The Altberg Factory
Boot Fitting Advice & Options
This service is currently on hold as of June 2020
A last (footshape) is made based on a minimum of 52 measurements taken from each of the customers feet. Patterns and uppers are made to match the customers unique last. The lasts and patterns are kept at the factory so that the customer can order further boots made on their own last.
Prices are £1,500 upwards ● Waiting time usually 12 months due to waiting list ● Bootmaking time 3 months ● Usually 3 factory visits will be necessary
Men's and ladies fittings are different, the ladies uses a specific ladies shape for forefoot, heel and waist, developed by Altberg during the past twenty years of making and fitting ladies boots.
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MADE TO MEASURE BOOTS
MADE TO MEASURE IS USUALLY ONLY NECESSARY FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE A HISTORY OF EXTREME BOOT FITTING PROBLEMS.
IF YOUR FOOT PROBLEMS ARE OF A MEDICAL NATURE, THEN YOU SHOULD CONSULT WITH A PODIATRIST OR MEDICAL PRACTITIONER BEFORE CONSIDERING MADE TO MEASURE FOOTWEAR.
made to measure boots
taking the foot measurements
WE TAKE A TOTAL OF 52 DIMENSIONS FROM EACH FOOT
Building the Customers Last
THE LAST (FOOTSHAPE) IS UNIQUE TO THE CUSTOMERS FEET
making the patterns for the upper
A FORME IS TAKEN OFF THE LAST AND USED TO CALCULATE THE PATTERNS FOR CUTTING THE UPPER
Making the Boot
THERE ARE AN AVERAGE OF 150 INDIVIDUAL OPERATIONS/PROCESSES NECESSARY IN ORDER TO MAKE 1 PAIR OF BOOTS