In 1952, we introduced a boot that has come to be synonymous with Red Wing ever since. The 8-inch Style No. 877 was made with russet colored leather, tanned using the sap of sequoia bark, yielding a rich color that was very close to the coat of an Irish Setter hunting dog. The 877 had a crescent-stitched “moc toe” and sported a wedge sole made from a white crepe rubber that promised to be quiet underfoot for sportsmen in the woods. This sole had been used on shoes before but the No. 877 was the first to use it on a tall hunting boot. In addition to its benefits for the stalking hunter, its comfort also found favor on the job site and soon the 877 was seen in the factories and on the scaffolds of a growing America. The No. 877 has changed little from its origins, remaining essentially the same boot that was ceremonially presented to President Eisenhower in 1960. Today it is the iconic Red Wing boot.
- Oro Legacy Leather
- Traction Tred Outsole
- Leather Insole
- Nickel Eyelets Hardware
- Goodyear Leather Welt Construction
- Last 23
- 63-inch Tan/Gold Taslan Lace
- Made in USATHE 877 IS BUILT USING THE NO. 23 LAST:
Was created in the 1950s and is Red Wing’s most iconic last
Includes extra room in the forefoot and instep for easy entry
Fits a variety of foot shapes
Most customers buy Red Wing Heritage footwear 1/2 size smaller than their normal size
Trying on Red Wing Heritage footwear in a store is recommended to get the perfect fit
S.B. Foot Tanning Co. is best known for Oil-Tanned leather which is used to build a variety of timeless Red Wing styles. This leather is water, stain and perspiration resistant, and has a more natural look and feel because less finishing materials have been applied, allowing its natural beauty to shine through. Oil-Tanned leather is exceptionally durable and has been used to build countless work boots throughout Red Wing’s 110+ year history.
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