity gains over the traditional shoemaker were on the order of 500 - 700%, yet the new methods also led to an extraordinary improvement in both quality and consistency. The explosive growth of the shoe industry in eastern Massachusetts at the turn of the century was impressive. Numerous companies were being started, and demand soared as product made its way west and south on newly expanded rail routes. Charles Alden's factory prospered, adding children's shoes to their offering of men's shoes and custom boots.By 1933, at Charles Alden's retirement, operations moved to Brockton, Massachusetts and joined with the Old Colony factory. The Great Depression took a toll on countless shoe companies in New England. Although production demand increased during World War II, by the late 40's renewed consumer demand had fueled the search for manufacturing regions offering lower labor costs. Over the remainder of the century attrition would take hold as manufacturers looked farther and farther away in search of low cost labor and materials to meet the insatiable demand in the U.S.A. for low cost, mass-market consumer footwearMost of the companies who remained in New England could not compete in the demanding post-war economy. Yet Alden prospered by relying not on lower quality mass-markets but on high quality dress shoes, and excelling in specialties such as orthopedic and medical footwear. It was a period of growth and intensive development at Alden, especially in the design of comfortable, orthopedically correct lasts. In 1970 a new factory was constructed in Middleborough, Massachusetts where production continues today.Alden is now the only original New England shoe and bootmaker remaining of the hundreds who began so long ago. Still a family owned business, still carrying forward a tradition of quality genuine-welted shoemaking that is exceptional in every way. Note : the right shoe has 2 small scratches of little importance, ( see photo ) Fabric: Shell Cordovan Colour: Burgundy Details :Horween Genuine Shell CordovanConstruction Goodyear WeltLeather Sole Calf LiningPadded SoleAll ALDEN shoes are lined throughout with calf leather for comfort and durability Size: 7.5 E Note : All shoes ALDEN are entirely hand-made by skilled shoemakers preserving the ancient traditions and methods . these shoes are made with High-Quality leather , processed and produced using traditional techniques that preserve the original beauty of the hide while enhancing its natural grain and differences in shade. These characteristics , as well as any scratches and small scars , are evidence of the hide'snatural beauty and are not to be considered as defects.Note: New with original Box and Dust bag Payments Shipping Returns Who we are Contact us Payment is expected within 3 days. PayPal or Wire Transfers. Shipping for buyers EU (European Union) is by EMS Express Mail Service (courier service of National Post), traceable on web site Shipping for buyers outside European Union (USA, ASIA, AUSTRALIA, CANADA ) is by DHL Express Courier, traceable on web site The purchase order will be processed within one business day. Combined Shipping: Some items in the store are not eligible for automatic combined shipping, but of course combined shipping is possible. If you are interested in 2 or more items and combined shipping cost is not automatically calculated, please contact us and we will send you the correct invoice. Multiple purchases will be shipped by EMS or DHL. Returns are accepted within 14 days from receiving the item. - The Buyer must send an email to let us know he wants to return the item. - Return shipping cost will be paid by the Buyer. - Item must be in the same exact condition as the way it was sent (absolutely unworn), including original tags. If the original packaging was partially damaged during the shipping, use a safe and resistant box to return the item (or a bubble wrapped envelope if the item was originally packaged in that kind of envelope). Please protect the item with its plastic cover bag before packaging it. - The return shipping has to be traceable. We need to know tracking code and shipping date. If the item is lost or damaged during return shipping we are not responsible and we can?t send refund. - Return from extra UE Countries: We will provide specific and detailed instructions. If we will be charged with Customs duties, they will be deducted from the refund (we will provide copy of the receipt). - After the item has been posted for return, we will open procedure to cancel the eBay transaction. If the Buyer rejects the request, we have to deduct 9% of the original price + shipping in order to cover ebay fees. - Original shipping & handling cost is not refundable. - As soon as we receive the item, we will send the reimbursement through PayPal, according to above indications. - If the return is not complying with instructions provided, we reserve the right to decide on refund The company ILCRAVATTAIOMATTO was founded in 2004, and has extensive experience in the fashion world but especially in the context of Neapolitan tailoring. the company is located in the heart of the city of Naples recognized as the birthplace of tailoring and elegance. Thanks to the great experience ILCRAVATTAIOMATTO is able to offer its customers very competitive prices with exclusive luxury products. In our store you will find the biggest brands of Neapolitan tailoring as: ISAIA, KITON, BORRELLI, SARTORIA PARTENOPEA , ATTOLINI, or luxury Italian brands as LORO PIANA, ZEGNA, CANALI, CUCINELLI, BRIONI. Il Cravattaio Matto 80046 - Napoli Tel. (+39) 081 0500469 Whatsapp (+39) 3387772847 You can contact us clicking here Template eBay FuturE-Shop
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