If you love to work or travel in vintage style, this is the satchel for you. A well worn vintage handsewn bag. The bag has two handles that are configured to come under the bag so it was made to carry a heavy load...however, one of the straps is coming loose at the bottom, but, is still attached. I stuffed 2 single size bed blankets and a large heavy canvas work shirt into this bag completely crumpled up...it all fit! The brass clasp works fine in all three positions, however there is no key to lock this bag. Some of the stitching has come loose or is missing. There is one spot that IS open in the corner...this can be repaired with stitching. A leatherworker could easily repair everything on this bag or if you have the skills yourself! The patina of the leather has a gorgeous golden tinge to it as well as numerous scuff marks throughout. Some parts of the leather along the seams have some cracking/or drying out and is in need of some oil. I did not oil this bag. The satchel is in worn vintage condition and completely broken in and ready to use. I can see this being used for weekend travel, carrying your laptop/papers, a very cool baby's essentials bag...or of course...your poetic art and writing supplies to your next quiet spot to create in.
Approx. 14 inches from bottom of bag to top when bag is filled.
21 inches across front panel.
Side panels are 8 inches across...doesn't include bag expanded with objects inside.
Botton panel is approx. 10 inches wide.
Approx. 22inches from bottom of bag to top of handles. Handles can be carried over your arm when bag is full up. You could put this over your shoulder/tightly, if bag is less full.
All measurements are close approximations because the leather is so flexible.
A name and address is stamped in the bag 3 times that I can't quite make out. It looks like it says, C. Roy Lynam Brookfield, AL with a phone no. Brookfield, AL 705...it is hard to tell.
International Buyers: I will gladly accommodate international shipping. Please contact me so that I can provide the appropriate shipping cost for you.
I believe that our homes reflect the story that we tell about our lives. Each special object is a poem unto itself. I like to imagine the stories and poems that have lived through the days of these objects of beauty. When they come to live with you they continue on telling the story and poems of your own special life.
"A Poem, Not a House..."
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