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Colour : Rosso (3005)

Description :

An extensive range of rub-off antique leathers that have been buffed and corrected to remove imperfections and embossed with a traditional print.  The topcoat can be removed to reveal its base coat for a two-tone effect.

Thickness : 0.9/1.1mm.
Average hide size : 50 sqft (4.6 sqm)

Suitable for domestic, contract and marine applications

Care Instructions

This is a variety of pigmented leather embossed with an attractive “Water Buffalo” grain, where the surface is made attractive by the application of a contrasting topcoat that can be partially removed (rubbed off) to reveal the underlying colour that is then sealed with a lacquer.

Cleaning: – a damp cloth and a pure mild soap solution will remove most stains. Care should be taken not to soak the leather. Do not use a detergent.

Technical Specification

Test Methods

EN ISO 11640  ISO 11641

Leather Characteristics

Colour fastness to-and-fro rubbing


500 Cycles, min 4 grey scale


250 Cycles, min 3 / 4 grey scale


80 Cycles, min 3 / 4 grey scale

Colour fastness to light

Min 5 Blue Scale EN ISO 105-B02

Finish Adhesion

Min 2N/10mm ISO 11644 Dry Adhesion

Flexing Endurance

50,000 cycles (no finish damage cracks) EN ISO 5402

PH and ΔpH

Min 3.2 If the pH value is below 4, ΔpH < 0.7 EN ISO 4045

Tear Strength

Min 20N EN 3377-1

Whilst these values are typical of those expected, it is advisable to issue appropriate guidance with upholstered furniture to inform consumers of likely performance, as in service, care and maintenance instructions to avoid unnecessary problems.