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I was surprised to receive my new Oberon Design Kindle 2 Cover today!

According to their website, they're still in "design stage" and "anticipate beginning to ship pre-ordered Kindle 2 orders on March 16th."

I guess they must be ahead of schedule *JOY*
The Sales Slip in the box has "When Ready" handwritten on it and its listed as "Version 2 Kindle M44 Corners."

I ordered the Creekbed Maple in Sable with Corners. They still use the bungie for the top right corner.




UPDATE: I color corrected the top image... better than the original in conveying the look of the cover.
 

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Beautiful cover.  Does it smell good?  How thick is it?  How securely is the Kindle held in by the corner straps?   ???

Thank you for the good information.
 

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The Oberons just look so amazing. I have Sky Dragon, but Roof of Heaven is calling out to me, Buy Me! Buy Me!
 

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Bibliophile said:
Beautiful cover. Does is smell good? How thick is it? How securely is the Kindle held in by the corner straps? ???
Smells like fresh leather... no funky chemical/dye smell detected (could be because I chose Sable).

As for thickness... I took another photo:



It's pretty secure.... a few shakes and it stays in.

Linda Cannon-Mott said:
Happy Dance!! :D It is beautiful! I am so excited, hoping to receive mine also. When did you order and did you receive an order shipped email? I have a Tree of Life and River Garden on order.
Leslie said:
Also, how was it shipped? UPS?
It shipped via UPS Next Day Air. Originally ordered on Friday, February 13 (The Power of Friday the 13th strikes again).
No Order Shipped email... so it was a very happy surprise.
 

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Another note... the leather is darker and better looking than it looks from the iPhone Photos I attached above.  If I have time later I may take some photos with my SLR with color correction and post those as a followup.
 

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WOW!!!!!!!! Congrats!!!!!

I'm way down the list, I'm thinking, since I didn't order mine until after the K2 arrived--two weeks after you early birds.  But too cool that they've started shipping, can't wait to see everyone's covers as they arrive.

Any chance you can get a weight for it?
 

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I ordered mine on Feb 13, changed the order on Feb 19, changed it again and ordered another cover (2 total in the order) on Mar 2, so who knows when I'll see my cover! Probably on Mother's Day...LOL

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Thanks so much for posting this!  The new Oberon cover looks just awesome!

Finalized my order on 2/21, so I guess I'm about a week away from Mr. BrownJeans making my day!

Does it still have full length pockets on both sides?

Love the pics, thanks again :)
 
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