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Origami Coin Purse with Note Compartment by Manufactum

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Origami Coin Purse with Note Compartment by Manufactum
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    129,00 €all prices incl. VAT., excl. shipping costs
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    General Information

    We had a folding wallet like this in our range years ago. Even after the manufacturer discontinued its production, the demand was still great - as was the disappointment that the folding wallet was no longer produced. That's why we now have them made in-house, using the vegetable-tanned cowhide from our Manufactum leather collection.

    Folded in folds

    Few wallets fold so elegantly: The unlined coin compartment is opened by turning the flaps 90 degrees and closed in the same way. On the underside of our folding wallet is an additional compartment for bills, which is closed with a hidden brass snap fastener. We have the wallet made from the fine cowhide of our Manufactum leather collection.

    Handicraft with the Utmost Care. The Manufactum Leather Collection.

    When it comes to our leather collection, you might recognise a sense of and attention to detail: from selecting the leather to setting the last seam. We have our small leather goods made unlined; therefore, they display the back of the leather, and you find all typical natural irregularities “honestly” recognisable. Plus, they come raw-edged. Originating from German cattle, mainly from southern German regions, the hides get their vegetable tanning in Germany – in slowly rotating oak barrels in a tanning broth with vegetable ingredients. Every addition has its specific effect on the tanned leather: mimosa, the bark tanning agent deriving from the black acacia, and quebracho wood provide suppleness, and the tanning agents of the sweet chestnut contribute to the leather’s beautiful reddish hue. Additionally, you find many articles available imbued in black.

    Drumming for Flexibility. Greasing with Cod Oil and Birch Bark Tar.

    The finishing, i.e. what subsequently happens to the leather that has become tanned in the barrel, makes a big difference to everything common today. To get rid of the brittleness typical for a 1.5-2 mm thick leather after tanning, you have to “soak” and grease it, a process resulting in supple and durable leathers. Since the middle of the 19th century, the ingredient of choice for greasing leather was animal tallow, the so-called tanner’s fat or “dégras”. Not to mention today’s inferior processes, we go back a stage further and resort to the means to which, according to connoisseurs, the legendary old Russia leather owes its reputation: fish oil and wood tar. In the rotating barrel, the ancient fatting agents cod oil and birch bark tar give the leather a lasting suppleness that will come to perfection over time, while the birch bark tar naturally impregnates the leather.

    Product Information

    Article Number 36999

      Cowhide (thickness 1-1.2 mm), vegetable tanned, origin Germany. With brass push button. Made in Germany. 9 × 9 cm.
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