The New Hoffman #1270 was made for those looking for an unlined boot. The Hoffman 1270 is built with a heavy 7-7 ½ ounce oil tanned walnut brown leather. The upper is triple stitched and features a leather side patch to help extend the life of the upper. Built with a semi lace-to-toe design, the #9017 boot is a no-nonsense boot built for a lineman, arborist cable installers. The Vibram 1270 outsole is designed to trackless debris than the traditional Vibram sole and features an EH rating. A safety toe is added for your protection and this boot meets the ASTM2413-18 safety standard.