The Southern or Monticello model. also appropriate as a work shoe from the early 1800’s until the present day, is built on the same lasts as the Federal Contract Bootee. It has five lace holes and a pull tab on the back of the boot. Its color is russet or natural and the rough-out model takes on a beautiful color when given a coat of Lexol or other oil. Rough out only.
When you want a good shoe so your feet don’t hurt, no break in time, Vegetable tanned upper, oak tanned inner and outer sole. McKay stitched not Goodyear welted. This is a well built sturdy shoe. Heel plates and hobnails will extend the life of the sole.