Depending on the order you placed, there will be different shipping times.
Please keep in mind that these are estimated times based on normal production volumes. We are a small shop, with all handmade products, mostly made to order leather notebooks. When the order amount is more than we can handle in a regular fashion, the time to make the items (before shipping) will increase.
Days are based on workdays and exclude weekends or Dutch National Holidays.
When the made to order notebooks are marked "SOLD OUT" the price may not be visible. This is an overview of all current sizes and configurations, as of August 2016.
**The price in the above table may vary from the listing price, in that case the listing price is leading!**
Since this MOO is new to us (August 2016) and we are looking for the right way to do this, there may be some tweaking involved. Please bear with us while we work out the best way to get your Traveler to you in time. Thank you for understanding.
It takes on average 5 hours to make a Falcon Traveler from start to shipping. Depending on size and add-on's requested.
All our Falcon Traveler's and Hobo's are handmade from scratch. The leather reaches us as large sheets of un-dyed vegetable tanned leather and is cut, by hand, to the correct size.
We have too many different styles, sizes and colors to keep a stock of pre-cut and pre-dyed covers and pockets. Therefore each order is cut and processed when it is placed.
The cut pieces of leather need some extra steps to become a leather cover. Like rounding the corners, adding the logo, adding a stitching seam and punching the holes for stitching. After this they will get dyed by hand into the requested color.
The next step will depend on the requested order, weather there need to follow additional treatments for the notebook. Some have paintings, some have "galaxy's" or other extra painting steps. Some have a stamping add on etc.
After this we condition the leather. We brush the rough side to a suede and spray it with a suede conditioner. The outside of the cover is either treated with leather oil (either mink oil or neatsfoot oil, or Carnauba creme. Which one we use depends on the color of the cover and on which treatment it had before conditioning. Turquoise, Rose and painted covers, will get a Carnauba treatment, Coffe Latte has a Wax conditioning (part of the dyeing process for this colorway) and all other covers get an oil conditioning.
So now we have loose pieces of leather and those need to be sewn together. First we glue them together, since you cannot pin leather pieces together. After this the holes have to get punched through the cover pockets and then we can start sewing the covers. This is done by hand on a stitching pony in the traditional leather sewing way. With one (very) long thread and 2 needles.
Once the covers are sewn, the edges need to get finished, sanded and buffed. Which brings the notebook to a nearly finished state. We now just need to add the holes for elastics, add the elastics, make the insert after which the Falcon traveler is ready to get packed up and start its travels around the world.
Depending on where in the world the parcel has to go to it can take a while to get there. Wind and weather permitting it will get there in the below estimated times:
Depending on mail and customs in your country it can take longer to get there. There is no guarantee your parcel will get there in the estimated times listed above.
After your order or partial order has been marked fulfilled you will receive an email notification.
If you chose the Free shipping option for orders over €100, your items will be send via Regular mail. Regular mail does NOT have tracking information.
If you chose Registered mail or Insured mail as shipping option upon check-out you will receive a Tracking number for your parcel. You will receive a separate notification email for this.
You can choose from 4 different styles. Basic (with or without stitching), Professional, Business or Executive.
Below you can see the configurations of these 4 different styles and the elastic threading configuration for them.
The Falcon Hobo's are slightly taller and wider than their Traveler counterparts, to allow for the hardcover notebooks to be inserted into the pockets.
After you selected you base notebook, you can than proceed to the customization page to select any of the available add-on's for your Falcon Notebook Cover.
The Lady Falcon Traveler's Notebooks come in several different sizes. The size are named after common paper or notebook/insert sizes.
As you can see you can really make your Falcon Traveler, completely you. Whether that is a basic Falcon Traveler in English Bridle or an Executive Falcon Traveler with a range of customizations.
You can make it even more your Notebook and add some Falcon Files inserts for your Falcon Traveler, either in regular fountain pen friendly paper or in lightweight Clairefontaine or Tomoe River paper (available soon).
Common paper and notebook sizes
Lady Falcon Traveler's Notebook sizes and insert sizes
A5: Open 230 mm/9.1 inch by 335 mm/13.2 inch
Weeks: Open 200 mm/7.9 inch by 225 mm/8.9 inch
A6: Open 165 mm/6.5 inch by 240mm/9.4 inch