Quote Originally Posted by Soleful Strut View Post
Just bought a pair of these & am concerned about a possible defect.

This is the inside of the right shoe, I lack the terminology but part of the welt by the heel ends in a tunnel & I worry about water getting inside.

This is the opposite shoe, same tunnel to the welt but it also looks as if the leather of the upper is cut.

I have another pair that the welt is completely flat on & the other side of these does not show this effect. Thoughts?
That looks weird but I don't know technicals about how they would affect the shoe in the long run. Both my 1k's welts are flat.