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I have more information on these boots and I am not sure if they are military or not. Stamped on the inside is the maker which may be Henry. There also is a stamp under the maker name that is CONTRACTOR. Another stamp reads BOSTON DEPOT. And what looks like a date is 9-63. I am pretty sure the brown color and toe cap is not 1963 vintage. Please clarify if these stampings are military or not. On the sole is stamped the size 10B, NO.24 and QMC USA. I am thinking the QMC may be Quarter Master ? which would be a military type stamping. Also the lacing is 10 eyelets and 10 hooks for a total of twenty pair of fastners. The thinking was that these boots were M-1931/1932 military boots and now I am wondering if they are just 'boots'. Any additional information would be appreciated. Thanks. boots1.jpg

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Here is a photo of the boots now. I stuffed them with newspaper and laced them up. Brushed them off with a shoe brush, nothing else (no polish etc). The lighting and black background enhance them some but they still are very nice boots. I hope you enjoy looking at them. Thanks.

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