HALF CASE AND NECKSTRAP FOR SONY A7, A7R and A7s
LIMITED EDITION FULL HANDSTICHED WITH SPECIAL LEATHER , LCD REMOVABLE BACKDOOR INCLUDED,
Our new 2015 deluxe model fully handstiched is now avalaible for orders
avalaible in the following colors / leathers:
TESTA DI MORO WAXED : a beautiful Glossy leather that usually we use in our limited vintaged edition cases. It's a dark brown with many tonalities from light brown /chocolate up to black. Perfect for who can't decide between brown and black. Its a Glossy leather, has also one of our longest neck strap (adjustable in lenght up to 135cm circa).Red suede leather inner finishing.This is our exclusive leather, no one in the world produce half cases with this leather, couse its very rare and very costly;it require 2 months of work and there is only one tannery in all tuscany able to produce this according to a tradition dated back at the beginning of '800 We are talking about skins tanned with trunk,rind and chestunt extracts...impregnated in wooden barrels with animal fats,with a capability to do up themselves also after years rubbing them with a cloth and bees wax.. let's say that this is a color that its perfect for who cant decide between a Black or a Brown case. INNER FINISHING IN EXTRA SOFT PORPORA RED SUEDE LEATHER
BLACK: our best quality Black leather, very soft leather that produce a beautiful case with very confortable neck strap, with a beautiful irregular texture, not matte not glossy, impregnated with animal fats during the work in tannery, with a incredible smell of leather (sorry you cant smell from your pc monitor..this is a pity) Using black leather is a risk, since if its cheap its visible at first "touch", well we have seen hundreds of black leathers here in Tuscany when we visit tanneries, and we can assure you that you will not find any other black of this quality around...
A classic color...or better to say ..A MUST! INNER FINISHING IN EXTRA SOFT PORPORA RED SUEDE LEATHER
FOXY BROWN: A extra aged brown color,tonalities goes from foxy brown to dark brown, it is done with one of the best leather. This new type is also impregnated of animal fats on the surface, giving better tonalities and saturation of colours. Its soft leather, texture is also beuatiful and umpredictable. Our customers appreciate much this color. Red suede leather inner finishing. INNER FINISHING IN EXTRA SOFT PORPORA RED SUEDE LEATHER
CAMOUFLAGE LIMITE EDITION: A very fashion case now, in limited edition. INNER FINISHING IN GREY LEATHER (NOT SUEDE)
Our Cases...our leathers...
Each our leather is worked by tannery for us following our requests, using the same traditional methods for hundreds years (all vegetable tanned, no chemicals at all).
Our leather is very thick (up to 3-4mm) and was received by natural ageing process to fit Leica owners' taste.
Our case are Hand made by some of the most skilled italian artisans with more then 30 years of experience in this field.
Each half case requires half day of work, all process is carefully handmade.
The case includes also a neck strap (adjustable in lenght up to 130/135 cm ) with the same leather used for the half case.
Vegetable Tanned Leather:
This type of natural tanning proess uses tannin extracted from plants (mimosa, chestnut, quebracho, tara, etc etc). Vegetable tannage is a very old procedure dating back to prehistoric period, a very slow process wich is considered an art. The formulas used by each Tuscan tannery is a well kept secret, a result of a careful blending of Tuscan culture and knowledge, passed down through the years from father to son.
Each skin is unique: this uniqueness means that it does not have a uniform apperance, which represents the leather quality. THe exclusive material is subject to the same wear as the person who use our half cases, the skin will gradually acquires that worn look who every person get with the life.