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Viberg Bobcat - 2030 - Christy - Olive Waxed Flesh & Natural CXL
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Bobcat - 2030 - Christy - Olive Waxed Flesh & Natural CXL

$725.00

Description

The Olive Waxed Flesh and Natural Chromexcel Bobcat Boot was taken from an original workboot pattern developed by founder Ed Viberg, which debuted in the 1960’s and is still in production today. While rarely used in the contemporary Viberg collection, it’s one of the earliest adapted styles by Brett Viberg for an excellent combination of woodsman comfort and urban ruggedness that collectors hold as one of their favorite styles. This Division Road exclusive version comes in a Horween leather two-tone design that pays homage to an early DR collectable using a dark Olive Waxed Flesh for the vamp and counter and Natural Chromexcel for the quarter, a fully gusseted tongue, and a leather heel pull. The Waxed Flesh is produced by Horween using a wax application during the tanning process on the roughout side that yields a leather with water-resistant properties designed to patina by revealing the nap of the Marine Field Leather over prolonged use, which will correspond in color to the undyed Natural CXL on the grain side through continued exposure as deep scuffs and high wear areas will reveal a complex patina of texture and tone. Both of these tannages are variations of Chromexcel, Horween's original pull-up leather developed from a nearly century-old secret recipe of techniques, materials and finishes and is known for its flexibility, comfort and durability. To hallmark signature collectable Viberg styles of the past with an updated formula to produce a classic with a modern sensibility, we utilized the ever-popular 2030 Last for a sophisticated silhouette, brass eyelets, and a natural leather midsole atop the industrial Vibram 4014 Christy Sole for a work-meets-street aesthetic. Fully assembled with traditional stitchdown construction by Viberg's exacting craftsmen, the Olive Waxed Flesh & Natural CXL Bobcat is a versatile, collectible style piece that communicates its elevated and exclusive nature while recalling an authentic heritage with a timeless aesthetic.

Specs

  • Olive Waxed Flesh & Natural Chromexcel Leather – Horween (USA)
  • Exclusive to Division Road
  • 2030 Last  
  • Unstructured Toe
  • Unlined
  • Natural CXL Fully Gusseted Tongue
  • Leather Heel Pull
  • Brass Eyelets
  • Natural Leather Midsole
  • Vibram Christy 4014 Sole
  • Stitchdown Construction
  • Natural Rawhide Laces (Two Pair)
  • VB x DR Collaboration Dust Bags
  • Handcrafted in Canada

    Sizing

    For those who are buying Viberg for the first time, be aware that they fit closer to UK rather than US sizes. As a general rule when sizing for Viberg, we suggest you select (1) size down from a common US boot and shoe, or (1.5) sizes down from a US sneaker.

    For further information consult our Sizing Guide.

    Please feel free to Contact Us for additional assistance.

    About Viberg

    Founded in 1931 by Ed Viberg, the Canadian craftsman built a name for himself by producing some of the finest, most reputable military and logging boots. Now in its 3rd generation of being entirely family owned and operated, Glen Viberg has been on the factory floor for over 40 years, rotating through each station and finishing each boot by hand to ensure their legacy of quality on every run. Viberg uses time honored, traditional manufacturing methods and only the best... View All Viberg Products