LUCCHESE 1883 BURGUNDY LEATHER Cowboy Men’s Boots Size 8.5 Western Country Roper Made in U.S.A.
Lucchese 1883 burgundy leather cowboy men’s boots size 8.5. Made in the usa. Excellent pre owned condition. About lucchese boot company. It was established in san antonio, texas in 1883 by sam lucchese, sr. (1868-1929), an italian immigrant from sicily, and his brothers. It was then known as lucchese bros. Their main customers was the united states army stationed in fort sam houston. In 1923, sam lucchese, sr. Fell ill, and his son cosimo lucchese took over. He incorporated the lucchese boot company that same year. In 1949, the company was commissioned boots for an advertising campaign for acme boots. In 1961, sam lucchese, jr. Took over, and by 1964, president lyndon b. Johnson admitted to wearing lucchese boots. In 1987, the company moved to el paso, texas, where it is still headquartered. In 2009, the texas legislature recognized the company’s contribution to texan culture by passing house concurrent resolution 226. John muse is the current chairman of the company. He plays polo on the lucchese polo team alongside adolfo cambiaso, andres weisz, jason crowder, santiago torres and sebastian merlos. This item is made of brown leather and brown boots. The style is hippie and country western.