I had to share these awesome vintage boots they definitely have the Wow Factor!!
One of the most famous of all “factory” cowboy boots was the “Golden Angus,” made by the now-defunct Acme Boot Company (no, not run by Wile E. Coyote). This design was made in the fifties and sixties, and was described, as in the ad below, as “the most beautiful Western boots ever created.” They featured a bull head inlaid with leather, including golden-colored horns and cheeks. The design and gold-leather explains the boot’s name:
They weren’t of course the most beautiful boots of all; there were plenty of custom makers back then turning out not only prettier boots, but sturdier ones. The Golden Angus was, after all, mass-produced. Still, they’ve assumed an iconic status among boot collectors, for they were unique among factory boots in their creative design.
And so I was excited to find a pair for virtually nothing on eBay, and in good condition, too. The “pulls” on…
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