Hi-low is a straight last, natural, rough out half boot.
NHB, left/right last, natural, rough out half boot.
DHB, same as the last one except it is 5/8″deeper so you can use orthotics or gel soles.
BHB is left/right last, black, rough out half boot.
Hessian boot re-production
Fugawee’s Hessian boot is another well made long lasting leather boot, Steel shank construction. Stacked leather heel, fully lined. The boots do not come with a tassel, These have a narrow shaft so those with large calves they might not work for you.
Colonial Natural Half Boots, Trekker series left/right rough-out
The Natural Half Boot, NHB, is a left/right boot. 4 ” above the ankle, with 7 lace holes, it is an all leather, natural color, rough-out leather half boot. Widths a D and EE, sizes full and half 7 to 15. Good for Colonial and later times.
Hi-Low Trekkers, straight last, natural rough-out leather
Hi-Lows are the straight last in the Trekker series. All leather natural rough-out, lace up half boot. sizes 6 to 15
If you look at the American Rifleman article on muskets of the Revolution, you will see that Troiani portraysGeneral Warren standing atop the parapet with sword in hand as he waits to see “the whites of their eyes.” He is wearing black Hi-Lows / Black Half Boots.
Deep Trekker-1747 to 1812 Boot
Colonial Deep Trekkers have a deeper 5/8″ bed so that you can use orthotics. It is the style as the other trekkers but either orthotics or gel soles will give you that needed support without making your boots too tight.
Full and half sizes in D & EE widths 7 to 15 same as modern sizing. Order your normal size. Do not size up.