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Waxed Canvas Tote

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  • Regular price $250.00
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    The Waxed Canvas Tote boasts the permanence of waxed canvas while also incorporating vintage fabric lined pockets, ethically sourced vegetable tanned leather straps, and brass rivets and studs. This is the holy grail in unisex carryall totes: practical and perfect in every way. This tote was built to endure. Load it up, bring it everywhere.

    Waxed canvas originated in the sailing industry in Scotland in the 1920s and became widely used in sportswear and apparel because of its waterproofing abilities and superb durability.

    Due to unexpected Covid-19 setbacks, orders may experience a 2-3 week shipping delay.

    • Manufacturer: Peg and Awl
    • SKU: TT16CLZIP
    • - 15 oz. waxed duck canvas (19 oz. with wax)
    • - Adjustable and detachable reclaimed leather strap
    • - Ethically Sourced Vegetable Tanned Leather
    • - Vintage zipper
    • - Vintage fabric pocket lining varies from bag to bag
    • - Brass rivets and button studs
    • - Fits up to a 13″ laptop
    • - 1 large exterior, 5 interior pockets
    • - 7 colours available
    • - Minimally packaged with a letterpressed tag and string
    • Weight is approximately 1 lb. 4 oz.
    • Body:
    • Inches: 10.5″ tall by 16″ wide (top), 12″ wide (bottom) by 6″ deep
    • Metric: 26.5 cm by 40.6 cm wide (top), 30.5 cm wide (bottom) by 15.2 cm deep
    • Shoulder Strap:
    • Inches: Approximately 45″ long; 17″ shoulder drop
    • Metric: Approximately 114 cm long; 43 cm shoulder drop
    • Handles:
    • Inches: Approximately 10″ long; 4″ handle drop
    • Metric: Approximately 25.4 cm long; 10 cm handle drop
    • Exterior Pocket:
    • Inches: 16″ wide by 7.5″ tall
    • Metric: 40.64 cm wide by 19.1 cm tall
    • Interior Pockets:
    • Inches: Two 5.5″ wide by 7″ tall; One 2″ wide by 7″ tall; Two pen/pencil sized
    • Metric: Two 14 cm wide by 17.8 cm tall; One 5.1 cm wide by 17.8 cm tall; Two pen/pencil sized
    This item is shipped directly from the manufacturer typically within 3 business days.
    • Many of our items are hand-made to order. To ensure the careful quality for which we’re known, it takes us some time to craft, package, and ship handmade or personalized items from our workshop. Please refer to the stated lead time listed above for an accurate idea of when your order will ship.
    • International orders will ship using the method quoted at checkout. International delivery times vary depending on the customs office of the arrival country and MAY be subject to import taxes, customs duties and fees which are the responsibility of the buyer. Customs vary widely from country to country, so please contact your local customs bureau for more information. Generally for large value shipments, you are required to pay an entry fee, plus a certain percentage of the value of the order.
    • Rustico will not be held liable for shipments that are lost or stolen. You may add our shipping warranty to your cart at checkout in order to protect against incidents such as this.
    • If your order has not shipped and you would like to cancel it, you may do so within 24 hours of ordering. In times of high volume, such as during the holiday season, this time may be reduced to 12 hours.
    • Please account for the above details when placing an order. For more information you can view our full shipping and returns policy here.
    • Chemicals will weaken the leather over time. Be patient. Its ruggedness will grow in character with you.
    • Don't be afraid of a scuff. Lick your finger. Rub it in. The oils from your skin shape the patina's look over time. So go ahead. Handle it!
    • Avoid leaving leather for extended periods of time in direct sunlight or extreme heat. We recommend Rustico's Custom Designed Leather Cleaner for additional leather cleaning and conditioning.

    Product reviews

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 3 reviews
    Casey Goold (Boise, US)
    Best bag ever!

    I bought this bag for my wife. She is a 2nd grade teacher and wanted a bag that she could use to and from work. She had been on a hopeless search buying different bags from Amazon using them for a few days and being disappointed with them. I watched this go on for several weeks when I decided to intervene and I went to Rustico and purchased this bag, knowing it was exactly what she would want. Of course the price will scare most people away, but I believe quality and price go together. I knew if I spent the money on this bag it would be the last bag she would buy for a long time. After we got it she was extremely surprised! She was worried she wouldn’t be able to fit all of her stuff in it. After using it for a week she is absolutely in love with it and is now the envy of several other teachers that she works with. I couldn’t be more happy with the results from it. The bag is very well built and the type of material that as it wears, it gets better looking. It did have a strange blemish on the leather shoulder strap, which was disappointing, but it wasn’t enough to return it for a different one. My wife loves this bag and I’m sure she will use it for many years now! Thank you for this quality product!

    Barbara Roya
    Waxed canvas tote

    Love this durable tote! Has many pockets to help keep me organized and the color is amazing!

    Eli (Miami, US)
    Tote review

    The bag has lots of storage pockets and the leather strap is beautiful. The actual tote which is cloth material seems to attract and show dust.