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ROOKTOWN: 1940's Backsack

Rooktown Backsack

The 40’s Backsack is made from repurposed vintage components; it’s easy to carry and has plenty of space inside.

225.00 225.00 Inc. VAT where appropriate.

SKU: 100126.


Description: The 40’s Backsack is something you don’t see every day. It works perfectly as a gym bag or even a small weekend bag.

Features: The bag has a clever construction of the shoulder strap, which makes is easy to adjust its length. It’s also reinforced with a leather piece at the top. The leather stems from an original Swedish Army backpack. A drawstring closure keeps your belongings inside the bag.

Construction: It’s made from an original Swedish Army twill utility sack, which was produced in the late 30s or early 40s. ROOKTOWN modify the original bag, wash it to make it softer and give it a slightly worn look, and then sew on the leather details by hand.

Materials: All leather parts also originate from the 30s and 40s and are selected to match the colour of the twill fabric. The leather is carefully cleaned and then oiled with Red Wing Mink Oil. The only new materials are the thread and the rivets.

Made in: Like all ROOKTOWN Revival items, the 40’s Backsack is assembled and sewn by hand in Malmö, Sweden by the founders of ROOKTOWN, Micke and Fredrik.

Colour info: This item is made from repurposed vintage and deadstock components. No two items are identical! Twill and leather colours may vary from the specific item pictured.

Size: The bag measures 50 cm in height and has a diameter of 24 cm. All the measurements are approximate and may differ slightly from bag to bag.

Special delivery: Please note that this item is made to order with a manufacturing time of 1-2 weeks from the time you place your order.

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