Vintage 1970s Leather Travel Overnight Bag / Convertible Cross Body

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Extremely unique vintage 1970s weekender bag in medium brown leather. This bag fully folds in and collapses down to a small cross body bag. When expanded there is a main compartment and three outside pockets with flaps. Two pockets snap shut, one has a brass tone slide clasp. The main compartment has a top nylon zipper and two hand straps on either side. The shoulder strap detaches from the bag by unsnapping at the rings. It can be reattached to the small rings for the collapsed cross body bag configuration. When collapsed, the cross body bag shows just the smaller three pockets on either side. The leather is very soft and malleable to allow it to be tucked in and zipped down to the smaller size. The interior is not lined. Bag weighs approximately 2.5 lbs.

It is in very good condition, showing light wear to the exterior and a bit of writing on the interior. See all the photos.

There is no maker’s mark or other tags. I have seen countless bags like this made of nylon or fabric but never one made of leather. This is truly unique.

>> Collapsed as Cross Body Bag <<
Height top to bottom – 11 inches (27.94 cm)
Width across front – 8 inches (20.32 cm)
Depth front to back – 3 inches (7.62 cm)

>> Expanded as an Overnight Bag <<
Height top to bottom – 14 inches (35.56 cm)
Width across front – 16 inches (40.64 cm)
Depth front to back – 7 inches (17.78 cm)
Strap drop from shoulder to the top of the bag – 19 inches (48.26 cm)

SHIPPING NOTE: The bag will be shipped in the collapsed cross body configuration with the shoulder strapped tucked inside, same as shown in some of the images above. Due to the overall weight, shipping outside the USA will be quite expensive, this default international shipping rate is for USPS lowest price 1st class shipping and it cannot be changed.

 

 

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