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From the Shoe Archive

Vintage Bally Scribe Cap Toes in even more vintage Horween Calfskin.

Vintage Bally Scribe Cap Toes in even more vintage Horween Calfskin.

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Made in U.S.A. Day

Happy 4th of July.  Peruse the “The American List.”

Varnished mahogany, a stiff breeze, Old Glory, and, of course, Horween Leather Seats.

Varnished mahogany, a stiff breeze, Old Glory, and, of course, Horween Leather Seats.

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Ada, Ohio – Where Footballs are Born

We recently made a trip out to Wilson Sporting Goods’ football factory in Ada, Ohio.  It’s a great facility run by some equally great people.  The facility and the crafters there are quite unassuming in my approximation, but you can’t argue with their product.  Their sewing and lacing are pretty much unbeatable.  I snapped a few photos while I was there, here are some highlights…

Blue sky, white roof, and the red, white and blue.

Blue sky, white roof, and the red, white and blue.

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Horween Genuine Shell Cordovan Video


Follow our tanner, Chris, through some of the steps that makes this leather so special.

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Horween on Chicago Public Radio

From July 30, 2003. Hear Skip, Otis and Joe here.

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