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Originally Posted by Equus Leather View Post

You certainly can by direct from Sedgwick, but you do have to buy in quantity and pick the leather up/arrange shipping if you want to. The saddlery leather trade works differently than the wider European calf tanneries do. Sedgwick is in Walsall and most of the saddlery trade is also in Walsall (a small industrial town in the West Midlands of the UK, for those elsewhere!), so the big firms order a lot of leather and pick them up in an HGV when its ready, but you also have agents who drive around the town in their vans on a regular round with leather, tools all that kind of stuff. Its a very local industry traditionally, not at all geared up towards mail order etc etc

Charlie

Thanks Charlie for the useful info