If you are in the market to buy a new briefcase and your tastes run to traditional, classic American style, then here are the top three briefcases by Schlesinger, a company known since 1919 for creating masterpieces of this genre of briefcases. They make custom bags as well as offering their designed line, combining luxury, excellent performance, and an enduring sense of style. And every one of their briefcases is hand made using the finest hides available. They are known for their organizational features, including complete interior organizers, numerous pockets of different sizes, and removable, well-padded computer sleeves.
The Classic Top Frame Brief Bag is made from full grain American belting leather and is 18 inches wide by 13.25 inches high and 8 inches deep at full expansion. It is available in chestnut brown or black with brushed nickel hardware. There are three sections to the interior with several pockets that offer handy storage for a cell phone or calculator. There is also an exterior pocket on the back for storing things on the run. The leather has a matte finish that will wear well. It retails for $435.20.
A similar Classic Top Frame Brief Bag of the same dimensions features a double handle with a slide away tab closure and a hinge lock stay open frame. This is an attractive three digit combination lock to protect the security of your case each time that you close it. It is available in dark brown or black top grain leather and it is built on a patented case setter frame. It has a unique feature of expandable interior pockets to fit cell phones of any dimension, to protect your new larger smart phone with its large screen. There is also a back pocket to accommodate your newspaper.
The Classic Triple Gusset Flap Over Brief Bag with Removable Shoulder Strap is 17 by 12.5 by 6 inches, slightly smaller than the other two. It is available in brown with brushed brass hardware of black with brushed nickel hardware. It features similar interior dividers and pockets as well as an identification window under the flap for a business card. It also features a combination lock to protect the security of the case.