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#3311652 - 03/14/14 10:56 AM A new (to me) vintage lawyer's briefcase
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Registered: 10/12/05
Posts: 4200
Loc: Da Swamp
Just bought this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/251453221429...429%26_rdc%3D1

I've been needing a briefcase to carry manuscripts, in two expanding file folders, to my writers' group on Monday nights. A big plastic bag just doesn't do it. And my budget wouldn't stretch to a 1945 Army briefcase from Custom Hide, nice as those are. So vintage seemed like a good bet. The measurements look good, but I hope it's wide enough!
(If not, there are lots more vintage cases on eBay.)
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#3311659 - 03/14/14 10:59 AM Re: A new (to me) vintage lawyer's briefcase [Re: Benzadmiral]
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Reminds me of George on Seinfeld with his briefcase and working on the file. smile

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#3311670 - 03/14/14 11:06 AM Re: A new (to me) vintage lawyer's briefcase [Re: Benzadmiral]
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His looks more like your basic attache case: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ok7SpbRhbA
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#3311694 - 03/14/14 11:27 AM Re: A new (to me) vintage lawyer's briefcase [Re: Benzadmiral]
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Your link doesn't work.

If I needed a vintage briefcase, I'd absolutely go for an old Filson.
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#3311703 - 03/14/14 11:31 AM Re: A new (to me) vintage lawyer's briefcase [Re: dparm]
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Originally Posted By: dparm
Your link doesn't work.

If I needed a vintage briefcase, I'd absolutely go for an old Filson.

Hm. It worked when I tested it. Try this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/251453221429?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_sacat%3D0%26_from%3DR40%26_nkw%3D251453221429%26_rdc%3D1
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#3311705 - 03/14/14 11:32 AM Re: A new (to me) vintage lawyer's briefcase [Re: Benzadmiral]
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Registered: 02/05/03
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I've never carried a briefcase.

I have a leather pouch about 10" x 15" that I carry into Court - or multiple boxes on a cart.

With all the security these days, briefcases are a PITA. Too easy to leave contraband in them ( like even a pocketknife ) when you have much bigger things on your mind.
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#3311716 - 03/14/14 11:41 AM Re: A new (to me) vintage lawyer's briefcase [Re: Benzadmiral]
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Every day I use a shoulder-strap leather briefcase from Eddie Bauer that I bought in about 1994. It's been my regular companion ever since: It has pockets for my checkbook and a pill box, a slot for a flash drive (a technology which didn't exist when I bought the bag), etc. It would hold a laptop if necessary.

This new one will be a backup specifically to carry these scripts. I started using a big plastic bag to protect the papers from occasional rain, but it looks and is awkward.
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#3312326 - 03/14/14 10:46 PM Re: A new (to me) vintage lawyer's briefcase [Re: Benzadmiral]
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Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 7569
Loc: Florida
I use Wenger brand cases. Usually the office supply stores have one model at an excellent price. I also use their laptop computer cases.
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#3315744 - 03/18/14 11:37 AM Re: A new (to me) vintage lawyer's briefcase [Re: Benzadmiral]
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Registered: 10/12/05
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It arrived today, and holds my two expanding file folders with ease and room to spare. I'll treat it with a little leather cleaner and conditioner, and -- as someone said here on another topic -- Robert is your mother's brother!
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