Northwest Frontier Chaplis Sandal

Northwest Frontier Chaplis Sandal
These all leather sandals were worn by the Indian Army on campaigns in the 1930's.  RECOMMEND ORDERING ONE SIZE LARGER THAN NORMAL
 
Our PriceUS$ 45.00
Code203982000
Stock4
Weight1.07
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During WWII, they were popular alternative footwear in the desert.  They were especially popular with the Long Range Desert Group and other desert raiders. These reproductions are made in the same style, in the same small shops, and by descendants of the shoemaker who made them in WWII. (Socks not included)
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