80 East San Francisco Street Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
(505) 995-8484

Lucchese


Mavericks of Santa Fe, 80 East San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501



About Lucchese


1883 : Salvatore and Joseph Lucchese move to San Antonio, Texas to set up a bootmaking shop at Fort Sam Houston, a United States Cavalry School in San Antonio.

1890 : Salvatore and his brothers Joseph, Michael and Antonio purchase the first "inseamer" machine shipped to the Southwest United States. Sam Lucchese said of his grandfather, "If he got any word of a new machine, he wanted to be the first to try it."

1910 : Lorenzo Quesada of Mexico purchases a pair of Moroccan Calf boots, becoming the earliest recorded international purchase of Lucchese boots.

1923 : Salvatore Lucchese suffers a stroke. Cosimo Lucchese, his son, returns to Lucchese to run the family business for his father. He'd previously ventured out to create his own boot company in 1921.

1929 : Lucchese is incorporated in San Antonio Texas by S.L. Gill (President), Cosimo Lucchese (Vice-President) and M. Millken (Secretary).

1952 : Senator (and future U.S. President) Lyndon Baines Johnson visits Lucchese.

1968 : U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson is photographed on his ranch in Stonewall, Texas wearing Lucchese boots.

1970 : Blue Bell Corporation purchases Lucchese.

1986 : Lucchese announces it will move its operations from San Antonio to El Paso, Texas.

2008 : Lucchese announces a partnership with the Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club. Texas Governor Rick Perry is measured for a pair of Lucchese's 125th Anniversary Boots.

2011 : Lucchese Collegiate Boots, a collection of 17 university logo embroidered cowboy boots, are introduced.