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HAND STITCHED LID-OVER-BODY ATTACHÉ CASES

 

FINEST QUALITY, EXTRAORDINARY ATTACHÉ CASES

 

Traditional British Lid-Over Body Attaché Cases

hand made in Cambridge, England by Swaine Adeney Brigg Ltd.


 

FINEST QUALITY TRADITIONAL BRITISH HAND-STITCHED LID-OVER-BODY ATTACHÉ CASES

 

OUR MOST TRADITIONAL STYLE OF ATTACHÉ CASE, the lid-over-body design was originally designed early in the 19th century. The shape is constructed using a steel frame in the lid and the body. The Bridle Hide is bonded to vulcanized fibreboard and as shown above, completely hand-stitched with natural linen thread using a 'twin needle' saddlery technique.

Shown above in Traditional Dark London Tan Bridle Hide with Green textured Skiver leather and Solid Brass fittings.

Each case within this range is available to be produced with a choice of Traditional Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide. Dark London Tan is a traditional English Tan, with a slight cast of peach. Chestnut resembles a fresh chestnut, a rich brown with a cast of burgundy. Havana is a very dark brown and resembles a coffee bean and Black is simply Black.

Linings include traditional Textured Green Skiver leather, as shown above, as well as Natural (Tan) Suede, and Bridle Hide. Bridle Hide lining is a 'self-lining' as shown in Black in the photograph below.  Natural Suede is particularly handsome with the darker colours.  Where you see our traditional Green Skiver Lining above, you would see a lovely medium Tan Suede.  The trim will match the bridle hide exterior.

 

Currently this range of  hand-stitched cases are produced with two pen loops as shown in this photograph.  If you are interested in alterations to to file, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.  We have had customers request larger pen loops, no pen loops, deeper files, additional files ...please let us know what will suit you best.

Each case is accompanied with a removable identification tag available with complementary personalization.

We feature three hand-stitched sizes, as follows:


SMALL measuring approximately 3.5 by 15 by 11 inches (ideally suited for personal use).


MEDIUM measuring approximately 3.5 by 18 by 13 inches.


LARGE measuring approximately 4.5 by 18 by 13 inches.


The pricing includes traditional textured green Skiver lining or Natural Suede lining and Solid Brass Key Locks.  Combination Locks, although discouraged, are available with an additional fee. 

 

Polished Nickel Fittings and Key Locks is a fantastic look.  The Nickel is quite bright, similar to English Sterling Silver and very popular, especially with Black Bridle Hide.  Our Polished Nickel, unfortunately, is no longer offered with combination locks.

 

 Please click here if you wish to view an enlarged photograph of a black hand-stitched lid-over-body attaché case with Polished Nickel key locks and fittings.

 

Bridle Hide Lining (Self-lining) is our most elegant interior. Typically the interior bridle hide colour is the same as the exterior, although it is not necessary.  If you wish to view photographs offering all bridle lining, please click here

 

Should you wish to have your case personalized, we are pleased to do so.  Initials may be burned into the case just below the handle on the body of the case.  This would be a blind stamp, ...similar to an embossing and without gold.  This type of personalization must take place during production and is available with an additional fee.  Alternatively, we are pleased to offer complementary personalization of your removable identification tag.  In the photograph of the black case just above, the removable identification tag is attached to the handle on the left side, a small leather key bell protects your key.  Please note: your key will not required to open your case, it will be available to lock your case should you need be.


Bridle Hide cases, when new, will have a cloudy, milky cast to it and will require polishing.   Each case will be polished to perfection, personalized and gift-wrapped (if requested) by Sterling & Burke prior to dispatch.   Please let us know if you have a preferred method of delivery.  Typically with our customers outside America have their goods dispatched via the United Postal Service.  Goods shipped within the States are generally dispatched via FedEx Ground or DHL.

 

These magnificent cases may be ordered just below.  Alternatively, please telephone, we are pleased to answer any questions you may have. 


Please click here to learn more about the leather colour options offered by Swaine Adeney Brigg Ltd

And, please click here to view photographs of Vintage Luggage & Briefcases. 

This may be helpful when selecting your colour. 


SMALL TRADITIONAL HAND-STITCHED LID-OVER-BODY BRIDLE HIDE ATTACHÉ CASE BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG LTD (Product Reference No.2)

Shown in Chestnut Bridle, measuring approximately 3.5 by 15 by 11 inches.

 

Please note, the measurement from left to right on this case is smaller than typical.  Often our customers are looking for this size when carrying personal documents rather than business documents.

 

 

 


Price: $2,625.00

When ordering, please indicate preferences in Comments Area.
Colour / Hide: Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide
Closure: Solid Brass Traditional Key Locks included.     Fittings and Locks may be Nickel-plated with an additional fee of $240.00   Brass Combination Locks available with an additional fee of $500.00.
Lining: Traditional textured Green Skiver Leather or Natural Suede included.  Bridle Hide Lining (self lining) with and additional fee of $315.00

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC 1.800.205.7739 / +1.202.331.4244


MEDIUM TRADITIONAL HAND-STITCHED LID-OVER-BODY BRIDLE HIDE ATTACHÉ CASE BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG LTD (Product Reference No.2A)

  Measuring approximately  3.5 by 18 by 13 inches.

We are pleased to personalize your attaché case.  Complementary personalization is available on the removable Identification Tag.  Alternatively, if you wish to have your initials on the body of the case we may do so during production.  This type of personalization is available with a fee of $30.00 per character.  If you are interested in personalization of this type, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Please click here to view additional photographs of this elegant case with all bridle lining.

 


Price: $2,750.00

When ordering, please indicate preferences in Comments Area.
Colour / Hide: Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide
Closure: Solid Brass Traditional Key Locks included.     Fittings and Locks may be Nickel-plated with an additional fee of $240.00   Brass Combination Locks available with an additional fee of $500.00.
Lining: Traditional textured Green Skiver Leather or Natural Suede included.  Bridle Hide Lining (self lining) with and additional fee of $315.00

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC 1.800.205.7739 / +1.202.331.4244


LARGE TRADITIONAL HAND-STITCHED LID-OVER-BODY BRIDLE HIDE ATTACHÉ CASE BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG LTD (Product Reference No.2B)

  Measuring approximately 4.5 by 18 by 13 inches.

Please click here to view additional photographs of this elegant case with all bridle lining.

 

 

 

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Price: $2,950.00

When ordering, please indicate preferences in Comments Area.
Colour / Hide: Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide
Closure: Solid Brass Traditional Key Locks included.    Fittings and Locks may be Nickel-plated with an additional fee of $240.00   Brass Combination Locks available with an additional fee of $500.00.
Lining: Traditional textured Green Skiver Leather or Natural Suede included.  Bridle Hide Lining (self lining) with and additional fee of $325.00

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC 1.800.205.7739 / +1.202.331.4244


EXTRA LARGE HAND-STITCHED LID-OVER-BODY BRIDLE HIDE OVERNIGHTER ATTACHÉ CASE WITH BRIDLE LINING BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG LTD (Product Reference No.20)

 

 Brilliant design for garments and documents.

Measuring approximately 7 by 18 by 13 inches.

Several customers have requested this piece without the centre board and have used this simply for documents.

 

 

 

 

If you wish to have the file in the lid altered, please let us know.  We have, in the past produced this case with additional files as well as without files.  Each piece will be produced to your specifications.

 

Personalization may take place during production on the body of the case just below the handle or on the removable identification tag.  The identification tag is shown to the right side of the handle, it is a key fob that is shown on the left side of the handle.

 

 

 

Price: $3,675.00

When ordering, please indicate preferences in Comments Area
Colour / Hide: Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide
Closure: Solid Brass Traditional Key Locks included.     Fittings and Locks may be Nickel-plated with an additional fee of $240.00   Brass Combination Locks available with an additional fee of $500.00.
Lining: Bridle Hide Lining (self lining)

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC  1.800.205.7739 / 202.331.4244


EXTRA LARGE HAND-STITCHED LID-OVER-BODY BRIDLE HIDE OVERNIGHTER ATTACHÉ CASE WITH TEXTURED SKIVER OR SUEDE LINING BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG LTD (Product Reference No.20A)

 

 

Available to be produced with Traditional Textured Green Skiver Leather Lining or Suede Lining.  Our Suede range includes Natural (tan) and Green.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $3,350.00

When ordering, please indicate preferences in Comments Area
Colour / Hide: Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide
Closure: Solid Brass Traditional Key Locks included.     Fittings and Locks may be Nickel-plated with an additional fee of $240.00   Brass Combination Locks available with an additional fee of $500.00.
Lining: Traditional textured Green Skiver Leather or Natural or Green Suede included.

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC  1.800.205.7739 / 202.331.4244

 


PINCHED CORNER STYLE HAND-STITCHED ATTACHÉ CASE BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG (Product Reference No.4.5)

   Our Pinched Corner Style Lid-Over Body Attaché Case with Traditional Textured Green Skiver Lining.

 

This fabulous piece is produced on a metal frame and measures  approximately 4.25 by 18 by 13 inches.

 

Available in a 4.25 inch version only. 

 

Shown in Black Bridle Hide with Textured Green Skiver Lining, brushed brass fittings and Key Locks.  Also available to be produced in Dark London Tan, Chestnut, and Havanna Bridle.   We are also pleased to offer Natural (tan) suede interior.  Although we are currently without a photograph to offer you, we are hoping you can imagine what a dramatic look this is, especially with the darker colours.

 

You may wish to consider production with Bridle Hide interior. The entire interior will be covered with the same elegant Bridle Hide you have on the exterior. 

 

 If you are interested in alterations to to file, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

 

Complementary personalization is available on the removable identification tag.  If you wish to have your attaché personalized during production we are pleased to have your initials stamped into the case at the handle.  This would be a 'blind stamp' ...burned into the leather.  There is a fee for this type of personalization.

 

Please click here to view additional photographs of this case.


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Price: $2,225.00
When ordering, please indicate preferences in Comments Area
Colour / Hide: Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide
Closure: Solid Brass Traditional Key only and Nickel-plated with an additional fee of $240.00
Lining:  Traditional Green Textured Skiver Lining included, Bridle Hide lining available with an additional fee of $300.00

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC  1.800.205.7739 / 202.331.4244

 


CLASSIC PEEL STYLE ATTACHÉ CASE WITH BRIDLE LINING BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG (Product Reference No.4.2)

  Our Classic Peel Style Lid-Over Body Attaché Case.

Measuring approximately 3 by 17 by 12.25 inches.

 

This magnificent, hand-stitched attaché with pinched corners, is a slender and very elegant case.

 

Available in one size only.  We have, in the past, been able to request production of cases slightly thinner and slightly wider.  If you have a particular request, please let us know.  Each case is completely hand made and will be a little different from the next.

 

This may be produced with Bridle Lining as shown or with Traditional Green Skiver Leather as shown just below.

Shown in Dark London Tan Bridle.  Also available in Chestnut, Havanna, and Black Bridle.

Complementary personalization is available on the removable identification tag.  If you wish to have your attaché personalized during production we are pleased to have your initials stamped into the case at the handle.  This would be a 'blind stamp' ...burned into the leather.  The fee for this type of personalization is $30.00 USD per character.

 

The corners of this case are quite special.  They are 'pinched' and hand-stitched. 

Please click here if you wish to view enlarged photographs.  We recently produced this fantastic case with a shoulder strap.  Please click here to view photographs of this case.

If this case is of interest to you, you may wish to consider our Papworth Travel Goods Hand-Stitched Lid-Over Attaché Case. 

Our Pinched Corner Attache Case is produced on a metal frame.  Our 'Peel' Case is produced on a wood frame, similar to our box attaché cases as shown on a separate page.

 

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Price: $3,050.00
When ordering, please indicate preferences in a Comments Area
Colour / Hide: Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide
Closure: Solid Brass Traditional Key only and Nickel-plated with an additional fee of $240.00
Lining:  Bridle Hide Lining (self lining)

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC  1.800.205.7739 / 202.331.4244


CLASSIC PEEL STYLE ATTACHÉ CASE WITH BRIDLE LINING & POLISHED NICKEL FITTINGS BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG (Product Reference No.4.2Nickel)

Please click here to view additional photographs showing greater detail This one is truly special ...The same extraordinary case as shown above, shown in Black Bridle Hide with Polished Nickel Key Locks and Fittings.

Our Peel Style cases always measure 17 by 12 inches with the width approximately 3 inches ...sometimes  just a little wider, and sometimes just a little thinner.

 

Shown in Black English Bridle, available to be produced in Havana, Chestnut, Dark London Tan and Cambridge Tan.

 

Please click here or onto above image to view additional photographs showing greater detail.

 


Price: $3,290.00
When ordering, please indicate preferences in a Comments Area
Colour / Hide: Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide
Closure: Polished Nickel-Plated Key Locks
Lining:  Bridle Hide Lining (self lining)

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC  1.800.205.7739 / 202.331.4244


CLASSIC PEEL STYLE ATTACHÉ CASE WITH TRADITIONAL SKIVER LEATHER LINING BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG (Product Reference No.4.2A)

  Our Classic Peel Style Lid-Over Body Attache Case with Traditional Textured Green Skiver Lining.

 

The same case as shown just above, measuring approximately 3 by 17 by 12.25 inches.

 

Available in our three inch version only. 

 

Shown in Black Bridle Hide with Green Skiver Lining, brushed brass fittings and Key Locks.  Also available to be produced in Dark London Tan, Chestnut, and Havanna Bridle.

 

Complementary personalization is available on the removable identification tag.  If you wish to have your attaché personalized during production we are pleased to have your initials stamped into the case at the handle.  This would be a 'blind stamp' ...burned into the leather.  The fee for this personalization is $30.00 USD per character.

 

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Price: $2,725.00
When ordering, please indicate preferences in Comments Area
Colour / Hide: Dark London Tan, Chestnut, Havana, and Black Bridle Hide
Closure: Solid Brass Traditional Key only and Nickel-plated with an additional fee of $240.00
Lining:  Traditional Green Textured Skiver Lining

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC  1.800.205.7739 / 202.331.4244



 

JAMES BOND HAND-STITCHED LID-OVER-BODY BRIDLE HIDE ATTACHÉ CASE BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG LTD (Product Reference No.2.5)

 

Yes, ...this is the James Bond Attaché Case!

 

Measuring approximately 4.5 by 18 by 13 inches.

 

Our hand-stitched 4.5 inch lid-over attaché case with magnificent Black Bridle Hide exterior.

 

Created without a file in the lid, lined in Scarlet traditional textured skiver leather, solid brass English fittings and key locks.

 

Of course, we are delighted to personalize this case for you, ...but should his case have your initials?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Price: $2,850.00 

When ordering, please let us know of any special details in a Comments Area box.

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.
ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC 1.800.205.7739 / +1.202.331.4244


Da Vinci Code - HAND-STITCHED LID-OVER-BODY BRIDLE HIDE ATTACHÉ CASE BY SWAINE ADENEY BRIGG LTD (Product Reference No.2AA)

                                                                      

 

 

Self Lined in Chestnut Bridle Hide, measuring approximately 4.5 by 18 by 13 inches.

 

Please  click here  to learn more about our Da Vinci Code attaché case.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Price: $3,275.00

When ordering, please indicate any special requests in Comments Area
Colour / Hide: Chestnut Bridle Hide
Closure: Solid Brass Traditional Key Locks

Personalization:  Available on the body of the case with a fee of $30.00 per character and on the removable identification tag without a fee.  Please provide initials in a Comments Area when ordering.

ClassicLuggage.com by Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC 1.800.205.7739 / +1.202.331.4244


Please click here to learn more about the leather colour options offered by Swaine Adeney Brigg Ltd

And, please click here to view photographs of Vintage Luggage & Briefcases. 

This may be helpful when selecting your colour. 


Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC  1.800.205.7739 / +1.202.331.4244

                 

Sterling & Burke Ltd ...home, please.

ClassicLuggage.com

by Sterling & Burke Ltd

 Converter

Please telephone or e.mail us at Enquiries@SterlingAndBurke.com we are very pleased to assist you.

Sterling & Burke Ltd, Washington, DC

Office: 1.800.205.7739 / +1.202.331.4244  Store: +1.202.333.2266

new Sterling & Burke site:

www.SterlingAndBurke.com