No. 11 Leather Composition Pocket – Vintage Brown

This soft, dry-milled leather pocket is a great companion piece for your bag or briefcase.

  • Full grain American Steerhide
  • Dimensions: 12″ (W) x 8 7/8″ (H) x 3/4″ (D)
  • Holds standard composition notebook journal (included)
  • 4 additional pockets under front flap
  • May be personalized



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No. 11 Leather Composition Pocket

I am astounded by the number of people who use composition notebooks on a regular basis for business as well as literary pursuits. If you’re one of them, you may like the No. 11 Leather Composition Pocket which is perfectly sized to carry a standard composition notebook and comes fully loaded with the Col. Littleton No. 30 Composition Journal Register. Any standard composition notebook fits, but I think you’ll like the nice paper (160 ruled and center stitched pages – 80 sheets) in this one. Top flap folds over pockets.

It also provides a soft home for your tablet if you so desire. The smaller iPad Pro works well as do a number of other tablets. Just check the dimensions below to make sure your tablet fits.

Handcrafted in the Col. Littleton Workshop of full grain, vintage brown leather which has been dry milled for softness. Front inside panel provides pockets for business cards, pens, note cards, etc. Product packaging includes a protective cotton canvas dust bag and gift box.

May be personalized with three block initials on solid brass plate on the front flap. Made in the USA.

(Price includes one Col. Littleton Composition Journal Register – 80 lined pages)

Overall Outside Dimensions – 12″ W x 8.88″ H x 0.75″ D

Dimensions for each inside pocket:

  • Main Pocket Dimensions (Along Back for Composition Journal) – 11.75” W x 8.75″ H x 0.5″ D
  • Big Left Side Pocket – 5.5″ W x 4.75″ H
  • Middle Pocket – 2.4″ W x 4.75″ H
  • Right Side Pocket – 3.5″ W x 4.75″ H
  • Business Card Pocket – 3.75″ W x 2.1″ H


Refill Options

No. 30 Composition Journal Refills

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15 reviews for No. 11 Leather Composition Pocket – Vintage Brown

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  1. This No. 11 Composition Pocket brings my total Colonel item count to 10, so there is no further need to say I’m a dedicated customer. It exactly bridged a gap I needed between carrying around a briefcase or a journal. As with all products, it is exceptionally well made, and, of course, you cannot beat the smell of leather. I opt to call my orders in vs. online, as I enjoy speaking with Judy or the others for their personal attention and to chat a little. It’s also fun when they recognize who is calling. Becoming a Colonel customer can become addictive, akin to my love for pocket watches, fountain pens, and fine shotguns. Thanks to all of you – as usual!

  2. I have been ordering items from Colonel Littleton off and on for over 20 years and have never been disappointed in the products and their durability and performance. The composition pocket is no exception. Beautifully crafted and organized it fits my needs perfectly. I keep my iPad Pro in it as well. I recommend this product without reservation.

  3. I purchased this composition pocket as a graduation gift and I am very happy with it. It is beautiful and very well-made as with all of the Colonel Littleton products I have purchased. I am sure that it will be appreciated and used for many years to come. It also arrived in a nice, sturdy box, which is much appreciated and a nice touch. The order process was easy and Judy in customer service was very helpful and kind.

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