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Carpincho Leather Crust

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  • Buy 12 - 23 and get 5% off
  • Buy 24 - 49 and get 10% off
  • Buy 50 - 99 and get 15% off
  • Buy 100 or above and get 20% off

Carpincho Leather

  • The carpincho is a mammal native to South America. It is the largest living rodent in the world. Also called chigüire, chigüiro and capybara
  • Scientific name is hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
  • Carpincho is hunted for the meat. The skin is a byproduct
  • CITES status is non-appendix, meaning it does not require CITES
  • Features:
    • Carpincho leather is soft and supple
    • Small pores like pig species
  • The approximate dimensions of this carpincho leather are:
    • 8 sft total
    • 2 ft wide by 4 ft long
    • 1.3/1.5 mm thickness
  • PAL offers various grades of carpincho leather
    • Grade 1: no defects in the center area, ideal for handbags and upholstery
    • Grade 2: one defect or small cluster of defects affecting one quadrant of the center area, ideal for footwear, garments and gloves
    • Grade 3: one defect or small cluster of defects affecting two quadrants of the center area, ideal for footwear, belts and small leather goods

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  1. 100% Recommended  star rating

    Posted by Unknown on 24th Feb 2019

    This product has an excellent quality. Love this leather.
    Will buy it again!

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