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A functional work of art!
The best case for the money!! Period!
The Leather Grandfather Backpack Case is the only one in the world that we know of. They’ll definitely fight over this one when you’re dead.
This leather backpack is perfect for carrying your laptop, large portfolio, and other office supplies and essentials. The soft pig skin lining protects your devices, and the sturdy construction ensures that your belongings are safe and secure. With a 100-year warranty, this backpack case is a must-have for anyone looking for a durable and reliable way to carry their belongings.
Design Of The Grandfather Leather Backpack Case
I once saw someone convert an old hard sided briefcase into a backpack many years ago, and it really caught my eyes. So, when I started designing the Leather Grandfather Collection, I knew right away that I wanted to make the Leather Grandfather Backpack Case.
I designed it to be versatile. It can be carried as a backpack with the shoulder straps (Leather Backpack Tube Pads are included) or as a briefcase with its comfortable padded carry handle. There is also another padded carry handle on the top like you would see on most other backpacks, the ones you have to replace all the time.
The back side is padded so that while carrying it in backpack mode, you have some good cushion between your back and the case.
On the inside of the lid we sewed on two huge pockets, 9” high x 7” wide to be exact. The hinge is also made from leather, so it’ll never wear or deteriorate.
Leather Used To Create The Grandfather Backpack Case
When it comes to leather, most other companies will shave a layer off the top of the leather hides in order to get rid of scars or blemishes, then they sell it as a genuine leather backpack. This is completely absurd for two main reasons:
1) The top layer of the hide is the strongest, most durable layer on the hides. It’s like the shingles on the roof of your home. You wouldn’t take the shingles off your roof and expect your home to stand up through storm season, so we don’t take the “shingles” off our leather.
2) There is often beautiful character on the hides, like scars and stretch marks. By shaving off that top layer, the full grain, you’re erasing the uniqueness that hide carries. We don’t do that. Those are the low-quality cheap leather backpacks you will find when shopping at a department store.
Lining Of These Leather Backpacks
The entire inside is lined with soft, light-colored pig skin, which is much stronger than cow hides. We use a light color because it reflects light better, so it’s easier to see the contents inside.
Thread Is Critical To Keeping The Best Leather Backpacks Together
Everything is sewn together using the strongest thread you can imagine. It is a marine grade polyester thread, which is UV resistant and will not deteriorate over time. This is the same great stuff used on ship sails and parachutes…. sort of things your life depends on. If it holds those things together, you can be confident your leather Grandfather Backpack Case will last at least 100 years. We are.
The Right Leather Backpack Hardware To Last
We only use 316 Stainless Steel hardware which we have load tested, and we are sure that it will hold up to way more weight than you could even fit inside the case. Here are a few facts about the leather backpack hardware we use if you’re not already convinced:
It remains stronger at elevated temperatures than other types of Stainless Steel.
It’s corrosion resistant.
It has excellent pitting resistance.
The austenitic structure gives it excellent toughness, even in cryogenic temperatures.
Talk about OVER-ENGINEERED.
I Considered Everything For The Best Leather Case Backpack
I wanted to ensure this would last you over 100 years without a problem. To make sure it would, I paid attention to every single detail. From the thread used to keep it together, to the hardware that will never fail, I wanted to address every essential detail and then some. It is the type of thing you do when you choose to design quality Leather Backpacks that will age well. It will be a family heirloom so you can pass it down through generations - even when you’re dead.
14.5” W x 17.25” H x 6” D (OUTSIDE, including carry handles)
12”W x 14.75”H x 4.75”D (INSIDE)
Pockets: 7”W x 9”H
Weight: 9 lbs.
What It Fits
13” - 16” MacBook Pro
Large Leather Portfolio
Large Leather 3 Ring Binder
Soft Leather Planner Cover
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