The FBI Gloves were designed and crafted in collaboration with the Danish Special Forces in 1981. They are used for the fast roping rappelling technique from a helicopter and therefore behold the ultimate strength and friction heat resistance, while being smooth and exquisitely thin as a second skin so they can operate machinery.
The gloves have been serving the American FBI, the English MI5 and the Danish military, hence they are not intended for everyday use - but is a true design and functionality icon for those in the know. Read the full story
FEATURES & MATERIAL
:: A true icon; designed in our atelier in 1981 for the Special Forces
:: Handcrafted in our atelier in Randers, Denmark
:: Crafted for fast-roping from a helicopter
:: Flame retardant leather, lining and cuff
:: Hematite plated Kalmus flower
MATERIAL & CUT
:: Flame retardant lamb leather, world-class strength, but fine and exquisitely thin as a second skin
:: Flame retardant thin fabric lining in the palm
:: Cuff especially knitted with flame retardant wool and enforced with leather grip
:: Table-cut by hand as per centuries of glove-cutting tradition
:: Designed, crafted and built on more than 200 years of experience
Stitched with inside prix seams and re-enforcement piping using Kevlar thread, which is unbreakable.
CARE & REPAIR
TREATMENT & DAILY CARE
With the proper care and wear, a pair of RHANDERS gloves can last a lifetime, and because we believe in crafting classic hero pieces - they will keep you in fashion for just as long. LET US GUIDE YOU in caring for them.
We believe in repairing instead of replacing. Some call it sustainability. We call it CARE AND REPAIR.
LEATHER & COLOUR
The foundation of our craft is the materials we work with. READ MORE about the perfect flaws of natural materials and how to make them last many seasons.