Tag: goodyear welted shoes

What’s The Weejun Buying on Ebay? Walk-Over Bucks!

| 24 Mar ’09 | 6 Comments
What’s The Weejun Buying on Ebay? Walk-Over Bucks!

Had my eye on these off white bucks for the last week, and having had a pair of Walk-Over dirty bucks in the dim and distant past from John Simons (circa 84), and of course now that there is no longer the option of buying Walk-Over shoes new, I determined they should be mine. Although […]

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What’s The Weejun Buying on Ebay? Florsheim Imperials!

| 9 Mar ’09 | 4 Comments
What’s The Weejun Buying on Ebay? Florsheim Imperials!

Last night I lost an auction for a pair of vintage Weejuns that I’d been watching for ten days. The seller had agreed to ship to the UK, which was very nice of him, but at the last second when my bid went in I got an error message from Ebay saying seller hadn’t selected […]

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The Weejun Takes Off!

| 26 Feb ’09 | 6 Comments
The Weejun Takes Off!

Just a quick early morning post to say thanks to everyone who has visited this new blog in the couple of days since launch. The traffic and response has been amazing and of course leads me to be even more enthusiastic to maintain it and keep sharing the knowledge, stories and questions built up over […]

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Bass Weejuns vs J.M. Weston – Who Wins the NY Times Shoe-tout?

| 24 Feb ’09 | 2 Comments
Bass Weejuns vs J.M. Weston – Who Wins the NY Times Shoe-tout?

Bad puns aside, having worn both the Bass Weejun and the J.M. Weston loafer over the years I do think that comparing the two, one an unlined moccassin construction handsewn loafer and the other a bench made channel stitched goodyear welted number, a bit like comparing an Alfa Romeo Duetto with a Mercedes SL – […]

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