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    Old World Harness Leather Belt - 1.5"

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    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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    • A gorgeous hand-stitched every day, work, or concealed carry belt that really is a piece of art. Hanks Old World Harness Belt is a true piece of American craftsmanship. USA Made from full-grain Hermann Oak Old World Harness leather this belt is unsurpassed in feel and looks.

      Available in either a classic raw edge without stitching for a genuine hand-cut appearance or a stunning double stitch with rich oak edge dye.

      The double edge stitching is done by hand by the Master belt maker by making one pass, turning the belt, and then stitching the second row. No double needle machine here. It takes skilled hands for that fine detail work and the result is simply stunning.

      Stuffed in drums with heavy tallow this leather is weather-resistant and soft yet durable and develops a patina that can't be created any other way than simply by wearing. Each belt will develop its own look depending on your individual usage and soon will be like your favorite pair of worn-in jeans.

      We use the extra heavy 16 oz. and over hides called tannery runs. Tannery runs allow all the scars and bug bites to show which gives this belt its rich full-grain look. It also results in no two belts being alike as the color and markings will be different from hide to hide. If you want a belt that looks like everyone else's then this is not the belt for you. These are stunning, heavy belts just like your great grandfather would have worn.

      These hides also vary in weight by as much as 3 oz. from butt to shoulder so there will be some variances in thickness along the length of the belt. This is by design and gives these belts the handcrafted that is so desirable. Rated at 16 oz. these belts can have areas that go as high as 19 oz. on them. A great look and feel and the way nature intended this leather to be.

      This is a superb CCW belt and the thickness supports most firearms with ease and looks great. This belt works well for either IWB or OWB carry and will support your rig with confidence which is all part of responsible concealed carry. It also makes a perfect work belt due to its heavy-duty features or just a great belt to wear if you simply want a heavy, rugged belt that will last for decades.

      You would spend all year looking in big box stores for a belt like this and never even come close. Stylish and pure quality, this is a belt that will truly be with you for years to come.

      • USA Made
      • USA tanned by Hermann Oak Leather (in business since 1881)
      • Harness leather drum stuffed with tallow
      • Dark edge dye and double row stitching for a classy look
      • No two belts alike
      • Color may vary from picture as these hides contain high volumes of tallow that result in varying dye shades. They will all darken with use.
      • Tannery run leather shows all the natural scars and bug bites that leave no doubt this is full-grain USA harness leather
      • Perfect CCW belt for those that need a more refined look
      • Ages beautifully and develops its own unique look depending on your individual usage
      • 100-year warranty
    • Style Number A2950 - Stitched | A2900 - Plain


       1 1/2"


      ~.23" - .25"

      Leather Weight


      Leather Ply

      Solid 1 Piece Full Grain Leather

      Country Of Manufacture


      Leather Type

      USA Herman Oak Old World Harness Leather


      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


      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

      Old World Harness 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"

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    Brett R.
    United States United States
    Great belt, I will be buying more!

    What can I say besides what a great belt, my only regret is not getting one sooner. It’s perfect for carrying a sidearm or wearing while working outside. It also looks great so you could wear it for a night on the town (if you’re into that kind of thing). I will be buying at least one more. If you are hung up on the price like I was at first, just remember that this belt is made in the U.S.A and is great quality. Support your fellow Americans. Now I’ll step off my soapbox.

    Richard G.
    United States United States
    Best concealed carry belt out there!

    This is my second purchase from Hanks Belts....the quality and durability of these belts are second to none!! My first belt, which is black, is about a year old and it still looks brand new, made the second purchase because I wanted a brown belt. If you need a high quality CC belt don’t hesitate to purchase one of these from won’t be disappointed!!

    Aaron D.
    United States United States
    Best belt yet

    Great belt, simply unbeatable.

    Harrison P.
    United States United States
    Unique belt

    All Hanks Belts are top notch but this one - my fifth - is truly one of a kind. I never knew leather this thick existed at all. With proper care this belt will last a couple of hundred years.

    Michael F.
    United States United States
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    You guys nailed it again, thank you for another great belt.