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Offline Marcruger

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Bag #48 Black Shield Shaped Flap
« on: May 30, 2022, 08:22:30 PM »
I just finished up another "worn-in" bag.  This one is 3-4 ounce W&C veg tanned cowhide lined in pigskin suede.  It's a very tough combination.  The welt and rolled top edge are buckskin.  Straps are 4-5 ounce 1" wide veg tanned.  All hand saddle stitched in 4-ply waxed Irish linen.  Wrought iron buckle.  9" wide at widest point by 8" tall.  I hope y'all enjoy it.  I need to get on the ball for CLA after Knoxville's fun.  My apologies for the last photo being out of focus.  God Bless,   Marc












Offline hawkeye

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Re: Bag #48 Black Shield Shaped Flap
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2022, 08:43:27 PM »
As usual, a nicely crafted bag. Top notch work

Offline MuskratMike

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Re: Bag #48 Black Shield Shaped Flap
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2022, 09:50:05 PM »
Seriously nice bag, and I love ones with built in patina. Look forward to meeting you at the CLA show. Making the trip for the first time from Oregon.
"Muskrat" Mike McGuire
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Offline Tim Crosby

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Re: Bag #48 Black Shield Shaped Flap
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2022, 11:15:13 PM »
 A Beauty Marc, never get tired of seeing them.

     Tim


Offline Keith Zimmerman

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Re: Bag #48 Black Shield Shaped Flap
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2022, 12:00:10 AM »
Another nice bag.  Well done.

Offline P.W.Berkuta

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Re: Bag #48 Black Shield Shaped Flap
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2022, 07:25:41 PM »
Very nicely done and a style you don't see at least I have not seen another. ;) ;D 8)
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Offline Jerry

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Re: Bag #48 Black Shield Shaped Flap
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2022, 02:00:15 PM »
Another fine bag Marc. Iím enjoying the one I purchased from you in Knoxville. Jerry

Offline BOB HILL

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Re: Bag #48 Black Shield Shaped Flap
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2022, 03:20:04 AM »
Very nice, Marc.
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Offline Marcruger

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Re: Bag #48 Black Shield Shaped Flap
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2022, 05:16:11 PM »
Thank you all sincerely for the kind words. 

P.W., this one is of normal design and construction.  I varied the flap style to make sure it didn't look like another.  I try for something that is "plausibly" a design that existed in the day.  The simpler the design, the less chance of it being not HC. 

Jerry, I know your leatherwork, and was greatly pleased that you purchased my bag in Knoxville.  That is quite a compliment.  Truth be told, I was keeping that one for myself but my wife told me to take it to the show.  She wisely said, "you can always make another for yourself later".    :-) 

Mike, I will look forward to meeting you in person at CLA.  You riding across the country with David Rase?   

Many thanks, and God Bless,   Marc