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Old 01-18-20, 05:14 PM
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Avocet Touring II Shoes NOS Size 11.5

Picked these up from Ebay a few short weeks ago hoping they'd run a little small. They don't. Too big for me, but maybe not for you?

These are brand-new and never used. No markings to the soles, no funk on the insides. The soles measure out at 12 inches front to rear (probably rear to front, too, but I didn't take that measurement). I have wide feet and they at least fit me for width; they are about 4.5 inches wide at the widest part of the upper.

Made of black suede leather and grey nylon. Gum rubber soles. The only flaw is one aglet missing from the end of one lace.

I would just like to get my money back (but also provide you with a cool pair of shoes): $55 shipped CONUS.

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These look seriously funky retro.
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude View Post
Picked these up from Ebay a few short weeks ago hoping they'd run a little small. They don't. Too big for me, but maybe not for you?
What's the size you normally wear?

The soles measure out at 11 inches front to rear (probably rear to front, too, but I didn't take that measurement). I have wide feet and they at least fit me for width; they are about 4.5 inches wide at the widest part of the upper.
When you say the soles, do you mean the insoles? I'm guessing so because the whole shoe seems to measure an entire foot.

If so, they are likely the perfect size for me, and if that's the case I would like to buy them. I normally wear an 11.5, and I've always wanted a pair of these.
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Originally Posted by scarlson View Post
What's the size you normally wear?


When you say the soles, do you mean the insoles? I'm guessing so because the whole shoe seems to measure an entire foot.

If so, they are likely the perfect size for me, and if that's the case I would like to buy them. I normally wear an 11.5, and I've always wanted a pair of these.
I am a 10 US, but I've found different makers vary wildly in size. It looks like Avocet was accurate in their sizing; I've had 9.5s from other makes fit perfectly while still others were too small even if marked 10.5 or 11. I really want to find a pair of these for myself because they're great shoes - I had a pair bitd and rode 'em into the ground.

I took the measuring tape to the inside of the shoe, and the tape is right at 11" at the heel cup. I changed the original post to reflect 12" overall on the outside, which is of course what it says on the tape measure. Somehow I made an error in translation.

Because you've shown the first interest, you've earned right of first refusal. Sounds like they may fit you, and I hope so, as much for you getting what you've wanted as for me being able to pass them along. It's sad to have something I'll never be able to use sitting in a closet gathering dust, you know?

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Style points for using the word aglet!
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That's great news. I, too, hope they fit.
PM sent.
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Style points for using the word aglet!
I would once have called it a "thingy"; since I'm currently finishing up my associates degree I figured I'd better represent

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I would once have called it a "thingy"; since I'm currently finishing up my associates degree I figured I'd better represent

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THEY FIT

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THEY FIT

Thank you
That's great news - thanks for letting me know. Everybody's happy

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