These Red Wing Heritage Billy Boots Come With a Built-In Knife Sheath

Kick your boot game up a notch.

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(Photo: Red Wing)

Red Wing just released a limited edition, reinvented version of their archival Billy Boot that has a knife holster on the shaft.

The original knee-high boot was first produced in 1932 and was named after the owner’s son, Bill Sweasy.

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The new Limited Edition version is shorter than the original. The upper is made from eight inches of water repellent full-grain Black Klondike leather with nickel-brass hooks and eyelets. It sports a traction tread outsole and a Goodyear leather welt.

Most notably, it has a pocket knife holster on the right boot. It wasn’t meant for throwing down with a concealed weapon in the street when first made, though—the Billy was created at a time when men and boys habitually carried pocket knives everywhere. The holster was just practical.

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The boots retail for $330—but are currently sold out. 

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