Dinkelacker Horse Leather Gentlemen’s Shoe
delivery to non EU countries in 2-3 weeks
Article Number 42020
Note : These are English shoe sizes. For more information see: „measurement charts “.
Shell Cordovan Horse Leather: for shoes, the best in the world.
Its form makes this a shoe fit to wear everyday: it’s mid-high, offering stable support to the foot, and the more robust double-stitched design with molded rubber outsole offers greater load capacity and durability. Very rare and anything but ordinary, however, is the leather from which this shoe is made: Shell Cordovan, the famous leather derived from very specific small areas of the hide (namely, only the croup) of a special breed of draft horses. Dinkelacker acquires it from the Horween tannery in Chicago, a firm that has specialized in horse leather since 1905 and one of only a handful remaining in the world. Both the softness and suppleness of the leather is due to the high fat content – if you give it a little time to wear in, the shoe will soon fit like a glove. It’s hand-dyed and has a fine shimmer that comes from the buffing process (done with a glass drum). Exclusive to Manufactum.
Handcraft from Budapest. Heinrich Dinkelacker .
Shoes from the workshop of Heinrich
Dinkelacker have been made in Budapest
since the 1960s and prior to that
from 1879 in Sindelfingen in southern
Germany. What makes these shoes
outstanding is their fit, but above all
their exceptional craftsmanship. Each
Dinkelacker shoe requires 300 different
procedures. After the prototype has
been made, the patterns are cut; and
after a very careful selection the leather
that makes up the shaft for the uppers
is cut. This leather is then steamed and
the shaft is stretched over the wooden
shoe lasts, nailed and the following day
re-pinched. After a week the leather is
taken from the last – machine-made
shoes usually only stay on the last for
30 minutes! – This guarantees that the
shoe maintains its form and fit for many
years to come.
The insole is crafted by hand to the shape of the last, uppers, lining and welts are then sewn to it – there is no better connection.
this high-laced ankle boot has been cut on a relatively slim last. For this reason, please order a close fit – horse leather ‘gives’ with time.
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