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Archival Essential: Wool Blankets

MacAusland’s Wool Throws We love woolen garments and accessories. We obsess over pure new wool. We prefer wool over almost any other fabric because of its warmth and durability and because it retains its natural beauty over its long life. We believe, and can testify from experience, that an investment in wool pays off generously. …

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Archival Announcement: Pop Up Flea Appearance

There’s a Pop Up Flea in Nolita this weekend, and we will be there! Come by on Friday or Saturday and see what’s new at Archival Clothing. Meet Tom, the designer of our bags, and share your feedback. This is an exciting event because many of the best purveyors of heritage menswear are participating. Although …

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Archival Update: A.C. Webbing Belts in Stock

A.C. cotton webbing belts w/new Horween leather tip. We just took delivery of a new batch of Archival Clothing webbing belts. Our belts are sewn locally for us by the same great folks who produce our bags. This is a simple ring belt, made from a length of 1 inch wide, mil spec webbing with …

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From the archives Shopping From The Present

Duckbill Review

Duck Hunting in Utah Original Filson duckbill offerings A duckbill cap was the first item I ever purchased from CC Filson. A decade ago, you could buy a Filson duckbill cap in tin cloth, shelter cloth, cotton poplin or wool. Filson even offered a short billed model (my personal favorite). The original duckbill version was …

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Archival Update: Black Rucksacks in Stock

Terry, our local sewer, just delivered a stunning, ebony batch of Archival Clothing rucksacks. For this round of waxed twill bags, we sourced elegant, black Horween aniline chromexcel leather for a modern, monochrome look.* We also modified the strap adjustment system to accommodate a wider size range of users. Since Tom is now operating out …

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Archival Update: A.C. Ruckack in Olive Twill

Archival Clothing Rucksack in 22 oz waxed olive twill We now offer our Archival Clothing Rucksack in a nice, deep shade of olive. The waxed filter twill fabric used for all of our rucksacks is woven, dyed and finished by Fairfield Textiles in Bridgeton, New Jersey. In case you missed the original product announcement, here …

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Archival Webbing Belts

We love our British military-spec webbing, especially since it took us so long to find an example that was up to our standards. The dense, stout weave becomes more supple with use, without ever becoming flimsy. This is a simple ring belt, with nothing more than a length of webbing with two solid brass rings. …

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Archival Update

Archival Rucksack in gray waxed twill Driveway delivery Archival Clothing has been busy with projects this summer. Here are a few updates. On Saturday, we picked up our second production run of rucksacks from our terrific sewing contractor, Terry Shuck. While neighbors were setting off daylight fireworks, we were indoors packing bags and filling out …

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Archival Kerchiefs

(hankies above are from the highly-endorsed DISCHARGE STYLE) Handkerchief, bandanna, hankie, or kerchief. Whatever you call it, it’s essential. I keep one with me all the time, for nose-blowing, glasses cleaning, a rag for when your bicycle chain drops, tying things, bundling things, a headband, or, in the woods, as a sieve (try it – …

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Archival Flap Musettes Now Available

We are excited to announce that a new round of Archival Flap Musettes and Archival Totes are now available. We also have Archival Plain Musettes in stock. Flap musette in 10 oz. navy waxed cotton canvas Flap musette in 22 oz. ranger tan waxed twill Flap musette in 10 oz. olive waxed cotton canvas To …

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