Ralph Lauren Purple Label Collection Leather Duffel Bag

Polo Ralph Lauren Purple Label Collection Leather & Suede Duffel / Travel Bag
Made in England
Length: 24 inches
Width: 11inches
Height: 9 inches
Circumference: 34inches
Up for auction is an exquisitely handmade black leather duffel bag from Ralph Lauren. The outer part of the bag is made of durable lightweight grained/pebbled leather (see photos), with the reinforcing straps made of smooth black leather. The interior is fully lined in a luxurious being/tan suede. T is one interior pocket. The bag has straps on each size so as to modify the volume of the bag, but this is more of a design feature than a utilitarian feature. The bag may be secured using the Ralph Lauren lock (see photo); the key is stored in the standard Ralph Lauren equestrian-style pouch. The luggage tag is made of leather and reads Ralph Lauren Made in England.
This bag is representative of the best quality product Ralph Lauren has ever made: the bag was Made in England and retailed for about $3000 about 5 or 6 years ago (just before Ralph Lauren started using the script logo; now the block style logo is standard again). This bag is direct from the Polo Mansion in New York. By comparison, the new Ralph Lauren "Boston" duffel bag is Made in Italy, retails for $3450, and is lined in canvas. Retail for a similar bag today would be
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