With Art & Industry: 1890-1920

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Catalogue Date Object Price Catalogue description of object
Sears 1909 Ladies' Patent Corona Colt Blucher Oxford $2.00 This shoe is cut from the very best selection of this famous patent leather--is made over a medium round toe last, with perforated tip and fitted with the latest fall military heel. The Blucher pattern is one of the handsomest we have and is especially attractive when fitted with the dull mat calf top which is used in this shoe. The lace stay and heel foxing are slightly perforated, the shoe carries fast color eyelets, is genuine Goodyear welt sewn, producing flexibility and a perfectly smooth inner sole. Sizes and half sizes, 2 to 8. Widths, C,D, E, and EE. Weight averages 26 ounces.
Sears 1946 Kerrybrooke Spectators $5.50 City Slicker...bump toe spectator, new version of an old favorite. Low sweeping D'Orsay line; sweetheart vamp slims your foot, ankle. New extension sole for extra smartness. 2.5 inch heel. Leather soles. Shpg. wt., 1 lb. 2 oz. As much at home with suits and casuals as with your dressier costumes. A (very narrow) width in whole and half sizes 5 to 9. C (medium) in whole and half sizes 4 to 9. White leather, copper brown leather trim or all brown leather.
Tweeds 1996 Suede lug-sole loafer $69 Pigsuede upper with leather trim. Shiny silver hardware. Synthetic lining and rubber lug sole. Colors: Black,Chianti, Evergreen, Scarlet, Navy, Dark Brown, Camel. American made. Women's whole and half sizes 5.5 thru 10,ll.
Victoria's Secret 1996 The Urban Loafer $79 Practical and polished. The ornament loafer with a 2" stacked heel. In brown or black polished calfskin.Imported. Whole sizes 6-10; half sizes 5.5 - 9.5


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