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Radnor IV

Russian Grain

Main Line Collection


Radnor 4, a plain front derby boot featuring the, made in England, Ridgeway Rubber sole. Made from our 'Russian Grain' leather, an English material tanned to the original recipe of the historical 'Russian Calf'. Design is inspired as a Goodyear-welted version of the very popular Snowdon. From the Men's Main Collection.

  • Fitting : E
  • Last : 228
  • English Size : 6 - 12
  • Sole : Ridgeway Rubber
$1,100.00

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Last 228

Last 228

Last 228 is a Main Line last, with a medium round toe and generous toe depth. Dating back to the mid 50’s the last was developed to be used for country walking shoes and boots.

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Where to Buy Delivery & Returns

For exact delivery charges, please contact your preferred Crockett & Jones retail shop. Delivery charges will vary according to the shipping destination, size and weight of your parcel. Crockett & Jones offer a full exchange or money-back guarantee on all unworn goods returned to us within 3 months of the purchase date along with a valid receipt. However, shoes showing any evidence of being worn, including scuffed soles, are not eligible for return. Please note that we cannot refund the cost of postage.

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Shoe Care

Crockett & Jones only uses the finest leathers available. With the correct care and attention your shoes will age well, taking on a greater depth of colour and character that only time can produce. We recommend following our shoe care guidelines regularly. Leather uppers require regular treatment with a good-quality wax polish to protect the leather and give a high shine finish. This should help to prolong the life of the uppers and maintain their appearance. For full details of how to care for your Crockett & Jones shoes, including a video guide, please refer to our Shoe Care section.

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What does it mean?

Last No. 228


Produced in January 1954. Last 228 is a Main Line last, with a medium round toe and generous toe depth. Dating back to the mid-50s, the last was developed to be used for country walking shoes and boots. In 2015, last 228 cemented itself into Crockett & Jones’ legacy, when Radnor in Black Calf appeared in James Bond’s SPECTRE. Fitting advice from retail… Last 228 fits true to size. The rugged Commando sole that often accompanies models made on this last is quite firm during the initial wear. Aesthetically its toe box is similar to the 314, 325, and 335 lasts. With the outdoor nature of this boot, keep in mind that you may want to wear heavier weight socks.

What does it mean?

Chukka / Derby Boot


It is believed that a Chukka boot has both a sporting and a military heritage. A Chukka boot (or Desert boot) is constructed using three pieces of outer material – Inside Quarter, Outside Quarter and Vamp with low cut leg (but above the ankle) and two to three eyelets. In contrast, a Derby boot is a fully lined, high leg and all together, more substantial boot with variations similar to a Derby shoe. Chukka boots are usually considered unlined, although lined versions are available and they are often regarded as the most comfortable of all styles.

Ridgeway Rubber Sole

Heavy weight, high quality rubber sole, made in England and used for Derby shoes and boots. Comfortable with large ridges and high rubber content.

Craftsmanship

All Goodyear-welted shoes & boots are 100% made in Northampton, England. Slippers & Driving shoes are outsourced to specialist manufacturers.

Last 228

Last 228 is a Main Line last, with a medium round toe and generous toe depth. Dating back to the mid 50’s the last was developed to be used for country walking shoes and boots.

Goodyear Repair

Crockett & Jones offers a full refurbishment service for its Goodyear welted shoes and boots through all retail shops and stockists.