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Engineer Boot Quiz

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Test your skill at identifying the brand and other details of the Engineer Boot.  This section features information to identify most of the quality brand engineer boots.  There are a couple of construction methods that clearly identifies a Chippewa and Red Wing made engineer boot from all the other engineer boots.  Wesco's are also easy to identify.  The older, original Chippewas, can also be easily identified from the newer ones.  See where Sears was a major source of Engineer Boots during the 40's through the 70's.  What was the name of Easyrider engineer boots?

See the new Engineer Boot History section.   A recent acquisition of a 1943 Chippewa catalog and a 1980's letter from Chippewa have shed some light on the origin of the classic engineer boot.  WESCO may also be an early manufacture of this style.  Does this style go back to the depression days or even farther?  Check it out.  A 1928 Chippewa catalog has been acquired.

Try the Boot Quiz below.  How many can you answer?  Then go to the the Answers page where you will see the answers to the quiz and them try the complete description of the various brands of quality engineer boots, past and present on the Brand Trivia page.


What brand?

What company makes this boot?
This is all you need to identify the manufacturer.
There are two clues in this picture.


How old and why?
What other information is needed?

How old and why?

What age?

Company?  Age?


Company?  Age?
Compare to rear strip above.

Brand and Age?

Who makes this boot?

Who makes this boot and why?


What kind and why?
Is more information needed?

What brand?

Unique and Rare

What brand and age?
Very unique and rare!

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