New: 1791 Gunleather Holsters For Optics-Ready, Light-Bearing Pistols

1791 Gunleather unveils two new lines of leather IWB holsters designed to accommodate micro red-dot optics and rail-mounted lights.

posted on June 5, 2024
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1791 Gunleather’s Smooth Concealment and Fair Chase IWB holsters now have optics-ready, light-bearing configurations. Pictured above is the 1791 Gunleather Optics-Ready, Light-Bearing Fair Chase deer hide holster which, as the name implies, is handcrafted from American whitetail deer hide.
Photo courtesy of 1791 Gunleather

1791 Gunleather recently announced the introduction of Smooth Concealment and Fair Chase Deer Hide holster options for optics-ready and light-bearing handguns. These new holsters are designed to accommodate many popular micro red-dot sights and rail-mounted lights available on the market today.

1791 IWB Holster
The new optics-ready, light-bearing holster options from 1791 Gunleather are designed for inside-the-waistband carry and sport strong, beveled steel belt clips that will fit 1½-inch belts.


The new holsters, designed for inside-the-waistband carry, incorporate beveled steel belt clips that will fit 1½-inch belts, holding the holsters securely in place while maintaining a solid comfort level for the wearer. Additionally, both lines of holsters are multi-fit designs, with models available to fit pistols ranging from micro-compacts to full-size handguns, including models from companies such as Beretta, CZ, FN, Glock, Kimber, Ruger, SIG Sauer, Smith & Wesson, Springfield Armory, Taurus, Walther Arms and more.

The Optics-Ready, Light-Bearing Smooth Concealment holster is handcrafted from 100 percent certified American cowhide leather, while the Optics-Ready, Light-Bearing Fair Chase Deer Hide holster is handcrafted from American whitetail deer hide.

Both holsters are open-top designs, offering level 1 passive retention. To draw the pistol, simply pull up on the firearm with firm pressure to clear the holster. This helps maximize concealability and ease of accessing the handgun when needed.

IWB Holster
1791 Gunleather’s new optics-ready, light-bearing Smooth Concealment holster (night sky black color) is designed for inside-the-waistband carry, crafted from American cowhide leather and the interior is suede-lined.


Available in brown, MSRP is $64.99 for the 1791 Gunleather Optics-Ready, Light-Bearing Fair Chase Deer Hide holster. As for the Optics-Ready, Light-Bearing Smooth Concealment holster, it is available in night sky black with MSRP of $49.99.

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