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    The Premier - 1.5"

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    Sizing Instructions

    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 Belt - 18 oz. - 1.5"

      A leather 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 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
      • 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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    GA
    06/14/2021
    Gregory A.
    United States
    The Premier 1.5” is indeed Premier

    I’ve only had the privilege of wearing this belt a handful of times so far (bathing suit time here in Arizona) but I can already tell that this is FAR superior to any belt I’ve ever owned before, I’m looking forward to our “winter” when I can wear it everyday and get it really broken in. I’ll be back for more.

    AH
    06/12/2021
    Alex H.
    United States United States
    Belt to last a lifetime

    I bought this belt almost a year ago now and it has been quite comfortable. It's very high quality and does not feel cheap at all. Treat this belt right and it'll look brand new forever. One thing to note is the thickness of the belt, it's essentially two belts sewn together which adds to the durability but can sometimes be a problem when wearing dress pants with tight belt loops. Overall, it's been great and would totally recommend to anyone willing to splurge a little for a belt that will last forever. You just can't beat the warranty!

    JB
    06/08/2021
    Jerome B.
    United States United States
    Great Looking and Quality Belt

    This belt is high quality! It's thick but flexible. I'm very happy. Customer service is excellent as well. Thank you Hanks Belts!

    RF
    06/07/2021
    Robert F.
    United States United States
    Tired of cheap belts not holding my pants up

    So far it’s worked very well, they don’t seem to stretch out like the cheaper belts but I’ve only had this for about a month . The quality of this belt is very very nice!

    A Hanks Belts Customer
    DC
    05/30/2021
    DAVID C.
    United States United States
    Incredible American Made Product

    I recently bought the Premiere 1.5" from Hanks Belts and I am very impressed with the quality. The belt looks and feels like a million bucks and I cannot ever imagine this belt wearing out like cheaper products. When you are ready to spend the extra money for durable quality goods, good to Hanks Belts!