This sporran is made in Scotland and offers great value for the money. It's not a stiff leather like most sporrans... it's supple, yet tough. The top flap features a pewter Celtic knotwork medallion and each one comes with a sporran chain. If you want a great entry level day sporran, this is a safe bet!
The waist measurement needed is the actual waist measurement, not your pants size. Typically, your pants will be 2 to 4 inches smaller than your actual measured waist.
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- Great product. Great service. sig
Price Value QualityNot sure why a review is needed for a discontinued product but the product is great and the service was wonderful. (Posted on 12/1/2021)
- Excellent Quality Liz T
Quality Price ValueThis sporran is of excellent quality. The leather is sturdy and the detail is just what I'd hoped for. After receiving a defective, mouldy, dried out item from a different company, I am thrilled to have gotten this better product through USA Kilts! (Posted on 11/29/2021)
- Gem of a deal. Stephen
Price Value QualityIve gotten used to but not a fan of the pleathry kinds of leather highland goods I've had over the years from various sources. This sporran breaks that trend.. For what you pay this is an awesome deal. The leather is nice and supple like a good biker vest type of leather. Great stitching and love the magnetic closure. The Celtic conch on the front is the right amount of bling and nicely attractive.. This is a good workhorse all purpose sporran. Aye !! (Posted on 7/11/2021)
- Great quality, very pleased! Cricket
Price Value QualityGreat, simple design for a great price! very good entry level sporran. (Posted on 6/3/2021)
- Great sporran Louie
Price Value QualityThis was a budget-driven choice but it’s awesome. I figured it’d be a good product because I trust USA Kilts. I’m really happy with the quality and look. I’ll be happily using this sporran for a long time. (Posted on 5/3/2021)
- Great Intro Sporran Kodaz
Quality Price ValueCan’t beat it. Perfect introductory sporran that you can retire to be a yard work, beat around the house, or camping sporran when you upgrade. Magnet clip closure is easier to use than a snap. Get one! (Posted on 4/4/2021)
- Nice Sporran Rodney
Price Value QualityLove the quality and it is better for a lot of walking. No tassels to hassle while I walk. (Posted on 2/23/2021)
- Good Value Workhorse Sporran Scott
Value Quality PriceThis is a solid workhorse of a sporran, and best of all no tassels to make a drumbeat as you walk. It holds a greater volume of stuff than any similar sized sporran I own, the magnetic closure is reliable and easy, and it just looks good in anything but the most formal setting. (Posted on 10/22/2020)
- Great value for the price Cory
Quality Price ValueExcellent build quality at a reasonable price. Very pleased with the purchase. (Posted on 8/31/2020)
- Just what I was looking for! Michelle B
Quality Price Value100% pleased with my purchase. This sporran is a great option for casual wear without sacrificing quality. This leather day sporran is a much-needed and much-welcomed change from the cheap fake leather/plasticy sporran I was using before. I’ll be shopping with USA Kilts for all my highland garb from now on! (Posted on 8/20/2020)
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- Made in Scotland
- 100% Supple Leather
- Measures 8" high X 8" wide X 2.5" deep
The Sporran (Gaelic for "purse" or “Pouch”, pronounced /Spor' en/) is a pouch that performs the same function as pocket on the kilt. It's where the kilt wearer stores their keys, wallet, etc. The sporran hangs a few inches below the belt buckle (typically 3”), directly over the wearer's 'manhood'.
Made of leather or fur (or a mixture of the 2), the ornamentation of the sporran is determined by the formality of dress worn with it. The sporran is worn on a leather strap or chain, or in the case of larger men, from 'sporran hangers' which suspend it from the belt. It is essentially a survival of the common European medieval belt-pouch, superseded elsewhere as clothing came to have pockets, but continuing in the Scottish Highlands because of the lack of these accessories in traditional dress.
There are several types of sporrans. Day Sporrans, Semi Dress Sporrans and Dress Sporran are the most common styles. There are also other styles, including Hunting Sporrans, Full Mask (aka Head On) Sporrans and Horsehair Sporrans.
Day sporrans are typically worn casually, during the day (before 6 PM). They are made from all leather and have a flap on the top. They are typically “D” shaped with the flat part at the top.
Dress Sporrans are typically worn formally (after 6 and for formal events like weddings). They are made from fur (Bovine is most common in the US) and have tassels on the front and have a metal cantle (semi circle of decorated metal at the top) on top. They are typically oval shaped and open in a “V” from the top.
Semi Dress sporrans are a cross between the Dress sporran and the Day sporran. They are half leather (the flap that closes the top) and half fur (the front 'face' of the sporran). Typically they have 3 (and sometimes 2) tassels on the front. They are typically “D” shaped with the flat part at the top. While some consider them to be “a jack of all trades, master of none”, they can be worn to both formal and casual events.
Hunting sporrans are a full leather sporran with no tassels on the front. They are preferred by many pipe bands for the lack of 'drumming' done while walking (no tassels = no drumming). While it's not clear where they acquired the name “Hunting Sporran”, it is generally accepted term that is meant to differentiate them from the typical “day sporran”.
Full Mask sporrans are the fur sporrans which have the head stuffed and mounted on the flap. They can be worn formally and casually, though due to the price, most are reserved for formal occasions.
Horse Hair sporrans are most typically worn by pipe bands with a 'military' look. While they have been worn by civilians in years past (1800's), current fashion is to relegate them to pipe bands and military personnel.
This sporran is a stock item available for immediate shipment. In the rare instance that we're caught between shipments, we will let you know within 24 hours.
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