SOLD – EARLY ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR ERA BROGAN SHOES

CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE BROGANS
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THIS IS AN EARLY PAIR OF CIVIL WAR LEATHER BROGANS. THEY ARE IN ORIGINAL AS FOUND WORN OUT CONDITION WITH THE SOLES ALMOST WORN THROUGH. THE LEFT SHOES HEEL IS WORN OUT AND APPEARS TO BE AN OLD REPAIR WITH SLIGHT SPLITTING ON THE LEATHER FROM WEAR. THE RIGHT ONE HAS TWO EXTRA EYELETS THAT APPEAR TO HAVE BEEN MADE WITH A SIDE KNIFE OR BLADE. THE LEATHER IS DRY AND THE CONSTRUCTION IS STITCHED ON SOLE AND TINY SQUARE NAILS ON THE HEELS. THE LEATHER LACES ARE OLD AND BRITTLE AND ARE PROBABLY NOT THE ORIGINAL. FOUND SOUTH OF RICHMOND IN THE LATE 80’S. NOT SURE IF THEY WERE WORN BY THE NORTH OR SOUTH. SIZE UNKNOWN MAYBE 8 – 8 1/2. NICE EARLY PAIR OF BROGANS FROM THE WAR ERA.