Product review: The Ticciano by Maxwell Scott Bags

ticciano tan maxwell scott bifold
The Ticciano by Maxwell Scott Bags. Credits: Maxwell Scott Bags

If you’re on the lookout for a wallet which can withstand the stresses of time and travel, The Ticciano by Maxwell Scott Bags could be the right one for you.

Of late, I purchased The Ticciano for a leather-loving friend of mine. He was very pleased with the gift and here’s why.

1. It was made with a good quality piece of leather

The leather used in products by Maxwell Scott Bags are full-grain, vegetable-tanned leather. These are quality leather cuts which are resistant to wear and tear, and retain a natural look after some polishing.

With some leather polish, the wallet gleamed and absorbed moisture easily. After using the wallet for some time, scratches and dirt came off after polishing. The wallet looked a tone darker after being polished, as you would see from the photos below.

ticciano tan wallet maxwell scott
After some polishing, the leather and gold words gleamed. Credits: Maxwell Scott Bags

2. The stitching was done well

No loose thread.

maxwell scott bag wallet
Nicely stitched around the edges.

3. The coin pocket was a nice touch

The coin pocket had an interesting fold to it, as seen in the picture below. The location of the fastener was very precise. There’s a nice little click when you close the pocket too.

maxwell scott ticciano tan coin pocket
An interesting coin pocket Credits: Maxwell Scott Bags

4. Presentation was simple but tasteful

The grey box and brown felt cloth that came with it was a simple and nice touch.

maxwell scott bag wallet
Additional wrapping is not required.
maxwell scott bag wallet
The wallet comes with a classy box, wrapped with in a brown felt cloth.

The only aspect which could be improved on are the hidden compartments behind the card slots. The cards peep out slightly.

maxwell scott bag wallet
Cards in the hidden pockets peek out a little, if you don’t mind.

The Travelling Squid’s Take

While the wallet arrived a shade darker than the picture on the internet, it was an acceptable brown tone and looked pretty good to us. Do note that the leather darkens slightly after polishing, hence it looks darker in the pictures above.

Have you purchased any good leather products recently? Do share your thoughts in the comments below.

Read previous post:
ubud bali sungai ayung
10 reasons to go trekking in Ubud Bali

Ubud in Bali may be famous for it art pieces and music, but I fell in love with the treks...