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MADE IN THE USA | Continuing the legacy of quality sporting goods since 1912

Old School Restoration and Repair Services

The following prices for as they stand alone. The cost assessment for your restoration repair will never exceed $399 and average generally between $150 and $299.

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JOHN GOLOMB

The Glove Doctor is a highly specialized service. I wants to give your item the best care it deserves. I am the only restoration repair service that specializes in complicated leatherwork for any make or model so my unique craft is always in demand.

You can review the estimated timeframes depending on the service provided below.

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Finger Pads & Hooks

Boxing Striking Bag  Restoration Repair Service

$65 EACH/$98 FOR BOTH

Replace worn or ripped finger pads and hooks

Embroidery Service

Baseball Glove  Restoration Repair Service

$68-$130 | 6-8 WEEKS

Personalize your glove like the pros! Available in a range of colors and cursive and block print.

Collector Items

Basketball  Restoration Repair Service
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Specialized repairs and restorations for collectors' with antique and rare finds.

Collector Items

Specialized repairs and restorations for collectors' with antique and rare finds.

Embroidery Service

Personalize your glove like the pros! Available in a range of colors and cursive and block print. LEARN MORE

Finger Pads & Hooks

Replace worn or torn finger pads and hooks.

Leather Lining Replacement

Installation of a new leather lining if your glove has worn out in the area where you place your hand. This may mean the padding is showing through, there are holes and tears, or abrasion that is bothering you! I will aim to match the color of the leather being replaced and maintain the original shape and feel of the glove.

RePalm Leather Pocket

Installation of a new leather pocket if your glove has worn out in the area where the ball goes. I will aim to match the color of the leather being replaced and maintain the original shape and feel of the glove.

Binding Edge Replacement & Repair

Replace worn or torn binding.

Thumb & Pinky Loops and Wrist Straps Replacement

Thumb and pinky loops are straps that help you grip and control your glove with your hand from the inside. Adjustable wrist straps or Velcro straps help with size and security. Replace any broken or dysfunctional loops or straps. Included in lining restoration service.

Total Re-lacing

Raw-hide re-lacing with your choice of Natural Tan, Black, Dark Brown, Chocolate, Red, Royal Blue, Navy, Orange, Purple, Kelly Green, Forest Green, Pink, Gray and/or White; leather conditioning included.

All and any lacing Included with any leather restoration repair work.

Felt Padding Replacement and/or Stuffing

Replace the main pads that fill the thumb and pinky areas of the glove, or smaller pads that fill the other fingers. Pre-war gloves have fabric or canvas sleeves that are filled with curled animal hair or cotton. If your glove has damaged or torn pads, I will repair all or any of them with exacting detail and replace the felt foam or fabric materials and maintain the original shape and feel of your glove included with lining restoration work.

Plastic Finger Support Replacements

Replace broken to bent plastic support

Web restoration replacement

Web sizes and designs are not standard, they differ from glove to glove, and designs change from year to year. Send the original web or entire glove for an exact replication or reconstruction.

Break in your glove

I don't break-in gloves,

however, Dave Katz does. 

go to: https://www.katzgloves.com/break-in-service Tell Dave the Glove Doctor sent you.

Baseball Glove Repair

Striking Bag Repair

Starting at $40

Bladder replacement and bag relacing (includes cleaning and conditioning). Get a quote for additional repair issues such as tears in the leather.

FootBall Repair

Starting at $40

Bladder replacement and bag relacing. I will match or keep the lace on your collectible, whichever you request. Get a quote for additional repair issues such as tears in the leather.

Basketball repair

Starting at $58 

Bladder and lace replacement. Get a quote for additional repair issues such as tears in the leather.

Other Equipment Repair Services

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