Product Review (submitted on March 6, 2015):
I bought the Alden 405s from Shoe Mart August 2009 for $344 shipped and have worn them almost daily since (14 month break), I'm on the 3rd set of heels and have repaired one shoe welt since and will most likely repair the other soon along with stitching the tongue up on one of them (common issue with these).
I've not cared for them all that well with periodic oiling with neatsfoot oil and have gotten them wet many times. They are very comfortable and definitely show their miles.
I really don't want to pay $522 for another pair and just may sell these to a Indiana Jones cosplay guy for more than I paid for them since they look like they got buried in the temple of doom and I wear the average size of 10D, noamsayn?
If they were still $344 I'd buy some more.
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