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The Strap Geek Panerai Strap Review from The Netherlands

The Strap Geek is a newcomer to the Panerai Strapmaker world and brings his passion for Panerai Watches with him. Based in the Netherlands, he makes all his straps 100% by hand using Italian and Horween tanned leathers and 100% French Linen Thread. No corners are cut on materials and he provides a great value. […]
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Jack Foster Panerai Straps Review

My first review of relative newcomer to the strap world Jack Foster. I actually have a couple of non-Panerai straps from Jack Foster that will be reviewed in a month or so, but for now I have reviewed two of their latest Panerai straps. Solid American Made straps from American tanned premium leather from Horween […]
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Citizen Eco-Drive Crocodile Leather Strap

Review of a Citizen Eco-Drive strap in leather with Crocodile print model 59-S50748 that fits the now discontinued Citizen Men’s AP1030-02E Calibre 8651 Watch. This was generously provided by Total Watch Repair. This strap is of decent quality, probably Asian made but well made and has a cool molded end. This is generally a fairly […]
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Mr. TipTop Master Leather Craftsman Panerai Straps #3

A third review of these awesome straps from Mr. TipTop on Paneraisource. Just can’t get enough of these awesome straps from Denmark, hand-crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail. These three straps feature a bit more variance than the others I have reviewed, with some cool Buffalo Nubuck leather and a strap crafted […]
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Hadley Roma Leather Alligator Print Strap Review

I’ve reviewed the Hadley Roma Alligator print straps before, and this one is in a slightly different 20mm size. Generously provided by Total Watch Repair, who is a dealer for Hadley-Roma. They Hadley Roma straps are great, especially these Breitling-style straps that are great OEM replacements. This one is a dark brown calfskin, with faux […]
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GLC Panerai Straps from Rome Italy

G.L.C. Straps is an Italian Atelier, with a special focus on Panerai Straps. Very interesting looking straps with Italian flare – take a look at the review! Model: VINTAGE LEATHER STRAP PANERAI M5 5 Thickness: 3.5mm Length: 80/125 Keeper Type: 1 Fixed, 1 Floating Stitch Color: Beige Edge Finish: Painted Price: €85.00 Model: STRAP PANERAI […]
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RIOS1931 for Panatime Straps Review!

The notable German strapmaker RIOS1931 has an exclusive line that they have developed in collaboration with Panatime watch straps called RIOS1931 for Panatime. These straps are exclusively available at Panatime.com and are a great value starting around $50 a pop. They’re designed to fit specifically on anything from a Tag to a Patek Philippe and […]
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ALFA Panerai Style Brown Leather Watch Strap

ALFA is an Asian-based producer of quality watch straps for all sorts of watch types out there, including Panerai. This particular model is designed for smaller 40mm Panerai watches, because it has a 22mm lug width. This strap was graciously provided by Total Watch Repair. It also works on other watches of course, nearly everything […]
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B.1600 Straps Ready-to-Ship Panerai Straps Review

Picked up a Trio of B.1600’s new Ready-to-ship line of straps from France. Superb leather, and very good construction create a very comfortable strap that would suit any 25mm lug width Panerai. Three solid choices that won’t disappoint any buyer. Model: B.0001 Black Leather Strap Thickness: 3.5mm Length: 75/120 Keeper Type: Double Floating Stitch Color: […]
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Mr. TipTop Straps Review: Bomber, Masterpiece and Vegetable Tanned

Another triplet of straps from Mr. Tip Top leather, one of the oldest leather making shops around. This time I picked up a few slightly more interesting straps in terms of design. The Veggie Tanned leather is more of a value strap as the leather is less expensive, but the Masterpiece and Bomber straps are […]
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