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Corter Leather Goods - Definitive Thread

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

  1. Jay-D

    Jay-D Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Corter Leather:
    Our newest shipment from Corter brings a new design to their classic premium leather belt. The new design features an English bridle leather that is imported exclusively for Corter. The leather is a 16oz vegetable tanned leather that has skived down to approximately 12-14oz. The leather then is hand cut and finished with a strong nickel plated roller buckle and two Chicago screws. It is a simple design, but quality and will withstand time and abuse. The black version is oil dyed in house, the natural is kept simple and will darken with wear.

    Corter Leather 14oz Vegetable Tanned Leather Standard Belt in Black - $55
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7995001
    - 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
    [​IMG][​IMG]
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    Corter Leather 14oz Vegetable Tanned Leather Standard Belt in Natural - $55
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7995001
    - 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
    [​IMG][​IMG]
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    Also seen on our recent blog post http://blueowlworkshop.blogspot.com/...le-tanned.html.
     
  2. ceoceo

    ceoceo Senior member

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    Not sure if this is the right place to ask but how do you guys match your boots/sneakers with your natural tanned belts colorwise?
     
  3. parc

    parc Well-Known Member

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    Corter has updated the website with their new offerings. I'm usually not a fan of bi-folds but their new offerings are making me think I may want one especially with the snazzy lining they have incorporated into the wallet.
     
  4. mike868y

    mike868y Senior member

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    new bifolds are fire.
     
  5. Jay-D

    Jay-D Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Corter Leather: Restock Standard Belts Corter's standard belt design features an English bridle leather that is imported exclusively for Corter. The leather is a 16oz vegetable tanned leather that has skived down to approximately 12-14oz. The leather then is hand cut and finished with a strong nickel plated roller buckle and two Chicago screws. It is a simple design, but quality and will withstand time and abuse. The black version is oil dyed in house, the natural is kept simple and will darken with wear.

    Corter Leather 14oz Vegetable Tanned Leather Standard Belt in Black - $55
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7995001
    - 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
    [​IMG][​IMG]
    [​IMG][​IMG]

    Corter Leather 14oz Vegetable Tanned Leather Standard Belt in Natural - $55
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7995001
    - 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
    [​IMG][​IMG]
    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. Jay-D

    Jay-D Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Corter Leather: New low profile Skinny Belts Corter's new skinny belt design uses all of the same features as the Corter standard belt, except it is cut to a slim profile which is only 1" wide and uses a smaller nickel plated roller buckle to fit the slimmer width. The 1" width is perfect to fit throught the belt loops of most chinos and pants and can also be worn with your favorite denims. Corter belts features an English bridle leather that is imported exclusively for Corter. The leather is a 16oz vegetable tanned leather that has skived down to approximately 12-14oz. The leather then is hand cut and finished with a strong nickel plated roller buckle and two Chicago screws. It is a simple design, but quality and will withstand time and abuse. The black version is oil dyed in house, the natural is kept simple and will darken with wear.

    Corter Leather 14oz Vegetable Tanned Leather Skinny Belt in Natural - $55
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7991800
    - Hand cut and hand sewn
    - 1" 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
    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Corter Leather 14oz Vegetable Tanned Leather Skinny Belt in Black - $55
    http://blueowl.us/scripts/psp/VB_Bri...il&SKU=7991801
    - Hand cut and hand sewn
    - 1" 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
    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. malaujai

    malaujai Senior member

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    Just got my navy sakura wallet! Awesome craftsmanship, as always :D Thanks!
     
  8. abcdenim

    abcdenim Senior member

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  9. malaujai

    malaujai Senior member

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    So poor lol...

    Only thing I'm slightly worried about is the bottom card slots because the cards stick out quite a bit even when inserted fully... In past experiences when I've had cards stick out a lot on the lowest slot, they tend to crack very easily (my wallet goes in my back pocket)...
     
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2011
  10. ghdvfddzgzdzg

    ghdvfddzgzdzg Senior member

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    My Corter bracelet came at the end of June and has had a heck of a month, including dips into both the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. I'd have pictures, but, well, California was too awesome for my camera to handle. After last weekend's marsh kayaking, the bracelet had some white stains on it from salt water; they seemed kind of stuck there all week, but I've been able to wipe them away this morning with some water and my fingers.

    It's also browned really well, probably because I've been out in the sun a lot.

    Now, if Eric would just respond to emails about what else I want...
     
  11. abcdenim

    abcdenim Senior member

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    Beautiful!! I've had a couple cards crack on me as well. Yours look pretty well protected with that thick leather hide though :p


    This is worthy of pics :p can't just be teasing man!! hahaha
     
  12. donnytuco

    donnytuco Member

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    How long does it take for the belts to come direct from the corter website?
     
  13. MockProper

    MockProper Senior member

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    Not sure about the belts but I ordered a leather chain on August 24th and I dont think it has even shipped yet.
     
  14. donnytuco

    donnytuco Member

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    jesus

    maybe it was better to just cop the extra $$$ and get it from tanner...
     
  15. patrick_b

    patrick_b Senior member

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    You gotta be kidding me. Have you tried to contact him? Did you inquire about the build time upon placing the order?


    Have you gathered that Corter is not a factory like Tanner? It's one guy...handcrafting leather items out of a small studio. That's the reason *why* people buy from him instead of Tanner.
     
  16. MockProper

    MockProper Senior member

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    And it still has not come..I totally understand how it works if there is one person hand crafting the products, etc...but he actually told me via email like 3 weeks ago that he had shipped it. I keep inquiring as to why it has not arrived yet and Eric just keeps saying that it should be here soon - doesnt make sense though, no shipping method would take 3 weeks for something to get from the New England area to Richmond, Virginia...He could have walked it down here by now. Very frustrating.
     
  17. MockProper

    MockProper Senior member

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    I'm all about supporting the little guy....small businesses and all that - hell, I dont even mind waiting a lengthy period for a hand crafted piece...but I place a lot of value in integrity and I just dont feel like he has been honest with me.
     
  18. Wess

    Wess Well-Known Member

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    My bracelet. First pic when it was new, the second after about one month of daily wear

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  19. abcdenim

    abcdenim Senior member

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    damn, can't wait to see that in like 5 months!
     
  20. slacks133

    slacks133 Member

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    Similar experience here, ordered a bracelet on the 23rd Aug, not here yet, although he says it has been shipped a few weeks back.
     

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