They are prone to cracking and one of these patches is cracked and the other is not. They were made in USA. The rubber and canvas are both soft. They are 12.2 from toe to heel. These are very rare and in great condition for any Converse collector.I have been collecting Chuck Taylors for many years and have about 500 pairs in my collection shown in one of the pictures. Search flickr for Converse Museum to see more. The item "VINTAGE CONVERSE WHITE HIGH TOPS MADE IN USA SIZE 9.5 MENS 1960s PLASTIC PATCH" is in sale since Thursday, December 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Men's Vintage Shoes". The seller is "mrecob" and is located in Sunnyvale, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.