Pair of leather and nylon boots : Special Air Services Regiment

Places
Accession Number REL30512.004
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Brass, Leather, Nylon, Rubber
Maker Highmark Shoes Pty Ltd
Place made Australia
Date made c 2000-2002
Conflict Afghanistan, 2001-
Description

Pair of Australian Army issue 'Taipan' boots without toecaps. Each boot has two pairs of brass eyelets and five pairs of riveted loops to retain the black cotton laces. The toe, heel and lace reinforcing areas are made of waterproof leather, while the remaining upper sections are of woven nylon reinforced with nylon webbing. The soles are of tan coloured rubber.

History / Summary

Worn by an Australian Special Air Services (SAS) Regiment trooper in Afghanistan, 2002.