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Leather identification help?

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I found this leather in a local “creative reuse” store and liked the look. It’s quite thin and has almost no stretch at all. I’m making a wallet out of it, applied the dye fairly light to accentuate the texture. Can anybody tell me what it is? More pics available if needed, of course.

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I am just guessing. 

Maybe a vegtan split that has been embossed?

Or maybe vegtan pig?

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I agree with @bikermutt07, it's some sort of pig. I'd lean towards a chrome split but it's difficult to tell from a picture and almost impossible to say for certain. Does it react to water in any significant way?

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Looks like pig to me. Can't tell if it's vegtan or other though. If it took dye really well, likely vegtan. Sometimes pig has a bit of a different smell to it as well.

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I had a couple of plucked chickens that looked like that, but skin was to thin to be that shown, if it helps:lol::lol::lol:

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It is a haircell pig leather.  It may be veg-tan but it is split for sure.  The side of the skin being shown to us is the flesh side so it would accept dye either way as is almost suede like on that side when split.

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^^^^^^expert^^^^^^

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It looks like our (Tandy) pigskin suede, we have two colors just like this.

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