Antique 1860's Victorian Sateen Scalloped Button Up Boots~shoes~mann & Beals Co
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Antique 1860's Victorian Sateen Scalloped Button Up Boots~shoes~mann & Beals Co:
For your offerding consideration today, we have a pair of antique Victorian button up boots or shoes. They are made of black sateen fabric and have all buttons present on both shoes. The button holes are nicely scalloped and the tops of the shoes are scalloped also. The leather soles have the name MANN & BEALS impressed into the leather. This company was formed shortly after the civil war in Milwaukee, and Mann who was a soldier only stayed with the firm for a year. That would date these to the 1860's. The shoes have some wear and pulls to the fabric, the worst one on the left shoe near the center seam. Still a lovely pair of post war shoes.As with all shoes of the era, these do not have a size in them, so please do not ask me to guess what size they are, I don't know, and I don't want to guess, so I have provided the following measurements so that you may decide if these would work for you. When placed up against a wall, and measured from the outside, where the heel of your foot would sit, to the tip of the toe, they measure a little over 9 inches long, and the width of the sole at the widest part is 2 1/2 inches . Please do not ask me to remove the stuffing to get an interior measurement. The shoes have been stuffed for years, and I do not want to remove it. International Buyers – Please Note: * Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. * Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding/buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up – do not confuse them for additional shipping charges. * We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. All international packages are now shipped priority mail, or first class registered mail. Sorry for the added 12.95 for this service.Email if you would like additional photos, or if you have any questions, as this is a final sale. Please don't wait until the last day to ask for more pictures, or questions, I am not online during the day. Buyer pays actual shipping only, whether you buy one item or several, we love to combine on shipping, and I never charge a handling fee.(Please remember this when you leave your star rating). Our home is smoke and pet free, but alot of our items come from estate sales, and we don't know what the conditions were in the homes. Contact should be made within two days, and payment in five days. Paypal payments ship out same day, or next day at the latest, unless it is the weekend when we are usually at estate sales. (Please remember this also when you leave your star rating). All USA packages are shipped with delivery confirmation. International buyers, if you want to insure your item, you must use priority mail international, not first class. I provide a customs number at the time of mailing, but I will not be responsible for uninsured packages if they got lost or damaged. If you have zero response, please do not offer. Due to the increasing number of non paying buyers, unpaid item cases are opened on payments not received within 5 days of sale end. All sales are final, so ask questions before you offer! Thanks for looking and check out my other sales.