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Strangely damaged shoe heel

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mack11211, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. mack11211

    mack11211 Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
    Brooklyn USA
    Dear Folks: Here is a pair of shoes that enticed me on ebay: OLIVERI / Imported Italian mens shoes / size 8 1/2 Â Bid is low, as they note, because one layer (?) of one heel is missing. Is this an expensive thing to repair? Â I live in NYC & would seek to have this done right, if I knew where. Thanks.
  2. Manton

    Manton Well-Known Member

    Apr 20, 2002
    In Hiding
    Easy repair. Watch out for a shoe repair shop that says they only way to fix it is to replace the whole sole. Not so.
  3. johnw86

    johnw86 Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2004
    Almost any shoe repair shop can change heels. I've done it to several pairs (although not recently--so I can't tell you about cost, but it wasn't more than $20).

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