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This vintage briefcase has been disassembled and cleaned it was then lined in high quality suede.
As this case had three dividers I decided to add a brass zipper between the dividers to form a pocket. This pocket is also lined in suede and has some padding.
The case was then hand stitched together using the original holes.
A shoulder strap was added to give more functionality to the case.
I would estimate that the case was 40 to 50 years old when I bought it the only weak point was the stitching which has all been replace with waxed linen thread.
Full details of the restoration can be found on my blog https://wordpress.com/post/my63leather.wordpress.com/682 The title of the post is called Document case number three as this is my third case to be restored.
DSC_0535[1] by my0771, on Flickr
DSC_0536[1] by my0771, on Flickr
DSC_0540[1] by my0771, on Flickr

Rather than dying the briefcase a darker colour I left all of the patina on the outside. I did remove surface dirt adding leather conditioner.

The asking price is £180 sterling I would estimate delivery to be £30 sterling. I am happy to charge only what it actually costs to ship.
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