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Norshor Leather

Discussion in 'Outerwear' started by bretron, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. CBI

    CBI One Too Many

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    Mark does some of THE BEST work out there. Very skilled. I owned one of his custom jackets at one point - super work
     
  2. Grayland

    Grayland One Too Many

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    Brett,
    Your NS1 is one of the best-looking jackets I've seen. Just different enough in design and goatskin to boot. Very unique. I really like his NS2 as well, but don't need another traditional halfbelt. I feel I could rock the NS1, but it's so unique looking my wife would quickly realize that I've bought another expensive jacket. A traditional half belt would blend in to my wardrobe, but the NS1 is an attention grabber.
     
  3. bretron

    bretron Call Me a Cab

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    Thank you for the generous compliments, Grayland! And I couldn't agree more. This jacket remains my favorite. It's like a work of art IMO. And Mark's customer service and craftsmanship are second to none. He actually reached put to me after he read a post where I commented on the somewhat sagging lining offering to fix it free of charge. And in doing so he also successfully extended the sleeve length by about 1/4".

    My next jacket is going to be an NS2 in seal.

    Me thinks your wife will approve of an NS1 ;)
     
  4. ton312

    ton312 I'll Lock Up

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    Been seeing a lot of activity via FB for Norshor...I'm putting one of his HB's on my short list!
     
  5. Colin G

    Colin G Practically Family

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    Damn, nice stuff.

    I like the NS-2 a lot.
     
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  6. ton312

    ton312 I'll Lock Up

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    Yeah he's adding two more models as well. Cali and a cossack...I'll be watching him closely. Stuff looks really, really good.
     
  7. Colin G

    Colin G Practically Family

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    Those jackets are on their Facebook page? Its blocked here at work so I'll have to check later.

    Unless you post the pics here then I can have a look.
     
  8. ton312

    ton312 I'll Lock Up

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    No he hasn’t posted the new models yet. Said in the next few days.
     
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  9. Benny Holiday

    Benny Holiday My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    I really like his jackets especially the NS1 and NS2. When i was planning my modified Sunburst I almost ditched it for an NS1; only the availability of Red Fox through Thurston Bros sealed the deal. Would still love an NS1 one day.
     
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  10. jack miranda

    jack miranda A-List Customer

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    I'll jump in here with some pics of a custom jacket Mark made for me back in 2010. It was based on a 1941 Army field jacket, minus the buttons. I don't know where he sourced the hh, but, I've never seen anything like it before or since. It is an amazing jacket. Mark does outstanding work. Enjoy.

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  11. ton312

    ton312 I'll Lock Up

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    I REALLY like that! It's reminds me of a cross between an A2 and a bootlegger!
     
  12. Very very nice Ben.
     
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  13. Benny Holiday

    Benny Holiday My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    You know if I had not known better, especially where the first photo you posted is concerned JM, I'd have thought that was a vintage jacket from 75 or 80 years ago. The grain in the leather, the design, everything about it screams authenticity. Brilliant work from Mark!
     

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