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WB place leather jacket refurbishment

Simonsglwc2

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Hello

I was wondering if anyone out there , would have any experience refurbishing/ conditioning buckskin leather jackets that have faded and dried out a bit. These Jackets were made by WB Place Company in the 50/60s i'm told . I am looking to recondition them. to give them a new lease of life. There seems to be two kinds of finish to the leather : One is a gloss polished finish and is very dark brown, whilst the other is a kind of satin finish and a little lighter in color. Im reticent to start experimenting on these jackets witout some sound advive first. If anyone could help me out i'd be very appreciative !
 

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Be very careful when choosing conditioners for these jackets. Deerskin handles wax and oils differently than cow or horse. The wrong product can leave your garments feeling sticky or stiff- basically ruining them.
 

Simonsglwc2

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Yes , absolutely. Thats my big problem. I've experimented with a few onan old piece of deerskin and frankly i'm non the wiser
Be very careful when choosing conditioners for these jackets. Deerskin handles wax and oils differently than cow or horse. The wrong product can leave your garments feeling sticky or stiff- basically ruining them.
 

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