Canvas Messenger Bag - The Commodore - Jack Stillman


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Commodore Waxed Canvas Messenger



This is what outstanding quality looks like. The handcrafted details on the Commodore Messenger Bag speaks for themselves. Hand finished leather, solid brass hardware and perfect stitching throughout. Take some time to see why this could be the last bag you buy. 

Own your sense of style and brag about your sense of adventure with a bag that speaks volumes for where it is you're going. 


The Commodore Canvas Messenger Bag is a handmade Tour de Force. It's a mid to larger sized messenger bag suitable for work or casual wearing. It has a rugged style to it which suits your adventurous spirit. The Commodore is laptop ready, carrying larger laptops up to 15".

Suited for day-to-day commuting to the office or business that requires a shoulder slung messenger bag/laptop bag. Special features include the unique side pockets which expand into the bag to keep things compact. The Commodore is made from tough 16oz cotton canvas that is naturally protected by beeswax.


Like most Jack Stillman bags, the Commodore Messenger Bag can also be used as a pannier bag on your motorcycle or bicycle. It's also compatible with our unique T-brace stability harness (sold separately). The bag has various mounting options on the back of the bag. At the top are the double, real brass D-rings. You're also given reinforced side cotton webbing loops and two real brass D-rings on the bottom. This gives you numerous choices when it comes to fixing the bag to your motorcycle or bicycle. Use ourK80 andK70 straps to configure a solution that fits you. 


  • Australian designed and owned,made by our team in Vietnam
  • Dimensions: 38cm L x 28cm H x 11cm W (11.7L)
  • Can fit laptops and tablets up to 15" (36 x 27cm)
  • Weight 1.1kg
  • Tully Shoulder Strap 126 cm * 3.8 cm * 2 mm thickness included
  • Uniquely designed side water-bottle pocket (Fits up to 600ml water bottles, 7.5cm diametre)
  • Weather-resistant flap design
  • Waxed Canvas Shoulder Pad(Ryan) included
  • Internal organisation pockets
  • Reinforced rear handle
  • Cotton, burnt orange internal liner
  • REAL Solid brass hardware
  • All leather is 100% Vegetable tanned and hand-stained and burnished.
  • We use 16oz heavy beeswaxed cotton canvas that can be re-waxed using Fabric Wax by Jack Stillman to maintain water repellency and fabric durability. It's old fashioned and it works!
  • Woven-In tough YKK zipper


We make small batches of our own bags in-house. So we are very confident in how they are put together and the materials we carefully source. This bag comes with a 10-year warranty covering failures in materials and workmanship. Please read here for more information.