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Antique Pair of Barrette Sandal Boots blue leather

Antique Pair of Barrette Sandal Boots blue leather antique  Victorian Sandal Boots %%alt5%% %%alt6%%
A most unusual and rare pair of 19th Century Victorian sandal boots, or Barrettes, which date from the 1870s. They are made of dark blue leather, bound with silk of a lighter blue and fastening with three spherical metal buttons into buttonholes from each side. At the top of the boot there is a flap which fastens with a hook and eye and conceals the top button.
The sandals are lined with cream kid, the sole is leather and the heels are of a stacked leather type.
The sandals have seen quite a bit of wear. There is a little scuffing of the leather and the silk binding has worn away in some places, and one of the buttons is held in place with fine wire, but in view of their age and amount of use, they are in good condition.

In their time these barrettes must have been the height of fashion, even a little daring, and were worn to show off coloured stockings, perhaps in a sporty environment or at the beach.

They would make a most unusual addition to a collection.

By Royal Mail Special Delivery or Airsure and insurance is included in the postal charge.

I will always combine items for posting if you are making more than one purchase.
Postage for this item is free within the United Kingdom. This is by signed for delivery and includes insurance. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE CONTACT US FOR OVERSEAS POSTAL CHARGES BEFORE PAYING FOR THIS ITEM.
£225.00  UK
$283.77  USA
262.37  EU
 The price has been listed in British Pounds.
Conversion rates as of 4/DEC/2023. Euro & Dollar prices will vary and should only be used as a guide.
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Shipping information
Small items are despatched by Royal Mail first class recorded service, but larger items will probably be sent by a courier service. Both of these options will include insurance.
Terms and conditions
I am careful to describe goods as accurately as I can, but secondhand and antique items almost always show some signs of wear and may have small flaws which have been overlooked, so please do not expect perfection when buying something old and used.

If you are not happy with your purchase and return it in undamaged condition within 14 days of receipt, I will refund your full purchase price excluding return postage.
Date1870s  Mid Victorian Antiques MaterialLeather Item codeas201a327 / 6708 StatusSold

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