The leather uppers are still very supple, and would benefit from a feed and polish, with the leather soles and heels being intact and firmly affixed, the steel tacks are visible but worn to the heels, the internal canvas/webbing pull tabs are likewise firmly affixed too. I would say that these are most likely a size 8, being as the wooden shoe trees are a size 8, and are an extremely good fit, and appear to be original to the boots. Overall heel to toe length: 12 1/4 (31cm). Widest point of sole: 3 7/8 (9.8cm). Top of boot to bottom of heel (rear line): 14 1/4 (36.2cm).Calf circumference: 13 3/4 (35cm). A pair of spurs complete with leather securing straps.
In very good condition, with some wear and surface rust commensurate with their age, the leather is supple, with colour fade, one strap has a small piece of the tip missing, no makers mark. A pair of dual size, hinged wooden shoe trees, which are an extremely good fit within the boots, and are most probably original to them, ink stamped underneath with the numerals "4" and "8", for size 4 and 8. A Victorian period Cavalry Helmet, Blue dyed Horsehair plume. The horsehair is plaited around a threaded end steel rod, with a gilt brass'Rose' and cup. The condition is in issued and used state, with some colour fade to the dye.Rod length: 7 1/4" (18.4cm) Plume length: 14" (35.5cm). The item "19th CENT' VICTORIAN OFFICERS MESS DRESS BOOTS SPURS & WOODEN SHOE TREES + PLUME" is in sale since Wednesday, May 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\19th Century (1800-1899)\Uniforms". The seller is "gez-biker" and is located in Walsall. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.