Whilst I cannot guarantee it, still, I do not believe Aspinal to be in the business of diffusion lines. Quality is central to their ethos.
It is rewarding to have a steady job. Keep it up Howard.
My own mother, who is more or less the same age as your mum, had a hip replacement recently. It is mother's day soon - I have my card, have you bought yours?
None of the "Gators" we see around here sport that high gloss shine on their hides. The less finished design looks more natural. LOLThanks Shaver, that's my impression as well. Perhaps I should have asked if it might be a slightly different model. On Aspinal's own website, the croc wallets are $30USD more than the smooth leather, and Selfridges price point is more in line with those. BTW the Wheelers website photos are just lower res versions of those from the Aspinal site. Same shine though.
All nice choices I suspect. However, the greatest challenge is "how do we pick just one?" Perhaps a collection of wallets is in order...Hell, the women do that with their purses and rotate trhough them, just as we men have of shoe rotations! LOL.I ordered a tyvek wallet, very small, everything fits very tightly, a little too tight in fact.
This style, maybe I should have got the same one in "soft shell" and things would fit more easily(?)
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Saw an Aspinal of London online that I like, but at $200 I am holding off. It is an embossed "Brown Croc". I found an identical but black one on ebay, from Israel. With shipping it was 40something bucks. I'll see if I like it enough to order a the brown croc. One more thing the black one has the Aspinal logo embossed, not a metal one.
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The black croc that I ordered.
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I do check the "wirecutter" though I feel it is not as good as it used to be. Out of the ones they recommend I liked this one by leatherology..
The inside design is like the lower pick below. Actual wallet is upper pic..
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Pretty sure I did not order one of these yet.
But what about ones who also have cash that they carry?For those who only carry credit cards (no cash), this wallet may be of interest:
We're currently talking with them about possibly becoming an affiliate partner here (not confirmed yet), but since this discussion resurfaced, figured it would be worth mentioning them.
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