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Looking for a new wallet

Ich_Dien

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I'm in the market for a new wallet. I should like it in leather and to go in the inner pocket of my blazer/sportcoat/overcoat.

I like the ones on Aspinal, Launer, Ettinger &c. but just wanted to ask to see if anything else popped up.

Any suggestions?
 

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I'm definitely eyeing Launer myself.

I've never heard of Aspinal or Ettinger. How's their quality compared to Launer?
 

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I'd imagine a tiny bit lesser. There was a Launer wallet on eBay i had my eye on, but it disappeared under mysterious circumstances. The exotic Launer collection is marvelous.
 

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I got a Launer calf and lizard wallet and I'm very satisfied!
 

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My Berluti wallet has served me very well, actually. The flexibility in color choice (they will change the color for you at any time) is very nice too.
 

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Ettinger is great, but too pricey for me.
I love my GlenRoyal and Whitehouse Cox very much.
If you love cordovan, whitehouse cox cordovan wallet is just lovely.
Both brands made in United Kingdom.
 

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I have the Aspinal billfold in chestnut EBL and I love it. Had it about 2 years now and I think they are great value for money. Will post pics later of how its fared if you like
 

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I would also look at wallets from Swaine Adeney Brigg and Smythson.
 

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And keep an eye on eBay, that's where I got mine, no way I'd have spent that much money (full retail).
 

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Originally Posted by theoldadage
I have the Aspinal billfold in chestnut EBL and I love it. Had it about 2 years now and I think they are great value for money. Will post pics later of how its fared if you like
That would be great if you've got the spare time.
 

Ich_Dien

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Originally Posted by pabloj
And keep an eye on eBay, that's where I got mine, no way I'd have spent that much money (full retail).

Which one did you get?
 

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I value leather quality a lot. How soft is the leather on Aspinal wallets? They're half the price of Launer wallets so if the difference in leather quality isn't that much, I might shoot for an Aspinal one. The exchange rate probably won't get any lower.
 

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I'm not familiar with the quality issue. Regardless, one thing I found out the hard way, the tiered pockets for credit cards adds to, rather than subtracts from, bulk and thickness. I carry a double pocket bi-fold. One side holds three credit cards, the other side holds six business cards and three photos.
 

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Originally Posted by jimmyoneill
Which one did you get?
Black calf with orange lizard, thanks to a post by RJMan(now bearpig) in "Cool shoes etc."
 

Ich_Dien

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Originally Posted by pabloj
Black calf with orange lizard, thanks to a post by RJMan(now bearpig) in "Cool shoes etc."

I bet thats stunning.
 

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