(Login SACTECH) Forum Member from IP address 220.127.116.11
afternoon all, ive just purchased myself a pair of 1940 pattern boots for a very good price as they have seen better days, the rubber 'galosh' around the bottom is very deteriorated. does anybody have any ideas on how to restore this part of the boot, i may have a few ideas myself but any outside perspective would be genuinly useful. has anybody done this before? how did it turn out? thanks.
everything is history, lets preserve it and educate others.
judging by the recent prices on ebay, ud be looking at a fair bit. depends on how far gone the rubbers are. check out prices online, i was lucky i picked mine up (size 11) on ebay for 50 quid, your definatly looking at more than that. not to set this in stone but the last pair i see go on ebay went in exess of 200....
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Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn,
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning
We WILL remember them."