The Original DM's Chelsea boot. The 2976 dates back to the 70s and has a long-running heritage of music and mayhem. Here the classic silhouette returns in our classic Smooth leather, enhanced with yellow welt stitching and a scripted AirWair heel loop. The Chelsea boots sit on a robust air-cushioned sole, as they have since the start. The 2976 is the rugged Docs take on the classic Chelsea boot. Manufactured since the 70s Hardwearing and famously tough, our Smooth leather can be polished to shine or scuffed-up. It’s up to you. 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 MATERIAL Durable and famously stiff to start, our Smooth Leather can be polished to a dapper shine or artfully scuffed-up depending on your preference.