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    Anybody see these style shoes before?

    cmpman
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    Post by cmpman Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:43 pm

    So I was back in an old surplus storage building today, and found a box full of these oddball shoes. They are all new, C/l\ marked, made in Argentina, and the really odd thing is the soles are made of a jute type string. I sure wouldn't want to wear them with no socks.

    So can anybody ID them as to their service use or purpose?

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    Post by Randy Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:30 pm

    I think they are RCAF emergency winter boots....seen similar ones in a surplus shop in Radway, AB

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    Post by qsamike Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:31 pm

    If my memory serves me right they are called Pimsoles and are used on board ships.....

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    Post by ptejoeydepalmer Sat Apr 09, 2022 10:51 pm

    Really old sports shoes. also used on board ships. some times warn when working in areas where ankle boots where frowned on (specially when using clicks)

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