Soviet army "kirsa" high-boots (leather nose, kirsa shaft), manufactured in 1980-s. Original factory-made high-boots from army stock, not modern copy! The USSR quality. Apropriate for military games.
Kirsa for boots — leather substitute: rough fabric that impregnated with a synthetic resin from outside. The name comes from Kersey town (Suffolk, Great Britain) where coarse woolen fabric had been produced. It was called in Russian "kersa" before the Revolution.
Boots during WW2 had "pimple-sole", later "tractor-sole" was adopted. Archeological findings show that first variations of "tractor" had already been used during the war.