Originally Posted by jerrybrowne
Nicholas says its an old Freudenberg.
Here are my forthcoming Nicholas Templeman
That’s the vintage Freudenberg leather (the tannery closed down 2001/02) which NT managed to source and from which my uppers were cut:
I strongly presume, these are Jerry’s loafers: the apron stitching (decorative, not joining two pieces) is consistent. Look at the logo and the missing fragments of ‘Germany’. This is obviously the same hide as the one in the previous picture:
I have the suspicion, soon Jerry and yours truly will be hitting the pavement on either side of the big pond, shod in the hide of the very same animal.
How is that for a coincident?