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#942 Blue Airbrushed Ankle High Work Boot

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Porcelain ankle high work boot with two-toned pale blue airbrushed detailing. Has 4 paired eyelets and an original old white shoelace with metal aglets. Rounded toe and raised toe cap seam; detailed lug type sole. Both double and single dot impress seams and unusual vertical side seam. Size 4.85 x 2.85, 3.6 oz. Unmarked as to manufacture, but similar décor and quality to Mardorf & Bandorf items from Arnstadt, Germany, Wojtkowski pg 165 & 166.  Likewise appears to be early 1900s.  Condition report: very good with miniscule glaze flake noted at back rim and overglazed depression at right rim tip; absolutely trivial  Item #942, Price $25.

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Grandma Katies Shoe Shoppe, P.O. Box 53, Mukwonago, WI 53149
     
       Inserted 11/9/04