Writer's Medic Bag - Crazy Horse Forest Green
100% HANDMADE IN TURKEY
PRODUCT:Handmade Leather Writer's Medic Bag
Crazy Horse Forest Green
Distressed dark green color showing under-tones of light green, sacramento and emerald. Ages and softens quicker compared to regular leather. Suede feeling finish.
In honour of our founder Zeynep's last design, we've finally brought her dream to life. As a lover of all things vintage, she was inspired by the design of a traditional medic messenger bag and adapted it to incorporate the Galen Leather product range.
The Writer's Medic Bag will light up any writer's imagination. With compartments for notebooks, journals, pen slots and accessories, you can easily take all your writing essentials with you wherever your work takes you. This is the perfect writer's gift or gift for fellow lovers and collectors of our Galen Leather products . Now you can keep all your favourite items together and take them on your next adventure! The gorgeous distressed forest green colour is a long time favourite from our leather collection so it was no wonder we had to include it in the Writer's Medic Bag.
11.4” x 7.87” x 3.14” | 2 lbs - 29 x 20 x 8 cm | 0.9 Kg
The interior dimensions of the main pocket
16 x 27 x 3.5 cm - 11.4” x 6.3” x 1.5”
INSPIRATION:Here is the setup by @micahfinds
Customer ReviewsWrite a review
This bag is unique. A revisited vintage medic bag to hold your pens, writing sets, paper, books and journal. I love writing and I will keep it always with me in my travels. Thanks to Galen Leather Co. A
This bag is beautiful and I love using it! I'm putting pencils and my sketching kit in it and taking it out field drawing.. It's well made, the leather is gorgeous and it's comfortable to carry around. I'm curious though - why is the front closure strap on my bag attached to the outside of the lid? All the photos and reviews I've seen show the strap attached to the underside of the lid. Is this a change in design or just somebody not concentrating on the day? It doesn't detract though, looks aesthetically pleasing and I think, allows the lid to sit flatter on the body with the strap on the outside. I'd like to thank Yunus and Fedex Turkey for their efforts to get my parcel moving while it languished in Singapore for a week. I appreciate that extra bit of customer service. Also a delight - and much appreciated - are the extra little gifts that Galen Leather included in the parcel. Thank you Yunus and the Galen team! As one other reviewer said: "Treat yourself!" I'm glad I did.
I got the green one because the color is so unique. It’s real leather, people. You can smell it. It is stitched perfectly, no loose threads. I just cleaned it up a bit when it got here, to get rid of the “handling dust”.
It’s the perfect size for a writer. You can’t put a full 8x11 notebook in it, but anything smaller goes. I have 3 of varying sizes in there. Room for pens, pencils, rulers, notebooks, pictures, index cards, inspiration dice, everything I need to write.
It gets pretty heavy if you pack it, but not so that it would hurt you.
Now I have no excuses, all my writing stuff in one place, and ready to take out for coffee!
I ordered the green bag because the tan one was not available, and I'm so glad I did. The green is beautiful! I've gotten several compliments just on the color. I ordered a couple of the brass accessories to go with the bag, and they are a perfect match. If I could change anything on this bag, it would be to make it slightly taller. I use Blackwing pencils more than any other writing instrument, and they're very long. With just an initial sharpen (or unsharpened), they are too tall to fit properly. I have to give them an extra sharpen or two to get them to fit. Anyone who uses Blackwings probably knows this is an issue with most pen/pencil boxes, bags, etc.This isn't a big enough issue to lose a star, because I really do love this bag.
I received this bag as part of a giveaway with @Skybambi & Galen Leather, after pining over it since it’s release. It absolutely did not disappoint, arriving beautifully packaged with reusable fabric bags, teas, stickers, a leather keychain, a post card & more.
The bag itself is well made, with a reddy brown toned supple leather, gorgeous brass detailing and an adjustable strap. I protected my bag with a leather balsam which deepened the red/brown tone and diffused some of the crazy horse detailing - both ways work beautifully and the bag responded well to the protective balsam coating. Balsam also works for any scratches the leather may get over time (depending on whether you prefer the natural worn look or a neat pristine look).
The bag attaches at the sides with magnets which I feel could be much stronger but does not affect the overall performance. The internals are well designed for pens, papers, scissors etc. The internal pocket perfectly fits an a5 journal, an a5 book or accordion folder, and a pencil case upright.
The leather strap is a great length for men & women as a satchel strap, and fits a small-mid framed woman as a backpack. The internals are beautifully matched and so versatile - I’m using mine for journaling which it’s perfect for, but it could also likely work for makeup, paints & small paintbrushes, small tools, you name it. Just be aware that this bag is coffee shop sized and not laptop sized - perfect to sit on a coffee shop table (I’m sure!) and journal, but wouldn’t fit the iPad Pro I don’t think.
I’m a historical overpacker, having always stuffed my bags with every creative tool I had, so this bag is my ultimate dream. I’m learning to pack this beautiful bag wisely but this also allows it to not get too heavy, and I’m so glad it fits all of my essentials so perfectly.
Overall the Writer’s Medic Bag is a total dream and I’m still pinching myself that I get to journal in the park, at the beach, at home, and someday soon my local coffee shop and beyond with this gorgeous bag. Thank you so much to Galen Leather for this wonderful gift, to Zeynep for blessing us with this beautiful last design for us to remember her by before her passing, and to Tersh @skybambi for hosting the awesome Instagram giveaway.
Outstanding design, functionality & craftsmanship, with perfect balance in open-state, robustness and room to spare. Just bubbling and smiling with joy !! This bag will last a life time.
Great attention to quality packaging, loaded with goodies; fast lead-time, and top notch communication and thoughtfulness.
Can’t say enough good things about this wonderful, generous company: Yunus, and bless Zeynep, treat us like family.
I received my Crazy Horse Forest Green Writers Medic Bag that I ordered and it is itself a piece of art! Beautifully packaged and of excellent quality. I look forward to a lifetime of use!!
There are no words on how beautiful this bag is. I brought it with me on a weekend getaway and it was perfect. I do wish the strap was a little longer so I can wear it as a backpack. But other then that I am in love!
I've been looking for a long time for a perfect solution to carry around a bunch of pens, a notebook, and a few other things that I can set up wherever I am (my office, my home, etc) for a quick, convienent but complete writign experience. I have two Galen A5 holders, which are awsome, but can only hold so much. This bag is the complete experience! I now keep it stocked at all times as a convenient "grab and go" solution. No matter what pen I want to use at a given itme, it's always with me. Plus, the open-able front makes a great little desklet on a table. This is what I imagined the portable desks of the last century felt like! Very much appreciated.
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