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Luky

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It's not a contest, but I would appreciate if someone can point out what caused these " mystery dots " on fine, good quality leather office chairs and how to get them to disappear. I've tried thing or two ( actually 5) . I have my theory, but don't want to derail your opinion.
Thanks in advance to kind souls as @Jim Davisson , @Scott W , @jtsunbrite , @Todd the Cleaner , you know, the good people..

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That’s rubbing from a belt!! The gap between the dots is the belt loop on the pants!
Magic eraser and dish soap
Try brake cleaner on a rag
Brake cleaner on magic eraser...
PIG on magic eraser
Corey nailed it! If you have a leather master cleaning kit super remover would be another to try, it does pretty good with crocking.
 

Luky

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That’s rubbing from a belt!! The gap between the dots is the belt loop on the pants!
Magic eraser and dish soap
I agree with all the above.

What have you tried so far?
I was cleaning carpet, this just came up as a byproduct. I've tried everything I had at the moment, ink solv, citrus gel , leather cleaner and even smidge of POG. I'm going back on Monday to see how carpet is looking, so I bring magic eraser with. What makes it worse, it's one person deal, 3 chairs in the period of 3 years . As you can see, some imprints are more pronounced as the others. I guess, there is some chance to correct the problem. On the others, not so much....
 

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[QUOTE="Odin, post: 1753349
first and foremost don't own their problem

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I'm not worry about owning it. I've taken care of them for many years. They're high tech communication systems company They pay premium money for carpet cleaning and I was wondering if I can help them. It got to be boss, who messed up those chairs. I don't think, average tech would be allowed to switch the chairs and put his own " signature" on 3 of them.
 
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Thanks everyone for prompt responses. I don't see easy resolve of the problem, especially if @AussieCarpetBloke prognosis will materialize. That is, if abrasion took the coarse over the period of 3 years , it is time to replace the chairs.
End of story. About $2000 fix..
 

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Agree with all those who think it is color rubbed off from a belt.

A good leather cleaner like Leather Master Super Remover followed by Strong Remover. https://interlinksupply.com/index.php?item_num=CL076

Warming the leather with a hair dryer on medium can help after cleaning to make the leather smooth and remove indentations.

That is a pigmented leather than can be dyed back to white following cleaning and rinse.

Cleaning, re-pigmenting (dyeing) and smoothing the leather can be done in 1 to 2 hours depending upon your training and experience. $250 per chair for a total of $750.
 
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Luky

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Agree with all those who think it is color rubbed off from a belt.

A good leather cleaner like Leather Master Super Remover followed by Strong Remover. https://interlinksupply.com/index.php?item_num=CL076

Warming the leather with a hair dryer on medium can help after cleaning to make the leather smooth and remove indentations.

That is a pigmented leather than can be dyed back to white following cleaning and rinse.

Cleaning, re-pigmenting (dyeing) and smoothing the leather can be done in 1 to 2 hours depending upon your training and experience. $250 per chair for a total of $750.
Thanks a lot. I've done some leather pampering with wool bonnets and heat, but I know 2 things. The older I get, less stamina and determination travels trough my body and secondly , these guys have no problem to spend another $2000-$2500 for leather chairs.
Appreciate your time @Scott W