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Beautiful playing cards with a bold, solid design of 52 vibrant colors and the highest professional quality card stock.
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-Re: Spectrum Edge "Fanners"

Thanks for the nice comments on these!  Fanning decks are somewhat of a niche' market within a niche' market! I'm still trying to figure out if there's enough of an interest in the fanning deck...
I was going to just go ahead and invest in them personally, so that I could offer them here... But I've decided that it would be best to consider the fanning decks as a project unto themselves let you all decide via another Kickstarter project.  It takes quite a bit of work to release a new deck and I want it to be as "right" as I can for my sake and everyone else's!  Keep an eye out for them! There are lots of details to work out in manufacturing etc and I'm currently working on them.  Unfortunately these things just can't be rushed! Thanks everyone!

New Spectrum Edge "Fanners"
New Spectrum Edge "Fanners"
Spectrum 52 classic borders and  Spectrum EDGE borderless decks
Spectrum 52 classic borders and Spectrum EDGE borderless decks

Over 15 years ago, I dreamed of a "true" rainbow deck,  a deck with the infamous Bicycle Back design but 52 different colors.  After weeks of experimenting with ink jet printers, I hand made 3 decks and the first "Spectrum" decks were created.  They were the finale in my color changing deck routine and the finish was so strong it quickly became a "closer" for my shows.

The Original Bicycle Spectrum Deck
The Original Bicycle Spectrum Deck

In 2012, the U.S.P.C.C. agreed to produce the official Bicycle Spectrum Deck and it was launched on Kickstarter. Much to my joy and surprise the project funded in just over 3 hours!  Thirty days later a second run had been ordered to meet the demand (5000 total).  In 2014, The Tally Ho Brand Spectrum deck was released with great success as well.  To date, over 20,000 Spectrum decks have been printed and it remains a top seller in the Industry.

SPECTRUM 52

Now, the Spectrum Deck has come into it's own, Spectrum 52 is a self branded deck of beautiful playing cards following the same color scheme as the original. Featuring the Spectrum Ace of Spades, the Spectrum Jokers and a clean, elegant back design inspired by the classic casino decks from Jerry's Nugget, Bud Fulton's and the Wynn.  

A "Happy Accident" spawns a second deck!

The original idea for Spectrum 52 was a plain deck with no logos or design, just color! But it wasn't enough, the deck needed "something". The Spectrum Logo and thin borders were added to create SPECTRUM 52. But I still liked the full bleed design so I kept tinkering until...

The "half spade" was put on the cards and the SPECTRUM EDGE deck was born!

SPECTRUM EDGE

The Cards...

The Spectrum 52 and EDGE decks will be made to the highest professional standards by the U.S. Playing Card Company,

Bee Card Stock with "embossed" finish.

If you've ever handled cards before, if you require the finest quality and feel in a deck of cards then you already know that the stock and finish used by the top casinos and the world's foremost experts is the "Bee" brand cards from the U.S.P.C.C.  Professionals agree that there's nothing like a deck of "Bees" in your hands.

Custom Cards

The deck will have 51 standard faces and the following "custom" Spectrum designs: The Ace of Spades (one for "52" and one for "EDGE", the Standard Joker and the Guarantee Joker (with reveal).  There will be two special (gaff) cards included as well.

Each deck comes with a Custom Ace of Spades, Custom Jokers and two "special" cards (TBA)
Each deck comes with a Custom Ace of Spades, Custom Jokers and two "special" cards (TBA)

Packaging

The bold black and red tuck boxes are designed to compliment each other as each presents half of the Spectrum Spade Logo...

 I'm extremely grateful and proud to have been inspired to create the original Bicycle and Tally Ho branded Spectrum Decks.  To be a part of playing card history is still like a dream come true for me!  
To all the magic and card collector community I want to thank you in advance, for your understanding and support, friendship and kindness. If it weren't for kickstarter backers, there would still be only 3 Spectrum decks (and quite worn out ones) in existence, instead of tens of thousands!  I hope together we can make this project a reality!

Please keep checking back for add ons and other surprises as the project progresses!  My first little "thank you"...

FREE UNCUTS FOR EARLY BIRDS!
Due to the way things have gone in only 1 hour, there will be free domestic shipping for the free uncuts! THANK YOU ALL!

FIRST 10 WHO PLEDGE $22 OR MORE GET A FREE UNCUT SHEET!

Spectrum 52 Un-cut Sheet
Spectrum 52 Un-cut Sheet
This might be one of the coolest un-cuts ever!
This might be one of the coolest un-cuts ever!

Stretch GOALS Coming soon!

I've gotten MANY requests to have matching "regular" decks, (one back color) I'm working on some stretch goals for that as well as some upgraded packaging! Stay tuned and pledge, share, and share again, to help make it happen!

SHIPPING! *Please read this!

Fair and Precise Shipping Charges:

Kickstarter doesn't use a shipping module to calculate shipping by weight or package size, so it's difficult to calculate shipping when you pledge beyond the exact pledge amount (or combine pledges). It can be very easy to overpay doing it that way!  

So in order to keep your shipping costs (and ours) down, please take the number of decks TOTAL that you want and add the shipping charges shown below to your pledge:  

Continental US 

  • 1-2 decks    $3.00
  • 3-4 decks    $4.00
  • 5-8 decks        $6.00
  • 9-12 decks        $9.00
  • 2 bricks            $15.00

International (Canada see below)

  • 1 deck                        $9  
  • 2 decks                     $12
  • 3 decks                     $14  
  • 4-5 decks                  $17 
  • 6 decks                      $19  
  • 7 decks                      $21  
  • 8 decks                      $23  
  • 9-11 decks                $26 
  • 1  Brick                       $29
  • 13-15                          $32
  • 16-18                          $35
  • 19-20                          $38
  • 21-24 (2 Bricks)         $56

Canada

  • 1-2  decks                   $8
  • 2-4  decks                   $9
  • 5 decks                       $11
  • 6-7 decks                   $13
  • 8-11 decks                $16
  • BRICK                        $17
  • 13-20 decks              $28
  • 21-24  2 BRICKS      $42 (SHIPS PRIORITY INT.)

UNCUT SHIPPING
(Uncut sheets will be shipped separately to preserve their condition)
*** IF YOU ORDER MORE THAN 1 UNCUT SHEET, YOU ONLY NEED TO PAY SHIPPING FOR 1 THEY WILL SHIP TOGETHER!

Please add $5.00 for domestic (U.S.) shipping 
And $30 for international (Priority Mail with tracking)

ADD ONS

PER DECK $12
PER PAIR (ONE OF EACH) $22

PER BRICK (DOZEN DECKS) $132

MULTIPLE BRICKS $125 (second or more bricks) 
UNCUT SHEETS  $30 (please see shipping for uncuts above)

Routines from "Secrets of the Spectrum"

Spectrum Triumphant!
http://youtu.be/jP7V0DnuBuI

If Marlo had a Spectrum Deck!
http://youtu.be/YY9gA3ZOXn8

Double Deck Spectrum
http://youtu.be/dsn2ce4mXKY

Chicago Opener in Color
http://youtu.be/DtvmOvHxqqI

Risks and challenges

In our first kickstarter project we (as many others have) found fulfillment to be the biggest challenge. We're partnering with GAMBLER'S warehouse for fulfillment they're capable of shipping 1000+ packages a day and i"m excited about working with them in the future!

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    Lucky 7 JACKPOT!
    1 SPECTRUM 52 Deck
    1 Spectrum EDGE Deck AND matching uncut sheets!
    HURRY! ONLY 1 AT THIS PLEDGE LEVEL!
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    SPECTRUM PAIR -Early Bird Special
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    WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER #1!
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    SUPER BACKER!
    A special thanks to YOU PERSONALLY for helping make this dream come true for me! Your name on the bottom of EVERY SPECTRUM 52 tuck box! (first printing minimum of 2500 decks)
    PLUS: A brick +1 of BOTH decks (26 decks) AND an un-cut sheet of each deck.
    A FRAMED signed "uncut" of the tuck box with a signed thank you letter (and if it's okay with you a personal heartfelt phone call to say thanks)
    JUST ADDED: 1 Bicycle Spectrum GOLD deck (O.O.P. RARE), 1 ORIGINAL (1st run RARE) Bicycle Spectrum Un Cut (Not the ones from the large third run) AND 1 Tally Ho Spectrum deck and SUPER RARE Tally Ho Uncut! (They have NOT been for sale anywhere ever and due to damaged freight, less than 30 exist!)
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    SUPER BACKER!
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    PLUS: A brick +1 of BOTH decks (26 decks) AND an un-cut sheet of each deck.
    A FRAMED signed "uncut" of the tuck box with a signed thank you letter (and if it's okay with you a personal heartfelt phone call to say thanks)

    JUST ADDED: 1 Bicycle Spectrum GOLD deck (O.O.P. RARE), 1 ORIGINAL (1st run RARE) Bicycle Spectrum Un Cut (Not the ones from the large third run) AND 1 Tally Ho Spectrum deck and SUPER RARE Tally Ho Uncut! (They have NOT been for sale anywhere ever and due to damaged freight, less than 30 exist!)
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    TWO CASES (144 per case)
    One case of EDGE decks and one case of Spectrum 52 decks!

    Because this is a tier created for dealers DO NOT include shipping, A separate shipping amount will be sent to you, or you will have the option of using your own account to save you money.

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