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Badalassi "Minerva Box" - Veg Tan Shoulder

Badalassi "Minerva Box" - Veg Tan Shoulder

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  • Natural pebble texture surface
  • Vegetable tanned square shoulders
  • Produced by the famous Tannery Badalassi Carlo 
  • Dry-milled and Aniline finish

The price refers to one full or half piece of which is indicated the average size

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$ 87.48

$ 87.48 per 1 pcs

  • Whole Piece
  • Half Piece
  • 1,4 m² - 15,5 sq. ft. - 1,7 yd²

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Data sheet

TanningVegetable Tanning
Type of LeatherBovine Grain Leather
Leather PartSquare Shoulder
Thickness RangeThick (2 ~ 5 mm)
Exact Thickness2,2 mm - (5,5 oz.)
Other Thicknesses AvailableYes, you can request a custom splitting down to 1mm (2,5 oz.) in order notes
Type of Finishing (Primary)Dry-Milled
Finishing DescriptionDry Milled: the leather is put into drums which through heat and movement give it a softer hand a wrinkled surface and a distressed appearance.
Type of Finishig (Secondary)Aniline
DyeCompletely Passing Through
Oil in TanningYes, Oiled Leather
Temper2/6 Soft
Primary UseLeather Goods, Bags, Binding, Wallets. This leather is suitable for producing leather bags or purses, totes, luggage, wallets, book bindings, covers, lining and small leather goods in general.
Secondary UseShoes and Footwear. This leather is suitable for shoes and footwear of all kinds, from decoltè to boots, elegant or sporty. The leather for shoes are resistant to bending and weathering.
Other UsesBelts and Saddlery. This leather is usually characterized by a square shape and an high thickness and is suitable for the production of belts, harness and saddles for motorbikes, horse riding, bicycles etc..
Size RangeMedium (up to 1,6m² | 18ft² | 2yd²)
Minimum size of the whole piece1,1 m² - 12,2 sq. ft. - 1,3 yd²
Average size of the whole piece1,4 m² - 15,5 sq. ft. - 1,7 yd²
Overall quality of leatherExcellent - 1° Grade
More details about qualityEven on the 1° Grade there could be some small imperfections or natural signs characteristic of this kind of leather, which are considered an added value. There may be areas with lots of pebbles and other areas with less pebbles.
Possibility to request samplesYes, you can request samples simply by sending a message with the reference number of the product.

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Badalassi "Minerva Box" is an item produced by the famous Tannery Badalassi Carlo on vegetable tanned square shoulders. It is characterized by a dry-milled aniline finish, that result in a skin with beautiful natural pebble texture surface. The mastery of the craftsman who works carefully every single skin allows to obtain precious skins that are appreciated worldwide.

This is the Classical Oiled Vacchetta, it is made in Tuscany and represents the most historical kind of leather available on the market. Thanks to the oil in tanning, this soft temper leather is also very suitable for burnishing: if rubbed, this skin usually becomes more shiny and beautiful: the usage and time instead of worsening the skin pulls the best out of it.

For all these reasons, this leather enters rightfully into the category of the best Italian vegetable tanned leathers. This veg tan shoulder is ideal for the production of bags, briefcases, wallets, belts, harness, saddlery, shoes, binding, and leather goods in general. The price refers to one full or half piece of which is indicated the average size.


  • You can choose between "Half" and "Whole" piece. In the case you select the half piece you will receive the half of the average size (m², sf², yd²) indicated.

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It is possible to request the labels of the "Genuine Vegetable Tanned Leather In Tuscany" consortium via email with a separate message after the order. The cost depends on number of labels requested.

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    Yusuke I. published the 06/04/2021 following an order made on 25/03/2021


    One of my favorite leather! Super soft and patinas so nicely!

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