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because it is difficult to hold a pair in one hand...?
Like this? - Topy plus leather patchhttp://shoeoflife.blogspot.com/2013/03/blog-post_29.htmlhttp://ameblo.jp/shoerepair-gentille/entry-11373883826.html
Light-Fastness Testing
I don't have the technique, but John Lobb Paris (Ilcea's Radica) and Weston (Annonay's Vocalou) sell it.It is my understanding that patina means shading.
Here are shoes with so-called bronzed antique patina.
Celadon and d13jd13, thank you!
I recommend soft/hard wax, because Montana may make an oil stain.Saphir Renovateur (shoe cream) water-soluble no water resistantSaphir MDO Pommadier Creme 1925 (soft polish) oil-soluble moderate water resistantshoe polish (hard polish) oil-soluble moderate water resistantMontana Pitch-Blend Leather Dressing oil-soluble best water resistantYes, a brush is useful for even spreading.I suppose an oil/ink stain must be removed, but a water stain does not necessarily need to be...
Sure. What is better?
Didn't Saphir Medium Brown work out well for the color fading?Perhaps, if you rub hard. Here is a demonstration of rubbing Handgrade burnished calf with water, acetone, and a kind of solvent.http://www.newsaboutshoes.de/showthread.php?s=6cc0a2bd3daf7db5a80d9e888500b29c&p=14731#post14731
Here is how to grade by Hewit & Sons.I have heard tanneries do not usually sell only 1st grade to distributors. When a distributor order 10 pieces, some tanneries sell 5 pieces of 1st grade and 5 pieces of 2nd grade, for example. Of course, you can choose 1st or 2nd at a distributor.
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