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Carrier Brief Messenger Bag


Three options of classic waxed canvas messenger bags with different options so you can find the one that’s just right for you, all made by hand in Duluth, MN. Each one comes with an attached 2″ cotton web strap, inside organizing panels and pockets and the legendary durability of our waxed canvas, premium leather and solid brass hardware — it’s part of why these messenger bags are guaranteed for life.

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Additional Information


11″h x 15″w x 4″d. 660 c.i. (Approx.)


2 lbs. (Std.) 2.30 lbs. (Premium)


Large flap over main compartment (Snap closure on padded pocket).

Exterior Pockets

1 slip.

Interior Pockets

1 slip, 1 zipper (No zipper on padded model).


Internal, smaller slip pockets.


Double canvas.

Shoulder Strap / Length

2″ cotton web with adjustable slide – Up to 56″ (Premium version comes with leather shoulder pad).


18 oz. waxed canvas, premium leather, solid brass hardware.

Product Description

The modern messenger bag presents an option to a backpack “slung” a  over a shoulder. We build the Carrier Brief in three versions, each offers functional styling combined with waxed canvas, premium leather, and solid brass hardware, all are crafted by hand at Frost River in Duluth, Minnesota.

The Premium Carrier offers a padded sleeve, leather shoulder pad, a snap closure, and extra leather on the main flap. The Carrier Messenger has a large zippered slip pocket and is a great starting price point. The Carrier Bike Messenger Bag has a waistbelt to stay where it belongs during bicycle travel. Consider a Vintage Messenger for extra style points.  All are simple, reliable, and a little hip (cause that’s where you wear them)… there’s a Frost River Carrier Brief Messenger Bag to help keep you moving forward no matter how you choose to travel.