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dr martens black 7 manufacturer's description it all began near munich, germany in 1945 when dr. klaus maertens injured his foot a skiing accident the bavarian alps. make walking easier during healing process, he designed shoe an air-cushioned sole. using old rubber tires, constructed soles that had air trapped within closed compartments. showed prototype engineer/inventor friend, herbert funck, together they decided develop produce shoes. not only did solve doctor's immediate problem, but also started sell well germany. by 1959 two founders needed company distribute shoes, then called maertens, other parts of world. at first, many manufacturers rejected concept cushioned as short-lived gimmick. however, r. griggs group, located village wollaston england, go along idea creating first work revolutionary on 1 april. 1960, cherry-red eight-eyelet was produced named 1460 (1/4/60). brand name better anglicized martens. range branded rest is history.