Here is a large zippered bag with a long braided shoulder strap that many people call a messenger bag. It's dimensions are 10" wide x 11" high x 4". It has a large pocket on the front and another full width pocket located on the back inside. This bag's design will accommodate a number of pockets in different locations/sizes. The shoulder strap can be custom made to any length. The large #10 YKK brass zipper used on it is very strong and long lasting. The moccasin cowhide leather used for this bag is quite durable, yet, soft and supple.
large leather messenger bag with zipper
Another woman from Piedmont, California purchased one of these messenger bags similar to this one and had the following to say about it:
Dear Dave - My purse just came and I absolutely love it. The work and detail you put in to it is remarkable. I have never found anything this handsome/lovely in the stores....and believe me I have looked! You definitely are an artist and superb craftsman. Thank you, thank you, thank you - I know I will enjoy my new purse for years to come. Gratefully, Kristin
The woman who first requested this design had the following to say about it:
This bag is wonderful! The leather quality, craftsmanship, and uniqueness surpass most high-end designer bags. I love it.
I think most every time I've made this style it's been made a different size. This one is 12" wide by 10" wide. It usually has four pockets - three on the outside front and sides and one on the inside back. The way the zipper goes beyond the corner and down the side, even that little bit, allows good access.