Digging through the hummel archives, I've just found some incredible pics! back in the 60's and early 70's the hummel brand was based in germany, and our football boots were produced in west germany.
Check out the pics of vintage football boot production. Amazingly similar to current factories in asia. While somethings change the basic method of producing shoes has actually changed little in the last 50 years.
More pics after the Read More link!
You can see the stitching machines, completed uppers ready for lasting, and even lasting machines!
More great stuff from the archive coming soon!