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L2 Camera Bag

£196.00

5 year manufacturers guarantee

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Model Number: 501760-01

Barcode: 5035627115481

Now discontinued, previously known as the ‘Alice’ bag. A favourite amongst many film photographers with unique features such as extended sides that are integrated into the main flap to provide extra protection from the elements. Closest modern equivalent would be the ‘Hadley Small’.

Select Colour:
Neon Red Canvas / Black Leather (Black Lining)
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Select Colour:
Neon Red Canvas / Black Leather (Black Lining)

This is What's Included

Removable base and dividers

Removable base and dividers


The L2 has a removable base, 3 vertical dividers and 1 flap divider that can be attached anywhere within the main compartment to create your own layout. Perfect for 1 or 2 small cameras with 1-2 lenses.

Unique top flap

Unique top flap


Unique to the L2 is the way its extended sides  are integrated into the main flap so that they fold inward when it closes to provide extra protection from the elements.

A unique bag

A unique bag


Under the special top flap is the main compartment, this is padded on all 4 sides plus the padded base.​

 

At the back is a slim pocket that will fit small documents or an 11" iPad Pro. At the front is a deeper pocket ideal for film or batteries.

Quick Release System front straps

Quick Release System front straps


Using the L2 couldn't be easier - because it has no zips, you simply open the bag using the Quick Release System straps and all your gear is at your fingertips.​ ​

 

Just slide the straps up-and-over the brass clogballs to release them.​

Brass feet

Brass feet


The L2 features brass feet mounted to strong leather corner patches. Together these help prevent wear to the corners of the bag and extend it's longevity.

Craftmanship

Craftmanship


  • Made of a 3-layer waterproof material
  • Real, full-grain, vegetable tanned leather​
  • Solid brass fixings​
  • Individual serial number​
  • 5-year manufacturers guarantee​
  • Made in England

Two rangefinder cameras (e.g. Leica M6, Leica M9) with lenses attached, or one camera with three lenses.

Mirrorless camera (e.g. Fujifilm X-T4, Olympus OM-D E-M5 or Sony A6400) with lens attached plus 1-2 extra lenses depending in size.

Mid-sized DSLR (e.g. Canon 5D, Nikon D750 without battery grip) with lens attached. Plus maybe one extra lens depending on size.

This bag is discontinued. You may find stores with old stock although this will become increasingly less likely over time. See a list of stores here.

In simple terms ‘Canvas’ or ‘FibreNyte’ refers to top layer of fabric on our bags – the facecloth.

 

‘Canvas’ is a mix of cotton and polyester. ‘FibreNyte’ refers to our face fabric that is completely synthetic. Canvas is hard wearing, FibreNyte is very hard wearing.

 

Both fabrics are bonded to a non-wicking polyester backing fabric with a middle layer butyl rubber – this rubber layer makes both fabrics equally (and very) waterproof. Water can’t get through that rubber layer.

 

Both fabrics have a similar weave - the FibreNyte looks similar to canvas. Canvas is slightly softer to the touch, FibreNyte is slightly rougher to the touch.

 

People tend to choose Canvas if they want the bag to age gracefully and look vintage over time. This is particularly true of people who chose our ‘Khaki Canvas’ fabric as this looks particularly lovely as it ages.

 

People tend to choose FibreNyte if they want the bag to look newer for longer or if they are particularly hard on their gear - for example by carrying the bag to work with them every day, doing a lot of hiking or filling it particularly full. If you are buying a black bag it’s particularly worth considering FibreNyte as it will stay looking blacker longer. Also Sage FibreNyte is particularly attractive as a colour – it’s probably the most popular colour among our staff!

The 'SP15' and 'SP40' sizes both fit this bag. The 'SP15' has more grip whereas the 'SP40' has more padding. For most customers we recommend the SP40 shoulder pad.

The shoulder pad isn't essential but can stop the strap from digging into your shoulder if you carrying heavy equipment inside the bag or carrying it for long periods. It can also reduce the chances of the bag slipping off your shoulder if you don't wear it across the body. Remember only the 'SP15' and 'SP40' sizes fit this bag. Buying it with the bag will save the postage cost of buying it separately later.

No - on this bag the padding is sewn into the walls of the bag. However, the padded dividers are removable (they attach inside with Velcro®).

The AVEA 3, AVEA 5 and AVEA 7 End Pockets fit this bag.

Here are some photos of the bag with AVEA 7 End Pockets (please remember the End Pockets aren't included with the bag):

 

 

Billingham L2 Bag with AVEA 7 End Pockets

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