【PRE-ORDER】DUKE ROPER BOOTS / SHINKI HIKAKU HORSEBUTT / TIMBER
【PRE-ORDER】DUKE ROPER BOOTS / SHINKI HIKAKU HORSEBUTT / TIMBER
【PRE-ORDER】DUKE ROPER BOOTS / SHINKI HIKAKU HORSEBUTT / TIMBER
【PRE-ORDER】DUKE ROPER BOOTS / SHINKI HIKAKU HORSEBUTT / TIMBER
【PRE-ORDER】DUKE ROPER BOOTS / SHINKI HIKAKU HORSEBUTT / TIMBER
【PRE-ORDER】DUKE ROPER BOOTS / SHINKI HIKAKU HORSEBUTT / TIMBER
【PRE-ORDER】DUKE ROPER BOOTS / SHINKI HIKAKU HORSEBUTT / TIMBER
【PRE-ORDER】DUKE ROPER BOOTS / SHINKI HIKAKU HORSEBUTT / TIMBER

    【PRE-ORDER】DUKE ROPER BOOTS / SHINKI HIKAKU HORSEBUTT / TIMBER

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      [PRE-ORDER FOR APRIL 2023 DELIVERY] 

      The John Lofgren Bootmaker Duke roper boots are inspired by two Dukes. One being an American western icon, the other being the Duke of Wellington. The latter Duke wore Hessian boots, which were military-issued footwear worn by British troops at the time. The boots were known for having a short heel, pointed toes, tassel decorated tops, and for their ease of getting in and out of stirrups. The Duke of Wellington commissioned a shoemaker to modify his personal Hessian boots to create a boot with a one inch heel and a mid-calf shaft. Those boots are thought to be directly linked to modern day ropers. And like so many things in fashion, the origins are of course, military. Our Duke roper boots convey passion and our commitment to excellence. They are totally built in Japan with master craftsmanship in all details.

      The horsebutt leather was developed by Shinki Hikaku tannery in Japan. This company specializes in horsehide leather tanning and is considered one of the best, if not the best, tanneries in the world. The horsebutt will feel a bit stiff in the beginning but soon will relax and form around your foot. The leather is visually stunning with always an interesting grain to admire.

      Lot No. LK-030

      Shinki Hikaku horsebutt uppers

      Goodyear welted construction using USA made storm welts

      Heavy single, double and triple stitched sewing

      1.25" stacked heel and 10" shaft

      Japanese made steel shanks

      Made in USA Vibram #269 soles and #700 heels

      Embossed padded leather heel pad

      D/Medium width

      Built on the John Lofgren 170 last

      Includes Japanese made John Lofgren Bootmaker box and dust bags

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      ※ Please understand that product delivery may be delayed during the manufacturing process.

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