VINTAGE FRANK BROTHERS MENS SHOES - RARE FIND!!!
THIS AUCTION FEATURES A WONDERFUL VINTAGE PAIR OF FRANK BROTHERS MEN'S DRESS SHOES - SIZE IS PROBABLY A 10 / 10.5 US - THE APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS FOR THESE SHOES ARE AS FOLLOWS: MEASURING FROM VERY END OF HEEL TO VERY END OF TOE ON THE BOTTOM IS - 12 1/4 INCHES - WIDEST PART OF HEEL IS 3 3/8 INCHES - WIDEST PART OF STEP IS 4 1/4 INCHES AND ARCH IS RIGHT AT 3 INCHES. THESE SHOES ARE A RARE FIND, ESPECIALLY IN SUCH GREAT CONDITION Shoe Icon Frank Brothers Frank Brothers, designers of footwear, was established in 1865. The shoes were sold exclusively at Frank Brothers shoe shops, with a main store at 588 Fifth Avenue in New York and exhibit shops located in the Little Building in Boston, Massachusetts; the Athletic Club Building in Cleveland, Ohio; the People’s Trust and Savings Bank Building in Chicago, Illinois; the Hotel Taft in New Haven, Connecticut; Jenkins Arcade in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; the Arcade Building in St. Louis, Missouri; and the Woodward Building in Washington D.C. THESE SHOES FEATURE THE GOODYEAR WELT SOLES WITH MINIMAL WEAR AND SOLID CONSTRUCTION - VERY SOLID SHOES!
I HAVE COME ACROSS NUMEROUS ARTICLES FROM THE 1920'S UP UNTIL THE LATE 60'S FROM MAGAZINES SUCH AS THE NEW YORKER DISCUSSING THE IMPORTANCE OF A PAIR OF FRANK BROTHERS SHOES IN ANY... read more