The Original Franklin Backpack

(1 customer review)


The Original Franklin Collection Backpack highlights our original design from the ground up. Its American craftsmanship, authentic design, and practical usefulness provide a rugged and useful everyday companion. Fill it up with everything you need to conquer your day, sling this attention-getter over your shoulder, and you are equipped to win. Plus you’ll be turning heads with the rugged beauty and design of this classic backpack. Every day of use only adds to the rich patina that only comes from a high quality leather bag.

We’ll start building your bag as soon as you purchase! Each bag is hand-crafted so order early to allow ample time for our artisans to build and ship your bag with excellence! (approx. 45 days)

*Orders received after November 15 will be fulfilled within 6-8 weeks from date of order.


This is the bag that will show off your discerning taste anywhere – the classroom, office, airplane, boat, train and wherever you find the next adventure. It features 100% American cow full-grain leather – the very best quality hides. The color is a rich golden palette that complements any lifestyle. The bag is lined with soft, rich chocolate pigskin. The Backpack features lifetime construction with heavy duty stitching on every seam. The adjustable shoulder straps are sturdy but supple, and includes shoulder patches for added comfort.

The inside of the Backpack includes a fully lined and padded pocket for your laptop, as well as a large full size compartment for all your other on-the-go books, chargers, and other accessories. You’ll also find a third storage pocket, 2 business card slots, and 2 pen slots. The front of the backpack features a quick-access pocket – perfect for your phone or keys. The top of the backpack includes a leather drawstring to cinch the bag closed under the flap as needed. The front flap and the quick access pocket feature high quality snap hardware.

Each Original Franklin bag comes to you in solid wood shipping crate – a perfect home for your bag. Wrapped in a custom muslin drawstring bag, and resting on a bed of natural wood fiber, your Original Franklin bag will make its way to its new home well protected. Plus, it’s a rugged stylish wood box you’ll want to keep and use for storage and resting your bag. And be sure to look carefully for more delightful surprises inside your crate, like compliment cards to hand to all those admirers who compliment you on your discerning style.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 15 × 17 in

1 review for The Original Franklin Backpack

  1. ng.billspencer

    You know you’ve made the right purchase when you’re stopped in the airport by someone who wants to know where you got your backpack! That happened to me on my last trip to Texas. Thanks Narrow Gate Trading Company for making a pack that is as attractive as it is functional.

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