Author Archives: Strap Aholic

Dassari Bell & Ross Cayenne Saffiano Black with White Stitch Review

Dassari has been making mid-priced straps for some time, and is quite known among watch buyers. Information on their site is sufficiently vague as to their country of origin (or countries), which means they are likely made in China or somewhere in Asia. At any rate, that doesn’t really mean much as there are plenty […]
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PVR Punavuoren Ranneke Burbot Fish Skin Strap Review

I’ve just posted my second review for PVR Punavuoren Ranneke straps from Finland. This is an incredibly interesting strap from the strap company and features a Burbot Fish Skin strap crafted by Liisa Saarni, a native of the Finnish Archipelago. I hope you enjoy the review! Model: Galateia Burbot Fish Strap Thickness: 1.5mm Width: 24mm […]
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LPV Bespoke Genuine Crocodile Panerai Strap Review

A review of a premium strap brand from Vietnam, this is LPV Bespoke Leather. They make some very nicely priced premium exotic leather straps like this Crocodile strap here. Their straps are padded and can be made to fit OEM buckles as well, making them an affordable OEM replacement. Check out the full LPV Bespoke […]
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Jack Foster Watch Straps Review

I’ve reviewed a couple of Jack Foster’s Panerai Straps on PaneraiSource, but now I have a couple of his straps for non-Panerai watches that I’m taking a look at. Hope you guys enjoy the review. Jack Foster is a new strap maker that has only been around for a year or so, from the USA. […]
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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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