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Thermadry Polyprop Possum Fur Gloves



Noble Wilde

Thermadry Polyprop Possum Fur Gloves

£20.00

Brand: Noble Wilde
Weight: 50 g         43 reviews
These Thermadry Polyprop Possum Fur Gloves have been created from a special blend of fine merino wool and insulating possum fur, making them a luxurious winter glove that will provide a superb amount of warmth while remaining extremely light in weight. The idea of blending these two natural fibres was first developed by a New Zealand knitter as a by-product of the possum control programme, making the merino/possum blend an environmentally sound choice.

For many years now, Woodlore have stocked the Possum Fur & Merino Wool Beanie Hat, a best-selling item which has proved extremely popular among our fellow outdoorsmen and women year after year. As such, it seemed like an obvious choice to also stock their Possum and Merino Fingerless Gloves. If you're a fan of their hats, these gloves will no doubt be a welcome addition to your winter wardrobe.

Possum fur is one of the most extraordinary natural fibres in the world, thanks to its hollow core; this cavity traps a tunnel of air that provides extraordinary warmth (up to 30% more than standard woollen garments), while keeping the fibre's weight to a minimum. As a sign of just how effective this is, the only other animal with a hollow core fibre is the polar bear.

Merino wool also has unique characteristics; each fibre is exceptionally fine, long and densely crimped, helping to retain heat close to the skin while keeping out cold air. The fibre also wicks moisture away from the skin, allowing the wool to stay warm and dry. The combination of merino wool with possum fur results in a fabric that is lightweight, twice as warm as wool, highly resistant to pilling and opulently soft to the touch.

Two synthetic fibres have been added to the mix, namely Polypropylene and Elastane. These fibres help to provide a hard-wearing outer surface to the gloves, while retaining just the right amount of stretch to give a firm fit to the hand. Please note these gloves are a snug fit; as such we would recommend choosing the next size up if you are unsure of the correct sizing.

Details:
  • Material: 22% possum fur, 32% merino wool, 32% polypropylene, 14% elastane
  • Extremely lightweight
  • Warm, durable and fast-drying
  • Made in New Zealand
  • Wash in cool to warm water
  • Colour: Black/Charcoal
  • Sizing Chart

Shipping

  Delivery in 1-2 days within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination


Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.


  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days

Returns

A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 30 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
Etchingham
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Product Reviews

Thermadry Polyprop Possum Fur Gloves is rated 5/5 based on 43 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

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  1 of 43

  Nice soft gloves, good protection from sub zero temps, nicely made.  

  David Evans
15th February, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 43

  Great for chilly hikes and wearing when you sleep.  

  Gavin Henry
20th January, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 43

  Excellent warmth for the low weight. Thoroughly recommend as a replacement for pure wool gloves for hillwalking on cold days in the city. No additional bulk but considerably warmer. I cannot comment on suitability for more extreme climates such as Scottish mountains in the winter. If you are between sizes using the size chart, I would go for the larger size. Highly recommended.  

  D Browne
2nd January, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 43

  I first heard of possum gloves last year when I was in Australia and I've been eager to get some ever since. This website seemed to have the best prices for decent quality possum gloves in the UK, as other sites only sell gloves for women or with ones negligible amounts of possum in them. I heeded the warning on this site about sizing and measured the length and width of my hands against the sizing chart on the website. According to the chart a large should have left me with a decent amount of wiggle room but when the gloves arrived they were indeed too small. Even accounting for the stretch they were not as big as advertised on the sizing chart but there was another issue that I hadn't foresen as well. The finger holes were much too slender for my fingers. Because of the fairly expensive postage I figured it was easier to pass them on than to exchange them for an XL pair, but almost none of my male friends had slender enough fingers to fit the gloves. I have a suspicion that though these are advertised as unisex, they are in fact sized for women. Especially as other gloves I've found online with the same blend seem to be aimed at women. The gloves themselves I'm sure are great quality, but just be aware that even if your hands are long and wide enough for the size you've ordered, if you're a man your fingers may not be slender enough to fit them.  

  Josh M
26th December, 2020

Rated: 4/5

  5 of 43

  I debated on purchasing these gloves as the measurements on the length of the fingers slightly put me off, usually I have overhang on the end of the fingers but these fitted perfectly, enough grip round the wrist to stay in place, comfortable and not too tight.  

  Julie F
25th December, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 43

  I suffer with cold hands when hiking so decided to treat myself to the gloves. So far so good and I’m hoping as the weather gets colder. They live up to expectations. My son has the fingerless version which he loves. Another product highly recommended.  

  Michele Fisher
9th November, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 43

  First class price and service from Woodlore as usual. I bought the possum gloves as I have poor circulation in my hands. They are close fitting and feel very warm. I can just about type in them at the computer. I bought them mainly as an indoor glove and perhaps as a liner in my Hestra guide gloves. They are a good fit.  

  Mark
31st October, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 43

  I really like these. They don't match my possum hat in either colour or appearance because it's fluffy and a looser weave I would think. Although I don't know what colour these might be described as within their range. They are of course thinner than the hat to maintain the very good dexterity. Not too thick, not too thin, I can at a pinch put them under some deer skin work gloves I have. My hands usually take a size ten for width, but my fingers are not too long. The XL fits me perfectly.  

  Hairy
14th February, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 43

  These gloves are warm and very comfortable, even though wool can irritate me sometimes. What impresses me is the level of feeling and dexterity you still have to do things which require fine control.  

  Peter M
23rd October, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 43

  I haven’t put these through hard use yet but first impressions are good. Soft and warm.  

  Melanie Mcteer
28th September, 2019

Rated: 5/5




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