1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

Sunday, January 24th, 2021
1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather

If you have a Henry rifle that you cherish and don’t want to drill into the stock but need a sling, well this is for you! This is American Buffalo, American Bison leather. It is very soft, very tough and 1/8 thick. We were able to get a couple hides so this item is while supplies last. We are only offering it in the 1 1/4 width only. T he second picture shows the color and grain. These are made by hand with pure Old World Craftsmanship! Made in the USA. These are made of soft saddle leather. Very nice and flexible, will give you many years of service. 1 1/4 wide and 48. Includes 2 Chicago screws and 2 leather loops. Pick your color hardware, blue, brass or chrome. If you don’t message the color hardware you want we will send brass hardware. The rivets are counter sunk and a felt pad is put over them to ensure your stock doesn’t get scratched. This is not your typical store bought sling! This is a Custom Made sling. This sling does not require sling swivels or studs for installation, but you can use a sling keeper/swivel on the barrel end if needed. The Custom Bayou Gun Sling! BROWN in color Buffalo leather. Also available in Black and Chestnut. If you are looking for 3/4″, 1″, 1 1/4″, 1 1/2″ slings, check out my other auctions because they are available now. (some older military rifles used a 3/4 sling) Also great for 22 cal rifles. We have some slings that can go up to 88 long if needed. Thanks for looking and keep those rounds flying down range! Google bayougunsling for more info on The Bayou Gun Sling! Check out some of my feedback from my customers. (this is actual feedback) and there’s more everyday! The way it should be done!! He is amazing, great communication, great prices! Good heavy duty sling. Sling looks great on my Henry rifle…. I love this sling! Perfect for my Henry no drilling needed for sling mounts A+++. Well I might ask you a few so I can make The Bayou Gun Sling better. The item “1 1/4 Wide NO DRILL Henry Rifle Sling Brown American Buffalo Bison Leather” is in sale since Friday, January 8, 2021. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Gun Parts\Rifle”. The seller is “snujac” and is located in Mantachie, Mississippi. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: Bayou Gun Sling
  • For Gun Make: Henry Repeating Arms
  • Specific Part: American Buffalo Leather
  • Non-Domestic Product: No
  • Custom Bundle: No
  • Modified Item: No
  • Bundle Listing: No
  • MPN: Does Not Apply

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

Thursday, January 21st, 2021
American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5

This is the REAL DEAL! Genuine American Alligator belly hide from wild harvested gators……. All pictures taken in natural sunlight of the same belt…… Gator colors & hues vary as to the light & angle of the light….. This is Safari Peanut Brittle. Peanut Rifle/long gun sling, made from wild American Alligators. Adjusts from 35″ to 41″. Pad is 13″ long and 2.3-3″ wide. Very nice, all American made item. Looks better in person as my flash creates a lot of glare. These gator products exponentially out wear & out last cow leather and are greatly admired by those who see them. It is an attention getter. Excellent graduation, promotion, sales incentive or Mother’s Day gift item for the sharp dressed professional. Support Southern wetlands conservation for all wildlife by purchasing this unique item. Feel free to make a REASONABLE offer on this item that’s already price below fair market wholesale. Due to my vertical operation, I can price these first class premium items way below the market. It’s already a bargain………. Many items on E-bay are mis-labeled or mis-categorized as American Alligator when they are indeed caiman from South America. Caiman is an inferior leather when compared to Genuine American Alligator. The difference is easy to spot as caiman leather has a “sand dollar” pattern throughout it’s hide whereas alligator does not. The “sand dollar” pattern is calcium deposits; ie bone. Aside from the obvious visual pattern that’s easy to spot as it stands out like a sore thumb, the calcium makes the leather difficult to work with as bone is not flexible nor can it be sewn. Through the decades, Genuine American Alligator has long held a superior reputation and price points in the worldwide exotic leather market, a place that others, notably caiman often fraudulently wish to mimic as Genuine Alligator routinely commands the pinnacle prices of leather products due to it’s availability (very limited & tightly controlled) elegance, durability and desire of a privileged clientele who simply wish to own the best. ” Add the environmentally sustainable story along with the “recovered from the brink of extinction effort and you are left with a truly unique, exciting, beautiful and interesting product. I apologize for this however there are a few countries that make it very difficult to conduct business as they do not conprehend the CITIEs Trade agreements or have not ratified them. When you’re ready for the hunt of a lifetime, please visit our website. If you seek a unique gift, please visit our selection of elegant alligator leather products. For complete information on us, gator hunting and related information, visit GatorGuides. Com. Its harvested under strict government regulation in the Southern United States via either wild harvest (trapping, public hunting, nuisance removal) or farming, all conducted under sustainable use conservation principals. Due to its finite & tight supply, popularity by fashion designers and classic appeal it will always be a high demand, high price tiered premium product; however, many consumers of alligator leather products often use the same products for the rest of their lives as the leather is extremely durable & its products classic in design & never go out of style. Often, inferior items are marketed to mimic the alligators prestigious market position. (Its against US law to claim alligator or mention alligator when its not genuine American alligator) The most common is faux or embossed leather. When either of these words are honestly used, it means the product is not gator but another material (cow leather, plastic, vinyl) printed in the pattern of gator scales in a redundant manner (The pattern repeats itself). A good quality faux or embossed item may look close to genuine alligator but its not as durable and will deteriorate long before genuine gator. Another inferior knock off found attempting to hide behind alligators elegance is the Caiman of South America. A Caiman is a crocodilian species thats very common in the wild and also common in the market place. When you compare genuine alligator next to caiman, you will notice the caiman has a sand dollar pattern in the larger scales found on its belly. These sand dollar ridges are composed of calcium deposits, the same material bone is composed of. These calcium deposits, depending on their density, are not leather but bone. As such, they are not as pliable as alligator leather or the flank leather found on a caiman. Additionally, since the ridges are bone, they do not absorb the chemicals need to tan or color the material, so they always appear whitish to the eye. Africa, Indonesia and Australia all are producing farm and wild crocodile. Genuine crocodile leather is close in appeal and quality to alligator leather however; its sources may not be as regulated. When compared side by side, the larger belly scales of alligator leather will have a crows feet look at one end of the scale. On croc, they dont have the lines of the crows feet but have a round, single dot instead. This is the easiest method to determine the type of animal that produced the product. With alligator hides, there are many grades and quality levels of the materials used in products. Green alligator hides are graded by the holes produced by either the gators life experiences (fighting, sliding over rocks) or the skinning process. Scars from its lifes experiences and buttons due to its age or diet will detract from its grade & value. A button is a calcium deposit in its scale similar to those found in the caiman. Large older, wild gators often have from a few to many buttons. Later in the process, after the hide is cured, tanned & dyed, it is often shaved thinner in order to make it slightly easier to work with. This process will also produce holes in the hide, further devaluing the hide and forcing it to be used in smaller products such as wallets or shoes rather than purses, briefcases or furniture. Alligator leather is an extremely tough leather to work with. It will often destroy needles, machines and the like that are normally used in conjunction with other leathers, often limiting the number of craftsmen, designers and artists willing to work with it thus adding to the final cost of products. Another drawback in working with alligator is correctly and intelligently utilizing the beauty and appeal of its natural scale pattern. Similar to a diamond, each hide has its own unique scale pattern which must be considered before the hide is cut into patterns for products. Failure to maximize or making the wrong cuts can ruin the hide or result in less valuable products being produced from a superior hide. Think along the lines of a cow. If the butcher uses a prime Angus beef cow for strictly hamburger because an amateur made the lowest value cuts rather than higher profit cuts as prime rib, filets and the like, the market value of the finished product has been greatly reduced. Once the alligator hide is tanned, it can be dyed or colored. The classic colors are black, brown and peanut. Depending on the market, other colors may be in demand but usually they come and go (as in fads) but leave the classics as a consistent base. Classic finishes are safari or matte and high gloss. With the tanning process, each and every scale has a unique quality and thickness, thus producing a uniform tan or color set across the hide is not an easy feat to accomplish. For the safari or matte finishes, uniformity is more easily achieved. For a uniform high gloss finish, a higher grade hide is often needed. In the real world, the high gloss finish is usually used in the manufacture of high fashion, high end items with the matte or safari finish most often associated with daily wear casual items. A common, lower priced product found on the market consisting of genuine alligator is the horn back hide or cut. Normally, the horn back is discarded since it consists of osteoderms or scutes. These scutes are bones that plate the back of alligators & crocodiles and are part of their ancient armor system that protects them. As discussed above concerning the calcium in the skin of the caiman, these scutes do not tan very well as the bone does not absorb dyes. While many attractive products such as belts, boots, wallets, shoes and purses may be made from the horn back cut, they must come from small alligators due to their lack of elasticity and are not considered to be within the family of the Classic products produced from alligator leather. While horn back products have a market following, its most often associated with the independent, individual American biker grade group of products. With alligator hides, the quality level affects the final products price. While smaller quality items may be produced from greatly flawed hides, larger items such as purses, briefcases, luggage and furniture must be produced from the less common, more expensive higher grade hides. (Larger hides with fewer holes, scars or buttons) This results in the larger the product, the higher grade hide that must be used in its manufacture thus the higher the retail price and the more limited is the products availability. I hope this assists with understanding the pricing structure and market availability of genuine American alligator verses the inferior wanna bes and the lesser grades of alligator hides. He also owns HighClassic Alligator Leather Products. Prior to his involvement in the alligator industry, Capt Walters spent decades in the beverage alcohol industry as a sales representative, wine consultant and sales manager. He is as well versed and competent in both the swamp to produce a gator and the jungle otherwise known as the market to sell a finished, high end product. Our motto: Support American Craftsmen! The item “American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA5″ is in sale since Tuesday, January 19, 2021. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Range & Shooting Accessories\Slings & Swivels”. The seller is “southnjent” and is located in Tampa, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Material: Genuine American Wild Alligator Leather
  • Type: Rifle Shotgun long gun Sling
  • Color: Peanut brittle
  • MPN: none
  • Brand: HighClassic Inc.

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6

This is the REAL DEAL! Genuine American Alligator belly hide from wild harvested gators……. All pictures taken in natural sunlight of the same belt…… Gator colors & hues vary as to the light & angle of the light….. This is Safari Peanut Brittle. Peanut Rifle/long gun sling, made from wild American Alligators. Adjusts from 35″ to 41″. Pad is 13″ long and 2.3-3″ wide. Very nice, all American made item. Looks better in person as my flash creates a lot of glare. These gator products exponentially out wear & out last cow leather and are greatly admired by those who see them. It is an attention getter. Excellent graduation, promotion, sales incentive or Mother’s Day gift item for the sharp dressed professional. Support Southern wetlands conservation for all wildlife by purchasing this unique item. Feel free to make a REASONABLE offer on this item that’s already price below fair market wholesale. Due to my vertical operation, I can price these first class premium items way below the market. It’s already a bargain………. Many items on E-bay are mis-labeled or mis-categorized as American Alligator when they are indeed caiman from South America. Caiman is an inferior leather when compared to Genuine American Alligator. The difference is easy to spot as caiman leather has a “sand dollar” pattern throughout it’s hide whereas alligator does not. The “sand dollar” pattern is calcium deposits; ie bone. Aside from the obvious visual pattern that’s easy to spot as it stands out like a sore thumb, the calcium makes the leather difficult to work with as bone is not flexible nor can it be sewn. Through the decades, Genuine American Alligator has long held a superior reputation and price points in the worldwide exotic leather market, a place that others, notably caiman often fraudulently wish to mimic as Genuine Alligator routinely commands the pinnacle prices of leather products due to it’s availability (very limited & tightly controlled) elegance, durability and desire of a privileged clientele who simply wish to own the best. ” Add the environmentally sustainable story along with the “recovered from the brink of extinction effort and you are left with a truly unique, exciting, beautiful and interesting product. I apologize for this however there are a few countries that make it very difficult to conduct business as they do not conprehend the CITIEs Trade agreements or have not ratified them. When you’re ready for the hunt of a lifetime, please visit our website. If you seek a unique gift, please visit our selection of elegant alligator leather products. For complete information on us, gator hunting and related information, visit GatorGuides. Com. Its harvested under strict government regulation in the Southern United States via either wild harvest (trapping, public hunting, nuisance removal) or farming, all conducted under sustainable use conservation principals. Due to its finite & tight supply, popularity by fashion designers and classic appeal it will always be a high demand, high price tiered premium product; however, many consumers of alligator leather products often use the same products for the rest of their lives as the leather is extremely durable & its products classic in design & never go out of style. Often, inferior items are marketed to mimic the alligators prestigious market position. (Its against US law to claim alligator or mention alligator when its not genuine American alligator) The most common is faux or embossed leather. When either of these words are honestly used, it means the product is not gator but another material (cow leather, plastic, vinyl) printed in the pattern of gator scales in a redundant manner (The pattern repeats itself). A good quality faux or embossed item may look close to genuine alligator but its not as durable and will deteriorate long before genuine gator. Another inferior knock off found attempting to hide behind alligators elegance is the Caiman of South America. A Caiman is a crocodilian species thats very common in the wild and also common in the market place. When you compare genuine alligator next to caiman, you will notice the caiman has a sand dollar pattern in the larger scales found on its belly. These sand dollar ridges are composed of calcium deposits, the same material bone is composed of. These calcium deposits, depending on their density, are not leather but bone. As such, they are not as pliable as alligator leather or the flank leather found on a caiman. Additionally, since the ridges are bone, they do not absorb the chemicals need to tan or color the material, so they always appear whitish to the eye. Africa, Indonesia and Australia all are producing farm and wild crocodile. Genuine crocodile leather is close in appeal and quality to alligator leather however; its sources may not be as regulated. When compared side by side, the larger belly scales of alligator leather will have a crows feet look at one end of the scale. On croc, they dont have the lines of the crows feet but have a round, single dot instead. This is the easiest method to determine the type of animal that produced the product. With alligator hides, there are many grades and quality levels of the materials used in products. Green alligator hides are graded by the holes produced by either the gators life experiences (fighting, sliding over rocks) or the skinning process. Scars from its lifes experiences and buttons due to its age or diet will detract from its grade & value. A button is a calcium deposit in its scale similar to those found in the caiman. Large older, wild gators often have from a few to many buttons. Later in the process, after the hide is cured, tanned & dyed, it is often shaved thinner in order to make it slightly easier to work with. This process will also produce holes in the hide, further devaluing the hide and forcing it to be used in smaller products such as wallets or shoes rather than purses, briefcases or furniture. Alligator leather is an extremely tough leather to work with. It will often destroy needles, machines and the like that are normally used in conjunction with other leathers, often limiting the number of craftsmen, designers and artists willing to work with it thus adding to the final cost of products. Another drawback in working with alligator is correctly and intelligently utilizing the beauty and appeal of its natural scale pattern. Similar to a diamond, each hide has its own unique scale pattern which must be considered before the hide is cut into patterns for products. Failure to maximize or making the wrong cuts can ruin the hide or result in less valuable products being produced from a superior hide. Think along the lines of a cow. If the butcher uses a prime Angus beef cow for strictly hamburger because an amateur made the lowest value cuts rather than higher profit cuts as prime rib, filets and the like, the market value of the finished product has been greatly reduced. Once the alligator hide is tanned, it can be dyed or colored. The classic colors are black, brown and peanut. Depending on the market, other colors may be in demand but usually they come and go (as in fads) but leave the classics as a consistent base. Classic finishes are safari or matte and high gloss. With the tanning process, each and every scale has a unique quality and thickness, thus producing a uniform tan or color set across the hide is not an easy feat to accomplish. For the safari or matte finishes, uniformity is more easily achieved. For a uniform high gloss finish, a higher grade hide is often needed. In the real world, the high gloss finish is usually used in the manufacture of high fashion, high end items with the matte or safari finish most often associated with daily wear casual items. A common, lower priced product found on the market consisting of genuine alligator is the horn back hide or cut. Normally, the horn back is discarded since it consists of osteoderms or scutes. These scutes are bones that plate the back of alligators & crocodiles and are part of their ancient armor system that protects them. As discussed above concerning the calcium in the skin of the caiman, these scutes do not tan very well as the bone does not absorb dyes. While many attractive products such as belts, boots, wallets, shoes and purses may be made from the horn back cut, they must come from small alligators due to their lack of elasticity and are not considered to be within the family of the Classic products produced from alligator leather. While horn back products have a market following, its most often associated with the independent, individual American biker grade group of products. With alligator hides, the quality level affects the final products price. While smaller quality items may be produced from greatly flawed hides, larger items such as purses, briefcases, luggage and furniture must be produced from the less common, more expensive higher grade hides. (Larger hides with fewer holes, scars or buttons) This results in the larger the product, the higher grade hide that must be used in its manufacture thus the higher the retail price and the more limited is the products availability. I hope this assists with understanding the pricing structure and market availability of genuine American alligator verses the inferior wanna bes and the lesser grades of alligator hides. He also owns HighClassic Alligator Leather Products. Prior to his involvement in the alligator industry, Capt Walters spent decades in the beverage alcohol industry as a sales representative, wine consultant and sales manager. He is as well versed and competent in both the swamp to produce a gator and the jungle otherwise known as the market to sell a finished, high end product. Our motto: Support American Craftsmen! The item “American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA6″ is in sale since Tuesday, January 19, 2021. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Range & Shooting Accessories\Slings & Swivels”. The seller is “southnjent” and is located in Tampa, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Material: Genuine American Wild Alligator Leather
  • Type: Rifle Shotgun long gun Sling
  • Color: Peanut brittle
  • MPN: none
  • Brand: HighClassic Inc.

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4

This is the REAL DEAL! Genuine American Alligator belly hide from wild harvested gators……. All pictures taken in natural sunlight of the same belt…… Gator colors & hues vary as to the light & angle of the light….. This is Safari Peanut Brittle. Peanut Rifle/long gun sling, made from wild American Alligators. Adjusts from 35″ to 41″. Pad is 13″ long and 2.3-3″ wide. Very nice, all American made item. Looks better in person as my flash creates a lot of glare. These gator products exponentially out wear & out last cow leather and are greatly admired by those who see them. It is an attention getter. Excellent graduation, promotion, sales incentive or Mother’s Day gift item for the sharp dressed professional. Support Southern wetlands conservation for all wildlife by purchasing this unique item. Feel free to make a REASONABLE offer on this item that’s already price below fair market wholesale. Due to my vertical operation, I can price these first class premium items way below the market. It’s already a bargain………. Many items on E-bay are mis-labeled or mis-categorized as American Alligator when they are indeed caiman from South America. Caiman is an inferior leather when compared to Genuine American Alligator. The difference is easy to spot as caiman leather has a “sand dollar” pattern throughout it’s hide whereas alligator does not. The “sand dollar” pattern is calcium deposits; ie bone. Aside from the obvious visual pattern that’s easy to spot as it stands out like a sore thumb, the calcium makes the leather difficult to work with as bone is not flexible nor can it be sewn. Through the decades, Genuine American Alligator has long held a superior reputation and price points in the worldwide exotic leather market, a place that others, notably caiman often fraudulently wish to mimic as Genuine Alligator routinely commands the pinnacle prices of leather products due to it’s availability (very limited & tightly controlled) elegance, durability and desire of a privileged clientele who simply wish to own the best. ” Add the environmentally sustainable story along with the “recovered from the brink of extinction effort and you are left with a truly unique, exciting, beautiful and interesting product. I apologize for this however there are a few countries that make it very difficult to conduct business as they do not conprehend the CITIEs Trade agreements or have not ratified them. When you’re ready for the hunt of a lifetime, please visit our website. If you seek a unique gift, please visit our selection of elegant alligator leather products. For complete information on us, gator hunting and related information, visit GatorGuides. Com. Its harvested under strict government regulation in the Southern United States via either wild harvest (trapping, public hunting, nuisance removal) or farming, all conducted under sustainable use conservation principals. Due to its finite & tight supply, popularity by fashion designers and classic appeal it will always be a high demand, high price tiered premium product; however, many consumers of alligator leather products often use the same products for the rest of their lives as the leather is extremely durable & its products classic in design & never go out of style. Often, inferior items are marketed to mimic the alligators prestigious market position. (Its against US law to claim alligator or mention alligator when its not genuine American alligator) The most common is faux or embossed leather. When either of these words are honestly used, it means the product is not gator but another material (cow leather, plastic, vinyl) printed in the pattern of gator scales in a redundant manner (The pattern repeats itself). A good quality faux or embossed item may look close to genuine alligator but its not as durable and will deteriorate long before genuine gator. Another inferior knock off found attempting to hide behind alligators elegance is the Caiman of South America. A Caiman is a crocodilian species thats very common in the wild and also common in the market place. When you compare genuine alligator next to caiman, you will notice the caiman has a sand dollar pattern in the larger scales found on its belly. These sand dollar ridges are composed of calcium deposits, the same material bone is composed of. These calcium deposits, depending on their density, are not leather but bone. As such, they are not as pliable as alligator leather or the flank leather found on a caiman. Additionally, since the ridges are bone, they do not absorb the chemicals need to tan or color the material, so they always appear whitish to the eye. Africa, Indonesia and Australia all are producing farm and wild crocodile. Genuine crocodile leather is close in appeal and quality to alligator leather however; its sources may not be as regulated. When compared side by side, the larger belly scales of alligator leather will have a crows feet look at one end of the scale. On croc, they dont have the lines of the crows feet but have a round, single dot instead. This is the easiest method to determine the type of animal that produced the product. With alligator hides, there are many grades and quality levels of the materials used in products. Green alligator hides are graded by the holes produced by either the gators life experiences (fighting, sliding over rocks) or the skinning process. Scars from its lifes experiences and buttons due to its age or diet will detract from its grade & value. A button is a calcium deposit in its scale similar to those found in the caiman. Large older, wild gators often have from a few to many buttons. Later in the process, after the hide is cured, tanned & dyed, it is often shaved thinner in order to make it slightly easier to work with. This process will also produce holes in the hide, further devaluing the hide and forcing it to be used in smaller products such as wallets or shoes rather than purses, briefcases or furniture. Alligator leather is an extremely tough leather to work with. It will often destroy needles, machines and the like that are normally used in conjunction with other leathers, often limiting the number of craftsmen, designers and artists willing to work with it thus adding to the final cost of products. Another drawback in working with alligator is correctly and intelligently utilizing the beauty and appeal of its natural scale pattern. Similar to a diamond, each hide has its own unique scale pattern which must be considered before the hide is cut into patterns for products. Failure to maximize or making the wrong cuts can ruin the hide or result in less valuable products being produced from a superior hide. Think along the lines of a cow. If the butcher uses a prime Angus beef cow for strictly hamburger because an amateur made the lowest value cuts rather than higher profit cuts as prime rib, filets and the like, the market value of the finished product has been greatly reduced. Once the alligator hide is tanned, it can be dyed or colored. The classic colors are black, brown and peanut. Depending on the market, other colors may be in demand but usually they come and go (as in fads) but leave the classics as a consistent base. Classic finishes are safari or matte and high gloss. With the tanning process, each and every scale has a unique quality and thickness, thus producing a uniform tan or color set across the hide is not an easy feat to accomplish. For the safari or matte finishes, uniformity is more easily achieved. For a uniform high gloss finish, a higher grade hide is often needed. In the real world, the high gloss finish is usually used in the manufacture of high fashion, high end items with the matte or safari finish most often associated with daily wear casual items. A common, lower priced product found on the market consisting of genuine alligator is the horn back hide or cut. Normally, the horn back is discarded since it consists of osteoderms or scutes. These scutes are bones that plate the back of alligators & crocodiles and are part of their ancient armor system that protects them. As discussed above concerning the calcium in the skin of the caiman, these scutes do not tan very well as the bone does not absorb dyes. While many attractive products such as belts, boots, wallets, shoes and purses may be made from the horn back cut, they must come from small alligators due to their lack of elasticity and are not considered to be within the family of the Classic products produced from alligator leather. While horn back products have a market following, its most often associated with the independent, individual American biker grade group of products. With alligator hides, the quality level affects the final products price. While smaller quality items may be produced from greatly flawed hides, larger items such as purses, briefcases, luggage and furniture must be produced from the less common, more expensive higher grade hides. (Larger hides with fewer holes, scars or buttons) This results in the larger the product, the higher grade hide that must be used in its manufacture thus the higher the retail price and the more limited is the products availability. I hope this assists with understanding the pricing structure and market availability of genuine American alligator verses the inferior wanna bes and the lesser grades of alligator hides. He also owns HighClassic Alligator Leather Products. Prior to his involvement in the alligator industry, Capt Walters spent decades in the beverage alcohol industry as a sales representative, wine consultant and sales manager. He is as well versed and competent in both the swamp to produce a gator and the jungle otherwise known as the market to sell a finished, high end product. Our motto: Support American Craftsmen! The item “American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA4″ is in sale since Tuesday, January 19, 2021. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Range & Shooting Accessories\Slings & Swivels”. The seller is “southnjent” and is located in Tampa, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Material: Genuine American Wild Alligator Leather
  • Type: Rifle Shotgun long gun Sling
  • Color: Peanut brittle
  • MPN: none
  • Brand: HighClassic Inc.

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3

This is the REAL DEAL! Genuine American Alligator belly hide from wild harvested gators……. All pictures taken in natural sunlight of the same belt…… Gator colors & hues vary as to the light & angle of the light….. This is Safari Peanut Brittle. Peanut Rifle/long gun sling, made from wild American Alligators. Adjusts from 35″ to 41″. Pad is 13″ long and 2.3-3″ wide. Very nice, all American made item. Looks better in person as my flash creates a lot of glare. These gator products exponentially out wear & out last cow leather and are greatly admired by those who see them. It is an attention getter. Excellent graduation, promotion, sales incentive or Mother’s Day gift item for the sharp dressed professional. Support Southern wetlands conservation for all wildlife by purchasing this unique item. Feel free to make a REASONABLE offer on this item that’s already price below fair market wholesale. Due to my vertical operation, I can price these first class premium items way below the market. It’s already a bargain………. Many items on E-bay are mis-labeled or mis-categorized as American Alligator when they are indeed caiman from South America. Caiman is an inferior leather when compared to Genuine American Alligator. The difference is easy to spot as caiman leather has a “sand dollar” pattern throughout it’s hide whereas alligator does not. The “sand dollar” pattern is calcium deposits; ie bone. Aside from the obvious visual pattern that’s easy to spot as it stands out like a sore thumb, the calcium makes the leather difficult to work with as bone is not flexible nor can it be sewn. Through the decades, Genuine American Alligator has long held a superior reputation and price points in the worldwide exotic leather market, a place that others, notably caiman often fraudulently wish to mimic as Genuine Alligator routinely commands the pinnacle prices of leather products due to it’s availability (very limited & tightly controlled) elegance, durability and desire of a privileged clientele who simply wish to own the best. ” Add the environmentally sustainable story along with the “recovered from the brink of extinction effort and you are left with a truly unique, exciting, beautiful and interesting product. I apologize for this however there are a few countries that make it very difficult to conduct business as they do not conprehend the CITIEs Trade agreements or have not ratified them. When you’re ready for the hunt of a lifetime, please visit our website. If you seek a unique gift, please visit our selection of elegant alligator leather products. For complete information on us, gator hunting and related information, visit GatorGuides. Com. Its harvested under strict government regulation in the Southern United States via either wild harvest (trapping, public hunting, nuisance removal) or farming, all conducted under sustainable use conservation principals. Due to its finite & tight supply, popularity by fashion designers and classic appeal it will always be a high demand, high price tiered premium product; however, many consumers of alligator leather products often use the same products for the rest of their lives as the leather is extremely durable & its products classic in design & never go out of style. Often, inferior items are marketed to mimic the alligators prestigious market position. (Its against US law to claim alligator or mention alligator when its not genuine American alligator) The most common is faux or embossed leather. When either of these words are honestly used, it means the product is not gator but another material (cow leather, plastic, vinyl) printed in the pattern of gator scales in a redundant manner (The pattern repeats itself). A good quality faux or embossed item may look close to genuine alligator but its not as durable and will deteriorate long before genuine gator. Another inferior knock off found attempting to hide behind alligators elegance is the Caiman of South America. A Caiman is a crocodilian species thats very common in the wild and also common in the market place. When you compare genuine alligator next to caiman, you will notice the caiman has a sand dollar pattern in the larger scales found on its belly. These sand dollar ridges are composed of calcium deposits, the same material bone is composed of. These calcium deposits, depending on their density, are not leather but bone. As such, they are not as pliable as alligator leather or the flank leather found on a caiman. Additionally, since the ridges are bone, they do not absorb the chemicals need to tan or color the material, so they always appear whitish to the eye. Africa, Indonesia and Australia all are producing farm and wild crocodile. Genuine crocodile leather is close in appeal and quality to alligator leather however; its sources may not be as regulated. When compared side by side, the larger belly scales of alligator leather will have a crows feet look at one end of the scale. On croc, they dont have the lines of the crows feet but have a round, single dot instead. This is the easiest method to determine the type of animal that produced the product. With alligator hides, there are many grades and quality levels of the materials used in products. Green alligator hides are graded by the holes produced by either the gators life experiences (fighting, sliding over rocks) or the skinning process. Scars from its lifes experiences and buttons due to its age or diet will detract from its grade & value. A button is a calcium deposit in its scale similar to those found in the caiman. Large older, wild gators often have from a few to many buttons. Later in the process, after the hide is cured, tanned & dyed, it is often shaved thinner in order to make it slightly easier to work with. This process will also produce holes in the hide, further devaluing the hide and forcing it to be used in smaller products such as wallets or shoes rather than purses, briefcases or furniture. Alligator leather is an extremely tough leather to work with. It will often destroy needles, machines and the like that are normally used in conjunction with other leathers, often limiting the number of craftsmen, designers and artists willing to work with it thus adding to the final cost of products. Another drawback in working with alligator is correctly and intelligently utilizing the beauty and appeal of its natural scale pattern. Similar to a diamond, each hide has its own unique scale pattern which must be considered before the hide is cut into patterns for products. Failure to maximize or making the wrong cuts can ruin the hide or result in less valuable products being produced from a superior hide. Think along the lines of a cow. If the butcher uses a prime Angus beef cow for strictly hamburger because an amateur made the lowest value cuts rather than higher profit cuts as prime rib, filets and the like, the market value of the finished product has been greatly reduced. Once the alligator hide is tanned, it can be dyed or colored. The classic colors are black, brown and peanut. Depending on the market, other colors may be in demand but usually they come and go (as in fads) but leave the classics as a consistent base. Classic finishes are safari or matte and high gloss. With the tanning process, each and every scale has a unique quality and thickness, thus producing a uniform tan or color set across the hide is not an easy feat to accomplish. For the safari or matte finishes, uniformity is more easily achieved. For a uniform high gloss finish, a higher grade hide is often needed. In the real world, the high gloss finish is usually used in the manufacture of high fashion, high end items with the matte or safari finish most often associated with daily wear casual items. A common, lower priced product found on the market consisting of genuine alligator is the horn back hide or cut. Normally, the horn back is discarded since it consists of osteoderms or scutes. These scutes are bones that plate the back of alligators & crocodiles and are part of their ancient armor system that protects them. As discussed above concerning the calcium in the skin of the caiman, these scutes do not tan very well as the bone does not absorb dyes. While many attractive products such as belts, boots, wallets, shoes and purses may be made from the horn back cut, they must come from small alligators due to their lack of elasticity and are not considered to be within the family of the Classic products produced from alligator leather. While horn back products have a market following, its most often associated with the independent, individual American biker grade group of products. With alligator hides, the quality level affects the final products price. While smaller quality items may be produced from greatly flawed hides, larger items such as purses, briefcases, luggage and furniture must be produced from the less common, more expensive higher grade hides. (Larger hides with fewer holes, scars or buttons) This results in the larger the product, the higher grade hide that must be used in its manufacture thus the higher the retail price and the more limited is the products availability. I hope this assists with understanding the pricing structure and market availability of genuine American alligator verses the inferior wanna bes and the lesser grades of alligator hides. He also owns HighClassic Alligator Leather Products. Prior to his involvement in the alligator industry, Capt Walters spent decades in the beverage alcohol industry as a sales representative, wine consultant and sales manager. He is as well versed and competent in both the swamp to produce a gator and the jungle otherwise known as the market to sell a finished, high end product. Our motto: Support American Craftsmen! The item “American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather JA3″ is in sale since Tuesday, January 19, 2021. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Range & Shooting Accessories\Slings & Swivels”. The seller is “southnjent” and is located in Tampa, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Material: Genuine American Wild Alligator Leather
  • Type: Rifle Shotgun long gun Sling
  • Color: Peanut brittle
  • MPN: none
  • Brand: HighClassic Inc.

Handmade Rifle Sling American Flag Eagle Patriot Gun Rifle Shotgun Strap Custom

Sunday, January 10th, 2021
Handmade Rifle Sling American Flag Eagle Patriot Gun Rifle Shotgun Strap Custom

Handmade Rifle Sling American Flag Eagle Patriot Gun Rifle Shotgun Strap Custom

Handmade Rifle Sling American Flag Eagle Patriot Gun Rifle Shotgun Strap Custom

Handmade Rifle Sling American Flag Eagle Patriot Gun Rifle Shotgun Strap Custom

Handmade Rifle Sling American Flag Eagle Patriot Gun Rifle Shotgun Strap Custom

Customized Handmade Leather Rifle sling with Thomas Jefferson quote, the tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots & tyrants. The leather strap has a custom vintage look with an eagle and American flag artwork. Shoulder strap is 2.5 wide at widest point. Designed for 1″ sling swivels with 1″ tab at top and 1 wide strap. Sling has an adjustable length from 30″ to 44″. Sling swivels are not included. We start with premium 7/9 ounce natural vegetable tanned leather and laser engrave the desired design and shape. The edges are then beveled, finished, and slicked with gum tragacanth. The sling is then dyed and finished with a top coat and wax to protect the finish. It is finally assembled with black hardware including a Chicago Screw at the top and a Conway buckle for adjustments. The finish is varied due to natural grain of the leather and hand application of the finish, we will try to get it as close to the piece depicted in the photo as possible. This is a made to order item that takes several days to complete due to drying time. We can make any size, color, design, text, finish or hardware. The item “Handmade Rifle Sling American Flag Eagle Patriot Gun Rifle Shotgun Strap Custom” is in sale since Tuesday, January 5, 2021. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Range & Shooting Accessories\Slings & Swivels”. The seller is “rush_retail46″ and is located in Danville, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: Handmade
  • Type: Rifle Sling
  • Material: Leather
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • MPN: Does Not Apply

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Monday, October 5th, 2020
Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Here we have a vintage leather? (not positive material or age) Native American Style Rifle sling? . Will be listing others in separate auctions. Will pack well and insure. The item “Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling” is in sale since Monday, September 7, 2020. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Range & Shooting Accessories\Slings & Swivels”. The seller is “nicksqualityfinds” and is located in Spring Hill, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: Unknown
  • Type: Rifle Sling???
  • Material: Unknown
  • MPN: Does Not Apply

Rifle Sling African Vs American Carry And Presentation

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Monday, July 6th, 2020
Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling

Here we have a vintage leather? (not positive material or age) Native American Style Rifle sling? . Will be listing others in separate auctions. Will pack well and insure. The item “Vintage Leather Native American Style Rifle Sling” is in sale since Thursday, April 2, 2020. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Range & Shooting Accessories\Slings & Swivels”. The seller is “nicksqualityfinds” and is located in Spring Hill, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: Unknown
  • Type: Rifle Sling???
  • Material: Unknown
  • MPN: Does Not Apply

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

Friday, December 20th, 2019
American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20

This is the REAL DEAL! Genuine American Alligator belly hide from wild harvested gators…….. All pictures taken in natural sunlight of the same belt…… Gator colors & hues vary as to the light & angle of the light…. Rust Brown Rifle/long gun sling, made from wild American Alligators. Adjusts from 35″ to 42″. Pad is 12.5″ long and 2.5-3.25″ wide. Very nice, all American made item. Looks better in person as my flash creates a lot of glare. These gator products exponentially out wear & out last cow leather and are greatly admired by those who see them. It is an attention getter. Excellent graduation, promotion, sales incentive or Mother’s Day gift item for the sharp dressed professional. Support Southern wetlands conservation for all wildlife by purchasing this unique item. Feel free to make a REASONABLE offer on this item that’s already price below fair market wholesale. Due to my vertical operation, I can price these first class premium items way below the market. It’s already a bargain………. Many items on E-bay are mis-labeled or mis-categorized as American Alligator when they are indeed caiman from South America. Caiman is an inferior leather when compared to Genuine American Alligator. The difference is easy to spot as caiman leather has a “sand dollar” pattern throughout it’s hide whereas alligator does not. The “sand dollar” pattern is calcium deposits; ie bone. Aside from the obvious visual pattern that’s easy to spot as it stands out like a sore thumb, the calcium makes the leather difficult to work with as bone is not flexible nor can it be sewn. Through the decades, Genuine American Alligator has long held a superior reputation and price points in the worldwide exotic leather market, a place that others, notably caiman often fraudulently wish to mimic as Genuine Alligator routinely commands the pinnacle prices of leather products due to it’s availability (very limited & tightly controlled) elegance, durability and desire of a privileged clientele who simply wish to own the best. ” Add the environmentally sustainable story along with the “recovered from the brink of extinction effort and you are left with a truly unique, exciting, beautiful and interesting product. I apologize for this however there are a few countries that make it very difficult to conduct business as they do not conprehend the CITIEs Trade agreements or have not ratified them. When you’re ready for the hunt of a lifetime, please visit our website. If you seek a unique gift, please visit our selection of elegant alligator leather products. For complete information on us, gator hunting and related information, visit GatorGuides. Com. Its harvested under strict government regulation in the Southern United States via either wild harvest (trapping, public hunting, nuisance removal) or farming, all conducted under sustainable use conservation principals. Due to its finite & tight supply, popularity by fashion designers and classic appeal it will always be a high demand, high price tiered premium product; however, many consumers of alligator leather products often use the same products for the rest of their lives as the leather is extremely durable & its products classic in design & never go out of style. Often, inferior items are marketed to mimic the alligators prestigious market position. (Its against US law to claim alligator or mention alligator when its not genuine American alligator) The most common is faux or embossed leather. When either of these words are honestly used, it means the product is not gator but another material (cow leather, plastic, vinyl) printed in the pattern of gator scales in a redundant manner (The pattern repeats itself). A good quality faux or embossed item may look close to genuine alligator but its not as durable and will deteriorate long before genuine gator. Another inferior knock off found attempting to hide behind alligators elegance is the Caiman of South America. A Caiman is a crocodilian species thats very common in the wild and also common in the market place. When you compare genuine alligator next to caiman, you will notice the caiman has a sand dollar pattern in the larger scales found on its belly. These sand dollar ridges are composed of calcium deposits, the same material bone is composed of. These calcium deposits, depending on their density, are not leather but bone. As such, they are not as pliable as alligator leather or the flank leather found on a caiman. Additionally, since the ridges are bone, they do not absorb the chemicals need to tan or color the material, so they always appear whitish to the eye. Africa, Indonesia and Australia all are producing farm and wild crocodile. Genuine crocodile leather is close in appeal and quality to alligator leather however; its sources may not be as regulated. When compared side by side, the larger belly scales of alligator leather will have a crows feet look at one end of the scale. On croc, they dont have the lines of the crows feet but have a round, single dot instead. This is the easiest method to determine the type of animal that produced the product. With alligator hides, there are many grades and quality levels of the materials used in products. Green alligator hides are graded by the holes produced by either the gators life experiences (fighting, sliding over rocks) or the skinning process. Scars from its lifes experiences and buttons due to its age or diet will detract from its grade & value. A button is a calcium deposit in its scale similar to those found in the caiman. Large older, wild gators often have from a few to many buttons. Later in the process, after the hide is cured, tanned & dyed, it is often shaved thinner in order to make it slightly easier to work with. This process will also produce holes in the hide, further devaluing the hide and forcing it to be used in smaller products such as wallets or shoes rather than purses, briefcases or furniture. Alligator leather is an extremely tough leather to work with. It will often destroy needles, machines and the like that are normally used in conjunction with other leathers, often limiting the number of craftsmen, designers and artists willing to work with it thus adding to the final cost of products. Another drawback in working with alligator is correctly and intelligently utilizing the beauty and appeal of its natural scale pattern. Similar to a diamond, each hide has its own unique scale pattern which must be considered before the hide is cut into patterns for products. Failure to maximize or making the wrong cuts can ruin the hide or result in less valuable products being produced from a superior hide. Think along the lines of a cow. If the butcher uses a prime Angus beef cow for strictly hamburger because an amateur made the lowest value cuts rather than higher profit cuts as prime rib, filets and the like, the market value of the finished product has been greatly reduced. Once the alligator hide is tanned, it can be dyed or colored. The classic colors are black, brown and peanut. Depending on the market, other colors may be in demand but usually they come and go (as in fads) but leave the classics as a consistent base. Classic finishes are safari or matte and high gloss. With the tanning process, each and every scale has a unique quality and thickness, thus producing a uniform tan or color set across the hide is not an easy feat to accomplish. For the safari or matte finishes, uniformity is more easily achieved. For a uniform high gloss finish, a higher grade hide is often needed. In the real world, the high gloss finish is usually used in the manufacture of high fashion, high end items with the matte or safari finish most often associated with daily wear casual items. A common, lower priced product found on the market consisting of genuine alligator is the horn back hide or cut. Normally, the horn back is discarded since it consists of osteoderms or scutes. These scutes are bones that plate the back of alligators & crocodiles and are part of their ancient armor system that protects them. As discussed above concerning the calcium in the skin of the caiman, these scutes do not tan very well as the bone does not absorb dyes. While many attractive products such as belts, boots, wallets, shoes and purses may be made from the horn back cut, they must come from small alligators due to their lack of elasticity and are not considered to be within the family of the Classic products produced from alligator leather. While horn back products have a market following, its most often associated with the independent, individual American biker grade group of products. With alligator hides, the quality level affects the final products price. While smaller quality items may be produced from greatly flawed hides, larger items such as purses, briefcases, luggage and furniture must be produced from the less common, more expensive higher grade hides. (Larger hides with fewer holes, scars or buttons) This results in the larger the product, the higher grade hide that must be used in its manufacture thus the higher the retail price and the more limited is the products availability. I hope this assists with understanding the pricing structure and market availability of genuine American alligator verses the inferior wanna bes and the lesser grades of alligator hides. He also owns HighClassic Alligator Leather Products. Prior to his involvement in the alligator industry, Capt Walters spent decades in the beverage alcohol industry as a sales representative, wine consultant and sales manager. He is as well versed and competent in both the swamp to produce a gator and the jungle otherwise known as the market to sell a finished, high end product. Our motto: Support American Craftsmen! The item “American Wild Alligator Rifle shotgun Shoulder Sling Strap gator leather DE20″ is in sale since Thursday, December 19, 2019. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Range & Shooting Accessories\Slings & Swivels”. The seller is “southnjent” and is located in Tampa, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Material: Genuine American Wild Alligator Leather
  • Type: Rifle Shotgun Long gun Sling
  • Features: Padded
  • Color: Sport Rust Brown
  • MPN: none
  • Brand: HighClassic Inc.