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‘Cordovan Derby’ Model 990 and 9901 from Alden shoemakers.
Using the centuries-old method of pure vegetable tanning and hand finishing, the single tannery still producing genuine shell cordovan today is indeed practicing a rare art. The tanning process takes a full six months to complete and produces leather that is soft and supple, yet very durable.
Dovetailed heels, full glove leather lined flexible pure vegetable tanned leather insoles. Beneath the insole is a layer of cork, providing additional resilience and insulation. Double oak leather outsoles and barrie last
Every Alden New England shoe carries a tempered steel shank, precisely contoured and triple ribbed for extra strength. Oak tanned leather bends are cut into outsoles at factory for maximum control of quality.
These pristine leather lace ups comes with storm welt, wooden stacked heel, round toe and oiled sole.
- Made in USA
- Barrie Last
- E Fit
Alden's fitting philosophy ensures a comfortable fit inside the shoes for best ergonomic function. This means that when buying your regular size you will find the shoes slightly larger than you are used to. If you prefer a snug fit, please size down a half size.
About the brand
There are not many shoe companies like Alden left; in fact, there have never been many companies like Alden around at all. Alden is now the only original New England shoe and boot maker remaining of the hundreds who began so long ago. Since 1884, Alden Shoe Company in Middleborough, Massachusetts has been producing some of the finest leather shoes in the world. It might be a little difficult to imagine just how active and important the shoe industry was in Massachusetts so long ago. It was a well-respected and lucrative industry employing most of the area. Early New England shoemaking was a trade based upon one craftsman making a pair a day in one room cottages (called "ten footers"). Alden is still a family owned business, still carrying forward a tradition of quality genuine-welted shoemaking that is exceptional in every way. We are of course very happy to be one of few retailers allowed to stock a small range of Alden’s.
Shipping & Returns
Estimated delivery times are 2-5 days within Sweden and Europe, and 4-10 days for the rest of the world.
Shipping is free for all orders over 4500 SEK / 500 EUR, for orders below shipping charges are added.
Europe: 11 Euro
North America: 16 Euro
Rest of World: 24 Euro
During 14 days from the delivery of your package you may request to exchange or return your order.