I've never seen Basque shoes like these. The tops are cowhide crust and the soles are rubber. The boots were made in Italy and have red laces. Boots have wear and tear use and storage. No marked estimated size of men of 7 1/2 check the measurements. Outgoing sole - 11 1/4. When you purchase this item, you agree that you have checked the sizing and adjustment according to our policies.