Our Vintage 1460 8-eye Boot in Quilon Leather is a re-issue of the original Dr. Martens classic leather. A direct replica of the very first boots to roll off the production line on 1 April 1960. Our Vintage range is handcrafted in the original factory (Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England) by cobblers using the original construction technique. Small visible indentations are left on the welt by the original stitching machine. Quilon Leather is only used on our Made in England Vintage styles. The base of Quilon Leather is a classic brown color contrasting the grain color, another feature known with vintage leather. As the leather ages and wears, scuff marks and flex points start to reveal the base color, which creates an aged and worn appearance.
Offered in a unisex size range to include both men’s and women’s sizes. Made with Goodyear welt, the upper and sole are heat-sealed and sewn together, not merely glued, like many footwear constructions. This, together with our Z welt-stitch and heat-sealing process, makes it unique. Dr. Martens have an air-cushioned sole, are oil and fat resistant and offer good abrasion and slip resistance.