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No. 27 Leather Pocket Journal

Handy pocket journal - perfect size for your daily journey and will easily fit in most bags.

(49 customer reviews)




  • Full-grain American Steerhide, dry-milled for softness
  • Includes Archive Storage Box
  • Journal and Archive Box may be personalized
  • 6”H x 4”W
  • 3 Ruled pocket journal fillers included
  • Made in America

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No. 27 Leather Pocket Journal in Vintage Brown

For those of you who still believe in writing it down and like the idea of leaving something that is uniquely you for future generations, this is your product.

“The idea for a series of journals with their own archival system has been marinating in my mind for years. Think about it . . . if you had a box of your great-grandfather’s handwritten, daily journals what would you take for them?”

– Colonel Littleton

From a practical standpoint, journals are an invaluable tool. I use them daily, because an idea not jotted down when you think about it is often lost forever. Easy to carry; handy on location; great for recording names, numbers, sketches, ideas, to-do’s, etc. Store completed journal registers safely and securely in the archive box.

Leather journal cover, made in Colonel’s Workshop of soft and pliable dry-milled leather, fits our journal like a book cover. Also works with other journals of similar size. Available in vintage brown. Use it today and preserve it for the ages. May be personalized with three block initials on leather journal in right, lower front corner and three initials and year engraved on archive box.Product packaging also includes a protective cotton canvas dust bag.
Outside Dimensions: 6″ H x 4″ W
Pocket Journal holds 5.5″ H x 3.5″ W journal fillers.

No. 27 Pocket Journal includes:
-Leather Journal Cover
-3 Ruled Pocket Journal Fillers, Spine-Stitched with Red Thread (Each filler contains 60 ruled pages)
-Archive Box with Leather Strap Closure
-50 Index Cards
-No. 2 4/8 Wooden Pencil
-3 Brass Paper Clips to Mark Your Place
-Drawstring Cloth Bag that will secure completed Journals

Refill options available:

-4 Ruled, Unruled or Graph Journal Fillers (Click Here to Shop register refills)

-Archive Box with 9 registers and 50 notecards (Click Here to Shop Archive Box refill options)


49 reviews for No. 27 Leather Pocket Journal

1-5 of 49 reviews
  1. The leather is of the best quality that I have seen. It is perfect for an everyday item that I will being putting in my front shirt pocket. Highly recommend (plus the moon pie will make it worth it). Also the customer service is very quick at getting back to you and extremely helpful when they do.

  2. It has developed a beautiful patina from being carried in my jeans back pocket for years now … I won’t leave home without it as I keep a record of my thoughts,observations and feelings to be woven into my writings The workmanship is stunning just like everything I’ve purchased over the years from pocket knives to writing board to memory box !
    Paul Folkman

  3. I have owned my #27 Pocket Notebook for 2 years and just ordered the journal refills and notecards. Both arrived in three days. Awesome service. Plus, the good Colonel sent me a moon pie!!

  4. My wife knows of my passion for Col. Littleton products. She gave me the No. 27 Journal for Christmas this past year. This journal fits nicely in my front shirt pocket. I don’t leave the house without it. I’ve had notebook/journal covers before, but this has become my favorite. Excellent quality vegetable tanned leather, very soft and supple. I also love the note cards that came with this kit. I ordered an extra set of those because they are great for jotting down quick notes to give to others. If this is your first visit to the Col. Littleton site, and you’re not sure about your first purchase, I highly recommend this item. Beware, though, once you are hooked you’ll soon be adding to your collection of fine leather goods.


  5. Two of these were my first Colonel Littleton purchases. They were gifts for cherished acquaintances and I couldn’t be more pleased. Incredible craftsmanship in a thoughtful package with a classy presentation.

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Our Story

Colonel sitting on steps, holding Tobacco Brown American Buffalo No. 3 Grip Bag, looking directly at viewer

Our Warranty

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.

Three kinds of full-grain leather hides overlapping. In order left to right: Vintage Brown American Steerhide, Brown American Alligator, and Tobacco Brown American Buffalo
Man working with hand leather tools on an antique wood stump work station

Our Craftsmanship

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.