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Baltic Viking Boots

$ 165.00

The Baltic Viking Boots are based on footwear found at Groningen and a fair representation of Dark Ages, Medieval Viking, Rus Viking, Saxon, or Viking age boots from the 9th and 10th Century.  Comfortable for SCA combat, archery, foul weather event camping boots, Viking and Rus Viking reenactment, LARP, and Cosplay.  Linen thread bound edges and 4 leather toggles.

Product Details :
  • Combat Approved.
  • Reinforced Heel.
  • Available in  BROWN (shades may vary).
  • Visible stitches are sewn by hand.
  • Upper is top 5 oz grain leather.
  • Mid-Soles are oak tanned leather.
  • Comes in a range of sizes from men's 8 – men’s 15.
  • Full Sizes only, Women should round down, Men round up for 1/2 size.
  • Leather decorative toggles.
  • Decorative edge stitching.
  • Thick crepe neoprene soles for traction.

Add Ons: 

Returns and Exchanges: You may return your Baltic Viking 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 Baltic Viking Boots.  

Historical Accuracy: Baltic Viking Boots are a revision pattern (this boot did not exist as shown) but is very similar to boots that did. Based on the Groningen find documented in Stepping through Time: Archaeological Footwear from Prehistoric Times until 1800 and is similar to the "York Shoe", Dorestad, and Woodbridge shoe and is classified as an Overlap Closure (type 20) shoe. Found in Groningen and Haithabu, Netherlands, Denmark, and northern Germany, the settlements were Viking or heavily settled by Vikings. The finds date from the 9th and 10th centuries. 

Construction: Baltic Viking Boots are welted and set up for modern comfort with modern soles for modern feet. This boot is designed for martial combat. The Baltic Boot is made of 3 to 4 oz top grain cowhide leather, leather mid-soles, and crepe neoprene soles that provide traction. All sewing is hand stitched, and the legs of the boot are held by toggles looped through slits in the side of the shoe to keep the boot closed. This boot is 12 inches tall from the floor.  The top edge is hand whip stitched with linen thread.  

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