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Victorian Black Ankle Boots

British Army Victorian Black Ankle boots.

During the Napoleonic Wars the British army began issuing ankle boots that replaced the buckle shoes that had been previously issued . This type of boot remained in use throughout the 19th century with minor changes and improvements plus variations in manufacture. These ankle boots are a good representation of what the soldiers would have worn 

Ankle boots features

  • Smooth leather outer 
  • Dyed black 
  • 7 Brass eyelets painted black
  • Smooth Leather sole
  • Stitched sole to upper  
  • No studs in sole
  • Metal Heel horseshoe fitted in with 6 handmade nails 
  • Screwed on front metal toe plate 
  • Leather reinforced heel cup
  • Multi Layard Leather heel
  • Rear pull on tab
  • Rounded Toe 
  • Black leather laces 
  • Height 18cms/ 7 inches 
  • Each boot was handmade 


This Ankle boot was  used in conflicts including the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), Crimean War (1853-1856), First Zulu War (1879), and First Boer War (1880-1881).


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British Army Victorian Black Ankle boots.

During the Napoleonic Wars the British army began issuing ankle boots that replaced the buckle shoes that had been previously issued . This type of boot remained in use throughout the 19th century with minor changes and improvements plus variations in manufacture. These ankle boots are a good representation of what the soldiers would have worn 

Ankle boots features

  • Smooth leather outer 
  • Dyed black 
  • 7 Brass eyelets painted black
  • Smooth Leather sole
  • Stitched sole to upper  
  • No studs in sole
  • Metal Heel horseshoe fitted in with 6 handmade nails 
  • Screwed on front metal toe plate 
  • Leather reinforced heel cup
  • Multi Layard Leather heel
  • Rear pull on tab
  • Rounded Toe 
  • Black leather laces 
  • Height 18cms/ 7 inches 
  • Each boot was handmade 


This Ankle boot was  used in conflicts including the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), Crimean War (1853-1856), First Zulu War (1879), and First Boer War (1880-1881).

Material: Leather
Weight: from 1500.0000 - 1600.0000 grams
Colour: Black