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Shell Cordovan Wallet Pron - Page 16post #227 of 87512/13/12 at 3:15pmQuote:Originally Posted by Ashlandleather
Definitely Kreis from Germany. They're pretty expensive it seems! http://shop.kreis-ledermanufaktur.de/index.php?id=4&no_cache=1
That does look nice. Perhaps this wallet from german Manufactum is made by that company?:
http://www.manufactum.com/cognac-cordovan-gentlemens-wallet-p1454128/post #228 of 87512/13/12 at 3:36pmpost #229 of 87512/13/12 at 8:14pmThread Starterpost #230 of 87512/15/12 at 6:34am
Recently got 3 cordovan wallets, 2 from Ashland Leather, 1 from Gore Range Leather co.
Both Phil@Ashland Leather and Rick@Gore Range Leather are easy to work with.
They both did an excellent job!
color #2 shell fat herbie wallet and whiskey shell louis card wallet
inside, a nice big horween stamp
the inside of card wallet
gore range leather co. bi-fold in natural shell
the shell cordovan wallet familypost #231 of 87512/15/12 at 7:28ampost #232 of 87512/15/12 at 3:33pmpost #233 of 87512/15/12 at 3:39pmThread Starterpost #234 of 87512/15/12 at 4:09pmpost #235 of 87512/15/12 at 7:14pm
Loving this. I saw it on the Chester Mox site after reading the beginning of this thread, and am seriously considering buying it.
Serious question: How do retailers/manufacturers justify such high prices for these? Maybe I'm misunderstanding the cost of the shell itself, but it seems silly for a wallet to cost $400+, when Horween-sourced cordovan shoes can be had for ~$600 when buying directly from Carmina.
Edit: Also, I've only recently considered a key case/wallet, and I can't seem to find any online. Would a regular leather crafter be able to make one of these without too much trouble?post #236 of 87512/18/12 at 11:14ampost #237 of 87512/18/12 at 3:35pmpost #238 of 87512/18/12 at 4:04pmpost #239 of 87512/18/12 at 10:28pmpost #240 of 87512/19/12 at 2:30pmThread Starter
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