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Blundstone Release the #243 – A Boot for the Master and the Apprentice

Blundstone’s commitment to providing new designs that cater to all crew members has arrived with the launch of the #243 ‘crew boot’. Whether you’re a builder, construction worker, tradie, or work in a warehouse, the Blundstone #243, is the perfect low-cut boot for the team to step into.

The launch of the #243 coincides perfectly in the lead-up to the back-to-work period, making it a great option for businesses looking to kit out their crew in durable, comfortable and safe work boots for the new year.

Victorian construction company Evolv Homes was among the first to kit out their crew in this new style, with an overwhelmingly positive reception from the guys on site: “The new wheat boots fit like a glove, built for the site all day everyday” commented Gav, while David was effusive with praise:” The new wheat boots make long days on-site on the feet a whole lot easier. Comfortable, durable and sturdy”

Made in Blundstone’s signature water-resistant wheat nubuck upper – a firm favourite in the #992 – the #243 is a 135mm high safety boot with a padded collar and tongue and plenty of comfort due to Blundstone’s exclusive SPS Max comfort system, making it the perfect boot for those on their feet all day. 

“Our new #243 is a boot that every member of the crew, from the master to the apprentice, will love. This wheat coloured, water-resistant, low-cut style is packed full of all our mod-cons, with the added bonus of a lightweight TPU outsole. Perfectly timed for the Back to Work period, and available at a great price point, the #243 ticks all the boxes for every member of the team,” says Adrian Blandford, Global Work & Safety Range Manager.

Blundstone #243 | RRP $199. Features include;

  • Wheat nubuck upper in a new low-cut design
  • Water-resistant upper, zip sided for convenience
  • Coolmax—breathable, moisture wicking lining
  • TPU outsole resistant to 140°C. The outsole is also slip, oil, acid and organic fat resistant.
  • SPS Max—XRD® Technology in the heel and forepart strike zones for increased impact protection
  • Removable Comfort Arch footbed with XRD® Extreme Impact Protection fore part insert provides superior comfort
  • Electrical hazard resistant
  • Steel toe cap, tested to resist a 200-joule impact

The #243 is available in sizes 5-13 (half sizes 7.5-10.5).

Blundstone boots are available online and in stores via select retailers throughout Australia, and are backed by a 30-day comfort and six-month manufacturing guarantee.

For further information, visit https://www.blundstone.com.au/work-boots/new-arrivals

About Blundstone
Blundstone is the original work boot that you can be confident will protect you because it is fit for purpose. An Australian icon since 1870, the brand is synonymous with quality design and craftsmanship, supreme comfort, and superior protection. Blundstone is committed to corporate social responsibility, with the Every Step Better program, encapsulating their ongoing commitment to people, product and the planet. Endorsed to ISO:9001, an unwavering commitment to quality has seen them grow into a global business, worn and loved in over 70 countries worldwide, while remaining firmly headquartered in Hobart, Tasmania.

For more information on the brand’s history, visit www.blundstone.com.au/our-story.

About XRD®Technology
XRD®Technology provides supreme and repeated impact protection by absorbing up to 90% of energy with every step taken. This feature changes the level of performance, comfort and confidence for the wearer and reduces fatigue and orthopaedic issues. 

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AMSJ April 2022