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Viberg Bobcat - 2040 - Vibram 2060 – Brown Waxed Flesh
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Viberg

Bobcat - 2040 - Vibram 2060 – Brown Waxed Flesh

$700.00

Description

The 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 exclusive to Division Road version comes in a dark Brown Waxed Flesh leather produced by Horween in a similar process to Chomexcel, though 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. We utilized the Munson-based 2040 Last with an unstructured toe that slightly lowers the profile while retaining both the military boot silhouette and excellent fit for most foot types. Given the Bobcat's heritage background as a workboot pattern, we used a full grain fully gusseted tongue in Natural CXL to keep debris and moisture out of the quarter along with the higher quarter with seven antique brass eyelets and a natural midsole for a tonal aesthetic. Finally, we paired this resiliently built Bobcat with the Vibram 2060 sole for all purpose trekking comfort. Fully assembled with stitchdown construction by Viberg's exacting craftsmen, this footwear staple manages to convey both vintage and modern sensibilities.

Specs

  • Brown Waxed Flesh Leather – Horween (USA)
  • Exclusive to Division Road
  • 2040 Last  
  • Unstructured Toe
  • Unlined
  • Fully Gusseted Natural CXL Tongue
  • Leather Heel Pull
  • Antique Brass Eyelets
  • Natural Midsole
  • Vibram 2060 Sole
  • Flat Waxed & Natural Rawhide Laces
  • Stitchdown Construction
  • 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 company is now in its 3rd generation of being entirely family owned and operated. Ed's son, Glen Viberg, has been on the factory floor for over 40 years, working each station and ensuring quality on every run that leaves the factory. Viberg uses traditional manufacturing methods and only the best materials sourced from around the world. There are over 200 steps of production, all performed in their Victoria, B.C. facility by skilled craftspeople.... View All Viberg Products