Summary

Alternative name: work boots

Black textured leather work boots with black laces in a cardboard box with lid. Heat, oil and acid-resistant sole. Made by Oliver Hy-Test in Australia. Used circa 1985.

Physical Description

Black textured leather work boots with black laces in a cardboard box with lid. .1 - The bottom of the cardboard box, a thin, plain cardboard, rectangular with a round hole in each side end. .2 - The top of the cardboard box is coloured with red and black alternate stripes forming a square. The lid fits over the bottom of the box. .3 & .4 - Identical boots, one is left and one is right footed. The boots are ankle height with a rounded, steel-capped toe. The facing contains five eyelets. Black, thick cotton loops are sewn into the top of the back of the boot. The soles of the boots are thick rubber with tread in rectangular and shaped sections. Thick cotton thread is machine sewn throughout. .5 & .6 - Identical black, cotton laces, plaited and forming a thin, cylindrical shape with a black plastic tube fitted onto the tapered ends.

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