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Quote: Originally Posted by Chips ( guys last name was Horween) The trick that I gave you is to remove stubborn scratches, and definitely would not be beneficial or practical to do on the entire shoe. Also, I said be careful in regards to the heat! The less product you can put on shell the better, since it allows the character of the leather to show. This link was posted before, but this is a good guide to go...
Shell Cordovan also wears differently because it has a much finer structure. Meaning, the break across your foot will look great almost indefinitely (in some shoes), compared to any other leather. Cordovan develops an excellent patina over time, as most know, so lighter colors are fantastic because they really show the leather's character.
Quote: Originally Posted by AnGeLiCbOrIs A sample of these came through the plant the other day so we could match colors and finishes for the leather, the darker brown shoe on the left. It looked great.
Quote: Originally Posted by edmorel Quick question, do you have any favorites among the shoe brands that use your product? Don't make me choose! I love all the brands that use our leather... I do have a couple of favorite pairs of shoes, for sure. I have a pair of black cordovan Bally Scribe wingtips from the late 80's that I got married in, and the new 1000 Mile Boot from Wolverine is going to be seeing regular rotation as soon as I can...
I know this thread has slowed down, but I wanted to make a few comments... First, thanks to everyone with keen eyes and an appreciation for quality products. I think how I feel about shell cordovan goes without saying. Specifically, RIDER, thanks for the praise! I wanted to correct your Italian source: Quote: Originally Posted by RIDER But, the main difference is the supply of raw material, not the process of the tanneries so much. The...
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