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For more than 150 years, Hunter has merged functionality, fashion and true British style. Hunter boots to be the best waterproof boots. In 1977 Hunter was awarded a Royal Warrant as suppliers of waterproof footwear to HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. The brand has a rich history of innovation and continues to forge designs that shield pioneers from the elements and bleakest of landscapes. Hunter wellingtons have become a style classic worn by festival-goers, dog walkers, campers, gardeners and those just love the outdoors. 🌦
Landing on Scottish soil, the American entrepreneur Henry Lee Norris founded the North British Rubber Company, later to be known as Hunter. There he produced boots and other industrial items, using the newly patented and innovative vulcanisation process to create durable rubber products. Production of Wellington boots was dramatically boosted under World Wars I-II. when the company was asked by the War Office to construct a sturdy boot suitable for the conditions in flooded trenches. The mills ran day and night to produce immense quantities of these trench boots, managed to manufacture over 1 million boots over the war period. Recognised for protective designs, the British Rubber Company was called upon again in 1939 after the outbreak of World War II and started to make safety boots.