No. 41 Commander Briefcase
Exude mental toughness and authority with this roomy, full-grain leather laptop bag. American made.
- Full-grain, polished and dry-milled American steerhide leather
- Laptop briefcase dimensions: 13”H x 16.875”W x 5”D, 3 lbs
- Solid brass and copper hardware with cinch buckle closure
- Adjustable, removable shoulder strap with comfort pad: 34.5” – 42.5”
- Interior and exterior pockets for easy organization
- Shipping & Information
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Handmade, Vintage Inspired Leather Briefcase
The No. 41 Commander Briefcase is unique and sophisticated – projecting an air of authority while it carries your important gear. This attaché is more ambassador than anything; its striking personality will clear the path and demand attention wherever you venture. It will never be just another bag in the crowd.
If you are only carrying two or three file folders and a legal pad, this is not your bag. This workhorse was designed to carry lots of gear – laptop, iPad®, portfolio, notebook, tech gear, etc. It’s robust and tenacious, just like you.
“The No. 41 Commander Briefcase was inspired by the restoration of my 1941 Dodge Command Car. It took me about five years to personally restore the Command Car; and about a year within that time frame to design the briefcase. As I was restoring straps and buckling gear I began to think about how I would interpret that into a bag, and the No. 41 Commander Briefcase came clearly into focus.” – Colonel Littleton
Construction & Features
The bag is constructed in the Col. Littleton Workshop in Lynnville TN, USA with the same full-grain leather Colonel used to upholster the seats in the Command Car . . . a combination of our polished leather for strength and durability and our dry-milled leather to add softness where needed.
Fitted with solid brass hardware and a distinctive copper rod under the top flap to help evenly distribute the weight of the bag when fully loaded. A rigid bottom with brass feet keeps the briefcase upright. Two inside dividers, one with pockets, makes business cards, pens, phone, laptop, etc. easily accessible and organized. Serial number on the back pocket denotes exclusivity of the bag.
Once again, the Colonel has pulled out all the stops with the design of this beautiful, luxury case. A few more features of functionality and style include:
- Overall exterior dimensions are 16 ⅞”W x 13”H x 5”D at bottom
- Interior dimensions are 16.5”W x 12”H x 5”D at bottom
- Unique Y-Strap front with a cinch buckle closure
- Leather handle and removable shoulder strap
- Adjustable shoulder strap with comfort pad: 34.5” – 42.5”
- Large 13 ⅞”W x 6 ⅞”H back pocket decorated with a serial-numbered pommel shield
- Two inside dividers and pockets for business cards, pens, phone, etc.
- May be personalized with three block initials on brass plate under flap
- Product packaging includes protective cotton canvas dust bag with Colonel Cameo logo.
With this bag you’ll generate a commanding presence wherever you go.
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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.
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.
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.