The Port Wallet
A minimal handmade wallet in an American tanned leather allowing for your indispensable cards plus some cash. Choose a thread color with a Premium Horween Port Wallet.
This unisex leather wallet is perfect for the men who want to reduce pocket bulk, or for the gals who would like to leave the purse at home and carry out only the necessities.
- Cut and saddle stitched by hand in North Idaho
- Stitching is guaranteed
- 3-4oz weight harness or natural veg tan leather
- W 2.75" x H 4" x D .75 " (full)
Video showing the making of a premium Horween Dublin Leather Port Wallet.
Modern Focus Feature
Our friends over at Modern Focus make really neat videos. Here's one on the Port Wallet.
This design uses a single piece of leather wrapped around itself, with only the needed stitching, to complete a beautiful minimalist design. Pack your main cards in an outside pocket, your cash in the short pocket, and the lesser used cards inside the center port.
The Port Wallet fits comfortably in the front or rear pant pockets as well as in the palm of your hand. Carrying one of these wallets for a week will have you wondering why you carried all that other stuff around in a bulky uncomfortable wallet all these years. The Port Wallet is cut and saddle stitched by hand in North Idaho using quality American tanned leather. This wallet will age nicely as it breaks in and forms to your wallet contents.
This harness leather will require some breaking in on your part. Pack it with extra cards each night while it sits to speed the process. Soon it will be supple and comfortable. This high grade harness leather from the Wickett and Craig tannery in Pennsylvania is Hot Stuffed with a proprietary time-proven mixture of waxes, oils, and tallows, giving it a multitude of uses. The natural finish of this Harness is done the traditional way by using a glazing jack to bring the oils to the surface to give it a shine and waxy smooth feel without hiding any of the natural beauty. Don't be afraid of scratches or marks appearing, as this is true full grain leather that will get nicked and marked and was made to take the abuse. If scratches, marks and signs of wear are a deal breaker for you, we suggest a pleather wallet from your local mega-mart.
Natural Vegetable Tanned Leather
For the leather enthusiasts who want the touch of an earned patina, you can choose the Natural Leather option. Some of the best veg tan leather available, these hides are from a 140 year old European tannery and is a favorite to work with. This option will require some leather conditioner for protection. The rest of the patina is up to you! Start the aging process off quickly by letting your Natural Leather Port Wallet sit in the sun for a few hours to give it a sun tan. From there, daily use plus the natural oils in your hands will begin to give you a beautiful patina that can only be earned through time. Our standard natural veg is Hermann Oak in 3/4oz and the Premium Natural is Masure in 4/5oz. Premium has a finer finish, it is thicker and generally nicer.
When you develop a beautiful patina, be sure to post your patina photos to Instagram and tag them with #portwallet along with @craftnlore to show us your handy work!
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Most orders arrive between
Estimated 2-4 Weeks
Port Wallets, Insider Wallets and Enfold Card Wallets typically go out a day or two after the order is placed. If you have a deadline, please contact us. We may be able to work something out.
Custom Requests: Closed
Our store orders are our top priority, and so we're unable to interrupt our work flow in order to accept any custom requests. If you're interested in your initials being placed on your item, we suggest taking it in to your local laser engraver. You'll receive a quality engraving, that is truly complimentary to your fine leather goods.
Items In Stock
Generally we keep Port Wallets, Insiders and Enfold Card Wallets built and ready to ship. Otherwise all leather goods are generally hand made to your order. Items marked as 'in stock' means that we have the material on hand to fulfill your order and that wait times will apply.
All USA destinations are shipped FedEx Express which has a 2-3 day transit time for US residents. You will receive tracking information in an email when your order ships.
International shipments may choose between First Class, Priority mail or FedEx, but we strongly suggest FedEx as it gets through customs easier. There is no guarantee of tracking for international shipments. If your package hasn't arrived after 30 days, please contact us with your tracking number. Craft and Lore cannot be held responsible for the US Postal Service losing packages once it leaves the USA. If a package is indeed lost, and after 60 days have passed since the shipping day, please contact us and we will see what we can do.