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Article about: Forum, How about a little help dating these. I just picked these up because they were a reasonable size, condition, and look for uniform display. Typical Soviet leather outer with white leat

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    BTW, you will also note that I have to add a substantial gusset, in order to get my leg into these Russian made boots. My calf muscles are much larger than the average Soviet citizen, because I have been riding since I was six.

    Boridin

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    Those heel caps/plates look a lot like German toe plates. If there is a number stamped somewhere near the two center nails, they are probably German WWII toe plates.

    tim

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    Quote by timdp View Post
    Those heel caps/plates look a lot like German toe plates. If there is a number stamped somewhere near the two center nails, they are probably German WWII toe plates.
    tim
    Good eye Tim ... The heel plates are heavily worn, but after a hard look under intense light I can say yes. One does have the barely evident remains of a number between the nails.

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