Mandolin #443

A unique and very distressed strap that would best serve an old instrument. Definitely solid and strong enough for daily use or perfect for the old potato bug hanging on your man cave wall.

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Status Available
Shoulder Piece Size 8 1/2” long by 1 5/8" wide across the scallops, 1 1/8” wide between them.
Shoulder Piece Leather Thick, top shelf, and butter soft harness leather.
Shoulder Piece Stitching Artificial sinew, hand sewn into hand punched needle holes. The stitching runs around the full circumference of the shoulder piece.
Shoulder Piece Distressed Level High with abundant shallow surface checking.
Shoulder Piece Notables I hand cut and shaped the scalloped shoulder piece from an old saddle strap. No strap slots. The rein strap is held securely to the shoulder piece with two sturdy strap guides made from matching vintage leather. Dressed and burnished edges and l ined wall to wall with new suede leather on the bottom.
Strap Style Western Rein
Strap Width 1/2"
Strap Leather Very old and well used. Nice quality harness leather broken in soft and supple.
Strap Distressed Level High. Some light surface checking, wrinkles, a nick or two, and a distressed level identical to the shoulder piece.
Strap Notables In a previous life this was a pony rein - unskived and totally original. Includes a custom set-up to your specs for length and attachment points. No attachments have been added yet so all options are available.