Ref #: R-FG-3
A. ARMY TROPICAL 1ST PATTERN TALL BOOTS
This is a really nice and rare pair of 1st model Heer tall tropical lace-up boots.
Constructed of green canvas and mid brown leather, this pair shows virtually no use and is extremely well marked by the manufacturer - Gbdr. Binde, Tuttlingen, with size 26 1/2 on both the soul and interior.
The are complete with their original brown laces and would be virtually impossible to upgrade.
No tropical collection is complete without a pair of these boots!
B. LUFTWAFFE TROPICAL TALL BOOTS
The Luftwaffe developed and introduced their own version of the tropical uniform and equipment independently from the other branches of service but initially utilized the army’s versions of tropical footwear.
Besides the army’s standard issue tropical knee high lace up boots another similar, knee high type of boot was produced that eliminated the upper laces and replaced them with a fold over panel with dual closure strap and corresponding buckles.
Although the introductory regulations for the tropical, knee high, non-lace up boots is unknown it is believed they were produced specifically for the Luftwaffe.
Theseexamples are in tan canvas reinforced with dark brown leather, and although well-worn, remain in excellent serviceable condition.