Fabric and Leather

Fabric and Textile Supplies

Burnley & Trowbridge Co.
108 Druid Dr.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: (757) 253-1644
E-mail: jasburn@aol.com

Visa/MC/Discover accepted.

Catalog is available, but call for fabric in stock. Samples cost $2.00. They are the best source for white linen at about $6/yard!

J. L. Cooke
3 Ronald Cir.
Spencerport, NY 14559
Phone: (home/night) (716) 352-4730

ECWSA fabric (Woolrich wool) for soldier uniforms; write for specific price list and swatches.

Lacis
Lacis
Proprietors: Jules & Kaethe Kliot
3163 Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
Phone: (510) 843-7178
(609) 926-1297
E-mail: staff@lacis.com
Website: http://www.lacis.com

Everything for lace making, including crochet, knitting, embroidery, sewing, and crafts. (Catalog $5)


Leather and Hardware (Snapsacks, Leather Jerkins, Baldrics & Scabbards)

Bjarni's Boots - Mark Beabey
Bjarni's Boots - Mark Beabey Handsewn Footwear & Leathergoods
Vastra Tvetavagen 11
S - 570 82
Malilla
SWEDEN
Phone: 0046-495-220-36
E-mail: info@bjarnisboots.co.uk
Website: http://www.bjarnisboots.co.uk

Highly recommended source for shoes, boots, buffcoats, baldrics/belts and even horse tack and pistol holsters. Mark is "Master Craftsman in Leather to the Royal Armouries at Leeds", and is now in Sweden. Estimated cost for a pair of 17th Century boots is about $800.00. Contact Mark for full details on his leather items offered (see website above).

The Buzzard's Nest
Proprietor: Bill Ruppert, Jr.
HCR 74 Box 2945
Cologne, Va. 23185-9690
Phone: (804) 785-2459

Carries belt buckles and belt fittings. Contact for details/prices.

G. Gedney Godwin
G. Gedney Godwin
P.O. Box 100
Valley Forge, PA 19481
Phone: (610) 783-0670
Fax: (610) 783-6083
E-mail: damian@ptd.net
Website: http://www.gggodwin.com

Order:

  • 'French & Indian War 2" Brass Buckle'; Stock #398; Cost: $8.95 +postage.
    Note: this is for all sword baldrics.
  • 'French & Indian War Bayonet Locket'; Stock #419; Cost: $5.35 +postage.
    Note: this is for all sword scabbards.
  • 'Brass 1?" Buckle'; Stock #66; Cost: $6.60 +postage.
    Note: this is for all bandolier belts.
Note: Postage is $3.95 if less than $15.00; else $4.95.

Jas. Townsend and Son, Inc.
Jas. Townsend & Son, Inc.
133 North First St.
P.O. Box 415
Pierceton, IN. 46562
Phone: (day/shop) 800-338-1665 order line
(219) 594-5852 info line
E-mail: jastown@jastown.com
Website: http://www.jastown.com

Visa/MC/Discover/American Exp. accepted

Order:
  • 'Double-D Brass 2 3/4" Buckle', Stock# BB35A; Cost $6.00 +postage.
  • 'Double-D Brass 2 1/4" Buckle', Stock# BB35B; Cost: $5.25 +postage.
    Note: For all sword baldrics and bandoliers.
  • 'Brass Bayonet Frog'; Cost: $4.00 +postage.
    Note; this is for all sword scabbards.

Richard Lanni
P.O. Box 4174
DeLand, FL 32724
Phone: (386) 734-0230
E-mail: bucklecastings@msn.com

Carries brass buckles, buttons, sword belt fittings and furniture hardware. Catalog available with pricelist.


Mountain Top Trading Company
413 S. Main
Colfax, WA 99111
Phone: (509) 397-4447
Fax: (509) 397-3291
E-mail: mttoptradi@colfax.com
Website: http://www.mountaintoptradingco.com

Carries the proper iron snapsack buckle.

Order:
  • '1-inch D-uckle of 1/8" iron'. Cost: $3.00 (shipping $6.50 on orders up to $20.00)

M. Siegel Co., Inc.
120 Pond St. (Rte. 126)
Ashland, MA. 01721
Phone: (617) 881-5200

Visa/MC accepted

Order:
  • For snapsack leather, bullet bag leather, or for scabbard leather, you must order the following - '3-4 oz. wt. of vegetable tanned English Side of Wallet & Tooling Leather'.
  • For snapsack belt leather, baldric leather, or bandolier leather, you must order the following - '6-7 oz. wt. of vegetable tanned English Oak Shoulder of Belt Leather'.
  • For leather jerkins use '06-7 oz. wt.' above. Costs: call for quotes.

Practical Goose
c/o. Leigh & Mike Tartaglio
1 Evergreen Ave.
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Phone: (609) 653-1271
E-mail: stuffy@dandy.net

Carries hand cast buttons with brass shanks, and hobnails.

Taube Distributors
Attn: Howard Taube
9345 Frazer Ln.
Silver Spring, Md. 20910
Phone: (301) 585-7002 or 7003

Order:
  • '3 Bends of Bowling Alley Leather' for a standard officers buffcoat;
    Cost: $3.50 per sq. ft.; with 1 bend = 9-10 sq. ft. Note: remember to order 'Bowling Alley Leather', and ALL orders should be called in first.

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