Re: [SCA-JML] Mongolian boots available at Estrella
- You know, I've been meaning to get some of these for some time. They
very much remind me of some of the early Japanese boots (considering
the source, I'm not surprised), and I've been thinking about asking if
I could get some that were a bit lower than those shown.
On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 11:28 PM, wodeford <wodeford@...> wrote:
> Originally posted to LJ by Iskander-dono (sasha_khan), reposted with
> permission of the vendor:
> My friend Mary Ann has developed a very nice commercial relationship
> with a Mongol woman that owns several businesses in Outer Mongolia.
> Currently, Mary Ann is offering these custom-made boots AT COST
> - which is $95 USD.
> These boots are made in the Buryat style - with a low, less-pronounced
> toe than the more commonly-seen Khalkha style (with the added bonus of
> being more historically accurate for the SCA timeframe than the Khalkha).
> They withstood the hellish mud of last year's Estrella, and I've worn
> mine in the snow in Seattle and Big Bear. They are extremely
> comfortable to walk in.
> Since these ARE custom-made, special widths and shaft diameters (for
> those of us with wide calves) can easily be accomodated. Custom color
> combinations are available - the turquoise piping is standard feature
> on ALL boots. All boots are made as ordered, with a roughly 6 week
> delivery window.
> An order is a minimum of six pairs of boots to get them at this price.
> [What this means is that Mary Ann has to order six pairs from the
> maker to get them at this price.]
> The three available pairs in the gallery can be shipped (at
> purchaser's cost) or delivered at Estrella.
> If you are interested, or have questions, Mary Ann can be reached via
> email at: chokguzel AT cox DOT net
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- I am a bit slow, but I would have to agree those are funny.
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--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Leonora Radovcic" <Lightpaws@...> wrote:
Just wanted to thank you for
> the good chuckle. I quite enjoyed them. =D
You are most welcome.
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