Saddleback Leather Classic Briefcase Review

Saddleback Leather Classic Briefcase is a smartly designed bag that is not only functional, but made of high quality materials. The leather briefcase is hefty by briefcase standards, but it provides better protection of electronic contents such as laptops, iPads and mobile phones. The briefcase can be carried over the shoulder or as a backpack simply by adjusting the straps.

The Saddleback briefcase is durable and will withstand the punishment day to day use can give it. No matter whether it is to be used in the office, library or a backpack expedition.

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The Saddleback Leather Classic Briefcase is made of 100% high quality, full grained leather and stitched together with UV resistant and marine grade thread. The buckles, hooks and clips, are sturdy nickel plate material. The leather is sturdy but soft and subject to scuffs and nicks. To most people, that is not seen as wear and tear, it is seen as a welcome addition to briefcase’s character.

Saddleback Leather Classic BriefcaseThe briefcase is equipped with 4 generous sized inner pockets, 2 pockets for pens and markers and 2 for accessories. The briefcase also has a magazine size pocket on the back of the case and 2 outer pockets to carry items such as keys, mobile phone or Smartphone, public transportation pass or change for the parking meter.

The briefcase is made without any breakable parts such as zippers, buttons or snaps. The front has three buckles, one center buckle and two additional buckles that can be used as necessary. For extra stability, the briefcase has reinforced stitching and rivets at all stress points. The briefcase comes in three sizes, medium, large and extra large.

The Good

Most consumers liked two things about the Saddleback Leather Classic Briefcase: it is available in three different sizes and it has some heft to it. With different sizes, the consumer can choose the size that fits them best and the heft is equated with quality of product. People who fly a lot find the briefcase fits nicely in the overhead compartments on planes, eliminating the need to check the bag with the luggage. The shoulder / backpack option gives consumers the option to carry the briefcase whatever way is best and most efficient.

The Bad

The cost of the Saddleback Leather Classic Briefcase is prohibitive for some people who would rather purchase a quality product, but find the cost a little beyond reach. Some of the consumers found the bag to be a bit too heavy to carry when a lot of walking is involved. Even lightly packed, the briefcase still has some weight to it and carrying the briefcase over the shoulder all the time can get uncomfortable.


The Saddleback Leather Classic Briefcase is so well made the chances of it wearing out during one owners lifetime is pretty much nil. It is a product that can be passed on to the next generation, making it a family heirloom. As the briefcase ages, it gathers character and no matter how many scuff marks it has, it is still a very classy briefcase and one that anybody will be proud to carry.

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