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Catesby Tan Brogue Shoe Rubber Stud Sole

5.0 star rating 2 Reviews

£39.95 £74.95

PT002 TAN 7

Catesby Tan Leather Brogue with Gripping Rubber Sole

Our hand crafted shoes are fully 'Goodyear Stitch Welted' with a substantial rubber stud sole

Traditional robust 'market shoe' with "broguing" cut leather pattern

All Leather Upper, Studded Rubber Sole in Dainite Style for superior grip with minimum dirt retention and easy sole clean. The classic good looks of all leather, but with the all weather practicality and grip of rubber

Rubber studded sole offers great grip in wet and muddy conditions, designed to clear clogging dirt with a few scrapes on the doormat

Half leather lined interior

Hand manufactured, but not in the U.K. - hence the outstanding value!
Expect to pay three times as much for a similar U.K. manufactured shoe

Classic Rounded toe for comfort - not narrowly pointed.

Authentic Country Style at a very competitive price!

(Please note that the most recent batch of this shoe has darker shading around the toe and heel which is not clearly shown in the images)

The term Dainite is usually used to describe a studded sole unit made by Harboro Rubber Company Ltd in Market Harborough, England - this sole is not produced by Harboro, but uses the the familiar pattern of this traditional, practical design


The Brogue (derived from the Old Irish bróg) is a style of low-heeled shoe or boot traditionally characterised by multiple-piece, sturdy leather uppers with decorative perforations (or "broguing") and serration along the pieces' visible edges. Modern brogues trace their roots to a rudimentary shoe originating in Ireland that was constructed using untanned hide with perforations, allowing water to drain when crossing wet terrain such as a bog. Brogues were traditionally considered to be outdoor or country footwear not otherwise appropriate for casual or business occasions, but brogues are now considered appropriate in most contexts. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

- A welt is a strip of leather, rubber, or plastic that is stitched to the upper and insole of a shoe, as an attach-point for the sole. The space enclosed by the welt is then filled with cork or some other filler material (usually either porous or perforated, for breathability), and the outsole is both cemented and stitched to the welt. This process of making shoes is referred to as Goodyear welt construction, as the machinery used for the process was invented in 1869 by Charles Goodyear, Jr. the son of Charles Goodyear. Shoes with other types of construction may also have welts for finished appearance, but they generally serve little or no structural purpose. The Goodyear welt is highly regarded for a number of reasons including being relatively waterproof by not allowing water to get into the insole due to the welt-sole construction, the relative ease in which the sole can be replaced, and the fact that the boot can last up to 20 years or longer depending on the treatment and condition of the upper. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)