Timberland was initially based in Boston, Massachusetts but later moved operations to Newmarket, New Hampshire where it name was changed to "The Timberland Company" in 1973. This was also when Sidney Swartz introduced the world to
The Original Yellow Boot, He built this boot from 39 components with 80 steps to complete the waterproof boot know and still love today. It was built for the hard working New Englanders who needed a functional boot, it was never intended to be the fashion icon it has become today. It was a sensation worldwide where it was capable to work in hard, wet and snowbound winters. There has been few changes to the boot we know today since its first construction.
After the success of The Original Yellow Boot they introduced casual and boat shoes in 1978 and 1979, this was helpful to built the company we see today
Timberland are so confident in the design and construction of their boots they offer a 12 month warranty for the material and workmanship.