Goatskin Offcuts & Second
Grade Skins £7.50 - £8.50 sq ft
We all know how
expensive bookbinding leather can be, buying a whole skin when
the price per sq ft is £18.00 plus, is no joke, particularly as
sometimes all you need is a part skin.
We have started
obtaining large goatskin bookbinding leather offcuts and second
quality skins, and thought we would share them with
All the leathers are
fully vegetable tanned. Many are genuine, shrunk grain Nigerian
These leathers are produced in
Northamptonshire, England - an area traditionally
associated with the production of leather and leather
The whole skins are
between 5 & 7 sq ft.
The leather offcuts
total between 6 & 7 sq ft.
They vary in substance
from between 0.8mm & 1.2mm, leather offcuts may be a
mixture of these wieghts.
The goatskin leather
offcuts are not small pieces, as the picture below
7 sq ft Nigerian goatskin leather offcuts.
Good for small full leather bindings, or any number of
quarter and half leather bindings.
We also get small quantities of other leathers which
we sell cheaply. Drop us a line if you are
Price: £7.50 per sq ft
goatskin off cuts. Plus shipping and
Price: £8.50 per
sq ft 2nd quality whole goatskins. Plus shipping and
When a 2nd quality goatskin costs between £130.00
& £140.00 a skin you would have to be
unhinged not to consider ours at about £60.00 a
Here is a selection of the skins we carry, colours may vary
from one month to the next.
Mary from the USA purchased 9 skins of 2nd quality
goatskins, here is what she had to say. I quote:
Thank you Richard! more lovely
than I possibly imagined!!!!
good quality skins at an unbelievable
like I can mail you every month to let you know what
colours we have in, but order quickly, these skins go
fast. Mail Richard firstname.lastname@example.org
Sorry there are no sample cards for this leather.
We cannot undertake to supply particular colours, but we can
undertake to contact you if the colour becomes available.
Supply of this leather is limited, we can only obtain about
30 skins, and about the same in off cuts every month.
Dont' miss our bargain priced oddment
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CONCERNING THE WORLD OF BOOKBINDING AND RELATED CRAFTS. IF YOU
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THE SUBJECT LINE.