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Minimal, discreet and practical. Stores 6+ cards, cash and business cards. Lightweight uni-body 3D printed design by Vanacci.
Minimal, discreet and practical. Stores 6+ cards, cash and business cards. Lightweight uni-body 3D printed design by Vanacci.
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Introducing our brand new Stealth range of laser sintered one piece card cases. Designed with a striking individual look, inspired by stealth aviation and helping you keep life slim and simple. 

Two designs are built around a simple pop up mechanism for fast access to your cards. We are using a new manufacturing ideology using aerospace technology to create a uni-body, super lightweight minimalist design, all to help you stand out from the crowd with simple, functional style.

Nighthawk - Credit & Business Card Holder

Nighthawk can act as a wallet, business card holder or both. A money clip on the rear side allows you to store folded bills. It's ultra-lightweight too at only 25 grams.

There's that Queen we all have on bits of paper and metal.
There's that Queen we all have on bits of paper and metal.

Designed with the aesthetics of the F117 Nighthawk in mind, Nighthawk provides a low profile, minimalist approach to your everyday carry. So lightweight, you'll barely notice it in your pocket. 

Looks like a beak, right?
Looks like a beak, right?

Technical Details

  • Holds up to 6 credit cards or up to 10 business cards
  • Rear clip to store cash or store internally 
  • laser sintered stone effect tumbled finish  
  • Dimensions: 11mm x 58 mm x 101 mm (0.2" x 2.2" x 3.9") 
  • Weight (unladen): 20g (0.7oz)


Spirit - RFID blocking carbon leather cloaked wallet and business card holder.

 

Spirit features our specially made GT Micro leather, enrobing your precious ordnance with both leather and an RFID blocking layer. 

Technical Details

  • Stores up to 7 credit cards or 14 business cards 
  • Can also store cash (limits number of cards inside) 
  • Stone effect tumbled finish 
  • Laser sintered RFID blocking 
  • Cloaked in GT Micro leather, specially made for Vanacci 
  • Dimensions: 15mm x 64mm x 102mm (0.6" x 2.5" x 4") Weight (unladen): 35g (1.2oz)

Spirit adds RFID blocking to its arsenal beneath a carbon leather jacket. All your cards and cash can be carried inside.

 What you got this time, Vanacci?

We want to bring an innovative card case to you via a modern production process. Minimal waste and works every time. 

Using laser sintering to construct the cases, a slim profile and ultra-lightweight means Nighthawk and Spirit can go undetected, having minimal impact on the look of your jacket, trousers or suit. 

We used the same principals adopted by the aerospace industry when creating turbine blades in using a Uni-body one piece design, to take maximum advantage of the additive manufacturing process. 

Spirit in development
Spirit in development

Where's this stuff from? Or is that classified?

Both are European made and hand finished here in Yorkshire in the UK, with Spirit using our premium carbon leather from a Tannery based in the north of England. 

What, pray tell, is laser sintering?

The models are printed layer by layer by a laser that draws thin lines in the powder, which melts and bonds it together in order to form a thin layer of the model. After a layer is printed, a new layer of fresh powder is spread over the surface by a roller. The printer has a print chamber that is heated to just below the melting point of the powder; the laser beam adds the extra energy to melt the powder, forming a solid model. After a print job is finished, the result is a big block of heated powder with the printed models contained inside.

This gives us a much higher quality finish than your standard desktop 3D printing. 

Not our machine but the process is the same
Not our machine but the process is the same

We have partnered with i.materialise for there many years of experience in the Additive manufacturing game and the reliable production of our parts if you want to find out more about them and there processes check them out here www.i.materialise.com

When can I get one? Is time travel involved?

We'll be getting these fellas out to you in December for the limited early birds, beating jolly old Saint Nick to your house. Stealth sleigh is what he needs. After which, we'll be aiming for January but working towards getting them out before 2016 even knows it's born.

Why Kickstarter, lads?

You made us and we think it's only fair that Kickstarter gets first dibs on what we come up with next. Your opinion on what we do is incredibly important to us. If you like it, great. If you love it, even better. If you hate it, then we're here to find out.

The Design Story  

The original concept was to create a minimalist product, that had a bit more flair than what is currently available. 

We took inspiration from stealth technology making connotations of a small radar footprint and to not being seen, all things we associate with a minimalist wallet product. so we took the iconic F117 as starting point and incorporated similar angles and sharp edges to create an interesting three dimensional and mysterious aesthetic 

The design uses a laser sintered Polyamide which allowed for some innovative ways of holding the cards in place not usually plausible, working to the Minsk principles of simplicity, we were inspired to create a new form of 3D printed spring that would be completely hidden from view, but offer similar mechanical properties to its metal counterparts. After countless prototypes and design modifications 3 months work and 7 years of design experience the final range was created. 

Our History  

We are a company founded on Kickstarter and would not be here today if it wasn't for people believing in us and our original campaign. We have come a long way in the 12 months since we started and like any humans we have made some mistakes, but we believe in an honest approach to business which is why we are transparent and put you our valued backers first.

A little bit about the team if you are interested: 
Ryan Ward: Co founder, managing all sales and marketing activities, if you send us an email you will be in contact with our main man Ryan 

Sean Sykes: Co Founder and engineering mastermind, fixes most of the problems the designers throw at him, and gets stuck in with helping out Ryan.

James Whitfield: Co-Founder, The one in charge and a chartered designer spends most of the time hidden from view managing the boring business stuff, occasionally coming up with a new product idea for Sean to fix and Ryan to find a market for.

Risks and challenges

We're set to produce these wallets with the relationship we have built with our 3D printers from our previous campaign.

We've prototyped each case and have amended the designs to get the best possible quality from using 3D printing as our medium.

Our design is ready to go right now. All we need is the capital to get our initial order out of the way and we're golden.

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    Nighthawk Xmas Deployment

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    Radar can't touch this! Laser sintered credit and business card holder with ejector slot.

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    DEATH FROM ABOVE

    SOLID, LOST WAX CAST, 92.5% PURE STERLING SILVER CASE

    RIDICULOUSLY BADASS.

    CHOOSE EITHER NIGHTHAWK OR SPIRIT

    PERSONALISED

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    The first laser sintered carbon leather wallet can be yours for this early bird price. Cloaked in our GT Micro leather with full RFID protection.

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