85th Anniversary Filofax Personal Eton and Wallet
I bought this lovely set from bouteia on eBay. I was the only bidder so I got it for a really nice price. I bought it mainly because I have the 75th anniversary edition as well.
I was not expecting to like the 85 embossed on the binder but in real life it is actually very nice. I have liked the Eton ever since I bought the Slimline. The leather is unbelievably soft and puffy. It is not the hardiest of leather so not something you could toss in a bag next to your hairbrush or keys. But what beauty.
Bouteia included a 2014 diary with this boxed set as the original 2006 calendar is still in the binder. I have to give them 10/10 for product and service.
The special edition box
Felt covering the binder and wallet
First glimpse of the binder which is in absolutely pristine condition
The divider headings are leather with silver monogramming
Special edition – this one is number 197 of 200. Under the slots is a nice wide pocket
Extract from Grace Scurr’s diary, dated 29th December 1940. Entry from Grace Scurr’s diary the day the Filofax offices were bombed. ‘11.30 City of London Norman and Hill Ltd utterly destroyed. God give me courage and strength to stand again’ What a strong woman she must have been…
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