American Heritage – 6″ Tobacco Moc Toe – MAXWear Wedge™

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Like the person who wears them, these boots are built to last. They look good off the clock, too. And, tobacco oil-tanned leather allows your feet to breathe. These iconic boots are Made in the USA by union workers who know a thing or two about what it’s like to be in your shoes.

  • Tobacco Oil-Tanned, full-grain leather
  • Removable Ultimate Shock Absorption footbed
  • Poron® comfort cushion insole
  • Fiberglass shank
  • MAXWear Wedge slip resistant outsole
  • Goodyear storm welt construction

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  • 814-4200
  • Poron™ Comfort Cushion insole
  • Work,Lifestyle
  • Fiberglass
  • Goodyear Storm Welt
  • N/A
  • 3.71 lbs
  • No
  • 6"
  • Unlined
  • No
  • MAXWear Wedge™ Outsole
  • Tobacco
  • Made In USA
  • Ultimate Shock Absorption™ Footbed
  • Non-Safety Toe


78 reviews for American Heritage – 6″ Tobacco Moc Toe – MAXWear Wedge™

  1. James Hibbs

    I’ve been an electrician for 32 years. Owned mt owen business for 25 years and have always bought what I thought was the best and continued to be dissatisfied….. Georgia, red wing, Irish setter. All are garbage compared to these. Perfect and comfortable right out the box.
    Well done sirs, they’re worth twice the price!

  2. Kaniela F.

    This is the first boot I’ve bought that is pretty much ready to use right out of the box. They’re lightweight and stylish. I work for a general contractor, so being on my feet all day is a must. Order a half size down from your normal shoes/boots. Boot may run a little narrow for most people, but for me it was perfect.
    I’ll never go back to red wing, wolverine or timberlands.

    I also recommend you pick up some mink oil to help loosen the leather and provide a waterproof coating. Apply the 1st layer, then let it sit overnight before applying a second coat.

  3. Scott

    I’ve worn this model for years. I’ve never had a problem with quality. Fit is always the same and they last a long time. I’m on my feet 12 hours a day and never have been uncomfortable in these. I’m only giving 4 stars due to the walnut with black soles are no longer available for some reason. I’d like to see that combination back.

  4. Mark Simms

    The 814-4200 MOC toe boots are all day comfortable! After a short break in period, they just get better. I have worn them everyday for a month now and the stability they provide to my feet are second to none.

  5. Clayton Mathias

    Very short break in period & extra comfortable afterwards. They ran a whole size large so I advise ordering a size smaller than you wear in sneakers. I typically wear an 11.5 and had to return my order in that size for a 10.5. Highly recommended these boots.

  6. David Beynon

    Great boot, no break in period. Great looking. Wish it had a toe guard. I instantly scuffed up toe. I would buy another pair.

  7. Doug

    This is the second pair that I have purchased. Can’t say enough about the quality of materials or workmanship. I wore Red Wings for years before I found out about these. I won’t be going back.

  8. Nacho corona

    Overall really good boots. Took about 2 weeks to break in the right boot. Was having tightness on the front area of the boot where the toe seam starts. Hurt like a mother the first couple days but figured id power through considering how expensive they where and how well everyone speaks of them. They also run about a half size smaller. Id buy again

  9. Tom

    I make my living in work boots. I’ve owned all the other big brands through the years. These are hands down the most comfortable boots I’ve owned. The leather quality and construction is also above the rest. American union made!

  10. Colton

    Excellent quality and comfort. My first pair of Thorogoods and will definitely get another when these wear out, if it’s even possible to do. Very happy with the purchase.

  11. Brian

    I’m typically a 10.5 in boots and 10.5-11 in athletic shoes. Ordered 10.5 normal width in the 6″ American Heritage Moc Toe Tobacco and perfect fit! They really are comfortable right out of the box like everyone says. I had a tad bit of tightness right before the toe box, wasn’t uncomfortable but you can feel it. I’ve wore them for a week and the tightness already softened up. I will be getting these resoled when the time comes. Buy American when you can and support our economy. When you buy quality you buy way less often and let me tell you, these boots are quality and well worth the investment.

  12. Nick Turner

    Good quality. I got the wide EE but it wasn’t wide enough. Wore them too long to figure it out. Next time I’ll order same boots, but special order the extra wide

  13. Jesus Carmona

    So far they are great, comfortable compare to other brands the only reason I gave 4 stars is because I’ve only haythem for a few weeks

  14. Ricky

    My second pair of 6 inch moc toes. As a mechanic thr first pair lasted me almost 2 years. Sole was still usable but the upper was nasty due to no treatment/cleaning and being exposed to coolant and other car related chemicals. Treated my second pair and frequently clean them so I expect longer use. Go half a size down

  15. Rob Early

    Love my boots. I have a different dress pair and these for work. Second to none!!!

  16. William Lohman

    The boots are great

  17. Cliff L

    They fit great and had almost zero break in time. The boots also look awesome, definitely would purchase again! They are super comfortable and the icing on the cake is that they are American made!

  18. Marc

    I had never heard of this boot before coming across them at Duluth Trading Company. They had a great look and tried them on and love them. I didn’t know about this company until after buying the boots and coming home to check them out. I have worn them only a few times so far, but seem to be great boots. The only thing to the negative, after coming home and looking at them on the internet was the price I paid at Duluth Trading Company. I wished I hadn’t seen the price on the same boot on the websites are $50 cheaper. I just hope they make up for it on durability. We shall see!

  19. Justin

    Great boot where it’s sewn is a little rough but will break in so all in all great buy

  20. William Swett

    Thorogood Team,

    My new 4200”s fit well, are comfortable, but the 4516, round toe model I’ve been wearing, now discontinued, never gave me a top of tone blister, as the 4200 does. I can only believe it’s the moc toe design vs the round toe. I’ve always preferred round toe also, as there are no seams at all up front, and the flat ,top area of a moc toe, seems to collect dew, etc., on damp days you may walk on grass or fields.
    And inside, the round toe had never rubbed too much anywhere.
    Quality is great as usual. Thanks. Keep it up!!

  21. Jesse

    Great boot, would definitely recommend to anyone. Wish that they made them in a non steel electric hazard rated safety toe!


    the best boot i ever owned hardly any breakin

  23. Miguel Castro s. r

    Very nice and comfortable

  24. simon p firth

    First pair of Thorogood boots I’ve owned & won’t be the last, comfortable & well made.

  25. Eric M

    I have 3 different colors of this boot and love them. They are so comfortable. I have replaced the sole on one pair with a Vibram but the boot feels different t now and not as comfortable. The Vibram sole is also not as thick. Are the Maxwear wedge soles available for purchase?

  26. Zach

    Comfortable boot
    Soft leather
    Good insole

  27. Miguel Castro s. r

    Confortable Boots

  28. Thomas

    I like to quality of the leather and the overall construction of the boot, however they have taken about 40 days to break in. The pair I bought had a sewing seem right above the knuckle of my big toe and if I tightened the boots to tight my feet would scream in pain. And there must have been a seem by my little toe cause the same happened. So to compensate for these defects I wore two pair of socks and since I am on my feet roughly 17 hours a day, new insoles. Well all of my compensation and the issues with the boots were worsened and I destroyed my feet. So I induced some of the issues I was having because the boots were uncomfortable in the beginning. I didn’t want to give up on the boots because I heard so many great reviews on the product, they were very expensive and american made. I figured they had to break in, and they did after 40 days and several hundred hours, but now I am experiencing what everyone is talking about, they are great boots. They just need a little break in period. So after all that my only complain now is arch supports, I have high arches an being on my feet make my arches sour. I want to get better supports for my arches but don’t want to change the boot configuration for fear of another break in period for the ach supports.

  29. Eddie Petrovich

    These are the most comfortable boots I’ve ever had and the leather is so soft and feels pre broken in! I will never buy another brand of boots as long as I can buy Thorogoods!!!

  30. Laurence Griego

    The best work boot I have ever purchased! Hands down! Comfortable from the first time you wear them. Especially for working a 70 hour work week.

  31. Carl

    Excellent work boots. Great material and craftsmanship. Hard to break in, but once they do they are very comfortable. I don’t really care for the wedge sole and would like to see these made with a defined heel. I’ll most likely buy another pair once these are worn out.

  32. Jose

    The best most comfortable boots i own

  33. Troy

    First time wearing these boots. Have to say they’re amazingly comfortable. Have tried Redwings and a couple other brands but these are far superior. Not much of a “break in” period. A few days and you’re good to go. I’m a carpenter and walk on concrete, rocks and everything else all day. Only thing I did was swap out the insoles for a high arch one. Love these boots!

  34. Amanda

    My husband has had these boots for less than 6 months & already the sole is coming apart at the toe, seems a bit early for boots , finely crafted in the USA. I’m a bit disappointed , but otherwise he likes the comfort of the boots.

    • Brad Will

      Hello Amanda. Please contact your dealer or our customer service team. We do have a one year warranty on our boots. Either your dealer or our customer service team should be able to give you the details on that. Customer Service: 800-826-0002

  35. B. Surber

    Best boots I’ve ever owned. I work in the Auto Collision Industry and I’m on concrete 10-12 hours a day. After 2 months these boots still are beautiful and comfortable. Absolutely NO leg or feet pain. I would tell future buyers that they run about a half size big but with two pair of boots socks they are a perfect fit. Thank you to the The team that made my boots. Absolutely amazing!

  36. Chris

    Right out of the box they are super comfortable work boots. As an electrician working in a commercial construction environment for 30+ years I’ve wore out a pile of boots, mostly Redwings. After wearing the Thorogoods 814-4200 daily for a month I’m happy to say they are my favorite boots ever. They’re better built than Redwings, more functional, more comfortable and hands down a better value. I regret not trying them sooner.

  37. Ciaran Cunnane

    Great boots the best iv ever bought , just a pity they can’t be bought in Ireland so I could try them on first as they are a little big .

  38. Joseph Cicci

    The most comfortable boot out of the box I’ve ever worn. I’ve worked in Danners, Chippewas, Frye, Cat. Love these boots. Quick break in, easy to waterproof if you need that. I’m a Thorogood fan for life.

  39. Pablo Forns-Samso

    Very comfortable boots. I wish I knew about them before!! I wear everyday to work since I bought them.

  40. Dustin

    Best. Boots. Ever.

  41. Erik Lewis

    Most comfortable pair of boots I’ve ever worn. I spent years wearing tennis shoes while always on concrete and my feet always hurt. I decided to buy some real boots on the advice of a friend. After extensive research I decided that I would give the Thorogood Moc Toes boots a try. Night and day difference in how my feet feel. I wear these boots all the time and feel like I’ve made one of the best purchases of my life.

  42. Paul R.

    Best Damn boot I’ve ever owned. Period.

  43. David Lewis

    I’ve tried the Redwings, Danner, Wolverines and they just dont fit me right. I bought the Thorogood 6” Moc in a 12 narrow since all the other brands were too wide and aren’t offered in a narrow. The thorogoods evidently run narrow, the the 12 narrow was too tight. Exchanged them for the 12 regular and they fit almost perfect. The right boot is perfect and the left boot is a tad tight in the width. So, I bought a boot stretcher. BUT, before I could even use the boot stretcher, they stretched on their own. After wearing them for only 2 days they both fit perfect. I won’t buy another boot again. Love the Thorogood 6” moc toe, tobacco !

  44. Kurt T.

    Only boots I will ever buy!!! At work or play. The easiest boot I have ever had to “BREAKIN”. Perfection out of the box.

  45. Phillip Rowe

    Excellent quality boots. Very comfortable to wear all day long. I get a lot of positive comments about the looks when I am wearing that casually.

  46. Mark Perrone

    The boots are great but came with a right defective footbed. It killed me for 2 weeks until I figured it out and replaced both with another brand. Otherwise the boots are very nice . A little disappointed about 30 dollar replacements on 180 plus shoe though.

  47. Daniel

    I got the 6” moc toe and fell in love. Right out of the box they were comfortable. I’ve worn them for about 1-2 months straight now and they are only getting better. I believe you get what you pay for in most applications and these boots are worth every penny.

  48. Bill Law

    Getting ready to order another pair when I noticed something startling in the above description. “These iconic safety toe boots….” must be a much overlooked mistake by many. My old boots are 814-4200 just like the above listing and I can assure you they are not safety toe boots. Yea I am being picky because if you skip down to the next description of these boots it shows toe protection as non-safety toe. However, why not clean up the error.

    BTW – love these shoes. Been awhile since I’ve needed a new pair and I was certainly holding my breath when I did the google search. Whew!!!

    • Brad Will

      Description is fixed. Thank you!

  49. Tim Bailey

    I thought long and hard before buying yet another pair of work boots. As a professional truck driver nothing makes me feel more sure footed the a new set of tires, and a new pair of boots. I needed something comfortable, and durable. As an unexpected bonus the amount of professional respect these boots have commanded has more then paid the retail cost. Drivers do yourself a favor get you a pair and step to the head of the line, and don’t worry if you step on a few flip-flop wearing toes.

  50. William L Crachy

    I’ve always bought the 815-4550. I was told it’s not made anymore so I tried these. I saw all the reviews of how it was comfortable out of the box. That’s how the 4550 was for me, but not this boot. I have been buying the 4550 since they were Lake of the Woods. They felt like moccasins. I can’t believe how uncomfortable these are and my socks keep getting sucked down inside. If I hadn’t scuffed them up I would have sent them back. Very disappointing.

  51. Steve

    Extremely comfortable boot, best I’ve worn. Took me 2 days to fully break in and even those 2 days weren’t bad, but you just need to get some creases in the leather. Ever since they’ve been extremely comfortable and I wouldn’t trade them for anything. Classic look and great feel.

  52. Moon

    Good Boot I am comfortable wearing them all day.Hope they last

  53. Ryan

    Have worn these for years, got on a roof with my new pair and totally changed to contour of the boot, that and the eyelet came out, extremely disappointed,

  54. Steve

    I had to order my boots from a store in town. Received them in 2 weeks and was extremely happy. They looked awesome and were very comfortable. I was proud to be buying a union made US product. Unfortunately after 3 weeks of wearing them out and around the house, not at work yet, the left boot started clicking. Every time I stepped down it would make a loud click. I called customer support and was told that it sounded like the shank was loose and to go back and deal with the store I purchased them from. They said because it was under 30 days to tell dealer to replace them. Luckily the store I bought them from is sending them back and have ordered me another pair. Surprised Weinbrenner didn’t handle this. I had to drive across town to order and give them my defective pair only to return when the new ones come in. Hopefully when I receive the new pair this won’t happen again and is a rare event. I love the look and comfort and hope to update this review down the road with a positive experience and 5 stars.

  55. Mike

    Okay so I’m a research junkie, I hate to waste money on something only to find out it isn’t the best. So when it came time to replace my old boots I started researching for a few weeks. Over and over the name Therogood kept coming up and I was intrigued. Found a place that sold them 1.5 hours away but had to go check them out. The best decision of my life. Went back 2 years later and bought the exact same thing only 2 inches shorter. I cannot think of any reason my feet will ever see anything else for work. Thinking about getting some dressier boots for weekends but nobody near me sells them and I hate to spend the money and have to keep doing exchanges till I get them right. Great product. Customer for life.

  56. Muzzy

    Very comfortable boots i wear them everyday. Will definitely buy them over and over and over.

  57. Joe Hosey

    Been wearing them for a bout 3 weeks now. No issues, great fit and very comfortable. I clean and oil them once a week and every time they look almost new again. Worth every penny!

  58. Ben goering

    The boots are comfortable I just got them but I was walking in a little wet snow and I slipped on too my butt actually twice I never had that problem with my redwings is there something I can do I have 804-3600 moc toe they look like there good quality boots I am just concerned about them slipping I can’t be sloping at work it’s a long way to the ground

  59. Ron

    Love these boots!!! Best I have ever owned, comfortable straight from the box. Treated them with a little mink oil and they are holding up well.
    Great looking, quality craftmanship and perfect for what I need. I have owned Danner’s and Red Wings…these are now my favorite pair of boots yet.

  60. CJ

    One month in and doing great. These boots were comfortable right out of the box. Can stand all day with no issue. High quality build, and stylish to boot. I purchased these to upgrade from 6″ timberland earthkeepers and I’m not going back!!!

  61. Randall

    I have had these boots for about a month. Generally they are OK, but the left boot has developed a fold over the base of my little toe. It is very painful when I walk. Is there some way to fix this problem?

  62. Ryan G

    I bought my first pair of Thorogood Moc Toe Wedge boots last year and they have been great. Best boots I have owned , so I just ordered a new pair. I was extremely excited about the included registration card for the refurbishment program. Thanks so much for offering this service as I will be sending my first pair in for a complete restoration in the near future.

  63. Bob

    I have worn these boots for years, 6″ and pull ons. I purchased a new pair 6 months ago (wide width) and they have to be the worst. I’m not sure if something changed with build quality but they hurt so bad I cant even wear any longer. Thorogood please help! I honestly don’t want to go to another boot. For the money I would expect more especially since I have 3 pairs but have seen better days.

  64. William Wilmes

    I want to start of this review saying there wasn’t a lot of reference material online to research these boots. After some extensive research and watching the few reviews on these boots I have to say they are the best boots I’ve ever owned. I have severe foot problems and I needed a boot I could relay on day in day out. That is exactly what this boot is all about. All day comfort and support with great craftsmanship, that’s made in America by Americans. I want to thank Thorogood for keeping the American spirt alive in making these boots. I will continue to buy these boots for work and will be looking to buy another pair of their Casual boots for when I’m off work. If anyone is on the fence about if they should get these boots look no further because these boots are amazing. Thank you Thorogood so much for an amazing pair of boots made by Americans.

  65. Thomas A. Sherrill

    Comfortable right out of the box, broken in within the first day. These boots look great but are still tough enough for work.

  66. Newal Talley

    Very light and comfortable. Very little break in time.

  67. Randy

    Had them two weeks, I experienced the pinch on the sides but used mink oil and stretched them out with an air bag. I am also a runner and use to wear my running shoes all the time. Now I wear my boots all the time. They are so comfortable I am thinking about running a Marathon in them👍 Awesome boot

  68. Dennis

    A dream come true. Love my new 6 inch moc toe for Christmas. Followed your sizing guide and it’s perfect. Don’t size up/ down like some say. Just follow their chart and measure your foot. Extra pair of socks , mink oil, and lace do dad very nice touches. Very high quality and no issues found. Will take a few days to break in.

  69. Chip

    Comfortable right out of the box. Better quality than Red Wing. Best boot I have owned.

  70. Ryan

    I’ve been wearing Thorogoods for about 6 years now. Best boots I’ve owned! I won’t buy anything else.

  71. Sonny Tu

    Great boot, but they pinch on the side where it is sewed. Been trying to break them in for a month already but still hurts. They fit perfectly too.

  72. Lucius Silva

    I love these boots however I’ve only worn them 4 times and the sole has started coming apart toward the front of the boot… which is a huge Conner considering how expensive they were. None the less I love these boots.

  73. Mr. Guzman

    Amazing pair of handcrafted heritage boots. I’m a size 8.5- 9 and I bought these in size 8.5 and they fit like a glove. Do yourself a favor and get these on opticsplanet. They usually offer the lowest prices and give free returns/ exchanges if you get the wrong size.

  74. Bill

    Great boots they get more comfortable everyday. Best I’ve ever worn.

  75. Peter S.

    The boots are amazing. I wore the 6” moc toe wedge non stop for a year or so. In shorts and pants and undies. Kidding about the undies. they got beat up looking which is not a bad thing but I bought the exact same size and style in an 8” and it’s heaven. These boots are so comfy. Yes they are pricey for me but they are all I wear. I even lay down for naps with them on! I can’t say enough about them.

  76. brad

    the only boots ill buy. more comfortable than nike running shoes.

  77. Thomas Trocciola

    Been wearing them for 6-7 days per week for 60+ per week. They’re almost 2 years old and are comfortable as can be!

  78. Michael

    I am very happy with the 814-4200 MOC toe boots. The boots are comfortable all day long walking on concrete and the longer you wear them the better they look.

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