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Briefcase Appreciation thread

Equus Leather

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@Equus Leather Please stop posting beautiful briefcases. I'm trying to pass the time before my case is done and each of your posts makes the waiting much harder. Thanks.
:) The joy of that agonising wait for bespoke!
 

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Another gorgeous and traditional briefcase picture from Equus. So glad to see these items are still appreciated and men have not sunk into a niagara of nylon backpacks
 

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Another gorgeous and traditional briefcase picture from Equus. So glad to see these items are still appreciated and men have not sunk into a niagara of nylon backpacks
thank you :)
 

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Kind of a long shot, but does anyone have a comparison between the Hermes Sac a Depeche 38 and 41? Trying to decide between the two, unlikely to carry it by the handle, will just have it under my arm. Would hold documents and an iPad vs MacBook Air for conferences when I dress like an adult human
 

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Same briefcase 41 is just bigger and holds more. Depends on your needs. Both could be carried portfolio style under arm 41 more practical for capacity but 38 takes up less space. Totally personal opinion depending on what is required
 

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Delivery of the SAB westminster UK briefcase. The finish is second to none. Solid made bag. Had them make an organizer with Pen loop and a couple slots that holds an iPhone 11 Pro Max. It also has a keychain loop.
 

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Absolutely stunning!!! For some reason , there have been posts about Swaine Adeney now not being good quality compared to previous years. I have Swaine Adeney briefcase that's around 20 yes old and one less than a year. No difference in quality. Still a great product and one of the last manufacturers of traditional style leather goods in England
 

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Absolutely stunning!!! For some reason , there have been posts about Swaine Adeney now not being good quality compared to previous years. I have Swaine Adeney briefcase that's around 20 yes old and one less than a year. No difference in quality. Still a great product and one of the last manufacturers of traditional style leather goods in England
I think it might be a matter of methods. Am I right that at one point in time SAB briefcases were hand-stitched?
 

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Beautiful + congrats!!!!

Delivery of the SAB westminster UK briefcase. The finish is second to none. Solid made bag. Had them make an organizer with Pen loop and a couple slots that holds an iPhone 11 Pro Max. It also has a keychain loop.
 

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Absolutely stunning!!! For some reason , there have been posts about Swaine Adeney now not being good quality compared to previous years. I have Swaine Adeney briefcase that's around 20 yes old and one less than a year. No difference in quality. Still a great product and one of the last manufacturers of traditional style leather goods in England
I agree, I did check out some briefcases that we see in stores here in NYC, however, this SAB briefcase is very finely made than all of them except the Hermes Sac Depeches 38. I think that was a very finely made piece.
 

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I thought that some might like to see a few photos of this portfolio I recently picked up at a flea market for $15...

J.W. Hulme for Brooks Brothers "Slim Portfolio Briefcase", made in St. Paul.

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From the day of commission to delivery, about 12 weeks.
I considered ordering a SAB case just over a year ago but went with Rutherfords instead........I'm still pestering Rutherfords, but have absolutely nothing to show for it.
 

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