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No. 23 Pocket Journal – American Buffalo

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No. 23 Pocket Journal in American Buffalo

I’m a list maker/note taker during every daylight hour and sometimes in the middle of the night. You never know when a million dollar idea might tiptoe across your cerebral cortex, so I’m set on ready.

Our pocket journal comes with 50 lined Col.Littleton note cards which fit into a tabbed leather holder and a 56-page lined register. An inner pocket provides storage for business cards, receipts, etc. Perfect fit for shirt, jacket pocket or bag. Date and file away the journals as you use them to keep up with “where you’ve been” as well as “where you’re going.” 5 ½”H x 3 ¾”W closed. Edge stitched. May be personalized with three initials on front cover.

Made in the Col. Littleton Workshop of American Buffalo.

Overall Journal Size: 5.5″ H x 3.75″ W closed

56-page Journal Register Size: 5″ x 3.5″ closed

Note Cards Size: 3″ x 5″

American Buffalo – “Expect a leather that is unapologetically rugged with more character, nicks, scrapes and variations in color.” ~ Colonel (Read more about American Buffalo Leather here)

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  1. A beautiful piece of leather work. As usual from the Col. finely done and Made in the USA. Attention to both production quality and extremely nice customer service, that are friendly and helpful in addressing the request for color and type of leather preferred.
    Thanks to All

    jcbags.jb (verified owner)

  2. Just what the Dr. ordered! I have been carrying 3×5 personalized appreciation cards with a pen and try to write a couple each day. The No. 23 Pocket Journal in American Buffalo is a perfect addition to my other bespoke 8.5 X 11 and 5.5 x 8 leather folios. This is the perfect size for a brass pen, 10 thank you notes and a couple of business cards and fits nicely in my shirt pocket! Well done Colonel Littleton!! Love my newest piece of EDC!

    doug-2452 (verified owner)

  3. Like the other notebook cover from the Colonel, a really nice product with attention to detail. Thanks!

    jvanrosendaal (verified owner)

  4. I have purchased several products from the Colonel crafted in Buffalo and have never been disappointed. This pocket journal is perfect for lunch meetings where I don’t want to bring a larger portfolio.

    bjhoward (verified owner)

  5. Received my American Buffalo #23 pocket journal today. Could not be happier with it. Thank you for another great American Buffalo product! This will definitely outlast me.

    toddradabaugh721 (verified owner)

  6. As always great product. If your a note taker on the run you definitely need on of these. Highly recommend.

    musgrove823 (verified owner)

  7. Just received my No. 23 journal in American Buffalo and it is just plain beautiful. Exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail. It’s always a happy day when I can add to my Col. Littleton collection.

    patrickburland23 (verified owner)

  8. The older I get, the more I take notes. A friend of mine has one of these and he loves it. I purchased mine in American Buffalo and carry it in my back pocket. It is fabulous.

    The Chinese say that the weakest ink is stronger than the strongest mind.

    You note takers will know what they mean.


  9. No let down here! As always the Colonel’s quality is truly Stellar. This is the perfect addition to my other five pieces, and now has me already wanting to buy for others for the next occasion. Truly proud to own such fine and unique craftsmanship!! As always the experience of the purchase from beginning to end was not just easy, but a pleasure!


  10. I like how the design incorporates a journal along with note cards and still fits into your pocket. Craftsman is excellent and delivery was prompt.


  11. Excellent product and craftsmanship
    and order received very quickly

    muddksm (verified owner)

  12. The finest piece of buffalo hide; incredible craftsmanship and incomparable service!! The product is exactly as described and is now my special treasure that i don’t want to let out of my hands! I will be buying many of these in the future for gifts!

    scott712 (verified owner)

  13. This journal is a great everyday carry item! The buffalo leather looks great and feels very durable. I will definitely enjoy using it for years to come.

    ryangordon (verified owner)

  14. I just received my No. 23 pocket journal in American Buffalo. This is my 5th piece in the Buffalo. I absolutely love everything about it. This is the perfect size for carrying around in your pocket, glove box, or No.1 Saddlebag briefcase when you need to jot yourself a note. I also love the fact that it holds both a register and the notecard. The quality products and incredible customer service at Col. Littleton’s has made me a committed customer.

    adamrobbins1974 (verified owner)

  15. Excellent quality as usual. The slightly smaller size than the No. 27 makes a better fit for the back pocket of my jeans. Every aspect was top notch. Buying experience, shipping, packaging. The moon pie was icing on the cake!

    Arthur (verified owner)

  16. This pocket journal is superb! It was delivered very quickly from time of ordering and the initials were correct. Quality is exceptional and the Colonel even put a couple extra things in the box.

    dldozierIV (verified owner)

  17. I’m a techie but have always missed journaling since the advent of the iPhone. I recently ordered this journal to get back to it. Since getting it I have not left the house without it. I use it every day and cannot believe how crucial it has become to my daily routine. I love having the journal by my side and often use the note cards in meetings for takeaways to give to my meeting companions where needed. If you want a stylish business accessory that allows you to track your important thoughts and give important notes to people without having to tear pages out of your journal look no further. Oh and it’s all in a compact thin size the size of an iPhone 6!

    tt (verified owner)

  18. Just bought my second pocket journal. The first one didn’t ware out, it was lost. I can not say enough about the quality craftsmanship of the Colonel’s products, especially the American Buffalo pocket journal. The smell and feel are amazing and the size is great to always keep with me at the ready to write down anything that is on my mind. I love the pocket and note cards that are inside of the journal. Talk about a wonderful design.

    Alexander (verified owner)

  19. I didn’t think I could justify the cost. However, I didn’t find anything else that filled the notepad section as well as served as pocket journal. Now, I don’t have to rip pages out anymore and can give copies as needed! Service and extras STELLAR!!!!! Encourage others to consider the Colonel’s products. Won’t be disappointed.

    Clint (verified owner)

  20. Just received mine after originally ordering the larger size. Came quickly and looks great! The staff here is wonderful and eager to help. Their products will definitely last a lifetime – maybe two!


  21. I have to keep notes or I forget what I am doing. I found this pocket portfolio and it is the perfect fit. Love Col. Littleton craftsmanship. Have been a fan for the last couple of years. Keep up the great work.


  22. This is one of the best journals I have ever owned.
    It is such a wonderful work of art. I love the smell of the leather.
    The level of craftsmanship is superior. The Colonel has such a great
    team. I encourage all who have never owned a Colonel
    Littleton product to experience the joy for them selves.
    Thankyou Colonel Littleton

    maldomich_k9 (verified owner)

  23. I had previously purchased No. 15 Pouch (which I use to hold credit cards)and as a result came to appreciate the exceptional quality of Col. Littleton products. So, when I was in need of a pocket journal, I knew just where to look. This is my first purchase from the American Buffalo line, but sure not to be my last. Great to do business with a company that cares about quality and takes pride in how they deliver their products.

    George (verified owner)

  24. Perfect stocking stuffer for my husband (serial note maker). High quality and the perfect size for him to take anywhere and everywhere!

    fraoch26 (verified owner)

  25. Received this Journal as a Christmas present. I use it during the conduct of my business. The leather is exceptional.


  26. I gave this to my husband for his birthday, because he wanted something he could stick in his front chest pocket of his scrubs to take notes on. This was perfect! He has several other Col. Littleton American Buffalo products, so this was an addition to his collection. He loves your quality of work and how functional your items are.

    Mary A. (verified owner)

  27. This is a great notebook. I use it daily. It just gets better with age. I would recommend this notebook.

    Christopher (verified owner)

  28. Like the Colonel mentions in the product description, I too am a note taker and find myself jotting down notes on scrap paper or napkins. Now, I have this beauty to carry around and let me just say, it is exactly that. A beauty. The buffalo hide is elegant and the size is perfect for my needs. This is my 5th Colonel product and I don’t plan on stopping! Thanks Colonel.

    Jeffery (verified owner)

  29. I’ve had this little beauty for a about a week now. It is by far and away the most treasured of my everyday carry arsenal. The quality is superb, the texture of the buffalo feels nice in your hands and looks better in person than it does in the pictures.

    If you’re in need of a pocket journal, look no further. It is well worth the price.



  30. I must say, this is a very high quality pocket journal. I have a habit of thinking of something and then forgetting what it was before I have a chance to act on it. This journal solves that prolem. You will not regret the purchase. Ablsolutely worth the money!!! Shipping was very quick also, I am deployed to afghanistan and they got it to me in 8 days, in December!

    clayton (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.

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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.