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Briefcase porn thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by zjpj83, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. mogili222

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    Hello everyone,

    What a wonderfully diverse collection of briefcases showcased on this thread. Since we're on the topic of briefcases, I thought I'd share a couple pieces from my collection.


    1. 1920s Pig Skin Hide attache with decades of heavy patina (note the darkened locks - they used to be a bright brass colour!) An interesting note about Pig Skin: in the world of leathers, it has one of the highest tensile strength ratings and superb abrasion resistance, which might explain why this piece is in such fantastic shape despite heavy use after all these years.

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    2. 1970s Renwick Document Case made from porous belting leather, which developed a rich honey-tan patina over the years. I often carry this piece under my arm like a portfolio since the dual handles drop down to the sides.

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    A few others pieces I've got kickin' around.

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    Cheers!
     
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  4. coloRLOw

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    wow, amazing collection!!!
    and lovely umbrella too[​IMG]
     
  5. Gianni Cerutti

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    Fantastic collections...
     
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    That case is fabulous. That classic design was very popular in England over 50 years ago. Still a commanding look today.
     
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    What are you guy's using as a conditioner for bridle?
     
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    I use Obenauf's LP and Lexol where appropriate. Pecard's makes me nerveous as it's Petroleum-based. I've also used John Lobb shoe cream in the past since I could match colours and preserve the shade of the leather, although I'm not sure if it's a good or bad idea to use shoe creams on bridle/saddle/harness etc.
     
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    I'd just be worried about pigments rubbing off on clothes.
     
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    This.
     
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    Mitchell Leather's newest case, cognac American alligator with Horween Italian brown Dublin accents....

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    Ohhh...very cool
     
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    Late x-post from the ultimate vass porn thread:

    02 Briefcase in brown suede

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    Is it normal that the rear section of my bridle leather brief is way shinier than the rest? It is the part that rubs on my clothes when walking. I am thinking the constant friction against clothes has buffed it. Has anybody had this experience?
     
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    How does your new brown suit look?
     
  20. michaelyork

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    Very very nice!!

    I am new to briefcases. How effective is this large flap closure against rain, snow, etc? I got a bag in this style, and like this bag, the top sides are "exposed" when the bag is closed. There is no zippered compartment and my electronics are all "exposed". ANyone have problems from rain?
     

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