Boots (Veldtschoen)

Cheaney Shoes Ltd.

Established 1886

Founded in 1886 by Joseph Cheaney, Cheaney Shoes Ltd. has been making fine shoes for five generations. Based in Northamptonshire, the home of quality English shoemaking, the company still makes its shoes in England from start to finish.

A veldtschoen is a boot with a stitchdown construction method, making them weather resistant but still flexible. The oldest manufacturer of Veldtschoen boots was Lotus, who launched them around 1912 and heavily advertised them in 1915. Today, the Cheaney Pennine is best made Veldtschoen available.

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