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About this project

 

We are Owen Barry, we’ve been making sheepskin coats, hats and gloves since 1948. All our products are handmade in Somerset by a team of skilled craftspeople. Our contemporary and traditional products are sold to luxury retailers all over the world, so we know a thing or two about manufacturing. But manufacturing in the UK is tough, so we have created a new product to expand our offering, we really hope you like it!

Most people have an iPhone/iPad/MacBook and everyone should have a case for something so expensive. 

Because of this, and our deep-rooted understanding of sheepskin as a functional material, we have created a set of tablet cases that fully protect your device. They look incredible and use a premium grade British sheepskin from the United Kingdom.

 

Step 1 - Decide which case you need for your product  

Step 2 - Go to the "chart of rewards" section below  

Step 3 - Decide if you would like your item personalised. (The top row of each product item is the un-personalised item. The bottom row is personalised. )

Step 4 - Decide if you would like your item in October ("normal" price) or December ("early bird" price). 

Step 5 - Make note of the reward number 

Step 6 - Go to the "back this project" button at the top right hand side of the page

Step 7 - Choose your reward number from the listed items. 

REMEMBER - All items over £20 get a free accessory case. 

You will also be contacted afterwards by Crowdox to confirm your purchase requirements for colour of the thread and sheepskin and any personal message chosen. 

 

 

 

 

British manufactured and made by hand

• 15mm dense wool for the ultimate protection  

100% Premium British sheepskin

1 piece design so the case has as few weak spots as possible 

• A good level of water resistance allowing you the chance to remove your product before liquid damage 

• Soft and supple touch 

• Double stitched corners and over-locked seams for maximum bind on the joins

• Tight product fit  

• Horn button

• Personalisation available 

 • A lifetime guarantee (not because we think you won't use it, because we know you won't need it!)

These products will only be sold via crowdfunding until the Summer of 2018. So there is a genuine opportunity to be one of the first to own this distinctive and functional new case. 

All the cases are available in any of the 3 premium sheepskin colours

You can also choose the accompanying thread: 

You can even add a message to your product, personalising it for that special someone. There is a limit of 80 characters for the message (this includes spaces). 

 

Our shipping costs have been heavily reduced, as a thank you for backing the project. This is to encourage pledges and is applicable on all items excluding the "wholesale bundle". Any number of items can be included in one shipping fee. 

Due to the size of your rewards, PO boxes are not an option for delivery. 

Our preferred couriers are Fedex and UPS so the deliveries will be extremely reliable. 

UK – Free of charge

EU - £10 

Rest of the World - £20 

PLEASE COMBINE AS MANY PRODUCTS AS YOU LIKE. WE OFFER A FURTHER 10% DISCOUNT TO ANY MULTIPLE REWARD PURCHASES. SHIPPING IS A ONE OFF FEE AND COVERS AS MANY ITEMS AS REQUIRED.  

 

Here is a sizing chart to allow you to check the correct case for your product. (Any questions, no matter how small, please contact us!)

 

The dispatch of your new product will take place in 2 tranches.  

Dispatch 1 – Early October for those that paid the “normal” kickstarter rate.  

Dispatch 2 – Pre-Christmas for all “early bird” pledges. Perfect as a festive gift. 

Our prices have no local taxes included, except for those in the United Kingdom. We ask that you be aware of any additional costs that you may incur.

Below is a guide on the relevant taxes and duties you may be charged on receipt of the product into your relevant jurisdiction.

http://www.dutycalculator.com/new-import-duty-and-tax-calculation

Please be comfortable with all costs associated with your pledge. We want everyone to feel as pleased as possible with their new investment. 

 

 

 

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Owen Barry Ltd has been manufacturing since 1948. Predominantly we sell goods in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom

We supply companies such as Anthropologie, Madewell, British Made (Japan) and Jack Wills

The team is 36 strong, with an average of 12 years service. We are proud to be a British manufacturer and proud of our hardworking skilled staff. 

Our factory is based in the old Tanyard where Owen's father started the business in the early 1900's, we were lucky enough to move back here 4 years ago. In the office you can still see the tanning dye stains on the floorboards, we incorporated this character into the background of some of the product shots. 

The funds we hope to raise from this project will be reinvested into training a new batch of apprentices, teaching them the traditional skills of cutting, stitching and finishing our full range of products. Developing a younger workforce is a key aim to secure the long term future of the company. 

Sheepskin or shearling, is our key raw material and it is used in our designer range of coats/hats/gloves and also our lifestyle collection (our sumo beanbag is rather special!). We also make leather and cowhide handbags, this product range is perhaps what we are best known for domestically. The British weather is not as supportive of shearling outerwear as the US/Canada and Japan. 

Our factory and home are still very much based  in deepest Somerset and there we support other local businesses with all our packaging, logistics and consumable purchases. Your support for Owen Barry will be widely spread throughout our community

Every product will be carefully constructed and stringently checked before being dispatched. 

All products we manufacture come with a lifetime guarantee covering the quality of the sheepskin and the integrity of the manufacture. 

We really do hope to work with you and appreciate you studying our Kickstarter project.  

Any help sharing the project to friends and family would be very appreciated. 

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Risks and challenges

One of the key risks to the project is the 4-6 week lead time on the sheepskin production. As soon as the project is finished we will place the orders for all materials. This should allow us the maximum amount of time for the supplier, who we use regularly, to produce and tan all skins to meet the deadlines comfortably.

Another risk is that sheepskin as a natural product has some very slight colour variances from one batch to another. Because of this we would like to make any supporters aware that within reason the colour may vary slightly from the images posted. This challenge is controlled as much as possible by swatches of the skin that are sent to the tannery at the ordering stage.

The Tanneries we use are some of the finest in the world and they have a very very high match rate. So rest assured this risk is low.

DISCLAIMER - Whilst all the cases offered are very protective, Owen Barry Ltd, do not bear any liability for damage done to any product whilst placed in one of our covers. The intended use and conditions of use will vary widely and because of this the company is not responsible for damage or loss.

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