Currently for sale on eBay: Very nice pair of Allen Edmonds Leeds shell cordovan shoes, mislabeled as leather. Telltale signs these are shell cordovan and not leather:
1. Photos show shell cordovan creases, not leather wrinkles.
2. Allen Edmonds shoe style number 9501 in photo of insole sidewall.
eBay item number 390852235902 for all lovers of shell. Ends Tuesday, June 3, 2014 17:47:47 PDT. Tiny URL link: http://tinyurl.com/nn63agy
Per eValuator for Android application, these are recent eBay sale prices of used Allen Edmonds Leeds shell cordovan compared to Allen Edmonds Leeds leather derby shoes.
Shell cordovan — median sale price $199.49 at auction with 94% sold, Buy It Now $186.24 and 50% sold.
Leather — median sale price $75 and 78% sold, Buy It Now $54.50 and 43% sold.