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Archival Baggage: De Martini Messenger Bags

Outside De Martini shop, NYC, mid-1990s Basic model, De Martini messenger bag I bought my first bike messenger bag from De Martini/Globe Canvas in the mid 1990s. I had read about the De Martini bags, and the company’s owner, Frank De Martini, a sail-maker by trade, in Bicycle Guide magazine. At the time, De Martini …

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