Characteristics of Russian Reindeer Leather from 1786


May 19, 2013 by Ville Raivio

The following info leaflet is attached to G.J. Cleverley’s leather goods made from the elusive Russian reindeer leather sourced from Metta Catharina. What is missing: after close to 250 years since tanning, the material has a tendency to crack. Careful moisturizing and storage in a humidor are essential to all reindeer leather owners aiming for a few decade’s use. The rest do as they please.


Picture: © Admiral Cod


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