1955 Montgomery Wards Colorful Men’s Dress Shoes

1955-montgomery-wards-catalog-page-showing-mens-shoe-styles4Aha!!!

IT’S CALLED A U-WING!

I finally ran into the name of the strange cross between a captoe and a wingtip. Looks like a wingtip – but goes straight across the toe like a captoe!

1955-montgomery-wards-catalog-page-showing-mens-shoe-styles3Found in a 1955 Wards catalog.


 

1955-montgomery-wards-catalog-page-showing-mens-shoe-stylesI just love how totally full of footwear terms these old catalogs are:

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