Seeking advice on card wallets suitable for credit cards

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Seeking advice on card wallets suitable for credit cards

Postby C Howell » March 27th, 2013, 10:12 am

Hello! I'm interested in presenting a credit card to wallet routine and am wondering if anyone has experience doing this and can advise on wallets I can buy that are technically suitable to take a credit card load instead of a playing card? Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

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Re: Seeking advice on card wallets suitable for credit cards

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 27th, 2013, 10:49 am

Since a credit card is thicker than a playing card, and slightly smaller, you would have very good success using one of the hip-pocket loading wallets.

Tony Miller (http://www.rfaproductions.com/products/effects.htm) makes the best wallets around today. Great stuff.
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Postby C Howell » March 27th, 2013, 11:21 am

Many thanks Richard, I appreciate the tip - I dropped Tony an email just now.

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Re: Seeking advice on card wallets suitable for credit cards

Postby Pete McCabe » March 27th, 2013, 7:48 pm

I used to use a Steve Draun "Real Man's Wallet" in which the card gets loaded into the driver's licence compartment. A credit card works perfectly here.

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Postby C Howell » May 9th, 2013, 1:30 pm

To follow up for the benefit of anyone who was following this thread, I ended up going for Richard's tip: a hip wallet made by Tony Miller. I used it to great effect for the three-day trade show I bought it for. The wallet was no-nonsense construction, beautiful quality, realistic and looks totally authentic. Great stuff.

Thanks Richard for the tip and thanks Tony for the beautiful work.

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Postby Steven Keyl » May 9th, 2013, 4:41 pm

My wife does a fantastic credit card vanish from husband's wallet. It flies right by me every time. From her point of view, it can be done in any situation at any time for any reason.
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Re: Seeking advice on card wallets suitable for credit cards

Postby Pete McCabe » May 9th, 2013, 11:23 pm

And it instantly resets.

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Re: Seeking advice on card wallets suitable for credit cards

Postby Shazzbatt » May 10th, 2013, 1:45 pm

Harry Robson's Hands Off Wallet (HOW) would be excellent for a credit card and the reveal can be done entirely by the spectator.

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Re: Seeking advice on card wallets suitable for credit cards

Postby JHostler » June 16th, 2013, 11:16 am

Christopher -

Just curious... which of Tony's wallets did you snag? I'm a happy camper with the Triple Threat...
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Postby C Howell » June 16th, 2013, 12:55 pm

You'll have to ask Tony actually, as I'm not sure if it even has a name yet. What I got from him was a prototype that he's been testing for some time now. It's still not in production large scale as far as I'm aware.

It's a very normal looking bi-fold wallet with nothing to make it look 'proppy' - just looks like a fine black leather wallet. Glad you're happy with yours as well!


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