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How to treat/restore alligator?

cma82

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Hi all!

I'm new to the forum and loving it so far.

I have a vintage alligator doctor's bag that I picked up at an estate sale about 6 months ago. I love the bag, but it is so old that the alligator leather is extremely dry
. So, whenever it rubs up against anything, it leaves marks from the leather.

Is there anything I can do to condition the leather? I would much appreciate and tips or products you know of!
 

JayJay

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A quality conditioner should help.
 

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From what I have read once croc or alligator is dried out there is nothing you can do to revitalize it. However, it may be worth contacting Modern Leather Goods to see if anything can be done (they are good). They may want you to send the bag in to be inspected.

http://modernleathergoods.com/Home.aspx
 

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Originally Posted by gefinzi
From what I have read once croc or alligator is dried out there is nothing you can do to revitalize it.

I've heard this, too.
 

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