727 years of historic Swiss and German leather


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Hi strap lovers,  We’re just posting to show off our latest batch of Vintage Ammo straps.  This batch was fun because there are 10 straps in total, making for 729 year of historic Swiss and German leath:




Straps 1 through 6:  Are for my very good customer Syed from the US, including 3 Swiss Ammo straps from years 1965, 1965 and 1946 as well as 3 vintage German Ammo straps from years 1915, 1915 and 1940. And made for both his Panerai and his BR03’s.  Syed said he’s a history buff, so these strap should satify his need of historic Swiss and Germany leather for a while – totally a 426 years.



Strap No. 7:  Also in this batch a very special Swiss Ammo dated 1901 for my friend and very good customer Jon from Canada.  The 1901 strap was stitched with Navy 4 ply waxed linen thread to match the deep blue dial of the awesome new bronze Kavenstmann Percula.  These Kavenstmann watches are hand made up in Berlin by and incredible craftsman Micha Fernandez and extremely special.  I have Jon to thank for the opportunity to own my Bathyal No.19. and I can tell you that these watches deserve a strap as special as a 1901 Swiss ammo to do them justice.  If you think you might fancy a truly custom watch made from beautiful bronze drop Micha a line, and be prepared for a very special watch. – 111 years




Strap No. 8: Another great strap in the batch is for my good customer Adrian from Singapore for his PAM372, which to my mind is a true Panerai classic model and since not a limited edition watch are more available to me, a lover of Panerai watches, but without the connections to get my hands on a limited edition model.  I would be temped myself, but have already done waaaay to much self gifting this year already:-)  Adrian chose a very vintage looking 1927 Swiss Ammo strap, which I think turned out incredible and is stitched with butterscotch linen to bring out the gold hands of the PAM372.  The leather of this 1927 Swiss Ammo strap has incredible color and character.  -85 years



Strap No.9:  Zach ordered a strap made from a pouch front with not stampings for his classic Panerai 104, which while I love the stamping of the Swiss Ammos, has a very clean look.  Stitched with Ecru 4 ply waxed Irish linen thread, and tapered to 22mm, to fit his OEM PAM buckle, this strap exudes calm sophistication and the color of the leather he chose I think is stunning. – 45 years

 

And that bring me to No. 10: 1952 Swiss Ammo for Scott’s Breitling Montbrilliant datora.  Scott asked for our extra thick Ecru 7 ply waxed Irish linen and I think it’s going to look great on his Montbrilliant.  I think the color of this 60 year old leather is just fantastic.  – 60 years
 



 

 

 

 

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