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Roman Cavalry Caligae Boots

$ 90.00

Roman Cavalry Caligae Boots are from the European Continent at Mainz and in Africa at Qasr Ibrim, Egypt and distributed across the entire Roman empire. Dating from the second half of the 1st Century BCE to 120 AD and was worn mostly by the Roman Equites equestrian class. Historical combat approved and an excellent choice for Roman, Leves, Roman Reenactment, SCA, and LARP.

Product Details:

  • Combat approved.
  • Available in BROWN only (shades may vary).
  • Visible machine stitching.
  • Modern lace.
  • Made of thick 5 to 6 oz. real vegetable tanned leather.
  • Vegetable tanned leather sole.
  • Comes in a range of sizes from Men's 8 – men’s 15.
  • Full Sizes only, Men round up for 1/2 size, Women round down.
  • McKay stitched sole to replicate historical seam. (No Nails)
  • Historical Hobnails can be added safely.

 Add Ons: Shoe is slippery on slick surfaces.

Returns and Exchanges: You may return your Roman Cavalry Caligae Boots for absolutely any reason within 30 days of receipt for your choice of an exchange for different size or style, store credit or refund. See my Returns and Exchanges Policy.

Care Instructions: Click Here to view care instructions for the Roman Cavalry Caligae Boots.
  
Historical Accuracy: Remnants of the Roman Roman Cavalry Caligae Boots are shown in Stepping Through Time by Olaf Goubitz, page 364 (fig 42 and 49) classified as Mainz tyle Caliga with examples from Velsen, Valkenburg, 
Xantern, and Mainz. Strong representation from 1st Century BCE to 2nd Century.
Construction: Roman Cavalry Caligae Boots feature a machine side stitch and have classic thong-laced fasting. The original is a stitched and nailed shoe. This version has a McKay stitched leather sole and is identical in outward appearance to the tunnel-stitch shoe. The pattern of the shoe is exact. The Roman Cavalry Caligae Shoes are made of thick 5 to 6 oz top grain cowhide leather, leather soles, and modern thong.

 

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