As you have probably read elsewhere on this site, one of the only producers of shell cordovan in the world today is Horween's Leather Company in Chicago, Illinois. Now, do you recognize that name from anywhere else? Let's test your leather trivia knowledge!
Horweens's Leather Company is famous for:
- a) its adorable puppy logo
- b) producing the leather used in official NFL footballs
- c) providing the cowboy community with a century and a half of high quality chaps
- d) manufacturing imitation Intercontinental Championship belts for the World Wrestling Federation in 1992.
If you answered b, you win! Horween's does in fact make the leather for NFL footballs!