By appointment to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. For 175 years R.E. Tricker shoes have been handmade in Northampton. The year 1829 was when master shoemaker Joseph Tricker Founded the Company. Tricker’s Country Collection By appointment to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. This is a range of iconic country shoes All Tricker shoes are Goodyear welted with Leather or Rubber soles. These can be repaired back at the factory on the original last to maintain their shape.