Here is what Justin boots says about their products: "Handcrafting authentic, western footwear since 1879, Justin Boots is the standard of the West. Justin Boots are an icon in western culture and their heritage will always have a presence in the western character that lives and breathes today."This pair is a great example of their work The medium brown leather has an interesting embroidered/embossed design. It makes a strong contrast to the lighter colored python skin. These boots have been worn and well-loved but show no obvious damage. They are a size 8 1/2 E.