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Corter Leather Goods - Official Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Jay-D, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Jay-D

    Jay-D Well-Known Member

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    Introducing Corter Leather Goods
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    Corter Leather is an up-and-coming leather accessory label based in Boston, Massachusetts. Corter is a one-man operation and every piece is hand-cut and hand-made by leather expert Eric Heins. Holes are hand punched, rivets and hardware set by mallet, sewing done by hand, dying and oiling done in-house, and every piece made by memory without the use of patterns or stencils, thus every piece is unique. Here are few pieces we will be carrying this season and more details will be posted soon!

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    Heavy duty vegetable tanned leather belts.

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    Vegetable tanned leather bifold wallets.

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    Vegetable tanned leather bracelets.

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    Vegetable tanned leather I-Phone cases.

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    Vegetable tanned leather card cases.

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    Vegetable tanned leather utility pouches and wallets.

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    Vegetable tanned leather large utility pouches and wallets.

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    Vegetable tanned leather utility belts.

    Pricing and further details on all items will be on our site later this week. Also visit our latest blogpost at http://blueowlworkshop.blogspot.com/...hand-made.html
     
  2. Jay-D

    Jay-D Well-Known Member

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    Here are few items from our first Corter Leather shipment. More will be posted soon!

    Corter Leather 16oz Vegetable Tanned Premium Leather Belt - $75
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7999400
    - Natural or Black
    - 1-1/2" wide, 1/4" thick
    - Nickel-plated roller buckle with keeper set and Chicago screws
    - 100% English bridle leather cowhide
    - Made in USA
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    Corter Leather 14oz Vegetable Tanned Utility Leather Belt - $45
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7999403
    - Natural or Black
    - 1-1/2" wide, 3/16" thick
    - Nickel-plated roller buckle with keeper set and Chicago screws
    - 100% English bridle leather cowhide
    - Made in USA
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    Corter Leather Vegetable Tanned Leather I-Phone Case - $37
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7999406
    - Natural or Black
    - Hand cut and hand sewn
    - 4-5oz vegetable tanned leather
    - 100% cowhide
    - Made in USA
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    Corter Leather Vegetable Tanned Leather Card Case - $33
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7999408
    - Natural or Black
    - Hand cut and hand sewn
    - 4-5oz vegetable tanned leather
    - 100% cowhide
    - Made in USA
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    Corter Leather Vegetable Tanned Leather Long Utility Wallet - $96
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7999411
    - Black
    - Hand cut and hand sewn
    - 5oz vegetable tanned leather
    - 100% cowhide
    - Made in USA
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  3. acl1

    acl1 Well-Known Member

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    Should list width for belts and other measurements.
     
  4. mikecch

    mikecch Well-Known Member

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    Should list width for belts and other measurements.
    Width and thickness, origin and tannage of leather, etc are all quite important - I would hesitate to buy a belt without knowing these things.
     
  5. Jay-D

    Jay-D Well-Known Member

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    Should list width for belts and other measurements.

    Width and thickness, origin and tannage of leather, etc are all quite important - I would buy a belt without knowing these things.

    Both will be added to specification on our site by the end of the weekend. Thank you for the input!
     
  6. shanker

    shanker Well-Known Member

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    Price is fair.

    Belt is nice.

    Are the buckles held on by snaps? Any offerings in solid brass?

    Please dont take this as an insult, but the buckles and keeper look cheap imo. Good otherwise.
     
  7. Jay-D

    Jay-D Well-Known Member

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    Should list width for belts and other measurements.

    Added to our site and below.

    Price is fair.

    Belt is nice.

    Are the buckles held on by snaps? Any offerings in solid brass?

    Please dont take this as an insult, but the buckles and keeper look cheap imo. Good otherwise.


    I am checking with the designer on solid brass buckles. Buckles used on the current stock are nickel-plated roller buckles with keepers and secured by matching nickel-plated Chicago screws.
     
  8. Jay-D

    Jay-D Well-Known Member

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    Here are few more items from our first Corter Leather shipment.

    Corter Leather 5oz. Vegetable Tanned Leather Bifold Wallet in Natural - $92
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7999404
    - Natural or Black
    - Hand cut and hand sewn
    - 5oz vegetable tanned leather
    - 100% cowhide
    - Made in USA
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    Corter Leather 5oz. Vegetable Tanned Leather Bifold Wallet in Black - $92
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7999405
    - Natural or Black
    - Hand cut and hand sewn
    - 5oz vegetable tanned leather
    - 100% cowhide
    - Made in USA
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    Corter Leather 14oz Vegetable Tanned Utility Leather Belt in Natural - $45
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7999402
    - Natural or Black
    - 1-1/2" wide, 3/16" thick
    - Nickel-plated roller buckle with keeper set and Chicago screws
    - 100% English bridle leather cowhide
    - Made in USA
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  9. Jay-D

    Jay-D Well-Known Member

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    Over time vegetable tanned leather will age and develop characteristics from sunlight and exposure to elements, oil from hands, and everyday abuse. The above shows 2 Corter leather bracelets. One is brand new in a natural color. The other is the same natural color bracelet after 1 year of wear. This is the type of color that can be achieved on Corter natural colored leather goods.

    Corter Leather 16oz. Vegetable Tanned Leather Single Wrap Bracelet in Natural - $25
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7999410
    - Natural or Black
    - Hand cut and hand sewn
    - 16oz vegetable tanned leather
    - 3/4" wide, 1/4" thick
    - 100% English bridle leather cowhide
    - 3 sizes (S, M, L)
    - Made in USA
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  10. tomorrowstars

    tomorrowstars Well-Known Member

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    I can't comment on the quality yet, but I emailed Corter with a question and got a response from the maker within the hour (and another quick response after a follow-up question), a nice feature of a small enterprise.
    I ordered one of his $32 grab bag sales (bracelet and a myster item), so I'll be back once they've arrived to comment on quality.
     
  11. lemmywinks

    lemmywinks Well-Known Member

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    Corter has been around for a while. I don't think Corter does much to set it apart from Tanner or Unlucky but they are all very solid products.
     
  12. mikecch

    mikecch Well-Known Member

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    Corter has been around for a while. I don't think Corter does much to set it apart from Tanner or Unlucky but they are all very solid products.

    As far as I know, Corter and Unlucky are one-man operations, and everything from stitches to rivets are done by hand.
    With Unlucky, everything is pretty much customised, from the leather to the finish.
    Tanner is more commercial, and much of the stitching on their mainline wallets, etc are machined.
     
  13. poly800rock

    poly800rock Well-Known Member

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    i like the fact that he uses chicago screws, with tanner using snaps, imo, it just seems less sturdy.
     
  14. entrero

    entrero Well-Known Member

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    Corter has been around for a while. I don't think Corter does much to set it apart from Tanner or Unlucky but they are all very solid products.

    His belts sorely needs some edge finishing. Compared to Unlucky or Tanner, Corter has catching up to do
     
  15. whatever123

    whatever123 Well-Known Member

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    His belts sorely needs some edge finishing. Compared to Unlucky or Tanner, Corter has catching up to do

    i actually think they do a great job. simple and good quality leather. thats what im into. i would buy one of these before i bought a tanner, but thats just my opinion.
     
  16. niix

    niix Well-Known Member

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    I like those bracelets, I think it would be cool if they had a little ship steering wheel logo imprinted on them too.
     
  17. bows1

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    I like those bracelets, I think it would be cool if they had a little ship steering wheel logo imprinted on them too.

    like 3Sixteen's bracelets with the pick axe?
     
  18. niix

    niix Well-Known Member

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    like 3Sixteen's bracelets with the pick axe?

    Yeah I guess similar to that.
     
  19. Jay-D

    Jay-D Well-Known Member

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    Back in stock! Corter Natural Utility Belts.

    Corter Leather 14oz. Vegetable Tanned Leather Utility Belt in Natural - $45
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7998400
    - Hand cut and hand sewn
    - 1-1/2" wide, 3/16" thick
    - 100% English bridle leather cowhide
    - Brass with nickel plated roller buckle and hardware
    - Sizes 30, 32, 34, 36
    - Made in USA
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    Our latest Corter shipment included other goodies including rivet wallets and bracelets. More details on these will be up soon. We will have another Corter shipment coming soon with more belt restocks in other colors and styles.
     
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    uNiCoRnPriNcEsSx Well-Known Member

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    Anyone got reviews for the belt, or pics?
     

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