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Rugged. Utility. For men & women.

Well made in America. Built to last.

Real deal vintage fabrics, not 'vintage look' repro.

Slim silhouette crossbody messenger, small laptop, MacBook Air bag handcrafted from deconstructed 60+yr. old World War 2 era, heavy duty duffel and vintage linesman bags. The authentic time worn surface of these fabrics speaks of their former life in the field yet have many years to go. Staunch, industrial grade cotton canvas.

Original markings incorporated into design: later portion of (Zi)mmerman from army duffel & 'Always' in faded red from linesman bag.

Time-worn patina, natural discoloration, a rust spot or two & some darned mends are all part of their character.

Flap closure w/ two metal press-down snaps (they do require physical pressing down).

Lined with natural cream, sturdy 1980s vintage cotton twill. Strap from durable, vintage 1970s U.S. made, industrial grade cotton webbing I hand dyed to a light ecru tone. Old military surplus cotton webbing on outer pockets. Recycled leather/snap. Deadstock, old American mfg. metal hardware.

5 pockets:
3 interior pockets: one (recycled) zip pocket for wallet, valuables; Leather/snap secured large double pocket for magazine, tech accoutrements; smaller slip pocket for cell or camera.
2 exterior pockets for journal, field notes, maps, snacks, a scarf.

Body 13.75"l, top 12.5" across x 13"h x 2.25" gusset
Adjustable strap: 28.5-48.5" x 1.25"w

Holds all you need everyday including MacBook Air laptops. Measure your laptop to be sure of proper fit.

Pre-washed fabrics (hot/heavy duty cycle) to ensure integrity, cleanliness & minimize shrinkage.

Conscientious craftsmanship with secure, double/triple stitching on all seams & reinforced stress points. No exposed seams to abrade & weaken.

CARE: Hand wash or gentle cycle machine; Cold H2O. No bleaching agents. Low heat dryer or line dry.

PAYMENT: Accepted only by credit/debit card via Google Checkout secure processing service OR mailed money order/cashier's check. International buyers pay via Google Checkout. I MANUALLY GENERATE MY GOOGLE CHECKOUT INVOICE after order is placed through Etsy.

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Recycled military canvas messenger bag - eco vintage fabrics


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: vintage fabrics, recycled canvas, vintage cotton webbing, cotton twill, usa sourced leather, deadstock hardware, thread, creativity and tlc
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 408 reviews
  • Favorited by: 47 people