Modified WWII boots?



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    Modified WWII boots?

    Post by jholl72 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:08 am

    Hey guys,
    Got these boots and they look like they may be modified WWII boots to reflect later required styles. They have clearly had material added to the tongue and the upper of the boot, the original boot and soles look WWII to me with the steel toe and heels and the nails in the soles. What do you think?

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    Re: Modified WWII boots?

    Post by mk1rceme on Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:05 pm

    Nice! But no idea on the mods. Have a paratrooper look to them, but I don't think they would have iron on the soles.


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    Re: Modified WWII boots?

    Post by pylon1357 on Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:04 pm

    Sorry I can not help Jeff, my knowledge of footwear is less than adequate. All I can say with any certainly is you come up with the darnedest things.

    You either have a gift, or a curse for the unusual. Very Happy



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    Re: Modified WWII boots?

    Post by Infanteer on Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:30 pm

    Are there no markings visible inside on the instep at all?

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