No. 1 Leather Duffel Bag – Vintage Brown American Steerhide with Tobacco Brown American Buffalo Trim

Grab attention with this handsome American Steerhide duffel. Perfect for weekend travel.




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    • Full-grain, dry-milled American Steerhide
    • Full-grain Tobacco Brown American Buffalo Trim
    • This 2nd Edition Release has 5 bags that are signed and numbered on the inside by the Colonel
    • Outside dimensions 21”W x 11”H x 11”D
    • Solid brass hardware and unique “Colonel-designed” closure (see video for details)
    • Convenient carry handle and adjustable shoulder strap with comfort pad
    • Large interior and exterior pockets for added storage
    • May be personalized with three block initials on a brass oval plate
    • Made in America
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No. 1 Duffel Bag, Leather Carry On Travel Bag

Last fall Colonel introduced the No. 1 Duffel in Tobacco Brown American Buffalo with American Steerhide trim. This year he “threw it in reverse” for our Steerhide fans and made a few No. 1 Duffels in dry-milled, Vintage Brown Steerhide trimmed out in Tobacco Brown American Buffalo. This Second Edition release features 5 bags.

Don’t mind a little extra attention? This is your bag. This duffel makes a great carry on for travel. Weekend warriors, outdoors enthusiasts, and gym-frequenters will love this bag. It’s big and roomy; and unlike most duffel bags, the top opens completely with no zipper to restrict access.

Colonel didn’t try to reinvent the wheel here, but he came close.
This leather duffel is the best looking all-purpose bag around, and anything but “standard issue.” Full-grain, dry-milled Steerhide with American Buffalo trim ensures you’ll get attention no matter where you go.

“On arrival in Cape May, NJ for a ‘memorable’ three months of boot camp, courtesy of the U. S. Coast Guard, I received my ‘standard-issue’ equipment which included a duffel bag to haul it around in. Even though I was wise enough not to bring it up to the officer in charge, I actually don’t have a ‘standard-issue’ mentality. And, I fully understand that the people who come to Col. Littleton aren’t looking for ‘standard-issue’ goods. They’re looking for unique and different; so when I decided to design a duffel bag, I didn’t set out to make one like all the others. You might say this one is an ‘anti-standard issue’ leather duffel bag.”

– Colonel Littleton

Construction & Extras

This leather bag is handmade in the Col. Littleton Workshop in Lynnville TN, USA in our full-grain, dry-milled, Vintage Brown Steerhide with Tobacco Brown American Buffalo leather trim. Our dry-milled Steerhide is vegetable tanned, then tumbled in wooden barrels to achieve a soft, lived-in look. The outside back pocket (8″ x 9″) with flap has a ball stud closure with an 8″ x 8″ space behind the pocket for extra storage. The bag also has a large inside pocket (9″ W x 8″ H) with flap and a ball stud closure. Product packaging includes a protective drawstring cotton canvas dust bag with the Col. Littleton cameo logo.


*Above video is of the Tobacco American Buffalo/American Steerhide Trim No. 1 Duffel Bag.

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  1. Stunning craftsmanship. Everybody will ask you where you bought this duffel bag. It’s an immediate conversation starter. If you want a piece of Americana art, then I suggest purchasing this duffel bag. It will only look better with time, too. This is a generational piece that you can pass down to your children. It’s worth every cent.

    bourne.conner (verified owner)

  2. This Duffel bag is the best for travel! It is perfect in every way. First of all… it’s stunning… The leatherwork is perfect and the design is flawless. It hangs just right off the shoulder. The inside and outside pockets are handy and a nice added edition when traveling.I can keep my boarding passes and col littleton journal in the outside pocket along with extra charger batteries. The inside pocket is perfect for papers, a book, or anything else you don’t want moving around on the inside the bag.
    It easily fits in the overhead compartments of an airplane and it is not too heavy at all to carry around. I can fit my col littleton GP bag as my toiletries bag, 4 pairs of pants, underwear, 6 shirts and a pair of shoes with room to spare. I fit my iPad, socks, and bigger notebooks inside too. It stays open to pack easy too. Get the duffel bag and remember TWO things…
    1) Be prepare to answer a lot of questions… this bag attracts incredible attention! Forget the over priced bags from LV … Get a Man’s bag… this baby will last forever and only get more beautiful with each use.
    2) The colonel’s bags have class and are designed beautifully … When you travel… always HANG with the Colonel !!

    jpilot62 (verified owner)

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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.

Our Leather

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.