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Handcrafted Adjustable Mahogany Leather Backpack from Brazil, "Mysterious Traveler in Currant"

This handsome backpack is handcrafted of mahogany-colored leather, covered by a... more

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This handsome backpack is handcrafted of mahogany-colored leather, covered by a large flap for a subtle aesthetic. Brazil's João Carlos Silva designs the backpack, equipping it with two adjustable straps and a handle. The flap lifts up with a magnetic snap to reveal four zipper compartments. Foam padding divides the pockets into spaces for storing journals and textbooks.

  • 1.32 kgs
  • 2.9 lbs
  • Bag: 38 cm H x 31 cm H x 10 cm H
  • Bag: 15" H x 12.25" H x 3.9" H
  • Strap(s): 63 cm min L - x 85 cm min L - x 6.5 cm min L -
  • Strap(s): 25" min L - x 33.5" min L - x 2.6" min L -
  • Drop length: 28 cm min L - x 40 cm min L -
  • Drop length: 11" min L - x 15.75" min L -
  • Handle(s): 2 cm W x 20 cm W
  • Handle(s): 0.8" W x 7.75" W
  • Drop length: 8 cm from strap to bag
  • Drop length: 3.1" from strap to bag

  • Leather. Polyester lining
  • Adjustable strap(s)
  • Features a magnetic snap closure
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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"Very well designed -- good quality leather. Great size for small person"

The Mysterious Traveler backpack is well designed to use as a small brief case or day pack. And its *just* the right size to fit comfortably--and be snug against my back. Im 54 and often a backpack will be too big to fit well, so this is an important point for someone small. Adjustable straps make it fine for someone larger. The currant color leather is very nice, tho I found the leather a bit harsh to the touch. Novicas excellent customer service said its top quality leather that would soften with use. But that I could exchange it for the black leather version. I did request the exchange, and the black leather is soft from the start. A new design element in the black version is a bright plaid lining that--compared to the original dark lining--makes it easy to find things in the pack. This sturdy backpack will serve me well for a long time. Thank you João Carlos Silva!

Best Uses

  • Small brief case to hold papers, gear
  • Small briefcase for papers, personal supplies, small laptop

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Mysterious Traveler in Currant, Handcrafted Adjustable Mahogany Leather Backpack from Brazil

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Robin caral

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"This is a showstopper!"

Friends who carry designer bags couldnt believe how perfect this bag is in every way. The leather quality, seams and features, and the mustard color are all perfect!

Purchased Item:

Cyber Yellow, Leather Laptop Bag Satchel with Multi Pockets (14in)

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From Atlanta, Georgia

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"Nice Leather"

Very nice craftsmanship and I always get questions about it.

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Mark B.

From Yuma, Arizona

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"My first backpack"

I am a high school chemistry teacher and I have never owned a backpack. I use a messenger back and I thought it was time to try something new. I searched through many backpacks on Novica and finally decided on this one. I am so glad I did. It is simply gorgeous and the leather is so soft. When my wife say it, she fell in love with it. She will probably be asking me to get one for her. I cant wait to start bringing it to school. My students are going to be so envious when they see this. Extremely pleased with this purchase.

Purchased Item:

Brazilian Beige, Multi-pocket leather backpack

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Emcee Gee

From Chicago, Illinois

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"Not sure how I lived without this."

Absolutely perfect bag. Great design, great workmanship, an excellent traveling piece. Thank you!

Purchased Item:

Casual Traveler, Handcrafted Leather Messenger Bag in Black from Brazil

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From United States

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"Great Purse"

Lots of room for all the stuff I have to carry around. Very soft leather and I can adjust the strap

Purchased Item:

Chocolate Secrets, Leather Shoulder Bag from Brazil

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