no. 18 black brown and vintage brown portfolio
no. 18 black brown and vintage brown portfolio
no. 18 vintage brown portfolio
no. 18 vintage brown portfolio
no. 18 vintage brown portfolio
no. 18 vintage brown portfolio
no. 18 vintage brown portfolio
no. 18 vintage brown portfolio
Leather portfolio No 18 cream canvas bag and brown gift box.
no 18 black brown portfolio
no. 18 black brown portfolio
no. 18 black brown portfolio
no. 18 black brown portfolio
no. 18 black brown portfolio
no. 18 black brown portfolio

No. 18 Leather Portfolio

Letter-sized leather padfolio gets you through your most important business meetings in style. Handmade in the USA.



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100% Warranted
    • Made from polished American Steerhide
    • Dimensions 12″ H x 9.5” W closed, holds 8.5” x 11” documents / notepad
    • Includes 8.5” x 11” ruled Memorandum Pad
    • Interior pocket holds 8.5” x 11” documents
    • Interior business card pocket
    • May be personalized with up to 3 initials
    • Made in America
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    Orders received by 2:00pm CST will ship same Business Day. This includes orders requesting personalized engraving or embossing. (“Business days” means Monday – Friday, excluding holidays.)

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No. 18 Personalized Leather Folder

This well-designed, personalized leather padfolio will upgrade your most important business meetings from day one.

Made in the Col. Littleton Workshop in a variety of colors, this 12” H x 9.5” W polished leather folder is just the right size for business or pleasure.

When you buy this full-grain leather folio you’re buying American, vegetable-tanned steer hide that has received a minimum of alteration. 

The way I see it, leather tells a story and over-processing robs the piece of its life and character. Our natural leather changes and evolves over the years. It develops a wonderful patina and gives you the rich, lived-in look of antique leather goods. The longer you carry it, the better it looks and feels.– Colonel Littleton

Leather in its natural state is not static – it breathes and has life and is pliable if you don’t process the life out of it. 

  • Two-position solid brass snap front allows room for carrying extra documents.
  • The front may be personalized with three initials in lower, right corner.  Initials personalized First, Middle, Last.
  • Portfolio’s inside front pocket holds extra 8.5” x 11” documents and includes a business card pocket.
  • Accommodates standard 8.5” x 11” ruled pad which can easily be replaced.  Leather folio comes with the Colonel’s specially-designed Memorandum Pad which may be reordered.
  • Available in vintage brown or black with brown trim polished leather 
  • Made in Col. Littleton leather workshop in Lynnville, TN USA. Edge stitched.
  • Quality Assurance Guarantee: 100% Warranty
  • Leather Portfolio ships packaged in a Co. Littleton cream-colored cotton cloth bag and brown gift box.

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  1. Excellent portfolio. I am sure it will serve me well for years to come. Very professional without being too stuffy. A quality leather product. My only suggestion would be a loop to hold a larger body pen such as a fountain pen or rollerball.

    cb (verified owner)

  2. I received the No. 18 leather portfolio as an anniversary gift from my wife. I recently earned a promotion at work and have had a keen interest in quality leather goods to enjoy in my new office setting. The quality of the leather is fantastic. It feels good in the hand, has a bit of flexibility to it, and the stitching and texture is just what I was looking for. The packaging was handsome as well, and I greatly appreciated the personal touches inside. I had a hand signed card from the inspector who looked over the product, good literature from the Colonel and a delicious Moon Pie. I can’t recommend Col. Littleton enough, I will definitely be eyeing some more leather goods soon!

    Peter S

  3. I bought one of the Buffalo portfolios. It is beautifully made. An item that looks very professional in a business setting or something that you can use on a daily basis and just enjoy! The staff at the store makes you feel so welcome and super informative. They helped me with lots of the items in the store and then shared information about the town. It was a great experience and one I hope to return to!


  4. I have the No. 18 portfolio in Buffalo and it is incredible. The leather is beautiful and substantial. It is obviously very well made and something that I will use and treasure for a long time. Col Littleton makes the best products and has the most considerate and wonderful customer service. I would highly recommend!


  5. What a wonderful experience! I ordered a personalized No. 18 portfolio for my son’s birthday. I had a special die made for embossing. Angela provided outstanding customer service – communicating quickly and directly. I was in the area so I picked up the portfolio and had the privilege of seeing all of the other beautiful products. I will definitely shop here again.

    lwilkeson (verified owner)

  6. Saw this portfolio on my first visit to the Colonel’s shop. I have leather (cow) portfolios but not as unique as this one, and it is crafted from Buffalo hide. I didn’t tell anyone at the time I purchased the portfolio but my tribe is represented by the Buffalo so it just meant more to me personally to have this particular one. I’ll go back again to visit. Very unique store and the people are friendly and informative.


  7. What a perfect portfolio, top-shelf. Timeless and classic. The packaging was lovely and no attention to detail was missed. The quality of the leather, stitching and finish are beautiful. I appreciate that they offer a left-hand version and can’t wait to use it!


  8. Ordered the No. 18 Portfolio and a refill of the notepads in a separate order. The Portfolio is of excellent craftsmanship! Looks beautiful and has that lovely leather smell! I would add that the overall presentation of both orders was excellent. As with the products themselves, you can clearly see that this is a company that values attention to detail. Finally, the Colonel and his team waste no time in getting the products out to you. A first class small business!


  9. The absolute perfect college graduation gift.
    Great quality and the leather aged so well.


  10. The leather and quality of workmanship are outstanding!


  11. I have had several portfolios and this is the best I have seen. The leather and quality of workmanship are outstanding!


  12. I purchased a No. 18 portfolio 5 years ago for myself, and it’s still in great shape. I often receive compliments on it. I’ve recently purchased two more as gifts for employees. This will be the last portfolio I ever need to buy.


  13. I am amazed on the speed at which product was delivered! The customer service and quality of product is amazing!

    thank you!

    charinnakushnir (verified owner)

  14. I had heard how nice this portfolio is and had shared with my wife. Well my birthday was this month and she surprised me with one in vintage brown and a stack of refills. As I started using it the finish took on its own life by showing age right in front of me. I will never use another portfolio again.


  15. I was a successful bidder for a black No. 18 Portfolio and I couldn’t be more pleased! The sleek size in a letter size portfolio makes it perfect for taking to any meeting and of course it is eye catching and a source of envy by other meeting attendees! The fresh leather smell is a delight, I highly recommend!


  16. Truly blown away. I had pretty high expectations but even still, simply wow. Great hand made / crafted feel and unique by design. Most certainly a winner and not the last item I will purchase from here! (verified owner)

  17. I couldn’t be happier with my No. 18 Portfolio. It’s a great product and the packaging is awesome. Had my initials put on mine and it still shipped same day. Really great company and product.

    ethanhrt (verified owner)

  18. Purchased this beauty for my son and he was thrilled! He was impressed with the craftsmanship of the leather. It was a hit at work too. You will probably have a couple more purchased by his friends.


  19. I ordered a batch of the Number 18 portfolio for colleagues at work. The material and workmanship is second to none, and these are really beautiful padfolios. The customer service from start to finish was incredible, very responsive, answered all of my questions quickly, and kept me in the loop all the way through delivery. I would definitely recommend Col. Littleton and team to anyone looking for corporate gifts of very high quality.


  20. No. 18 portfolio is a must have for anyone wanting a well made portfolio for business or personal use. The product is a handsome piece and only gets better looking with use and age. I have the brown given to me by family and a black given to me by my company for business use. Both are outstanding and always a conversation piece during my business travels. Everything from Colonel Littleton is exceptional quality and the No. 18 Portfolio is definitely a must have – highly recommend!


  21. Exactly what I was looking for to give to my daughter. Beautiful, soft leather and the best customer service!
    Kathryn Phillips

    kathrynpacephillips (verified owner)

  22. Received my portfolio today. Wow! Made to last and well crafted of nice leather. The pad, pencil and everything about the entire package speaks quality and professionalism. I’m looking forward to bringing it into my workplace where I’ll be working to exhibit those same qualities. Thank you for all that went into delivering this.

    ctseay (verified owner)

  23. I purchased one of these about 12 years ago and have been very happy with the performance. It has been a topic of discussion at meetings for years. Several of my peers have also purchased this item. I am very pleased with the way it has aged with use over the years.


  24. This is absolutely the classiest Christmas gift I have ever received. Love it.


  25. A very special person bought this for me and I couldn’t be happier – both with the person who bought it (she’s absolutely awesome and the best ever) and the No. 18 itself. Looks great, smells great, works like a champ and everyone who sees it wants one for themselves … just like the lady who bought it for me. Great work Col Littleton.


  26. Absolutely Love the NO.18 portfolio. Extremely well made and quality craftmanship. Looks and feels professional when meeting with customers. Mirrors the quality and craftmanship of our product as well and sends a clear message to our customers that they are dealing with professionals in our industry and will be satisfied when doing business with our company.


  27. The portfolio is exceptionally crafted and will be a daily use item for many years to come. The packaging was exceptionally done and the Moon Pie was a nice touch. I would and will recommend this product to inquirers.


  28. I received my #18 Leather Portfolio and love it!!! It is a classy portfolio that I will be proud to carry with me wherever I go!


  29. I was given this well-crafted, luxurious item by a friend. The feel is soft. The smell is rustic. Everything about it hearkens to yonder years when things were made to last.


  30. I have one for myself and it works perfect. Great quality! I also gave it as a gift to a customer he also loves it. Great product.


  31. What an awesome prize to win! I received this portfolio as a gift and absolutely love it! It came in such fun packaging with all kinds of things! And the actual portfolio is very nice. I will be getting lots of use out of this!


  32. I received my No.18 portfolio as a gift from my boss a few years ago. Really love the personalization feature that is available. Since then I have purchased for others and everyone loves these products. Great customer service and really fast turn around times. Thank You!!!


  33. Just bought this for a college graduation gift, and absolutely blown away by the quality, the speed at which I received (especially for a personalized product) I hope that the receiver loves it as much as I do and gets years of use from it. Thank you for providing wonderful customer service and a beautiful product also.

    aelvoet68 (verified owner)

  34. The No. 18 Leather Portfolio exceeded my expectations. What a beautiful piece! Also, this is the first product where the presentation, by way of such quality packaging, was the icing on the cake. I look forward to one day dropping in to visit the Colonel and the store. Respectfully, a Retired Army Apache Pilot.


  35. I recived a number 18 portfolio 20 years ago. It is one of the very few products I have ever owned that continued to improve with age. I began ordering these for awards and gifts for my organization to give to customers. Each of our staff were given one and they all use them daily as I have mine for 20 years. Customers love the portfolio better than awards given by others at conferences. It is rewarding to see customers return each year to conferences carrying a portfolio with our organization’s logo. We see these daily being used and our organization is in their hand everyday. What great advertising for this price. Our customers are mostly public officials so hundreds of people see our logo weekly. Great product and great value.

    Robin A. Roberts

  36. I literally just received this and it completely meets my expectations. I try to support US craftsmanship with my hard-earned dollars, but this is my first C.L. product. I’ll be saving my pennies for more.

    Bought this portfolio to elevate my work-from-home game in these uncertain times and to support a true American craftsman. You won’t be sorry to do the same!


  37. Highest quality, finest craftsmanship, and fantastic durability.


  38. Best padfolio on the market. Will last for years!! Top notch quality. Many compliments in meetings. Thanks, Colonel.


  39. I noticed the outstanding quality the minute that I opened the box. Although this is my first product, I will be buying more in the future. The No. 18 portfolio is perfect for every day use for home and work.


  40. I considered my first Colonel Littleton order a Christmas miracle–great product that arrived before Santa! So, I ordered the portfolio. You did it again! Two days after I placed my order the product was in my hands. It’s simply beautiful. The personalization is perfect. The little extras–the brass plate inside, the really nice memo pad, the brass closure with two buttons–one for when it’s new and one for when you’ve used it and filled it with all kinds of extra papers and envelopes and notes and so on so it needs a little extra room–those little things make this a special product. I bought this as a gift for my husband–good thing I had it personalized because I’m tempted to call it mine!!!

    srshawna (verified owner)

  41. The No. 18 Portfolio was just what I was looking for! After years of wearing out pleather portfolios found in corporate office stores I finally found one that will last me decades if not a lifetime. This leather portfolio is made of fine quality material by fine quality artisans and you will not regret your purchase. Much praise for the Colonel and his products! Will be coming back for more. -D.C. Shirley


  42. Our company orders these personalized portfolios every year as thank you gifts for our committee members. These folders were delivered so quickly and look beautiful!


  43. I teach and was given a monogrammed portfolio as a gift. It’s gorgeous, feels good to the touch, and everything I need fits inside for a professional look.The craftsmanship is first rate. The portfolio is worth every penny and then some.


  44. I love this portfolio; the size is perfect! It is a simple design but a well thought out one. The pocket is also a good size and will prevent you from over filling. I’ve enjoyed using this product so far and it will see many years use, becoming better with age.


  45. Excellent construction. Use my portfolio daily. Adds a sense of class to my appearance when meeting with customers.


  46. I have been wanting this padfolio for years after seeing it with one of coworkers. This is by far the best quality padfolio I have ever used. I also use an iPad for work so being able to go “old school” to write meeting notes as well as complimenting tech with the iPad storage is great balance. I have received multiple compliments on the quality.


  47. Our daughter just completed her Masters and we wanted to get her something special and useful in her new job. This was it, no.18 portfolio. I’m sure she’ll use it for years to come. We wanted something not flimsy and that would be durable so this fits the bill. Look forward to adding to her collection with things that she’ll keep and appreciate.


  48. I’ve bought >5 of these folios and I’ll buy more. Exceptional quality, unique character, and timeless – just a really great and thoughtful gift. I’ve given one to each of my sons at their college graduation and it’s a favorite. I’ve also given them as special and personal “thanks” gifts at work.

    bschaffeld91 (verified owner)

  49. I recently received the 18 as a gift from great friends of mine. This is my first awareness of Colonel Littleton and am super impressed and hooked for more products. This is a great piece that is very professional looking which I plan to have for many years!


  50. I received this portfolio as a complimentary gift after registering and completing a financial training course online. The quality of the portfolio is extraordinary and enhances a professional look when meeting with clients. I haven’t had it very long, but I know the leather will last for many many years.


  51. I have owned the No. 18 for years and the leather just keeps getting better as it wears in. Very classic look and built to last a lifetime. Beautiful craftsmanship.

    Michael Berry

  52. Excellent quality!!!


  53. I received this as a corporate gift. It was customized with my initials and company logo. The leather is beautiful and amazing craftsmanship! After 8 years or so the snap broke. Col. Littleton company had me ship it to them and they fixed it at no charge. They also gave me a personalized ID/luggage tag with a hand written note apologizing for any inconvenience. You can’t find customer service like that anymore! Thank you for the pride you take in your products! I highly recommend this company!


  54. I love my No 18. Portfolio. I now use it everyday and do not carry a briefcase like I use to. The more I use it and scuff it up the better it looks. Lots of character. Receive complements all the time. It holds loads of files, notes, sales brochures and stuff. Just reordered the Col. No 18 tablets.


  55. Men are always so hard to buy for and Colonel Littleton makes it so easy! I was introduced to this line almost 12 years ago and my husband is a huge fan. From the cologne to the leather products, their quality and craftsmanship is outstanding! We needed a gift for someone to commemorate an anniversary and this personalized portfolio was the perfect gift! It’s been a couple of years since we’ve ordered from you all and the new packaging is fabulous!! Can’t wait to give this as a gift! You won’t regret buying from this company! If you do, the colonel will make it right! Keep up the good work!
    P.S: if you’re ever in their neck of the words when you pass through TN, go check them out! It’s really neat!

    hannah.walker8464 (verified owner)

  56. Men are always so hard to buy for and Colonel Littleton makes it so easy! I was introduced to this line almost 12 years ago and my husband is a huge fan. From the cologne to the leather products, their quality and craftsmanship is outstanding! We needed a gift for someone to commemorate an anniversary and this personalized portfolio was the perfect gift! It’s been a couple of years since we’ve ordered from you all and the new packaging is fabulous!! Can’t wait to give this as a gift! You won’t regret buying from this company! If you do, the colonel will make it right! Keep up the good work!

    P.S: if you’re ever in their neck of the words when you pass through TN, go check them out! It’s really neat!

    hannah.walker8464 (verified owner)

  57. I love ALL your products. I have the portfolio and journal. Your service is AMAZING! Quick delivery! I am from TN so I love getting a mini moon pie. Such a nice touch. The box the bag, I love it. I save it all. It is hard to find great quality and customer service but you have done it!

    aksmorgan (verified owner)

  58. Colonel Littleton products are beautiful! I have given several as gifts, each one has been received with such excitement! They’re the perfect professional accessory! The customer service and attention to detail is exceptional!

    pamwhite.houston (verified owner)

  59. Outstanding craftsmanship! This leather portfolio is the very symbol of quality and style. The detail and finish is superb. This is absolutely not some office supply store notepad. This leather portfolio gets noticed! With care, this is something that can be passed down to my grand kids. My only regret is that I did not buy one of these years ago. The customer service is truly a model that all businesses should follow. From the packaging, to the thank you and the added special gifts, this is like customer service only known 50 years ago. And the most important part is that it is made in Tennessee, USA. Already shopping for my next purchase!

    swr560 (verified owner)

  60. I’m very glad I was able to get my own leather portfolio. It is very nice and you can actually feel the quality. I use it every day in my professional financial career and it impresses clients and co-workers. Very good product


  61. The buffalo No 18 portfolio looks great, is of very high quality and the personalization is a very nice touch. Very pleased with the portfolio and the great customer service


  62. Superior quality! Received as a gift, couldn’t have been more surprised and delighted.


  63. This is way cool. Thanks Dave Ramsey team


  64. Great quality and very durable. I actually have 3, one with a brand. All are unique and beautiful. The more I use them the better they look.

    jimmykemp74 (verified owner)

  65. This portfolio is an absolute beauty. It feels like a dream, and looks better than anything else I’ve seen. I cant wait to start using it for work and interviews!

    mullig41 (verified owner)

  66. A product of incredible quality. This looks great new, and will certainly get better with age. If you want a portfolio to last – purchase this and don’t look back! Even the experience of opening the packaging was impressive! There’s clearly a great attention to the overall quality of the consumer experience, beyond just the product itself. I noticed it all Colonel – and I will be making more purchases in the future. Thank you!

    wifv3414 (verified owner)

  67. I send these portfolios to business associates as a “thank you”. I’m always blown away by the reaction I get after they receive the gift. They immediately recognize quality and craftsmanship. I love when I go back to visit them and see them using it in their business environment. They are proud of their CL portfolio. Thanks for being stellar and always delivering excellent service! You guys are the “Ruth’s Chris” os leather goods and customer service!


  68. I received this as a college graduation present and have used it for four years and it really has aged well and still looks great. I still receive compliments when walking into meetings and hearings with this portfolio. It is a five-star product just like everything else I own of Col. Littleton’s. I also have placed several ordered refills and they always set the item apart from other cheaper options.


  69. I personally have a few Col. Littleton pieces and have purchased several for employee anniversary gifts. The quality of the leather and craftsmanship is second to none. You will not regret your purchase, sure to last a lifetime.


  70. The was the perfect 3rd wedding anniversary gift! My husband absolutely loves it! The leather is Incredible quality and it came so fast!

    mklawracy (verified owner)

  71. Save your time. I have completed all of the research for you in trying to find the quality, functionality, and sophistication Colonel Littleton offers in their products. You won’t find it. Place your order and anxiously await your package! Over the years I have purchased many portfolios and none come close. Colonel Littleton’s client service matches the craftsmanship and commitment of their products as well. You will be delighted by your purchase and their personal touch!

    jnupton7 (verified owner)

  72. Col Littleton’s No. 18 Portfolio was recommended to me to use for work. The portfolio is beautifully crafted and works great for business meetings or taking notes on the go. My only critique is one that may be amended in time with more use. I’ve noticed that when I place documents in the pocket that they tend to get folded when I close the portfolio. I think over time with more use the leather will relax more and allow me to get the documents all the way inside the pocket to avoid creasing.

    blainesibby (verified owner)

  73. For years, I have been looking for a portfolio (letter size pad) that was leather, durable, thin and quality craftsmanship. I came across Col. Littleton’s No.18 Portfolio by chance when I was meeting with an individual who happened to have this portfolio. In doing my due diligence, I read up on Col. Littleton’s story and products and decided to order two No.18 portfolios, one for me and one for my business partner. Additionally, I had them branded/stamped with our company logo along with personal initials. I can honestly say that I have never owned a more quality portfolio in my 30+ years of business. I would recommend this portfolio to anyone seeking a truly quality crafted leather portfolio.

    doug (verified owner)

  74. I got this as a gift from a former boss. The quality is second to none. I would defiantly recommend and plan to buy other items.


  75. Great product. Was tough finding a quality leather portfolio that fits magazines / print outs on one side, a notepad on the other, a pen, and a few business cards. The clasp is great for fitting more documents outside the pocket if necessary.

    gbh3916 (verified owner)

  76. I have had this portfolio for almost 5 years and it still looks as good as the day I got it. I cannot even begin to count the compliments I get on my No. 18 Portfolio during interviews, meetings, and even people passing by my desk. The quality is second to none and is extremely functional. It has become an essential part of my everyday. Col. Littleton also always ensures I receive my pad refills almost instantly. The quality and customer service is unparalleled and I will continue to be a loyal customer because of it

    Jon Hayes

  77. This is my first Colonel Littleton product, but definitely won’t be my last! The attention to detail in the packaging alone is incredible. There were little personal touches, and even a moon pie!

    As for the portfolio itself: it’s beautiful. I look forward to a lifetime of use. The personalized initials I got on the front are nice, straight, and uniform.

    All in all, this is why I choose to spend a little more on a great American product.

    wmhfisk (verified owner)

  78. Once again @ColLittleton exceeds my expectations for service and quality. My Private Stock Portfolio , which is amazing, was ordered 2/23, shipped on 2/25, showed up TODAY, 2/27. Well done! #colonellittleton #privatestock


  79. This product has held up for years and I think it looks better as the years have past. I just reordered more refills which I enjoy the formatting, especially when writing letters. Wonderful products and superior customer service!


  80. From the very beginning of your order, the Colonel ensures stellar service! We received a very well written, friendly e-mail the same day of order. The two (personalized) portfolios we ordered shipped the same day. They arrived in three days with sweet surprises in the package and tales that took us back to our childhood. The quality of the portfolios speak for themselves! Excellence! The Colonel has perfected the art of customer service and delivery of products with a flair that is unique and unmatched in today’s world! Thank you, Colonel, for gifts that will last us a lifetime!


  81. Awesome!

    ron (verified owner)

  82. Have used and abused this portfolio for the past 5-6 and it still looks awesome. The same high-quality material and workmanship that I’ve found with other Col. Littleton products!


  83. I received this portfolio when I was accepted in to a prestigious program as the notification of my acceptance. It was an impressive way to notify me! The portfolio is monogrammed on the strap, which is beautiful and different. The portfolio is made of fine leather and holds the materials well. I recently ordered replacement pads which were quickly delivered with free shipping! Great piece of work and great service. thank you


  84. I recently got promoted and my girlfriend got this for me. I was extremely pleased with the quality of the leather and the company’s story. A great Tennessee product that I would recommend to anyone wanting a gift with a personal touch. Packaging, customer service, and quality were all great. Highly recommended!!!


  85. For Christmas I asked for a leather portfolio and man did I get one that exceeded my expectations. It is so well made and the leather is soft yet durable. Love the custom name on it too!! It will for sure make my job so much nicer and one day my boys will have it to pass down. Thank you for such a nice product.


  86. A colleague recommended this after I commented on his beautifully aged portfolio. I’m eager for mine to age as gracefully as his portfolio. If only I could age that well! This is an outstanding piece. And thanks for the Moon Pie.

    jrussell (verified owner)

  87. I was given this portfolio as a gift and it is by far the most well made premium leather item I have ever owned. Leather quality and finish is excellent and you can tell that this is a durable piece that will only get better with age.


  88. Love the look and feel of this padfolio! I received it for Christmas and look forward to using it for years to come and seeing it develop a patina that makes it the heirloom I know it will be.


  89. Some things just speak of quality at first sight – this is one of them. No regrets about this purchase, and the leather is wearing just as I’d hoped!


  90. Incredible quality and came better than advertised. I appreciate the attention to detail and extraordinary service. This portfolio is exactly what I was looking for.

    taylor_cory (verified owner)

  91. This is for my son-in-law for Christmas. I’m very pleased with the quality and workmanship.
    I’m certain he will be happy with his gift.
    My first of many more orders!

    kimwilliamswillis (verified owner)

  92. This was the first product I ordered from Colonel Littleton. The quality & design is the best I have seen. I am looking forward to using it for many years. I could not be more impressed with the quality or service.

    awingate91 (verified owner)

  93. This is the first time I have ordered a product from Colonel Littleton. I could not have been more impressed. The communication from Customer Service and delivery were perfect. The quality of the leather is the best I have seen. I am looking forward to using this portfolio and ordering additional products.

    jberuk (verified owner)

  94. Great product! Lightning fast shipping. I look forward to purchasing other products! Thanks for caring!


  95. Great product, it was my first of now many Col Littleton items I own.


  96. I purchased this portfolio for myself as part of a charitable silent auction. I knew very little about the company, but the design instantly drew me in. This portfolio has been with me to every important interview (my last job and my current graduate school), and my boyfriend has borrowed it on occasion for important meetings (don’t worry, I plan to get him his own someday). Timeless style. Love!


  97. This is quite an impressive gift for any occasion. The personalization gives it that little extra something that I’m always seeking when acknowledging a milestone in someone special’s life.


  98. Absolutely perfect. I love and own many handmade leather products. This is one of the best and will last the rest of my life. My son who is a journalist will inherit it when I’m gone. Love it!


  99. This portfolio has served me well for the last 5 years and will be around for many more. Great product!


  100. I have used my portfolio for 12 years now. The quality has never suffered. And it has worn incredibly well. Replacement pads come very quickly. Love this product and the service is second to none.


  101. Fantastic Product and even better customer service. Ordered replacement pads and it was shipped and in my hands the very next day. 100% recommend doing business with these great folks.


  102. The No. 18 portfolio is a MUST for anyone who attends lots of meetings. It is durable enough to withstand travel while also being elegant enough to turn heads in the boardroom. The portfolio is designed to hold documents, business cards and notepads with ease, and the button clasp keeps everything in place. The No. 18 pairs well with one of the Colonel Littleton leather strap computer bags for style and efficiency on the go.


  103. I received the No. 18 Leather Portfolio (w/ monogram) as a gift from my wife a few years back. It is a timeless design and I think it fits my personality perfectly. If you are the kind of person that wears vulgar gold jewelry and feels the need to remotely lock your car multiple times so people give you attention, this is not the portfolio for you. No, this is a portfolio for people who appreciate “form,” but are keenly aware of its proper relation to “function.” Other portfolios allow others to make accurate snap judgments about the depth of your intellect. The No. 18 Leather Portfolio, however, is the kind of portfolio that invites all comers and stirs strangers to swim the deep waters of your wisdom. Know this, friend…If you proceed to purchase this product, your advice WILL BE depended upon in a time of crisis. Your ability to withstand this trial by fire will be evidenced by the portfolio you carry at your side. Live up to the purpose this portfolio has for you! Learn new things, build something, write a song. This portfolio can handle anything you can throw at it. My No. 18 Leather Portfolio has already outlasted one marriage. Here’s to it outlasting whatever life has in store!


  104. Randall H. – September 5, 2018

    Colonel, you did it again! Outstanding workmanship.

    I mentioned in my 8/11/18 review of the No 18 Portfolio – American Buffalo I was so impressed I was going to order one for my wife. Well, I did. I ordered her the No. 18 Leather and she loved. Dinner was on her:)

    Again excellent product.
    Thank you,
    September 5, 2018

    rhildreth (verified owner)

  105. All I can say is WOW! I signed up for a financial coaching membership and received this Portfolio as a gift from the company. When I signed up, I figured the portfolio would just be a typical one, and probably have the company’s logo on it and I would put it aside and not really use it. Well I was intrigued when I saw the beautiful box sitting by my mail box when it arrived, and then when I opened it, I was quite surprised to find the nicest leather portfolio I had ever laid my eyes on. When I picked it up, felt it, and the leather smell drifted up to me, I knew that this would be something I would use every day and treasure for a long time. I had never heard of Col Littleton products before receiving this and I have visited this website several times since to see what else the Col makes. I already ordered replacement paper for this portfolio because even that is really unique and made of great quality and I don’t want it to run out. I’m saving up for the writing desk next! Thank you for making such beautifully made craftsman products. I can tell that you are truly dedicated to what you do. Oh and what a sweet touch, putting the moon pies in with your products, such a treat 🙂


  106. My then-girlfriend, now wife, purchased this product for me YEARS ago, and it still, to this day, continues to get compliments. We even had our officiant use it at our wedding to hold her materials for ceremony. An overall fantastic product of the highest craftsmanship. I would recommend this product to anyone and everyone.


  107. I just opened my No 18 portfolio and I’m very happy with the purchase. It arrived just in time for a meeting tomorrow and I can’t wait to use it for the first time. The quality is superior and the look is beautiful.i anticipate getting many compliments on this item.

    dsorrell1973 (verified owner)

  108. Outstanding work of art. Classic & timeless.


  109. Wow! This is a gorgeous product. It looks and feels like a leather portfolio is supposed to look and feel (and smell!). I just received it, but I have no doubt I’ll be using this for the rest of my life. I’m looking forward to seeing how it ages. Thanks, Colonel!

    chip.blankinship (verified owner)

  110. We had the pleasure of meeting Mr.Littleton Yesterday at a Rotary Meeting. He was their guest speaker and did a Fantastic Job I’d say. My Husband won the Portfolio in a drawling and they took it back with them to personalize it about 1:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon. And today around 11 am the UPS Deliver person came in with a package at our business. I was like I wasn’t expecting anything, Well it was his portfolio with his initials on it. WOW is what I said, Fast turn around for sure. Thank you again, Colonel Littleton


  111. This portfolio is not only beautiful but extremely functional. I have received several comments on it in just 1 week. Looking forward to using this luxury product for years to come and hopefully I age as well as it does. Thank you Col.! I’m hooked!


  112. The No. 18 is fantastic! I use it all the time and it is truly high quality with extraordinary craftsmanship! I am always so impressed with the level of great customer service and the attention to every detail. Well Done!


  113. My wife gave me a portfolio as a gift. The leather is amazing and the workmanship is 1st class. I have received many compliments from other professionals as they have seen it in use. I will definitely be ordering other items from Col Littleton!


  114. I actually won this portfolio as a door prize at a conference and have loved it ever since. It not only looks great but functions great as well. I just ordered replacement memo pads for it and I look forward to many years of using this portfolio.


  115. I purchased the portfolio 18 which is my first Colonel Littleton product and am not disappointed. I was a little reluctant and looked at this product online for a couple of weeks and decided to order. When it arrived I was very pleased with the looks, quality and craftsmanship. I started using it immediately and cannot wait to carry it to my next meeting. This may have been my first Colonel Littleton product but it will not be the last! Thanks Colonel Littleton for a quality product made in the U.S.A.

    firemarshal402 (verified owner)

  116. I cannot remember the last time I was so excited about a gift. This portfolio is everything you want elegant durable and high-quality. Every time I walk into a room for a meeting someone either does a double take or ask me where I got it it’s a great conversation starter with clients and also looks good in the boardroom.
    In a world where everything is disposable if feels great to have something that you’ll keep forever


  117. I cannot remember the last time I was so excited about a gift. This portfolio is everything you want elegant durable and high-quality. Every time I walk into a room for a meeting someone either does a double take or ask me where I got it it’s a great conversation starter with clients and also looks good in the boardroom.

    In a world where everything is disposable if feels great to have something that you’ll keep forever


  118. I am so happy, after lengthly research, to have purchased my No. 18 Portfolio from the Colonel. It’s quality and craftsmanship is what I expected and the service(s), yes plural, went way beyond what you find today. From the first e-mail, to the product arriving at your door, to the packaging, and the famous moon pie, the Colonel and his crew took all doubts away that I made the right choice. I didn’t just purchase a product from the Colonel I made an investment.

    bbushberger (verified owner)

  119. I love the quality of this portfolio and the size is perfect to also enclose my Dell PC. It makes the perfect partner for a sales call to keep notes and have the PC ready if needed.


  120. I received this as a gift. Beautiful. By far the nicest gift I have received in a long time. My initials on the front look great. I look forward to using this portfolio for a long time.


  121. I bought the #18 portfolio and I love it! I have been wanting one for some time. The quality is excellent and I know it will only get better with time. I highly recommend this as a gift for someone or just yourself!


  122. Beautiful! I received a portfolio for Christmas from the private stock. Love the brand. Extra special this year!


  123. Best portfolio ever! It is well constructed and really beautiful. It holds my legal pad for notes, and the pocket holds handouts from meetings. People compliment it whenever I use it, and I love the feel of it.

    Debra (verified owner)

  124. High quality product with unbelievable quick delivery. Very satisfied.


  125. This was my 4th Col Littleton product. The quality is second to none. My coworkers are always admiring it. Now I really want the 3 ring notebook.

    tnsullivan (verified owner)

  126. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality
    I will definitely be back to purchase more things


  127. I had been looking for something like this for years, then I stumbled on to Col. Littleton’s website and no longer need to do any searching. All the products I love are on this website. Slowly plan to expand my collection. Great product, master craftsmanship! Worth every dollar spent. Thank you.

    lucienpillai (verified owner)

  128. As with all of my Colonel Littleton purchases, this one was a hit. Several of the girl on staff went in with me to purchase this for my boss. He is a man that knows quality and he was thrilled with his Christmas gift. Thank you for providing quality items, amazing customer service and the fastest turnaround! Colonel Littleton is my go to gift!!!


  129. Great leather as usual. A little worried about the little piece of leather holding the pencil in, looks like it’ll break eventually. I like the brass studded paper, but will it hold up to sinking ink from a fountain pen? Sorry, haven’t tried it yet.


  130. Great product. Use it everyday.


  131. Well made and adds an air of professionalism when you walk in the room. I carry to all my business meeings.


  132. There are a lot of places that sell items like this, but the thing that keeps me coming back to Col. Littleton for gifts (and for myself!) is the attention to detail. From the unique packaging to the superb product, it’s clear that everyone involved has “sweated the small stuff”. In this too-busy-to-slow-down digital age, it’s comforting to know that there are people who continue to care enough to get the little things right.


  133. I got this as a gift, and now look for reasons to call meetings and show it off. Best combination of classic, fancy, and ruggid, I have ever seen.


  134. Beautiful piece of American craftsmanship. The leather is stunning and supple. I had my eye on a #18 for some time and am beyond pleased that I decided to finally treat myself. I’m looking forward to many years of use. Thank you!


  135. I spent some time looking for a new portfolio that hit the right marks and couldn’t find exactly what I wanted until a friend pointed me to this company. The packaging, smell, feel, every detail made me extremely happy and looking forward to my next purchase from the Colonel.

    brandon (verified owner)

  136. This was my favorite Christmas present. The old time feel reminds me of the ones my father had. Only one suggestion – Two Moon Pies not one 🙂


  137. Received my portfolio for Christmas. My favorite present, love the quality and the care that went into making this product. Great customer service also.


  138. My 4th stellar gift from the colonel! Having 3 exceptional products from his catalog, I always get excited to open the perfectly packaged gift. So this 4th gift of the No 18 portfolio was equally impressive as all the others. Initials set it up to make all my meetings in style and function. High quality and Tennessee made.


  139. I ordered the No 18 for my husband as a last minute Christmas gift. I had debated on if I should even purchase this portfolio, because it was a little more than I wanted to spend, but when it arrived I was blown away! It was even better than I expected! The leather is fabulous & I LOVE that it’s made in TN. Customer Service was amazing, too! I got a personalized email right after I ordered telling me my order would ship the next day. I’m sure I’ll be purchasing more Col Littleton for my husband in the future! It’s definitely more than worth the money!


  140. This was my first purchase from the Colonel and I must say I’m extremely impressed. Bought this portfolio as a gift and can’t wait to give it. I’m so impressed by the product and the packaging I’m about to purchase myself a wallet. Awesome product and customer service!


  141. This was my first Colonel product, and it goes with me everywhere I go. I’ve seen one other at a business meeting, and the guy and I spotted each other right away. Highest quality and only keeps getting better with age!


  142. This was my first Colonel Littleton purchase. Needless to say, it was not my last. Great looking portfolio, use it every day and get compliments every day. Thanks Colonel for another great product!


  143. Just ordered this portfolio for my Dad and the quality is fantastic! The leather is perfect and his initials are a great touch. My next order may be one for me.

    dchurch1957 (verified owner)

  144. Better than I expected. I ordered the black with brown trim as it perfectly matches my briefcase and backpack. The leather is thick offering good structure without the cardboard used in other portfolios. The item looks and smells great and my initials in the corner offer an impressive presentation for me and my small business.

    kcc (verified owner)

  145. Amazing portfolio! We did a bunch of these for our office management team and they loved them. The high quality, the personal touch of our logo, and the usefulness of them were all highlights. Working with the team at Colonel Littleton was even easier and we received them in the mail very quickly. Great item.


  146. Just purchased three engraved NO. 18’s for our three boys. Ordered Monday and I had them at my door Wednesday. My boys have grown up living in a disposable world. I wanted them to see, feel, smell and touch real natural quality that only gets more character with age. Quality you can count on from the Colonel’s products. Thanks, Colonel.

    gwmadden (verified owner)

  147. Growing up in Lexington, Kentucky, I have spent a lifetime using tack and other fine quality leather goods…The Colonel’s No. 18 Portfolio Case (in saddle tan) is about as good as it gets. For the past 2 years, I have used this daily, tossing it about in the truck, entrusting it to protect what ever important business I need to remember. It gets better with age, scratches and patina. A first rate product from a first rate company.
    Thank you Colonel!
    Vashon Island, Wa.


  148. We received excellent customer service from Lisa King when we ordered this item! WE also received great reviews about the product from the recipients of the gifts! The craftsmanship and the material made it a stellar gift!


  149. I really enjoy this portfolio. The elegance and the quality are amazing.


  150. If you’re thinking about the upgrade from the generic office store portfolio just go ahead and make the leap. This isnt the beefy overbuilt folders that some manufacturers are producing but one that works for everyday to important meetings.

    rf70478 (verified owner)

  151. Legit.

    chris3 (verified owner)

  152. This is amazing portfolio folder. I have used this portfolio around the world. It’s elegance and ruggedness fit in any setting business or personal. A unique piece that when taken from a briefcase never fails to get second glances. Love every item from the Colonel.


  153. The quality of workmanship on this portfolio is superb. It’s nice to have a positive feeling about the old adage “You get what you pay for” when obtaining this product. It is worth every penny for the craftsmanship of this item. And THEN, the assertive prompt, and personalized communication from customer service, the speedy delivery, and OH, if ONLY every Christmas present you received was as carefully and thoughtfully prepared in its packaging! BRAVO Colonel!!!


  154. Love this portfolio. The Look, feel and writing pad design are exactly what I was looking for. Look forward to purchasing more Col. Littleton products.


  155. Great product by a great company. An heirloom to be. Thanks Colonel!


  156. I’m giving this portfolio to my brother as a gift. The shipping time was great. As soon as your open the package you know that you have a fine, genuine product. The look, the smell, and the presentation are among the best I’ve ever seen from leather goods. You also know that this thing will last forever as soon as you put it in your hands. I know that my brother will be happy with this purchase. As soon as my budget line item for these type of goods allow, I’ll be purchasing for myself.

    logarogers (verified owner)

  157. I received this as a gift and couldn’t be more satisfied. Very high quality that will result in years of enjoyment. I’ll definitely be purchasing more Colonel Littleton products for both gifts and for myself.


  158. I received the number 18 Portfolio as a gift for graduation. The great packaging was a cherry on top. The portfolio is beautiful and will last a lifetime. Extremely well made; good luck not showing it off!


  159. My portfolio arrived extremely well presented in a Col, Littleton wrapped box, it is exactly what I have been looking for. I ordered the Black with Brown trim that was personalized for me.

    High quality leather and very presentable, looking forward to many years of use.

    Thanks to the team at Col.Littleton.


    justingrubb (verified owner)

  160. Awesome portfolio. I use it every day. Customer service is exceptional.


  161. Wow, just wow! Your company never ceases to amaze me. Someone very special to me was moving away and I needed the perfect gift. I knew exactly what to get. I am impressed from beginning to end, from your sweet ladies that man the phones to the super fast delivery. I placed the order around 11:00 in the morning and my order was here by lunch the next day. The order arrived well packaged and protected. The box is honestly too pretty to wrap. The dust bag is a super nice touch. The moon pie and the coaster were a nice little add on. The quality of the portfolio can not be matched. It smells great, looks great and feels great. It screams professionalism for the person who carries it. I love products made in Tennessee, especially yours! I look forward to ordering from you for years to come. Thank you for making me look so good to my friend!!!
    Terri Thompson


  162. This was my first Colonel Littleton gift back in 2014; now I’m addicted to his products. I use my No. 18 padfolio every day at work. It’s simple, lightweight, and efficient. I constantly receive compliments and inquiries about it. I’ve now started purchasing these as gifts for friends and colleagues because I know they’re quality, functional timepieces. I’m proud to support a Tennessee owned and operated company right down the road from my town.


  163. This is a really gorgeous product. Both men and women compliment it. I did expect “saddle tan” to be lighter and more tan than brown. The picture makes it appear much lighter than it is. I will also agree with prior posts that the business card holder could be bigger. But don’t let that detract from purchasing it. You can still fit about 10 cards vertically into the slot.

    klaralee.charlton (verified owner)

  164. I just received my new portfolio and cannot be more impressed with the feel, quality, and appearance. From a Texan to the Colonel, THANK YOU!

    bpollard (verified owner)

  165. Purchased the leather portfolio for my son for his graduation. Very well made and high quality. Couldn’t believe how quick I got the personalized item.


  166. I already have a double portfolio and a tablet portfolio. I received the #18 leather portfolio in brown yesterday. As usual – complete satisfaction.


  167. I love the look (and feel) of this portfolio. I can not wait to see it as time goes on. The Colonel has the best quality leather products that will last for years.


  168. My father bought this as a last minute birthday gift, and I couldn’t be more grateful. The packaging and presentation make it seem like you’re receiving more of a family heirloom than a product ordered online. The quality and smell of the leather are phenomenal. Looking forward to adding some scuffs and scratches to develop some character!


  169. 5 stars is not adequate to rate this product! I have had my portfolio for a little over two weeks and have recieved dozens of compliments and people wanting to know where they can get their own at. The quality is top notch and is a statement piece in any work, boardroom, etc. setting you can imagine. In addition their customer service is just as impressive. I WILL be a returning customer.

    cfolds (verified owner)

  170. Elegant, stylish professional portfolio that I am proud to carry into meetings. This is my second Colonel Littleton product. I have an 18L that I’ll be gifting to someone who admires it every time we meet.

    becky (verified owner)

  171. Received this as a gift, and I am in love with it! The leather and craftsmanship is unparalleled. Beautiful portfolio, and I hope to purchase other Colonel Littleton products in the future!


  172. Love my new portfolio! I needed one that wasn’t too bulky for a new briefcase, and this one fit the bill! Can’t wait for my next Col. Littleton product!

    Brad1 (verified owner)

  173. I absolutely love the No. 18 portfolio for my everyday carry since it arrived two weeks ago. I ordered my first set of pad refills this evening since I am finding reasons to write notes and ideas down on the high quality paper included with the No. 18. I am looking forward to years use and stories that will accompany this leather piece.
    Well done!! Outstanding customer service!!

    adamwsmith5 (verified owner)

  174. I consider myself a self-described “leather connoisseur”. I have never hesitated to spend hard earned dollars on products of superior quality and wish I was more articulate and able to describe Colonel Littleton products the way it deserves.

    The entire story—

    My wife and I were in Nashville this year for our anniversary over New Years. We stayed at the Omni Hotel and there is a store within the hotel that carries the Colonel Littleton brand. We strolled through the shop and fell in love at first touch. His leathers are of the highest superiority available. The chosen hardware is heavy, solid and made to a level that will last forever.

    As we looked around, I came across this No. 83 Leather Book Bag. The size of the bag was perfect and light weight. I use it as my everyday carry “man bag” because it helps me stay organized. The leather is “glove soft” but thick enough to last a lifetime. I looked at the price and thought, I love it, but don’t need it. To my delight, my wife wanted to purchase if for me as an anniversary present. Wow!!!

    So, it began… I now own:

    No. 83 Bookbag
    No. 5 Cinch Belt – Brown
    No. 5 Cinch Belt – Black
    No. 28 Leather Pocket Journal – Vintage Brown
    No. 9 Journal – Brown (Not for me, for the wife for her birthday)
    No. 3 Possibles Bag – Large

    All I can say is Colonel, keep up the good work, shut up and take my money!!!!

    dtillinghast (verified owner)

  175. Just received No. 18 portfilio, looks great and will be helpful.


  176. I received the #18 Portfolio as a gift from a dear friend. The design and execution are just perfect! I couldn’t have asked for anything better. I’m also impressed with the aesthetics and ethos of the company as reflected in their website. If only more American companies felt this strongly about quality and customer service. Thanks, Colonel!


  177. Five stars plus! We all chipped in to get this for our CPO as a Christmas gift and she was as knocked out by it as we were! The enduring quality of the leather, handcrafted construction and super smart packaging – all these things convey to the recipient that they have received a special, thoughtful gift from someone who thinks they deserve it.


  178. My wife got me this Portfolio for Christmas as I had been hinting at another one I had seen. I am so glad she found Colonel Littleton! Made in the USA was my first priority and then I wanted something that would only get better with age, good quality. I could not be more happy with the product quality and the price was not overwhelming. Great Product, and my wife went on and on about the customer service, even expedited at no charge for Christmas delivery, just something you don’t see that much these days on the customer service side, but I can assure you I will be back to the Colonel for my next purchase! Highly recommend!


  179. Really, really impressed! Purchased this for myself after reading several positive reviews and it exceeded my expectations! Also, I can’t say enough about the “presentation” Col. Littleon delivered in the packaging of this product. You can tell a lot of thought and care went into the craftsmanship and delivery.


  180. I am not a man of means, so I try my best to purchase items I know will last a long time. This portfolio will take a beating and look better with each passing day.

    This portfolio has quickly become my familiar ally. It is strange to feel such an attachment to an object, but I carry this one with me with pride.

    An honest, quality product – made in USA – and the business owner is a preservationist. It doesn’t get much better. Thank you.


  181. I received a Colonel Littleton portfolio as a gift and I am very impressed with the workmanship and quality. I will keep an eye on Colonel Littleton for other leather goods in the future.


  182. The Leather is amazing quality. This is an excellent portfolio for carrying around work. I wish it had two pen or pencil slots instead of one and wish they was a little bigger diameter. I also wish the business card holder was a little wider. I work in manufacturing, so this size was perfect for me for meetings and collecting data. The strap has two adjustments which make it convenient for carrying many documents in the portfolio. What I am most impressed with is the leather, it is a truly quality leather and it is aging beautifully. This was my first Col. Littleton purchase but it definitely won’t be my last.

    bobbysawyer44 (verified owner)

  183. outstanding feel & appearance. first rate, I will cherish for years and pass it on.

    mclarensx3 (verified owner)

  184. Love this portfolio-the quality is amazing and you can’t beat the customer service. I’m so excited to give this to my husband on Christmas!

    chrissi.cicerelle (verified owner)

  185. love my new portfolio. Wonderful craftsmanship. I bought it at a benefit auction and wanted it bad enough to give more than retail price. I look forward to using it everyday. this will not be my last purchase.


  186. Absolutely beautiful. God blessed me with an incredible Husband and this was his gift to me for our first wedding anniversary. I love it and, per the usual with Colonel Littleton products, the craftsmanship and quality is impeccable. Thanks so much.


  187. I purchased this as a gift for my boss. I’m blown away by the quality. Packaging and customer service are also great. It is an impressive gift. Thanks!

    jasonlanier1 (verified owner)

  188. I LOVE my No. 18 portfolio! It looks, feels and smells wonderful. I can tell it will last forever and will look even better when it ages. I’ll be buying more!

    flodoughty (verified owner)

  189. I like carrying my new #18 portfolio into meetings. Not only do I enjoy using it, I enjoy watching others admire it. I am very pleased with the value for the money. My wife gave me this portfolio as a birthday gift. She has always had good taste!


  190. We received our order in under 24 hours and we are very pleased with the quality and workmanship of the portfolio.


  191. This portfolio is absolutely beautiful. I had long grown tired of the standard black “pleather” portfolios various employers provided me, and wanted something more distinctive and personalized. This provided me that in spades.


  192. This was given to me as a gift, first product from Col Littleton. What an impression. Could not be happier, I get compliments during business meetings all the time. I have had it now for almost five years and because of it have been purchasing products from Col Littleton ever since.


  193. I just received my portfolio and it well exceeded my expectations. The leather is simply beautiful and the smell of the leather brings back so many memories of horseback riding. The only mistake I made was ordering one, my wife saw it and asked when I was ordering hers. You have a customer for life.


  194. I will tell everyone who will listen about this gorgeous portfolio. It’s beautifully crafted and so functional! Order it and you won’t be disappointed! Oh and Colonel will send you a moonpie 🙂


  195. Just received my #18 Portfolio and I was impressed beyond belief with quality and craftsmanship on this leather creation. I have had numerous portfolios over the years, off the shelf, and custom, and this has to be the best looking and most satisfying to hold of all of them. Looking forward to my next purchase of one of your briefcases. You know, on most hand crafted leather products you always find something with the stitching that is not quite right, even if it is clipping a few stray threads……..not here….hats of to excellent workanship!!!

    vaquerfirm (verified owner)

  196. I got my No. 18 portfolio 4 or 5 years ago. It looked great the day I bought it but I think it looks even better today. Like all of the Col.’s products it’s beautiful but meant to be used. It does have a major issue–they’re addictive–since I bought my No. 18 I’ve acquired a half dozen more of the Col.’s portfolios and journals…The Col. may want to consider adding a warning to his packaging!


  197. I love the look, the feel and the smell of this portfolio I just purchased for my son. He, just two days ago, called to ask for our old beat up portfolio because he had an interview. And while he may not be able to use his Littleton portfolio this time around, I expect he will keep this for the rest of his life!


  198. Exactly what I was hoping to get. Very nicely packaged and speedy delivery as promised. Quality is great, doesn’t compare to Day-timer or Levenger or others that I have looked at. Wish I had found this product sooner. Looking forward to extensive usage and adding other products to my collection down the road. Thank you for the leather coaster and the moon pie, nice touch. Only thing the pie got squashed in the box so didn’t look as appetizing as it should. Like the note pad and the brass rivets are a nice touch. Did notice that the pen loop, with the pencil in it tends to push up against the notepad causing it to buckle where it touches the loop. Not sure if the position of the pad is a little off? Tried to push the pad to the outer edge but didn’t make much difference when you close the portfolio. Very minor I know but thought I just would let you know. Other then that everything else was first rate. Will DEFINITELY recommend your products to others. Thank you!

    lucienpillai (verified owner)

  199. I ordered the portfolio on Monday and had it in my hands on Wednesday. You can’t beat that!! The portfolio truly exceeded expectations in both craftsmanship and customer service. I will be a frequent visitor to the site and look forward to future purchases…

    davidr (verified owner)

  200. I am in love with my No.18. My wife gave it to me for my birthday today. She knows me well. One of my absolute favorite smells in the world is new leather, especially when it is so full or character and craftsmanship. I’m looking forward to meetings at work, just so I can jot notes. Who ever says that? Thanks for such a great product.


  201. A beautiful product, American-made, and something I’m proud to bring to work everyday. It reminds me that the fruits of our labor have staying power. Thank you for your craftsmanship!


  202. This product is a happy addition to my ever growing family of Littleton products. This was a great addition to No. 36 when going to high level meetings and interviews. The quality and professionalism appearance is a must for any executive.


  203. I purchased this monogrammed portfolio as traditional 1st anniversary gift (paper) for my husband. I wanted a gift that would be an heirloom piece and I am not disappointed by the quality of the portfolio – it will surely be a piece that will last a lifetime. I had seen a colleague with it so I knew the portfolio would be very high quality, but what impressed me most with my order was the high level of customer service. I received an email a day after my purchase letting me know it had shipped and a personal email from the company following up on the status of my shipment with an expected delivery date. It came extremely quickly and is packaged beautifully. I expected to have to buy a gift box for it, but it came in a nice gift box and is ready to be wrapped. It also came with a mini moon pie – score! I am extremely impressed with the level of care that went into the packaging. This is not something you see much of when ordering gifts online. I highly recommend ordering from the Colonel.

    joyhines15 (verified owner)

  204. We purchased this as a high school graduation gift for our son. We wanted a keepsake that would be used and treasured by him not only in college but once he begins his professional career. Thank you Colonel Littleton for providing us with a quality product. Your customer service and packaging is impeccable as well.

    Hollie (verified owner)

  205. Outstnding! I purchased the No.18 yesterday afternoon in desperate need of a college graduation present for a family friend. I had attempted to order through a retailer and was told the wait would be 7-10 days. My online order, directly with The Colonel assured me the gift would arrive in time for our get together tomorrow evening.

    I just opened the box and am gobsmacked at the quality of not only the product, but with your team of professionals and the attention to detail paid throughout the process. An e-mail assuring me my order had shipped and would be received on time was such a relief. The packaging is so high quality that I decided not to gift wrap and simply add a masculine ribbon so the box could speak for itself.

    The No. 18 is of such high quality, you have gained a customer for life. I am thrilled. Many thanks to you all!

    jackiepietri (verified owner)

  206. I received this as a gift about 5 years ago and it has been awesome. I receive compliments and questions about it all the time. I love the thickness of this leather and its durability. I am very proud to use this great product.


  207. I have gotten so many compliments on this…I love to take it to meetings, it is so prestigious that it makes me look good too……what a great thing to have…I would like to get my initials on it one day….I love IT….Elizabeth M.


  208. Great Product! I first encountered the portfolio while a trade specific leadership conference of young professionals. A few individuals at my table had a Colonel Littleton and I got to see the quality up close. I made the purchase the next day.

    allenc (verified owner)

  209. Received my #18 portfolio right before a trip to Europe. Bought it off of another location due to gift cards, but shipped direct from the Colonel himself. Very professional packaging, and a free moon pie to boot.

    I was curious/concerned how stiff this would be since it was all one piece of leather. Something in the process makes it very supple and the portfolio easily lays flat for writing. Also, the feel of the portfolio makes it seem like something you’ve been carrying for years as soon as it comes out of the box.

    I prefer to write with a pen, and I swapped out the pencil for a standard black ink Cross pen. The narrow barrel makes it fit perfectly in the spot for the pencil. No fear of it falling out. Lastly the slot on the cover to hold papers does its job well and there’s enough give that it holds quite a few pages. I spent a week doing meeting with vendors and other work related sessions that meant for a lot of notes. Filled it up with no issues. There is enough room that you could keep a few manila folders in there too, and with the strap snapped shut it would be very comfortable to carry.

    When I was purchasing this I thought I would likely replace the pad of paper with your standard legal pad when it was empty. I really like the feel of the paper, the format of the title section, and the rivets add a special something that have me pretty convinced that I’ll be buying all my replacement pads from the Colonel.

    I also purchased a #20 at the same time, and I like it just as much. Size wise, this item is much more like your standard portfolio. The storage for loose leaf paper, size of the strap that holds it closed, etc means that you can carry a good deal inside of it. The #20 is a bit more portable, and something that I’m likely to tuck between the back of my pants and shirt when on a job site so I can have quick access to take notes.


  210. Beautiful, well-built and very useful. An item that will last for many, many years and look better after every use!


  211. I’ve had my portfolio a little over a year and love it even more now then when I first got it. The quality of the leather and craftsmanship can’t be beat. There’s nothing more impressive than walking into a meeting with this in your hand. It screams professional. Worth the investment. Highly recommend all of their products and their customer service goes above and beyond to make sure your happy. It’s definitely the little things and attention to detail that makes Col Littleton stand out from the rest. Will continue to be a loyal customer!

    Amanda (verified owner)

  212. This portfolio is PERFECT for Me it is everything I wanted to keep track of all my expenses.
    Thank You Col for all that you do.

    Bizjack6 (verified owner)

  213. Beautiful heirloom quality piece


  214. Beautiful heirloom quality piece–this will last a lifetime!


  215. Handsome, Rugged & Durable:
    The #18 is the finest legal pad cover I’ve ever seen! The leather is durable and it has gotten even better looking with the scuffs of time.

    However, it is too small to fit things inside when folded. It has a slant sleeve on the inside left cover but pages get crinkled if you store them in there. Also, I would like to carry regular office files (not in the pocket) but it isn’t quite wide enough for this either, and the nice leather snap gets in the way more often than it is helpful (I eventually cut mine off).

    I Highly recommend the #18 for simple eye-catching notepad usage, but for more versatility you should consider the #19 (w/ 3ring binder) or the #36 (it is an inch wider when folded).

    I love all the colonel’s products for their superb craftsmanship and quality guarantee…but at these prices you want to make sure you are getting the right one for your specific needs.

    tnahmi (verified owner)

  216. Just received my black portfolio today. I must have said wow at least four times. First was because of the initial presentation when opening the main box. Second when opening the portfolio box and seeing the cloth bag holding the portfolio. Third when smelling the rich leather smell and feeling the quality craftsmanship. Fourth when opening the goodie bag with the inspirational coaster which will remind me to always strive to be stellar, which is why I purchased the portfolio in the first place. The mini moon pie and story was the sweet finale. Superb attention to detail and customer service. Couldn’t be happier!

    ahymana (verified owner)

  217. I love the portfolio and always receive compliments about it.

    It fits in my laptop bag easily and it looks great!


  218. I received this as a Christmas gift. When I opened the gift wrap and looked upon the box, I knew there was a top quality product inside. Absolutely beautiful portfolio inside. When I went on line to check out the Colonels other products, I viewed his video where he mentions how important even the box is. The Colonel knows his stuff. I can relate to a man who has his outlook on life and craftsmanship and customer service. He has a customer for life.


  219. Not able to fit anything inside when folded…strictly usable as a notepad cover, but has
    impressive Beauty & Durability.

    tnahmi (verified owner)

  220. Forget the cheap promotional portfolio. Nothing beats a solid slab of leather. Looks great and looks better with age. Simple and functional and should outlast the original owner.


  221. Received this portfolio as a gift. I have been very pleased thus far with the quality.


  222. Received as a Christmas Gift. Excellent Product. Would highly recommend.


  223. Received as a gift – Beautiful leather, Excellent quality.


  224. Incredible product. This is the perfect gift for co-workers or businessmen. This company has definitely found its niche in providing outstanding quality, from customer service to the product. The No. 18 portfolio will last a lifetime and I will continue to purchase products from Col Littleton both for myself and as corporate gifts. Keep up the good work!!


  225. I am a Senior in college and discovered Col. Littleton via Orvis in October. I purchased this portfolio to replace my cheap faux leather porfolio and have been blown away by the quality and craftsmanship. I use the portfolio for all my classes and have purchased the paper refills (the paper complements the portfolio beautifully). Couldn’t recommend this product enough and look forward to spending some money with the Colonel after Christmas.


  226. The #18 portfolio is perfect to for everyday use in my business. Very unique company and products. Very pleased with products and service.


  227. I have nothing but good things to say about my purchase. I ordered this as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend and I must say I was a bit worried it would not arrive in time. However…….shipping was super quick. The portfolio is way beyond what I expected! The leather is beautiful and there’s so many details on the product itself that really show the craftsmanship that went into making it. I honestly could not be more pleased. The service, shipping, packaging were all wonderful and I will definitely be ordering from CL again.

    l.a.aciano (verified owner)

  228. This one gets better with age. I take this with me everywhere, and everywhere I go I get a compliment on its beauty. I’ve given this as a gift as well and they enjoyed its quality as much as I did. Best leather goods. Period.

    Trey (verified owner)

  229. CLASSY! That sums up the customer service, the product and the packaging, but still I’ll elaborate a little. I can’t recall the last time I enjoyed opening a package this much and I’m the giver, not the receiver. I purchased this for my son who was recently elected as a state representative to use for note taking while in session. No doubt it can hold it’s own in the state capitol!


  230. I purchased the #18 portfolio for my girlfriend for Christmas at her request. I ended up giving it to her early because her “pleather” portfolio fell apart. I was incredibly impressed with the packaging (as a guy, that’s really saying something) and the extras included. She has been using it for a week now and has received several compliments already. I’ve got my eye on a front pocket wallet for myself now. Top notch company.


  231. I am so excited to finally have this, the quality is amazing and the leather looks great. This is my first Col. Littleton purchase and it will not be the last for sure. Thanks for being so great!


  232. This thing is so cool for a gift and the store offers really nice service. LOVE IT! Thanks!


  233. Perfect portfolio. Great service. I have a No.20 that I use for absolutely everything. I added the No.18 for when I need to carry papers or agendas to a meeting. My only complaint is that the pocket is a little small for standard paper – so any standard papers will have bent edges. So, I think that this is most useful as a way to carry a full-sized pad of paper. This is a fantastic gift. One year ago, I gave this a No.18 to a friend, and he still thanks me all of the time.

    gleasj (verified owner)

  234. Just got one of these online – arrived last night. What else can be said? The Colonel makes great stuff – This will be with me for a long time. I love the Saddle Tan color – wish it were offered with more items like the grips and briefcases.

    John (verified owner)

  235. I received this porfolio model as a gift. It is personalized with my initials, and it is of excellent quality. I have now ordered one as a gift for a farewell at the office for someone being promoted to our Corporate offices. I am sure this will be a very stylish and one-of-a-kind gift. In my case, I always carry mine to meetings and trips, and it is always a topic of conversation. I am sure I will be seeing more around the office soon!


  236. This company exceeds expectations. A portfolio was a gift to me which I love and have enjoyed. I have also ordered a briefcase and 3 gift portfolios. The products are amazing and gifts you are proud to give. The service is the best I have ever experienced. Sometimes they send things the same day or the next day free of charge. They stand behind the quality and are always helpful. Great company!!


  237. This is my second portfolio – first was stolen in Hawaii. I have used this portfolio around the world. It’s elegance and ruggedness fit in any setting business or personal. A unique piece that when taken from a briefcase never fails to get second glances. Love every item from the Colonel.


  238. Every time I place a order with CL I feel like I am their only customer. Great customer service and the No. 18 is a great corporate gift for customers .

    james.harden (verified owner)

  239. Outstanding portfolio! High quality materials and construction and the packaging it arrived in was out of this world!

    terry.simmons (verified owner)

  240. This portfolio is professional, but also very stylish. My wife gave it to me as an anniversary gift and I have gotten many compliments on it at meetings and conferences. The leather is soft, which makes it nice to hold while walking around or taking notes. The pen holder is simple but effective, and the pad holder keeps the paper firmly in place. This portfolio immediately projects professionalism and is constructed to last the length of my career. I could not be happier.


  241. Superior quality with incredible customer service. This portfolio is built to last a lifetime.


  242. I’ve had this portfolio for a few years now and it goes everywhere with me. It’s perfect for keeping a few loose papers and a pad to write with. I like it so much that I’ve given them as gifts for the last 2 years also. It continues to age gracefully and I have no doubt it will serve me well for many years to come!

    Curtis (verified owner)

  243. absolutely love my portfolio! after a lifetime of other, lower quality portfolios, I have settled on the one that will take me to the end!


  244. Received my No. 18 Portfolio today and I’m so in love!! Excellent Quality!

    nblack (verified owner)

  245. Extremely pleased with the quality of the product. Looks professional and is highly functional. Shipping was very fast. Goes very well with my Pocket Journal.

    Highly, highly recommend.

    mark_miller_ms (verified owner)

  246. You will not regret this purchase! Received this in 2013 and it is still in excellent condition. The side pocket is not conducive with loose paper, but it works well for smaller handouts, pamphlets, etc.


  247. Fantastic Portfolio
    I attend executive meetings almost on a daily basis, so the necessity for a reliable and aesthetically pleasing portfolio is priority for me. I found it difficult to achieve my expectations at the big box stores. I stumbled upon this gem passing through Lynville, and immediately fell in love with this portfolio! It is of the highest quality and I receive complements frequently.

    Thanks Colonel Littleton and Team!


  248. Incredible craftsmanship
    I received this portfolio as a gift. It is something special. I cannot wait to see how it ages!


  249. Better looking everyday
    I have had my portfolio for about four to five years now and it continues to look better everyday with constant use. My boss you lives overseas loved it so much that I ordered him one and he gets comments from his foreign counterparts about the look and the quality. I would highly recommend this for anyone who uses a note pad. I too get comments all the time from peers asking where I got this and how they can order one. Can’t say enough about this product.


  250. Will Last a Lifetime
    I got a promotion and purchased the No. 18. I struggled between this model and legal size. Glad I made this purchase. I had my initials put on the portfolio… looks great. The quality is second to none. This is something that my kids will want one day.

    I was so impressed with the quality that I ordered the IPad 2 holder. Already looking forward to it. I was looking at a saddleback or king ranch briefcase….I’ll have to give col littleton a serious look now….. I can not stress the level of quality of the portfolio.


  251. Great!
    Have used many a portfolio of this size for years. However, I have never found one that I felt was a “keeper.” The Colonel’s No. 18, though, fits that bill. From the moment I opened the package and saw the portfolio I knew this one was different. Amazing leather, great character, functional, sturdy, attractive, simple design. I could go on and on. Just love it.


  252. Another Home Run!
    Due to the nature of my business i receive numerous Portfoilos each year. My wife got me the #18 Colonel Littleton for a gift as she was impressed with the quality. Think it will be the only one i will carry from now on. Received numerous compliments, and due to the uniqueness of the notepad, we ordered several replacements to keep the unique design for years to come.
    Thanks for another product that will be by my side for years!


  253. Fantastic gift
    My boyfriend will soon be attending law school, and I wanted to get him a Valentine’s gift that he could use for years to come. This portfolio will be a complete surprise to him, and I can’t wait to see his excitement when he opens the Col. Littleton box! My Dad, a businessman, is quite impressed by this gift and is dropping some pretty obvious hints that he’d really like one for himself, though he already has a leather Coach portfolio that he has used for years! These portfolios are truly that exceptional–and trust me, my Dad only likes quality, classic things. I did some extensive searching before purchasing this portfolio, and I believe it has the most unique character of anything else on the market. The leather is supple and beautiful, and my portfolio was a little bit more chocolate brown than the picture–which is wonderful, as it matches my boyfriend’s briefcase extremely well. The embossed initials are a perfect, classy touch. If you are at all considering this portfolio, I would highly recommend it. Also, on a slightly different note, the shipping was incredibly fast; I ordered this at 2:30 on Monday, it shipped (with personalization!) that day by 5:30, and it arrived on my doorstep at lunchtime on Wednesday. This won’t be my last Col. Littleton purchase. Thank you for a fantastic product and experience!


  254. Perfect!!!
    I just received this in the mail and it is absolutely gorgeous! It is everything I’d hoped for. As the website warns “Warning: Giving Colonel Leather Gifts may cause mild euphoria to both giver and receiver”, it’s definitely true! I can’t wait to give this on Christmas morning!!!


  255. Expensive, but worth it
    I’ve been through numerous journals / writing pads. This one is by far the best!


  256. Unbelievable!!
    I just received my #18 note portfolio today. The quality is unsurpassed. This product far exceeded my expectations. It is just STUNNING!

    Drew P

  257. Excellent Gift
    I’ve seen my dad give this portfolio as a gift for years now, but I didn’t know the story behind Col. Littleton until he gave it to my boyfriend for Christmas last year. My boyfriend and I were blown away when we first saw it – the presentation, the quality, and even the Moon Pie. This was the perfect gift. It shows the amount of respect between the two main men in my life, and it means a lot to me. I strongly recommend this as a gift for your colleagues, family members, and even your daughter’s boyfriend. Thanks Dad & Col. Littleton.


    I got the 18 Portfolio for Christmas in black since most of my stuff is black. I have given these as corporate gifts for several years and they have been so well recieved and appreciated. When I saw the latest 18’s in a more chocolate brown color, I just had to have one in brown too.
    I love everything I have ever gotten from The Colonel and am always proud to give or recieve these outstanding products.
    Keep up the wonderful work Colonel.


  259. Astonishing!
    I just ordered this portfolio for my husband on Monday and receievd it on Wednesday. I was impressed before I actually got to see the product in the box….the care and quality of the packaging was a complete suprise. The craftsmanship of the portfolio is remarkable and I can’t wait to order something else – which I will be doing!!


  260. Amazing
    Just got this as a gift and it’s fantastic!! I can’t say enough about all of Col. Littleton’s products. He is truly a master at his craft and it shows!


  261. Almost to Nice to Use
    I’ve now used mine for 2 months and can’t say enough about it. Not only does it look great but very functional. While it scuffs easy, to me that lets it develop some character

    Jim B.

  262. Should have bought LONG ago
    I bought two of these – one as a gift, and one for me. This piece is awesome – I use it everyday and look forward to dragging it into meetings – this is much more than a folder.

    (When you order, buy extra pads of paper and extra pencils – trust me)

    New Hampshire Steve

  263. Awesome!
    I was tired of “fake leather” portfolios and asked for this one this past Christmas. Absolutely fantastic and beautifully crafted. I expect this to give me years of great service and I am glad I never will have to go to “fake leather” again.

    Greg G.

  264. Great leather goods
    Received this as a christmas gift, and I must say that it was the best gift this year. It was a very meaningful gift from the love of my life. She bought me the perfect gift, use it on a daily basis. Retired my old one after 8 years of service. Highly recommend this portfolio.


  265. Excited
    I just got this for Christmas. I’ll be retiring my old padfolio and I hope to be using this for life.


  266. Leather is amazing
    This is the perfect portfolio for carrying around a pad and some loose documents. I work as an attorney, but rarely use legal size paper so this size was perfect for me. The strap has two adjustments which make it convenient for carrying up to 30 pages of documents in the portfolio instead of a briefcase. What I am most impressed with is the leather, it is a truly quality leather and it is aging beautifully. This was my first Col. Littleton purchase but it won’t be my last.


  267. Design Could Be Improved
    Really well made and elegant portfolio. My only complaint is that the side pocket is slightly too small for loose papers and they will get crumpled on the side when a pen or pencil is in the holder.


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We are committed to producing quality, handcrafted products that showcase our time-honored standards of excellence and deep respect for the Americana tradition. Col. Littleton products go through rigorous testing and numerous quality inspections before being shipped to our customers. Should you receive a Col. Littleton product that is defective in materials or workmanship, you can count on us to make it right. Our guarantee is limited to the cost of the product itself. It also does not cover normal wear and tear. We feel if you just plain “wore it out,” you got your money’s worth. Also, we cannot be responsible for an item which has suffered through alteration, damage due to improper cleaning, improper use, mishandling or accident. If we made a mistake in personalizing your product or if the product is defective in materials or workmanship, of course we’ll replace it. Otherwise, personalized products are not returnable.

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Leather is a passion for me. There are more kinds of leather and leather processing out there than you can shake a stick at. You can mold leather into just about any shape or form. You can make every hide look just alike. You can dye it green, blue or even pink. You can apply a finish, coat it, spray it or make it look slick and shiny. That’s not what we’re about at Col. Littleton. To me the beauty is in the naturalness of the leather. People always comment to me about the special “feel” of our leather and how it becomes even more beautiful after it has some wear on it. It’s all about our leather process. When you buy Col. Littleton leather goods, you’re buying, for the most part, full-grain American vegetable-tanned steer hide that has received a minimum of alteration. We don’t apply a finish to hide character markings. The way I see it, every marking tells a story and covering them robs the piece of its life and character.

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I see a real resurgence in the country today for products made in America. Our focus is to design and create products that speak to the time-honored traditions that have made this country great such as handmade craftsmanship, authentic rich leathers and quality workmanship. There’s a nostalgic feel about the products we make . . . most of them could have been made 100 years ago and many are made using turn-of-the-20th-century methodology and machinery. Our products are true Americana; forged as our forefathers intended by people who care and take pride in making a beautiful product.