LK-017 M43 Service Shoe Horween CXL Natural Roughout (pre-sale 50% deposit)
The Munson last runs large, we recommend sizing down one full size from your standard sneaker or brannock size. This listing is a pre-order, you will pay a 50% deposit at time of purchase, and the remainder when the boots arrive at the shop. JLB Service Shoes are scheduled for September '22.
John Lofgren Bootmaker M-43 Service Shoes are not simple reproductions of WWII U.S. Army service shoes. Not just another boondocker. They are a modern-day piece de resistance of footwear, carefully designed to meet the needs of contemporary life, but still look very classic, down to the distinctive Munson last shape. The Munson last was patented in 1912 by U.S. Army doctor, Edward Munson. Dr. Munson perfected his last after studying the feet of more than two thousand soldiers. The roughout uppers are Horween Chromexcel, who was a supplier to the U.S. Army for the original service shoes during WWII. JLB M-43 Service Shoes, like all John Lofgren Bootmaker footwear, are totally built in Japan with master craftsmanship in all details.
Lot No. LK-017
Horween Chromexcel uppers
Goodyear welt construction with USA made storm welts
Heavy single, triple and quadruple stitched sewing
1.5" stacked heel, 6" shaft
Japanese made steel shanks
USA made Vibram 700 soles and 700 heels
Embossed padded leather heel pad
Built on the original Munson last
Includes Japanese made John Lofgren Bootmaker box and dust bags