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Vintage Postman Laptop Messenger bags, and cell wallets. Made with premium veg. tanned quality leather, they'll become a part of you.
Vintage Postman Laptop Messenger bags, and cell wallets. Made with premium veg. tanned quality leather, they'll become a part of you.
60 backers pledged CA$ 7,786 to help bring this project to life.

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Veg. tanned leather Messenger bags and satchels by Ben Katz

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Finally Katz Leather meets Kickstarter

When I began designing and manufacturing leather accessories thirteen years ago, my main target was the local scene of craft shows and exhibitions here in Ontario, Canada. But as the public got more comfortable shopping online, we started to get more and more requests from leather lovers all around the globe. Today our lion's share of sales is destined to our neighbors in the US, and to the UK and Germany.

With your help, we'll buy the first stock lot of this new vegetable oil tanned leather which is soft and durable, and looks amazing. Then we'll begin manufacturing this collection, designed to keep you in touch with the past while being practical and adapted to the modern lifestyle needs.

1) Leather luggage tags with cover

Tired of those plastic tags you get at the airport? These leather tags will last for many years and keep your details private under the cover until someone really needs to read them.

2) Slim Wallet

 Going out and you don't need more than a few cards and bills?

This design will fit your tight jeans or dressing pants without showing an undesired bulge, and without feeling heavy or uncomfortable.

Veg. tanned leather Slim Wallet 7.5 by 9.5 cm - by Ben Katz
Veg. tanned leather Slim Wallet 7.5 by 9.5 cm - by Ben Katz

3) Cell Case-Wallet

If you want to protect your valuable smart phone with a good looking leather case able to carry your cards and cash I invite you to review this design of mine. I used to carry a cell case in one pocket and a wallet in the other until I sat down to create this beauty. What do you think?
Veg. tanned leather Cell Case-Wallet 15 by 9 cm (sizes vary) - by Ben Katz
Veg. tanned leather Cell Case-Wallet 15 by 9 cm (sizes vary) - by Ben Katz
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4) Messenger - 5 compartments - unisex

Once you organize your staff in this messenger, you'll never take a flight or go travelling without it. Made with veg. oil tanned leather it'll stand the weather and the test of time. It comes with a long and adjustable leather strap.

Veg. tanned leather mesenger 27 by 37 cm - 5 compartments - by Ben Katz
Veg. tanned leather mesenger 27 by 37 cm - 5 compartments - by Ben Katz

5) Messenger - 7 compartments - unisex

Once you organize your staff in this messenger, you'll never take a flight or go travelling without it. Made with veg. oil tanned leather it'll stand the weather and the test of time. It comes with a long and adjustable leather strap.

Veg. tanned leather Messenger - 7 compartments 30 by 34 cm - by Ben Katz
Veg. tanned leather Messenger - 7 compartments 30 by 34 cm - by Ben Katz

6) Messenger Boxy - with iPad pocket and spacious main compartment.

Carry your iPad, books, camera, and cellphone with style in this beautiful and solid messenger that will last a lifetime or two. 

Veg. tanned leather Boxy Messenger 24 by 27 cm by Ben Katz
Veg. tanned leather Boxy Messenger 24 by 27 cm by Ben Katz

7) 16" Laptop and Filers carrier

This vintage looking laptop carrier looks like a postman bag Indiana Jones would love to own. The buckles are just for looks, as it closes with two strong hidden magnets to make it fast and easy to use.

Veg. tanned leather 16" Laptop and Filer Carrier 42 by 31 cm - by Ben Katz
Veg. tanned leather 16" Laptop and Filer Carrier 42 by 31 cm - by Ben Katz

Risks and challenges

With thirteen years of experience the only risk I can foresee is getting a bit late in the delivery times, depending on the quantities. If the number of supporters exceeds our expectations, it might take a few weeks longer to ship the pledges. The leather we'll use for this KICKSTARTER project is thicker than what we generally use, and takes longer to put the bags together after the cutting. Our priority is making sure that each one of you that put his/her trust in us gets exactly what he/she asked for in terms of quality, color requested etc.
Thank you for your interest in our work,
Ben Katz

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    Early Bird - Cell Phone case with compartments for cards and cash, made with soft vegetable tanned leather. (around 29 USD)
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    Early Bird - Messenger over the shoulder bag with 5 compartments, made with soft vegetable tanned leather. Unisex. (around 79 USD)

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    Early Bird - Satchel over the shoulder bag with 3 compartments, "Boxy" design. Made with soft vegetable tanned leather. Unisex. (around 86 USD)

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    Early Bird - Satchel over the shoulder bag with room for filers and 15.6" laptop, "Postman" design. Made with soft vegetable tanned leather. Unisex. (around 104 USD)

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    Early Bird Combination - Satchel over the shoulder bag with 3 compartments, "Boxy" + Cell Phone case with compartments, made with soft vegetable oil tanned leather.

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    Early Bird Combination - Satchel over the shoulder bag with 3 compartments, "Boxy" + 16" Laptop "Postman" carrier.
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    You get 4 Satchels over the shoulder bags with room for filers and 16" laptop, "Postman" design. Made with soft vegetable tanned leather. Unisex.

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