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1945-dated british hobnail 'ammo' (?) boots, unissued.
Old 11-01-2016, 11:38 AM   #1
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Default 1945-dated british hobnail 'ammo' (?) boots, unissued.

Smallish size, anyone reckon a value please? Thanks loads.
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Old 11-01-2016, 11:39 AM   #2
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somewhere I read the home guard used these minus the cleats….
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Old 11-01-2016, 11:46 AM   #3
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They aren't British Army Ammo boots.

All enlisted mens boots were black, only officers could wear brown, I don't recognise the style either. Certainly NOT Home Guard issue.
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Old 11-01-2016, 01:06 PM   #4
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hi Wel -

if not brit army, why then does each boot on the outside upper near the top edge have a broad arrow and an 'S'? stamped into the leather? maybe a contractor co. doing defense work? by the way, also on the uppers and s underneath ittamped in on the other side is: 'S310' thanks!
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Old 11-01-2016, 01:10 PM   #5
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oopps sorry - meant to say '… the uppers and stamped in on the other side is 'S310.' - and the other 'S' is directly underneath the broad arrow on each boot.
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Old 11-01-2016, 01:39 PM   #6
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The plates on the soles look like 'cleats', possibly Mountain Boots.

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Old 11-01-2016, 06:35 PM   #7
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Hello, they are WW2 Australian, S310 is the maker code, the cleats were supposedly for jungle use, these boots also came with normal nailed soles. Aussie's had brown boots in both world wars.
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Old 11-01-2016, 06:45 PM   #8
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cheers andrew! bit clunky for the jungle in drowned mangrove swamps - but for clambering over rotting logs and such, mebbe pretty good at that.
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