D.B. '...Persons developed this product because they were losing Brooks'.
Tony Colegrave, Northiam, U.K.
>To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
>Subject: Re: [CR]Regarding Persons Saddles
>Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2006 17:06:40 -0400
><< ...I returned the Parsons and exchanged it for a Brooks. >>
>Yes, that would have happened then but probably not5 in the future...
>Persons was the long time USA agent for Brooks but that stopped a few
>months (or longer) ago. I suspect that Persons developed this product line
>because they were losing Brooks...
>Greensboro, North Carolina USA
>Sent: Sun, 8 Oct 2006 3:37 PM
>Subject: [CR]Regarding Persons Saddles
> I don't know if "new" would apply to a Persons saddle I bought over a
>year ago. I believe he had just started to import them. Mine was made in
>India. The rivets were poorly set, and protruded from the leather.
>Underneath some of the rivets were not completely expanded. I returned
>the Parsons and exchanged it for a Brooks. Communication was excellent
>and the adjustment prompt. Nice to do business with. Quality control
>problems may have been addressed on recent production runs. Would
>otherwise have been a nice saddle for a few bucks less than a Brooks.