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    The Premier - 1.5"

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    SIZING GUIDE

    Buy 2 Sizes Larger than waist if:

    • You are using your belt for CCW use.
    • You are using your belt for work and carrying tools or other gear on your belt.

      EX: 36 Waist Buy a 40 Belt - In between sizes round up.


    Buy 1 Size Larger than waist for everyday wear.

    EX: 36 Waist Buy a 38 Belt - In between sizes round up. 


    We do have free size exchanges if needed. For belt measurements click on the sizing tab on the page.
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    • The Premier Double Leather Gun Belt - 18 oz. - 1.5"

      A leather gun belt that is in a class of its own. When you are ready to step up to a belt that stands apart from the rest take Hanks 1.5" wide Premier Double Leather English Bridle Belt into consideration.

      No other belt comes close to the quality of this belt, in this class, at this price. Comparable belts can cost upwards of $185.00 and still won't measure up to the quality, feel, durability, and construction of this USA handmade belt.

      We start with the best genuine USA made vegetable-tanned bridle leather on the market. Vegetable-tanned leather is more expensive than traditional chemically tanned leather primarily because of the skill required to tan the hides. It's a 200-year-old process handed down through generations of skilled craftsmen. This same skill, though, results in hides of much higher quality. Plus:  

      • Vegetable-tanned leather
      • When all-natural tannins are used it results in each finished piece having its own unique look. No two hides are exactly the same so they each have their own characteristics.
      • A vegetable-tanned leather gun belt gets richer and warmer looking with age. Like a fine wine, their desirability increases over time developing a rich warm patina that simply can't be duplicated any other way.
      • The colors from vegetable-tanned leather are warm, natural, and rich-looking.

      Once we had the leather we wanted we didn't skimp on the hardware. Rugged solid stainless steel roller buckles give a refined, classy, but masculine look. The roller buckle makes fastening and unfastening your belt a breeze.

      Want to change the buckle to one of your choosing? No problem. We use rugged, yet handsome, Chicago screws to hold the belt together so you can easily swap buckles. The screwed together construction ensures your belt stays fastened, unlike snaps.

      Once we had everything laid out we decided to make this belt the most dependable, durable belt on the market. So we doubled up and sewed two pieces of this quality leather together making the original Hanks Double English Leather Bridle Belt complete. The result is a leather gun belt that looks good enough to wear with a sports coat and slacks and rugged enough to function as the premier CCW belt. 

      The perfect addition to any discerning man's wardrobe or the perfect gift for the man that appreciates the quality of fine handcrafted USA made leather products.
       

      • 1 1/2" wide for the most versatile fit in most all pants or jeans
      • 6 Holes with 1" on center spacing
      • 100% USA Made 
      • Double leather construction for a solid feel and no rollover
      • Genuine vegetable-tanned bridle leather
      • Rugged yet refined and masculine roller buckle
      • Screwed together construction with Chicago screws
      • Removable buckle
      • Perfect for dressier CCW use
      • Double-needle stitching for durability and refined look
      • 100-year warranty

       USA Made of USA tanned premium hand-burnished leather

    • Style Number T266

      Width:

       1 1/2"

      Thickness: 

      ~.27" - .28"

      Leather Weight

      ~18 oz.

      Leather Ply

      Dual-Layer Double Belt

      Country Of Manufacture

      USA

      Leather Type

      USA Wickett & Craig Premium English Bridle Leather

      Hardware

      Stainless Steel Roller Buckle - USA or Imported

      Interchangeable Buckle

      Yes - Chicago Screw Construction
      3/8" Screws

      Number Of Holes and Spacing

      6 Holes Spaced 1" on Center

      Warranty

      100 Years*

    • If using your belt for concealed carry, or as a work belt to carry items on, we recommend buying 2 sizes larger than your pant size.
      EX: 36 pants, buy a 40 belt.

      For use without carrying items on the belt, buy one size larger than pant size.
      EX: 36 pants buy a 38 belt.



      Belt Measurements

      For reference here are the measurement specifications if you wish to compare to a current belt you already own:

      IMPORTANT: Do not include buckle length in measurement. Measurements are from where the leather folds over the buckle.

      Belt Measurement Where to measure from

      Premium Double Belt Belt Has 6 Holes Spaced 1" On Center
      *All measurements are approximate and can vary slightly due to the handcrafted nature of this belt.

      BELT SIZE Measurement to 3rd Hole Measurement To End Of Belt
      32 32" 38"
      34 34" 40"
      36 36" 42"
      38 38" 44"
      40 40" 46"
      42 42" 48"
      44 44" 50"
      46 46" 52"
      48 48" 54"
      50 50" 56"
      52 52" 58"
      54 54" 60"
      56 56" 62"
      58 58" 64"
      60 60" 66"
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    J
    01/19/2021
    Jim
    United States United States
    Why do I love a belt??

    I've had the premiere belt for about six months now and I am very impressed. I just wanted something to keep my pants up that wouldn't wear out or curl up. This belt holds my pants up perfectly, thank God. It's ridiculously sturdy. Its two-ply. Looks like two belts sandwiched together, nicely. So it is pretty durable, and has worn nicely over the past 6 months. I can't imagine this ever tearing, curling, losing it's color, or wearing out. I have to admit, every time I take it off I glance at it and think, "that's a damn good belt." And that feels kind of weird--liking a belt so much. But I come by it honestly.

    NW
    01/18/2021
    Neil W.
    United States United States
    Impressive belt

    First of all, I have found Hank's Belts to be a delightful company with which to do business. They have great communication practices that keep you informed at every level. I had to return the first belt because it was too small, and the return process was very user friendly and easy. Secondly, the quality of the belt is wonderful - I've never seen a belt of such quality as that of Hank's Belts.

    RS
    01/17/2021
    Randall S.
    United States United States
    Hanks premier bristol black 40

    Belt is of superb quality. Built like a Sherman tank and i love it.. fits well and doesn't sag with my sidearm attached.. highly recommended... well worth the investment...

    GL
    01/17/2021
    Guy L.
    United States United States
    Belt

    I LOVE IT!!!!!!

    SV
    01/16/2021
    Scott V.
    United States United States
    A Work of Art

    This belt is a real work of art. The leather is beautiful and the craftsmanship is incredible. It's everything that I hoped for when I placed my order. Great work!