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Making of a shoe - quality story

How Alfred Sargent shoes are made. Great story by A Fine Pair of Shoes. Alfred Sargents' factory opened in 1899 and today still remains a family business in it’s fourth generation. Through 8-12 weeks and 8 stages of production, each pair of Goodyear Welted, hand crafted shoes undergoes over 200 individual operations. 1. Pattern Cutting 2. Clicking 3. Closing 4. Preparation 5. Lasting 6. Making 7. Finishing 8. Shoeroom

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Alfred Sargent - Visiting the Factory

Some pics from my visit at the Alfred Sargent factory in Rushden couple weeks ago.                                                                    Alfred Sargent Budapester / Exclusive / Handgrade          Handgrade: Exlusive: For women: And what I got for myself:

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