The Allen - Snuff Moose (602 Last)

$352

*There will be a small restock of this boot however the wait list is currently full. Remaining pairs from production will be posted on the site. Please sign up for emails to be the first to be notified of re-stocks and new style launches. 

Boot and Leather

Introducing our first ever moose leather boot. Tanned by the famous C.F. Stead tannery, this leather is mainly vegetable tanned with a slight chrome tan finish during the last few steps in the process to lock in the natural waxes and tanning oils.

While moose is a heavier weight leather, it remains quite supple and conforming - similar to the consistency and conformity of kudu leather. Since this leather is a free range leather, there will be natural scars and imperfections caused by the environment in which the leather was in. This is the same concept as kudu leather and as always they will be matched and blended in with the pattern as best as possible.

 

Last - 602

The new last is aimed towards balance, flexibility and comfort. The 602 provides the below features:

1. Tapered heel and arch.

2. E width at the forefoot and into a rounder toebox which also helps with pronation.

3. Contoured to provide a comfortably snug fit.

New Build

The new build focuses on enhanced breath-ability and shock absorption in a more natural way. The below are features/changes made for this model as well as others coming out:

1. Thicker, unlined upper leathers.

2. Vegetable tanned bends leather insoles - considered to be the gold standard of insoles due to their moisture wicking properties, ease of use and longevity.

3. Thicker bends leather, outsole-grade midsoles for enhanced natural shock absorption.

Leather care

Click here to find out how this leather should be treated.

Have a question before, during or after your purchase? Reach out to us at info@parkhurstbrand.com and we would be happy to assist you.

Construction – Goodyear welted with natural cork and shank

Upper – Genuine Scandinavian Elk (moose) leather from the C.F. Stead tannery

Insole – Vegetable tanned bends leather

Hardware – 7 large Gunmetal eyelets

Laces – Round waxed cotton

Welt – Vegetable tanned leather 

Midsole – Vegetable tanned leather 

Sole/Heel – Dainite Rubber

No. 18 Last (Original)

This last runs between a D and single E width with a slight almond shaped toe. Our general rule of thumb is to go down a half size from your typical sneaker size. So for example, if you wear a size 10.5 in sneakers, we would suggest a size 10 in our boots. We recommend trying your boots on/wearing them with a thin sock or dress sock to get an accurate idea of feel. If you wear a single E wide width or prefer a bit of extra room in your footwear, we would suggest ordering your Brannock size in this last. Our last will generally not accommodate EE or EEE widths and higher as measured on a Brannock device. However do note that just because these widths are labeled on a size from a brand as EE or EEE, it does not mean that the actual Brannock measurement is a EE or EEE as sometimes wide is abbreviated as EE or EEE.

Brand size comparison examples:

Brannock - Half size down to true to size. If you have a wider forefoot but not quite a single E width, go with your Brannock size. If you are a standard/D width, go a half size down from Brannock. 

Viberg 2030 - Half size up if D/standard width.

Red Wing No. 8 Last - Half size up.

Allen Edmond's Boots - True to size.

Alden Barrie - Generally one half size up. 

Nike - Half size down.

New Balance - Half size down.

Adidas - Half size down.

Reebok - Half size down.

More sizing information on this last can be found via this video link.

No. 602 Last (New)

This is the newer Parkhurst last. Its features include a rounder, more voluminous toebox along with a tapered arch and heel. Opening up into a single E width in the forefoot and toebox, there will be a decent amount of breathing room and additional flexibility to wear the socks of your preference. A higher instep angle will also help to accommodate those looking for additional vertical room. 

Brand size comparison examples:

Brannock - Half size down. If you're a 10D Brannock or between a D and E width, go with size 9.5 in the 602 last. If you measure a single E width, we suggest going with your Brannock size.

Parkhurst No. 18 - True to size.

Alden Barrie - True to size.

Red Wing No. 8 - True to size.

Wolverine - True to size.

Sizing can be particular for each individual and we are more than happy to help you determine the correct size in our boots by emailing info@parkhurstbrand.com. We can also assist in identifying the right size for you based off of what you wear in other brands of footwear.

We believe in making our footwear in the U.S. to help revive the American manufacturing industry. The materials used to make this boot came from the below states:

Wisconsin, Ohio, Illinois, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.

We love using Dainite soles and C.F. Stead leather - and will continue to do so in the future. Since these are not manufactured directly here they are ordered through American distributors in the Mid-West and Eastern coast to help support the supply chain both in the industry and the U.S.A.

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