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The Doctor's Bag- Bordeaux Calf Grain


“This is a style to carry forever – like the original Doctors Bag, it’ll never let you down” – VOGUE

Product Description

The doctor will see you now …

Introducing the Doctors Bag

The new Doctors Bag is a reimagining of the classic British design, the structured frame bag. Once affectionally known as the Doctors Bag.

The Doctors bag evokes memories of Mary Poppins and the gas lantern lined streets of early 20th century London, and the delight of opening the frame bag to discover whimsical potions and lotions from local apothecaries of days gone by.

  • Structured leather-bound frame
  • Open frame allows you to find anything in your bag, no more lost pens or Kirby grips!
  • Soft grain calf leather
  • Cotton twill lining
  • Gold hardware with key and lock clasp closure
  • Designed in Cambridge
  • Handcrafted at our leather workshop in England

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Julie on the Doctors Bag

“The Doctors Bag has been 6 years in the making for The Cambridge Satchel Company and as one has said many times before, you can’t hurry perfection. With the new Doctors Bag, we believe we have perfection.

The Doctors Bag is an iconic and extraordinary design that was originally designed for function rather than fashion, similar to the satchel which was once used as a traditional school bag. In true Cambridge Satchel Company style, we have taken a classic British design and added a twist. With bold colours and slight adjustments to the functionality which do not compromise the original design, this is the perfect everyday statement bag.

The simplicity of this versatile bag will take you through from day to night and the soft supple leather will only improve with every wear and last a lifetime.

This is the first bag in the CAMBRIDGE line, our new premium collection. The collection uses soft grain calf leather, handcrafted by leather artisans. The elevated collection also features the much-requested cotton twill lining that bears the Cambridge monograming.”

SKU: DRSNA1569PGH13101

Size Guide

All measurements are approximate and can vary slightly as each bag is handmade from a natural material. Internal measurements are around about an inch smaller than the below listed measurements.

Bag Measurements (External)

Width 13" (33cm)
Height 7.5" (19cm)

Depth (Closed)

5" (12.5cm) 

Depth (Open)

8" (20cm)

Handle Drop (from top of bag, to top of handle)

3" (7.5cm)

Inside Slip Pocket Width

6" (15cm)

Inside Slip Pocket Height

4" (10cm)
Approx. Weight 0.87kg
Recommended Weight of Contents 2kg

Strap Measurements

Strap Length 43" (109cm)
Strap Width 0.5" (1.2cm)

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How To Care For Your Bag

Your Cambridge Satchel is made from 100% natural cow leather and is a hard wearing product that will last if cared for in the correct way. We recommend that you take the following measures to get the most out of your satchel:

  • Please avoid using your satchel in heavy downpours. If the leather does get wet, please wipe off any excess water and allow to dry naturally. Following this we would recommend that you apply a leather protection cream to help repel water and nourish the leather, however please remember to test any product on an unobtrusive section of your bag beforehand.
  • Although leather is very durable, it is not indestructible. Exposure to extreme cold or heat and improper care or cleaning can crack and dry leather skin, remove finishes and colours.
  • If left in direct sunlight there is a chance the colour of your satchel may fade.
  • You may choose to care for your leather satchel as with other leather products using an appropriate protector. Please remember to test any product on an unobtrusive section of your bag beforehand.
  • Your bag will age over time, please don’t panic as this is normal as it is a natural product. Ordinary Vaseline works well on minor scuffs and abrasions to buff your satchel.
  • Please be aware that highly coloured dyes in the leather may transfer across to lighter clothing and vice-versa - we cannot accept responsibility when this occurs.

Special Care is recommended on the following products;

  • Bridle Leather - The Bridle leather is soft and supple, with natural variations that will add character with age. Due to the natural characteristics of this leather, some colour transfer may occur. Therefore care should be taken when wearing against light coloured clothing. Exposure to rain and prolonged exposure to sunlight should be avoided. It is recommended that a Water Stop spray is used for added protection.
  • Blazer Leather - The Blazer leather is soft and supple with natural variations and creasing that will wear and character with age. It is recommended that a Water Stop spray is used for added protection.
  • Metallic Care - Due to the delicate nature of this metallic finish some surface finishing may be lost with time and abrasion. This cannot be re-applied. It is recommended that a suitable metallic protector is used for added protection.
  • Printed Leather - Due to the nature of the printed finish on some of our bags, some surface finishing may be lost with time and abrasion. The printed finish cannot be re-applied, so it is recommended that you use a suitable protection spray on your bag. 
    We would suggest you use the Carbon Pro or Carbon Pure Spray, as this will help to protect the print further.

We recommend the following care products from Collonil to assist in prolonging the life of your bag. These are all available to purchase in our stores (please note: this link will take you to our £ GBP website).

The Collonil Delicate Cream

Cleans & cares for leather.
Cleans & softens the surface of the leather.
Revives and restores colours

Collonil Waterstop Spray

High grade waterproof protection spray for all leathers.
Waterproofs and prevents dirt penetration.
Contains UV filters to prevent colour fade.

Collonil Organic Protect and Care

Contains Olive oil as the active ingredient to waterproof & soften.
Highly effective waterproofing spray.
Suitable for all products made from leather, nubuck and suede.
Can also be used on textiles.
Solvent & propellant free.

Collonil Carbon Pro Spray

Extremely durable protection against dirt and wetness.
Optimal reliability of protection on all material surfaces.
Protection that works like a “spray-on membrane”.
Can be combined with all Collonil care products.
We recommend spraying from a distance of 30 cm and allow to dry.

Collonil Carbon Pure Spray - 100ml

The Collonil carbon pure is a waterproofer without a propellant.
It is a pump spray with pure active substance for maximum protection, and is suitable for all materials.
It has an Innovative carbon technology with a long-lasting effect against moisture and dirt.
Carbon Pure also gives a long lasting protective layer whilst remaining breathable, and is a water based and solvent free spray.

Collonil Bamboo Lotion – 50ml

The Bamboo lotion is a highly effective cleaning spray, suitable for all leathers and suedes.
It uses the natural cleaning and softening effect of Bamboo, and removes deep dirt without discolouring leather. It is also propellant and solvent free.

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Delivery Information

UK $10
USA (Free USA delivery on orders over $250) $30
EU $45
China $50
Rest of World $50


It can take us up to three working days to personalise and pack your bag ready for despatch. To find out how long it will take to deliver your parcel once it has been despatched, please check out our delivery times and FAQs page.

We work our hardest to ensure your Cambridge Satchel is in your hands as soon as possible. This does mean that we are unable to make order amendments and address amendments. We are also unable to cancel your order once it has been placed, however you can return your parcel if it is unwanted. To find out how, please see our delivery and returns page.


SKU: DRSNA1569PGH13101

What Fits Inside?

  • iPad

  • The beauty of this bag is that when opened you will always be able to find what you are looking for. Say goodbye to ‘can’t find my phone/keys/pen frustration’

  • Smartphone Plus

  • Keys

  • Large Cloud Purse

  • Pen

  • Hand cream

  • Stethoscope

  • Vogue Magazine

  • Book/A5 notebook

  • Make up bag

  • Perfume

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