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A rare pair of Mr Freedom winged boots, designed by Jim O'Connor, 1970, un-labelled, of green and white leather, the wings each with four metal lacing eyelets, rubber soles, approx size 7, 26cm, 10 1/4in long (2) Tommy Roberts' first shop 'Kleptomania' opened in Kingly St (just behind Carnaby St) in 1966. It was a boutique dealing in vintage and ethnic clothing. In 1969, with his business partner Trevor Myles, he went on to open 'Mr Freedom' at 430 King's Rd, which sold not only clothing but interior design/homeware. They took over the premises of 'Hung On You' in the King's Rd before moving to an even bigger space on Church St, Kensington in 1970. Much of the colourful clothing and footwear was unisex.

Condition

Indentation in toe on right shoe, scuffing to both toes, lacking laces, The soles are good condition and show little use, nick to the white leather at the rear right upper edge above the heel. Toes need re-polishing.

Starting Bid

£400.00

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A rare pair of Mr Freedom winged boots, designed by Jim

Auction ended on Tue, Dec 9, 2014
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Estimate £800 - £1,000
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London, SE1 4PR
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