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Leather leggings where very popular among st British Officers during WW1, they where originally introduced during the Boer war and remained in service until after WW1. It was claimed by the Gents outfitters that they were better than putties as they were more waterproof, easy to clean and putting on was much quicker. The legging fitted over the top of the brown officers ankle boot and then fastened up with the long leather strap. These were private purchase and 100 s of different styles and makes where available for Officers to buy, our replica is based on one of the more popular designs. The leggings are shaped to fit around the calf and come in different sizes from 15 to 19 inches. approx. 16 inches tall.