Modelled on the early East Africa Postman’s delivery bag; Bags that had to be extraordinary tough in order to survive many a brush with the unexpected while delivering the mail.

One gets a good taste of it in the Link to Shel Arensen’s piece in ‘Old Africa – stories from East Africa’s past’- on the life and times of an early Kenyan postman. Written by John Cherry for the East African Standard 1955.