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Chicago Black

  • Made of Black Horween Chromexcel leather
  • Main compartment for cash
  • 4 card slots can hold 4-8 cards
  • 2 hidden slots
  • Sewn by hand with waxed Ritza Tiger thread in Chocolate color
  • Polished edges
  • Branded gift box included
  • Size when folded:
  •         width 3.54 in x height 3.94 in
  •         width 9 cm x height 10 cm
  • Suitable for USD, CAD, AUD, UAH and other banknotes up to 76 mm/2.99 inches

Contact us by compiling the form on the "Contact Us" page, so we can talk about the best way to personalize your product.

Please note: not all products are eligible for engraving.

All products are made by hand using only high-quality materials with extreme attention to detail.    See our 36 second video of the whole process.

Our main focus is on leather quality. For the manufacturing of our belts, wallets, bags and other accessories we only use full-grain leather. This type of leather was not been sanded, buffed, or snuffed to remove imperfections or natural marks on the surface of the hide (as opposed to top-grain or corrected leather), so the grain has not been altered. The grain allows for fiber's strength and durability.
Full-grain leather is considered among the best quality leathers available.

The choice of the supplier of leather was stopped at one of the oldest leather companies in the US - Horween Leather Company.


We ship worldwide.

Processing time: 2-4 working days

  • Estimated shipping times:
  • North America: 7-16 business days
  • Europe: 5-14 business days
  • Singapore: 14-25 business days
  • Japan: 10-22 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania: 14-25 business days
  • Delivery to all other countries in the world (that are not listed here) also takes about 14-24 business days.


Returns & exchanges

We gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations.

Contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase


The following items can't be returned or exchanged:

  • Custom orders
  • Personalized orders
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Shipping cost is non-refundable.


Lost or stolen packages

Once orders are shipped, Balabanoff Leather Goods is not responsible for lost, stolen, or mis-delivered packages. We ship all orders via a third- party carrier (Ukrposhta, UPS, USPS, DHL) and as such risk of loss and title for goods ordered pass onto you upon our delivery to the carrier.

We do not assume any responsibility for postal delays, but we will provide the buyer with all available information about the package, and we will also make every effort on our part to successfully deliver the package. For example, we can initiate a search for a shipment on our part.

If you’re having trouble tracking down a shipment, you’ll need to contact your local post office and/or parcel carriers for assistance. The shipping carrier used will be listed on your shipping confirmation email or you can track the package on any universal international track-site.


Customs Fees

Usually we try to make custom processes and price evaluation of the package as simple and cheap as possible so that the buyer does not have to pay additional tariffs and fees at customs.

But the customer is responsible for all taxes and customs fees.

If you refuse a shipment due to the local taxes/duties not being paid, Balabanoff Leather Goods will not issue you a refund for your order. Orders can be delayed due to verification or time of order being placed.

We do mark packages as a gift.

This hand-stitched wallet is made of premium full-grain leather from the Horween tannery, which is located in Chicago.
There is no lining in this wallet.

It has the rectangular appearance, not square. The difference between the sides is quite small, but it is noticeable.

The wallet has a solid look and feel. Heavy leather, tightly spaced pocket details. It is sturdy, does not dangle when opened. Even with just a couple of dollars inside, it won't look empty and scanty. Also it won't turn into a “round pie” if you fill it.

Immediately after the purchase, not a lot of cards and bills will fit into this wallet, this is not a that type of a bifold in which you can carry a bundle of bills and cards.  
However, this leather tends to stretch over the time and it takes the desired shape. After a while, you will be able to hold twice as much as on your first day after purchase.

This wallet is a modern classic. It’s not like your grandfather’s and it’s not like your neighbor’s teenager.

You will enjoy the smell of leather, pleasant smooth texture and strong seam which gives you the reliability that this wallet provides.

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