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    Jack Stillman

    Commodore Waxed Canvas Messenger


    The Commodore Canvas Messenger Bag is a handmade masterpiece. 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 ready to carry larger laptops up to 36x27cm. Suited to day to day commuting to the office and 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. It’s also worth considering that the Commodore is made from tough 16oz cotton canvas that is naturally protected by beeswax.


    The Commodore Messenger Bag has 7 mounting configurations on the back of the bag (9 including the side Brass D-Rings). Each one is reinforced behind the back panel with an added layer of waxed-canvas making these attachment loops and the quick grab handle, very heavy duty. Using these features allows it to be mounted to your motorcycle for use as a soft pannier. NOTE: Fitting is the responsibility of individual bike owners. 
    • Australian designed
    • Dimensions: 38cm L x 28cm H x 11cm W. See it in your space (requires mobile phone camera).
    • Can fit laptops and tablets up to 36 x 27cm
    • Weight 1.1kg
    • Tully Shoulder Strap 126 cm * 3.8 cm * 2 mm thickness included
    • Uniquely designed side water-bottle pocket keeps the bags shape discreet and allows for drainage. Fits up to 600ml water bottles (7.5cm diametre)
    • Weather-resistant flap design
    • Waxed Canvas shoulder pad(Ryan) included
    • 10 Year Warranty!
    • Handmade from old fashioned materials
    • Internal organisation pockets
    • Reinforced rear handle
    • Cotton, burnt orange internal liner
    • We use 16oz heavy beeswaxed cotton canvas that can be re-waxed using Granddad Jack's Sack Wax to maintain water repellency and fabric durability. It's old fashioned and it works!
    • REAL Solid brass hardware
    • All leather is 100% Vegetable tanned and hand-stained and burnished.

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      4.9 Based on 32 Reviews
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        Lea L.
        Australia Australia
        I recommend this product

        Purchased for a birthday gift and hubby loves it. So nice to find something well made and made to last.

        Australia Australia
        I recommend this product
        Really happy the Commodore waxed canvas messenger bag

        She’s a beaut! Love the feel and the weight of real canvas. I’ve got my lap top, charger and few accessories in it and it goes everywhere with me. I could have been a bit wider to allow the drink bottle to fit with laptop a little easier, but totally happy anyway. May buy another style to compliment the one I have. Thanks

        Australia Australia
        I recommend this product
        Damn right, it's a "man bag"

        This is my second Jack Stillman bag in 2 years, not because the other wore out but because I liked it so much, I had to get another, just a slightly bigger one. Like many other men in my situation, I too had the black nylon piece of **** back pack but always felt uncomfortable with it as I was a long way from being a school kid and they never felt age appropriate for me and don't start me on the quality. I wanted a bag that suited me, a little distressed, rugged, weather beaten, one that could take a lot of **** but still not lose it, so it had to be a Jack Stillman. I'm a happy chappy now and can't wait to bump into the bloke on the train who enquired about my first Stillman to see my new one (he had a black nylon you know what and wanted to know where I got mine and as you know, no one talks on trains anymore so it must have impressed him enough to pipe up) True story. BTW the quality and service really is as good as they say, don't hesitate "Get one".

        Jack Stillman

        Haha! Great review Jeff. Thank you mate!

        Jack S.
        New Zealand New Zealand
        I recommend this product
        Commodore Waxed Canvas Messenger

        Damn good so far. Needs a little softening up but does everything I hoped for and more. Communication with JS Ltd was excellent and delivery time was great, esp given the CV-19 lockdown. It even came in its own bag! Great product, great service and great communication. Thanks very much.

        Jack Stillman

        Good on you Jack!

        Jan V.
        Australia Australia
        I recommend this product
        Definite standout!

        I'm no motorcycle enthusiast. Instead, I am a Swimming Coach. I was tired of the usual branded swimming bags that some coaches use, or the mundane and dull messenger bags others carry around. I've wanted this bag for a while - it is unique, bloody good looking and there is no doubt that it will last and last (and last). It is everything I wanted - enough space for the laptop, a few notebooks and the rest of the usual paraphernalia that I carry around every day on pool deck. Even though I waited slightly longer than anticipated for delivery, the communication was instant and courteous - even when I asked for the delivery address to be changed at the last minute. Also - it is the little details that matter - tags with warranty notes and putting the bag IN a bag for delivery. One thing I would like though is a stitched on white label (inside somewhere) to write my name and phone number on, in case I lose it somewhere? - but that is not a deal breaker. All in all, I am chuffed!

        Jack Stillman

        Thank you Jan. A good suggestion re the label.