DescriptionValextra Black Leather Compasso d'Oro 24 Hour Briefcase Bag
17" Width x 13" Height x 4" Depth
An incredible piece of true luxury, Valextra handbags are crafted in Italy by a team of only 60 craftsmen. Known for their exquisite hand lacquered piping, stitching, and lining, Valextra is a gem of the luxury world. This particular bag, dubbed the "24 Hour" bag, is a shining example of the quality, taste, and professionalism that Valextra exudes. Originally designed by the brand's founder, Giovanni Fontana, this bag is integral to the brand's inherent identity. In 1954, the 24 Hour bag design won the prestigious Valextra Compasso d'Oro award, and is currently a part of the Museum of Modern Art's permanent design collection in New York City, further cementing its place in the brands long history of excellence. This bag is done in black leather, featuring one top handle, stainless steel hardware, one flap top pocket on the front exterior with a slide and key lock closure, and a zip around closure that is secured by a second slide and key lock closure. After opening this bag, a black leather interior is revealed, featuring a flap which guards the double zip closure which opens the interior partition. Behind this partition lies an open compartment that houses a black leather briefcase insert, featuring one top handle, and a flap top with a slide and key lock closure. The interior of this briefcase is done in black leather, featuring one zip pocket, and a large slip pocket in front of the main compartment.
This bag is in Excellent Condition. There are a few faint scratches to the hardware, and a few scuffs along the exterior leather. This bag includes a Valextra dustbag.
Pristine - shows little to no indication of handling.
Excellent - shows very minor evidence of handling.
Very Good - shows evidence of wear and handling, with no major flaws.
Good - shows moderate wear and is fully functional.
Fair - shows moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable.
References to gold or silver hardware, unless otherwise specified, describes the color and is not meant to infer the type of metal.
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