No. 18 Leather Portfolio

Rated 4.96 out of 5 based on 123 customer ratings
(123 customer reviews)


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No. 18 Leather Portfolio

This well-designed leather portfolio will get you through your most important business meeting in style. Made in the Col. Littleton Workshop of our black, vintage brown or saddle tan polished leather. Two-position solid brass snap front allows room for carrying extra documents. Edge stitched. Inside front pocket and center pencil slot. Pencil included.

Accommodates standard 8 ½” x 11” ruled pad which can easily be replaced when full. It comes with the Colonel’s specially designed Memorandum Pad which may be reordered. No. 18 Leather Portfolio front may be personalized with three initials in front lower, right corner.

Made in Col. Littleton leather workshop in Lynnville, TN USA from full-grain American hides hand-tanned especially for this product.

12”H x 9 ½”W.

This item is also available in American Buffalo

No. 18 Portfolio

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123 reviews for No. 18 Leather Portfolio

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  6. Rated 4 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)


  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!!!

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.


  16. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    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

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  22. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  23. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  24. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  25. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  26. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  27. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  28. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  29. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!!

  30. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!!!!

  31. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  32. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  33. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  34. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  35. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  36. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  37. Rated 4 out of 5

    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.

  38. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  39. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

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

  40. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  41. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  42. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  43. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  44. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  45. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  46. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  47. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  48. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  49. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  50. Rated 5 out of 5

    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 🙂

  51. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!!!

  52. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  53. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  54. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  55. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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…

  56. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  57. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  58. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  59. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  60. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  61. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  62. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  63. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  64. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  65. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  66. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  67. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  68. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  69. Rated 5 out of 5

    Beautiful heirloom quality piece

  70. Rated 5 out of 5

    Beautiful heirloom quality piece–this will last a lifetime!

  71. Rated 4 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  72. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  73. Rated 5 out of 5

    I love the portfolio and always receive compliments about it.

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

  74. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  75. Rated 4 out of 5

    (verified owner)

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

  76. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  77. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  78. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  79. Rated 5 out of 5

    Received as a gift – Beautiful leather, Excellent quality.

  80. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!!

  81. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  82. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  83. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  84. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  85. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  86. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  87. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  88. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  89. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  90. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  91. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  92. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!!

  93. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  94. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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 .

  95. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

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

  96. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  97. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  98. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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!

  99. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  100. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

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

  101. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    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.

  102. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  103. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  104. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  105. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  106. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  107. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  108. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  109. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  110. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!!!

  111. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  112. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  113. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  114. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  115. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!!

  116. Rated 5 out of 5

    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!

  117. Rated 5 out of 5

    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

  118. Rated 5 out of 5

    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)

  119. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  120. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  121. Rated 5 out of 5

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

  122. Rated 5 out of 5

    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.

  123. Rated 4 out of 5

    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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