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Heritage - Style 9196
Postman Chukka
Men's Chukka in Black Chaparral Leather
Made in the USA
Made in the USA
All Red Wing Heritage products are proudly made in the USA.
Heritage - Style 9196
Item No. 09196

Postman Chukka

Men's Chukka in Black Chaparral Leather

The Postman Chukka

The Postman Chukka was first built by Red Wing in 1954. The chukka was standard issue, government-approved footwear for mail carriers and police officers for decades. Today, it is beloved for a unique, yet minimal style that stands out as a genuine throwback. The modern boot is still made with fully resoleable Goodyear welt construction, with a Black Cushion Crepe Wedge outsole and “sweat-proof” leather insole for comfort that lasts all day.


A new pair of Red Wing Heritage footwear should fit comfortably tight on the foot, with enough room to freely wiggle toes. As you wear the footwear, the full grain leather upper, insole, and cork midsole will mold to your feet, creating an increasingly personalized fit over time. We recommend trying on footwear in store to ensure proper fit.

NO. 210 LAST

  • Iconic Red Wing last that was created in the 1950s.
  • Designed for increased flexibility and lighter work.

Postman Chukka

Product Details

Materials Used

Materials Used - Postman Chukka style 9196

Outsole Black Cushion Crepe Wedge
Construction Goodyear Welt
Last 210
Leather Name Black Chaparral Leather
Upper Leather Corrected Grain
Country of Origin Made in USA
Hardware Black Eyelets
Resoleable Yes

Protect Your Investment

Smooth-finished leather has a polished surface that showcases its beauty and quality. Smooth-finished leather is made strictly from top-quality hides and is used to build premium Red Wing Heritage styles. This leather requires more specialized care and attention. Actively maintaining leather is the most effective way to ensure integrity and longevity. Learn more with our Red Wing care guides.

Learn How To Care For Style No. 9196

Repair Service

Red Wing Heritage footwear is made in the USA with premium leathers, durable stitching, and traditional construction. In an age of fast fashion, we stand firm in our commitment to building boots and shoes that can last for decades when properly cared for. All Red Wing Heritage footwear is fully resoleable, which vastly extends its usable lifespan. We proudly operate our own repair shop at our factory in Red Wing, Minnesota, where we handle a vast range of footwear repairs.

The Red Wing Repair Shop handles a vast range of footwear repairs.
Shipping & Returns


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It’s simple, really. We want you perfectly happy with your Red Wing Heritage Boots, and our return/refund policy reflects that desire. If your shoes don’t fit or don’t meet your needs, in most cases we’ll take them back, refund your money, and pay for the shipping. For details on our return/exchange policy, click on Learn More.

The Postman Chukka uses these care products

Style 97195
Leather Care Product - Clean, Condition, Protect
Style 97111
Leather Care Product - Condition
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