In 1950, a beautiful new leather was created specifically for Red Wing using a dye made from the bark of trees with a naturally red coloration. The leather was named “Oro Russet” for the richness of its color, a color that resembled the coat of an Irish Setter hunting dog, and was used to build some of the first 877 style boots.
When You gunna gimme that?
Beady Eyed Biscuit.
The Biscuit is back!
The Official Form Follows Function Mascot.
‘Dogo’ Proved to be a good luck charm for the crew of a freighter that had traversed 160,000 nautical miles between 1941 to 1943 without coming into contact with the enemy.
The Biscuit is back hanging out for a few months while her Mum is in India!
USMC Raiders and their dogs in Bougainville (Papua New Guinea) in 1943. The Raiders were elite units assembled by the USMC to conduct amphibious light infantry warfare. You can read more about the men and their dogs on their official website.
Vintage “Never-rip” ad I rebuilt from some uncredited artwork. No idea where this is from but it’s great.
R.A.F. Airman and his dog