Don't let the price fool you... this sporran is real leather and is made in Scotland! That's right! It comes with a proper sporran chain and is fantastic quality for the price. If you're looking for an inexpensive entry level sporran, this one's for you.
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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- Awesome! Fluffy
Quality Price ValueEven though it is the "economy" sporran, it is still looks very elegant! Perfect for my EDC! (Posted on 9/15/2020)
- Nice Mr. Lynn
Price Value QualityWell made, good quality leather. (Posted on 8/11/2020)
- Economical sporran Glenn
Value Quality PriceThis is a great sporran for doing gigs (& parades) wearing ghillie/peasant shirt. I've wanted on for a long time because the one I have with the cantle top looks too fancy for casual gigs. (Posted on 7/7/2020)
- Excellent product Truck driver
Price Value QualityI bought this as a gift for a newbie. His first sporran. As usual it was high quality leather and craftsmanship. I wanted him to see what right looks like and that’s what USA Kilts offers. Every time. Thanks again (Posted on 6/20/2020)
- Nice sporran Matt
Price Value QualityFor the price it's a nice sporran that's made in Scotland. Plenty of room for stuff. It arrived very quickly too! (Posted on 5/9/2020)
- Sweet! Dustin
Price Value QualityNever owned a sporran before so I have no frame of reference, but I'm very happy with this one. The leather is beautiful and the more use I gets, the better it looks and feels (Posted on 3/22/2020)
- Husband very pleased with product! Customer service great! thank you! Candace
Value Quality PriceHusband very pleased with product! Customer service great! thank you! (Posted on 12/27/2019)
- Nice piece of leather work Jimmy
Price Value QualityIt's large enough for my Moto 7 Power cellphone and a small wallet, that's good. The leather is heavy and still, I am goin to try to use leather oil on it to soften it. (Posted on 8/2/2019)
- Great value PJ
Quality Price ValueGreat sporran for a great price. I'm very happy with the purchase. (I put a dab of superglue on the back of the tassels so they don't make noise when I walk.) (Posted on 7/30/2018)
- Superb Fourguy
Quality Price ValueMy outfit is complete. You serve me well! (Posted on 6/23/2018)
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- Made in Scotland
- 100% Leather
- Measures 7.5" high X 7" wide X 2.75" 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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