Aaron from Hydes Featured in MBCA BCStars Magazine - Interview with Joseph Anthony
March 17 2019
When we think of classic Mercedes-Benz – of the 1950s, ‘60s and even the early ‘70s, we naturally think of Roser leather – that leather of exquisite quality and lasting durability that was found in so many models of that era. Roser went out of business in the mid-1990s, however an insightful employee purchased all the sample material after Roser ended production. He specialized in manufacturing accessories for Mercedes Benz. The sample collection contained the master samples from the fifties, sixties, seventies and eighties of Porsche, BMW and Mercedes-Benz leathers.
About ten years ago the Roser master samples were acquired by Hans Reinke Handelsgesellschaft mbh in Germany. Hans Reinke is the largest after-market wholesaler in Europe, and is represented in North America exclusively by Hydes Leather, which is located in Vancouver! I was delighted to discover this.
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