Awesome and authentic 1970s vintage Sperry Top Sider boat shoes in a hard to find size 13!
• genuine leather upper in a unique taupe with touch of olive green color
• compressed ivory rubber sole and heel featureing the herringbone siping the label is known for
• risen moccasin style topstitching around the toebox
• leather insole with a bit of cushion
• braided beige laces, likely original
• some wear, scuffing and discoloration to the sole. One nick on the edge of the sole and one at the back of the heel. near the nick on the back of the heel is a rouge leather hole punch near the seam...not an issue, honestly its kind of cool. I tried to show all of the issues in the last photo...these look amazing on and are sure to get an appreciative nod from your fellow fashionable yachters in the know. Check out this article for some awesome history on these iconic shoes!
All footwear has been thoroughly cleaned inside and out. See below for details on this process.
I ship orders quickly, safely, and use packaging considerate of the environment. Boxes are recyclable, tissue paper is biodegradable, bubble wrap is reusable, ribbon, stickers or other doodads are vintage or deadstock.
Keep scrolling for more details and measurements and reach out if there’s anything I can do for you 🖤
• brand: Sperry
• made in - I can't find a marking confirming this, but its safe to assume they were made in the USA
• color: taupe with a touch of olive green
• upper material: genuine leather
• sole material: compressed foam rubber
• condition: VGVC
* marked size: 13 M
(* marked sizes may differ from your expectations of that size. The best way to determine the fit of vintage footwear is to compare the measurements provided against a similar pair that fit you well.)
• interior length: 12" / 30.5cm
• toe width: 4" / 10.2cm
• ball arch: 7" / 17.8cm
• platform/sole height: .6" / 1.52cm
• heel height: 1" / 2.54cm
• total height: 4" / 10.2cm
• 1" = 2.54cm
• every pair of shoes sold from KCO have been cleaned inside and out using various methods best suited for the specific materials. Cleaning methods include: thoroughly wiping the insides with an antibacterial cloth, scrubbing the exterior sole and edges with a brush using mild hypoallergenic detergent, wiping down of the uppers to remove any dirt, dust, or marks, then polishing the uppers with color coordinating leather or artificial leather shoe care products. It’s important to me your order arrives in clean, beautiful, ready-to-wear condition!
• all shoes are pre-owned, pre-worn vintage unless state otherwise. I did not design or contribute to the manufacturing process nor do I know if the materials used will last over time or with wear. I do my best to inspect and test each pair for a strong bond and general structural integrity but unforeseen issues are a possibility once worn. The bonding that holds the uppers and sole together may separate, the sole or heel material may degrade, and non-genuine leather uppers may peel or crack. KCO does not accept returns or issue refunds for shoes that experience damage after any amount of wear. Sole separation is an easy DIY fix using inexpensive easy to acquire products found online. I’m happy to share the repair tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years so please reach out if you could use some help.
• orders are sent within 48 hours of purchase, Monday-Friday, via USPS Priority Mail for domestic orders, USPS First Class International Mail, Priority International Mail, or Etsy’s Global Shipping Program. International shipping prices are based on the actual weight, service selected, and destination. Yes, these shipping costs are unbelievably expensive but they are set by our overlords and unfortunately seem to be out of our control. If you need something expedited, upgrades are always available during checkout and multiple orders receive a largely discounted shipping rate on international orders.
• USA orders arrive within 2-6 business days. International orders typically arrive within 10-20 days, but may vary depending on customs processing, weather, or holiday delays. VAT is not collected or paid by KCO VINTAGE, but there are times where Etsy Inc collects and remits VAT on your behalf. You will see specific details of this in your cart during checkout.
• all orders include complimentary insurance and tracking numbers. International tracking reliability and update frequency may vary depending on location and service availability.
• further store policies regarding returns, refunds, restocking fees, layaway, international VAT, and more can be found within the FAQ section of the shop. Please agree to these policies prior to purchase and send a message if you need further assistance with anything at all...
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owner, curator, photographer, vintage obsessed human
Fidalgo Island, WA, USA