Upper - leather Premium select and hand finished Italian calfskin uppers.
Insoles - leather Flexible fullest grain pure vegetable tanned leather insoles from America offer the highest consistency for “moulding” – an individual foundation that is formed by the wearer’s foot imprint created by natural heat and moisture.
Shank – Steel Hardened steel shank secured and placed within a footbed that has been encased with a layer of natural cork harvested from trees to provide constant foot support coolness/warmth and underfoot cushion in all wear applications.
Midsole – Leather Precision milled leather midsole ensures a consistent solid base when attached to outsole.
Outsoles - leather Double oak bend leather outsoles offers exceptional wear and great stability that stands up to demanding city wear. Repairable.
Heels – leather combination McAfee heel. Three piece dovetail heel. Stacked leather heel and top lift with rubber insert for longer wear. Repairable.
The “Galway” is JC Cole’s version of a bench-made dress derby oxford. This blucher oxford was created by inspiration and interpretation of the timeless English-Scottish classic brogues used in both the Northampton England and the Galway Scotland regions. Built on the exclusive Michail last, using the finest available Italian calfskin leather uppers, and the most sought after American leather linings and components make this series an enviable masterworks shoe that will offer continued support and stand up to the test of time. Imported.
JC Cole Galway is sold exclusively in the USA at TheShoeMart and TheShoeMart.com
Manufacturing of a JC Cole’s “Galway” brogue oxford:
Construction, Genuine Goodyear Welt construction The strongest and best construction known for all day comfort, support and wear, Sturdiest available quality 360º leather storm welts stitched to both the uppers pattern and the insoles rib. A Goodyear Welt shoe can be re-soled and re-heeled for extended shoe life. Last
Michail Last Years in the making, the Michail last has undergone many wear testing and tweakings to acquire the most comprehensive fitting qualities needed for the active foot. An exclusive lastmaker design created for JC Cole.
The meticulous pinking (saw toothed edges) on the leather seams and perfing (graduated pattern holes) were created by using special multiple dies to acquire the crisp diameters needed for this unique appearance. Each upper pattern has been placed and cut undergoing the highest scrutiny for quality and balance The handsewn Northern Cross bar tacking assures added strength at points of stress and distinctive looks.