The Whitehall traditional leather top-frame briefcase.

The Whitehall represents Swaine most traditional style of leather top frame briefcase. Employing the finest hand-finished materials and individually created in our Cambridge workshop by a single craftsman, the Whitehall is an iconic English briefcase.

Details and Features

  • Hand-finished traditional English bridle leather, tanned with natural plant extracts; an environmentally-conscious leather with a superior depth and richness that improves with maturity.
  • Luxurious interior of soft suede.
  • Bridle handle is composed of 8 individually sculpted and hand-sewn leather components, ensuring comfort and longevity.
  • Brass hardware and locks, cast and hand polished to retain the natural grandeur and strength of the brass.
  • Flexible board panels and hinged load-supporting baseboard.
  • Reinforced with a custom-made hinged steel top-frame to guarantee a case that is practical, lightweight and durable.
  • Dimensions: 17.5 x 13 x 6" (44 x 33 x 15cm)
    dimensions are approximate as the item is handmade and can vary slightly


Available in London Tan, Jaguar Green and Black bridle leather.

Due to the exclusive nature of our products we do not stock large quantities.

If making to order this product will take between 8-10 weeks to be handcrafted by our specialist leatherwork team.

Due to high demand, please count approximately 20 weeks for the Brigg umbrellas.

If the product is in stock delivery time from date of dispatch is dependent on location; typically 2-4 working days for UK orders and 3-5 working days for overseas orders (depending on customs clearance and location).

If you'd like to confirm stock of an item before ordering please contact us.

Delivery costs are calculated on the weight of each product and country. We are pleased to provide a worldwide delivery service with DHL.

All prices shown on our website are with UK VAT.

If you are ordering from outside of the UK please expect your local customs office to charge Duty and Tax at the applicable rate for your country.

Please contact us with any queries or to check whether your preferred bespoke combination is in stock.

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