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Handy Bag Pop-Up Report

Thanks to everyone who showed up for our Handy Zip Musette release at The Barnlight in Eugene, Oregon. We’re now sold out of our first production run of bags. A tote is in the works for our next release. Follow our progress on Instagram and contact me to be added to the Handy mailing list.

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Archival Update: AC Field Bag in Navy

Archival Clothing is pleased to announce that our Field Bag is now available in 22 oz navy waxed twill. The Archival Field Bag is intended as a daily workhorse, a crossover between a traditional English fishing bag and an urban messenger bag. Durable construction and practical features allow the bag to excel at carrying gear …

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Archival Update: Filson Summer Sale

Vaughn Wascovich, Neylandville,Texas #2 Yesterday, friend/photographer/collector Vaughn W. emailed to tell me that Filson is closing out their first generation collection of tin cloth luggage. Sale page here. From what I know, Filson is changing the color of the webbing from olive to tan for a more “monochromatic” look. Personally, I prefer the contrasting olive …

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Guest Baggage: Czech Army Sling

I’ve been investigating closure solutions and historical satchel examples for my musette project. A friend of mine picked up this WWII, Czech army satchel from a local surplus store. A flickr friend noted that he liked the “random #4 stamp” and the “standing seam detail” of the body of the bag–details that don’t reproduce well …

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Archival Revival: Barbour Retriever Bag

1990s catalog 1980s catalog One of my favorite Barbour bags, the Sports Twin Pack (rebadged the Waxed Cotton Retriever Bag), is once again available. I sold off my original version a few years ago due to an intense mildew odor (the problem with purchasing “vintage” barbour on ebay). I’d definitely like to secure a new …

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Archival Report: Winn Perry Spring 09

Loden Dager car coat Spring cottons Internal snap cuff detail Loden Dager M50 jacket Mjolk trousers sQuoddy chukka Columbia Knit rugby shirts and sweaters Shirting Common Projects and Quoddy Our Legacy corduroy jacket Jordan in SNS Herning cardigan Here’s a brief, June-in-January visual update from Winn Perry in Portland, Oregon. In addition to carrying exemplary …

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