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Rare find: Unused pair of Piveta P-5 Boots; Size 8 AAA
These are stout boots, made of a single piece of smooth full grain leather. They have a single seam in the back, and a full leather lining. They have a full leather foot-bed; a full-length leather midsole. Vibram-made Pivetta soles and a ¾ length nylon shank. Perfect for hiking and capable in the steeps.
These were manufactured in Italy starting in the late 1960’s, and imported by the Berkeley Ski Hut during the height of the Yosemite craze. The internal Littleway stitching allows a very closely-trimmed sole, meaning they edge incredibly well. They are perfectly waterproof, all the way to the top of the bellows on the tongue.
The only way to get boots made like this today is through a custom bootmaker. They will last decades with proper care and maintenance. They will be your best friend through the worst conditions, and you’ll never have to worry about a seam blowing out. They may be the last hiking boots you have to buy.
They’ve been stored in a pet free, smoke free home. Please contact with any questions or for additional photos. Boots are stamped May 6, 1975
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