The 2976 was the first Chelsea boot we ever produced, way back the early 70s. This minimalist edition comes in all-over black mono without compromising on Docs DNA: welt stitching, grooved edges and an AirWair heel loop. Crafted from tough-as-nails Smooth leather, the black boots are welted on our signature air-cushioned sole. Just as they have been for generations.The rugged Docs take on the classic Chelsea boot. Manufactured since the 70s.Polished Smooth is the original Dr. Martens leather: super durable, with a smooth finish polished to a high shine. Clean with a damp cloth and care with Dr. Martens Shoe Polish.Our Goodyear-welted lines are heat-sealed at 700°C and reinforced with our signature welt stitch.Built with core Dr. Martens DNA: grooved edges, an AirWair heel loop and visible welt stitching.