Folkert van Wijk wrote:Yes they booth are without toecaps.
If you use google-images and type: navy deck boots and/or prison boots, you see some examples, moost good images lead you to ebay...
GrantRCanada wrote:One fairly economical source is "What Price Glory", who offer reproduction British Ammunition boots with leather soles and heels, and fitted with toe and heel plates and hobnails (in the early pattern without toe caps) for US$95.00 - http://onlinemilitaria.com/shopexd.asp?id=1501&bc=no They are actually a WWI version but passable for the Victorian-era version. The pebbled surface is not really correct, but can be smoothed down by various means ..... including the practice of "spooning" .... basically ironing the surface with a heated soup-spoon (.... or some equivalent method.)
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