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The original L.L.Bean Boot, made in Maine since 1912. With light- or midweight socks: Whole sizes, order 1 size down. Half sizes, order 11/2 sizes down. With heavyweight socks: Whole sizes, order your normal size. Half sizes, order the next size down. Waterproof protection of rubber-bottom boots with the supple comfort of full-grain leather. A uniquely shaped foot form offers comfort and stability, and a steel shank adds support. These boots - the "original antidote to wet feet" - were designed by L.L. Bean himself. Still crafted here in Maine from the highest-quality materials. Made in Maine.
- L.L.Bean refers to the men's version