Milam

$395

The best black boot on the market. We are master bootmakers and have meticulously designed every aspect of this boot.  Luxurious black premium calf graces the exterior while prime leathers are used to construct all other aspects of this boot. The boot has a black sole and heel.

We use no synthetic material and every part of it is handmade (which is why this boot will last a lifetime). These details are important.

  • Classic Round Toe
  • Uppers are dragon corded and 12" high
  • Heel is leather stacked 1 1/2”
  • Soles are hand pegged with lemonwood, reinforced with brass clinch nails
  • Reinforced pulls
  • Lux-calf interior for glove-like comfort
  • Full leather insole (for breathability and custom shaping to your foot)

Our men's boots fit true to size.  If the majority of your shoes are a size 10 then order a size 10 in ours (its free to exchange if something is off).

Our Full Leather Insoles allow the Width to be Modifiable! They are built on a EE base and have a full leather insole that (when inserted) makes the boot a D width (normal).  So, simply remove this leather insert for EE (wide) width, or keep it inserted for D (normal) width.  They will conform comfortably to your feet either way.

Add up to 3 initials on the pulls (black, brown, or bone) to customize the boots.  Put the initials in the Order Notes.  We handmake these (inlay into the pulls) and it takes us 3-4 weeks to complete this.

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These boots are dedicated to Ben Milam. He was a leader in the Texas Revolution. He supported the Mexican Revolution of 1821 to breakaway from Spain, but was subsequently imprisoned in Mexico during the early part of the Texas Revolution. He broke out of prison and rode a horse to Texas until it died of exhaustion. He then crawled his way to Goliad where he was found by Texian soldiers. Having been brought back to health, he rallied the Texian army to move forward on the battle of San Antonio. He was shot and killed during the assault by a sniper from the Milam Cypress (still on the River Walk in San Antonio).

 

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