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Article about: Hey Guys- Believe these are late war boots Not sure though- Any opinions Need some boots for the manikin. Regards BIlly

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    Default Army boots question

    Hey Guys- Believe these are late war boots
    Not sure though-
    Any opinions
    Need some boots for the manikin.
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    Please post pictures of any markings on the inside of the boots.

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    nothing inside just a sizClick image for larger version. 

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    They are not typical double buckle boots. The buckles part was sewn to the lower part. I am not aware of any US combat boots having hobnails and steel horse shoe heels. As a rule military foot wear was always stamped with size and dates usually toward the top of the inside of the boot.
    I am sure these are not US issue boots.

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    I would agree with Steve.

    If you are looking for US boots, pass on these.

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    Just found this thread - definitively boots on the photo are not US M43 double buckle Combat Boots. They looks very similar to British dispatch rider boots, however there are some differences - two buckles instead usual three and no metal plate between the sole and heel.

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    Could they be private purchase Canadian officers' boots?

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    Sorry, not sure but they could be. Apperance, shape, details do not exclude the possibility...

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