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Bridle backs bull leather watch strap 5-6 mm thick, Dark Havana, handmade in Finland - 16-26mm

€85.00
  • Bridle backs bull leather watch strap 5-6 mm thick, Dark Havana, handmade in Finland -  16-26mm

finwatchstraps

Bridle backs bull leather watch strap 5-6 mm thick, Dark Havana, handmade in Finland - 16-26mm

€85.00

Could you imagine to wear your watches on a bespoke strap, that was crafted from the very special 5-6 mm thick leather traditionally produced at the only one historic, oak bark tannery in the Britain? Could you also believe that this leather needed 14 months-lasting gentle tanning process to become that luxury and durable? Well now you can not just to dream about, but possess it. 

We are proud to represent our handmade oak bark tanned watch straps. The famous Britain  tannery J. & F.J. Baker & Co Ltd.  provides us with the highest quality, most durable 5-6 mm thick leather. This tannery remains a family business since 1862, where exclusive all-natural tanning and finish techniques are handed through the generations over centuries. 

J. & F.J. Baker & Co Ltd. stands for unrivalled, hardwearing, strong and richly coloured leather thanks to natural methods and products, as well as to the skilled craftsmanship. Tanning process uses only oak bark and stream water. Unlike modern tanning, 14 months-lasting oak bark tannage saves the natural leather fibres. Then expert curriers finish the leather by hand with tannery’s own special mixture of natural oils and greases that nourishes the leather, emphasises its natural grain and saturates colour. Whilst all the process is a slow, labour intensive and expensive, it results into very hardwearing and simultaneously lightweight luxury leather that’s also has incredible aroma. 

Our beautiful watch straps made from oak bark leather will be everlasting. The leather has both the Flesh and Grain side, treated with greases and finished with wax. It has deep consistent Dark Havana colour. The strap model is simple and vintage, stitched in a minimalist mode with olive thick waxed thread, that reveals the luxury English leather in all its glory. A true master piece arises from the art of tanning coupled with the art of straps craftsmanship! Handmade in Finland.

The leather is 5,2 - 6, 2 mm thick and non-stretchy, fits perfectly large and heavy watches. The strap is supple and soft and does not take long to fit in the wrist perfectly. 

All our products are manufactured entirely by hand only traditional methods which are over 100 years old. Without the use of mechanical means. Each leather piece has a distinct character. Due to the natural variations in the leather, no two are exactly alike.

Watchband width available: 16mm, 17 mm, 18mm, 19 mm, 20mm, 21mm, 22mm, 23 mm, 24mm, 25 mm, 26mm. 

Other customized sizes are available on requests. Tapered versions are also possible to be made on requests.

Watch Band Length

Small Length - 110/70mm - Wrist Size 5 3/4" to 6 3/4"
S/Medium-110mm/80mm
Medium Length - 120/80mm - Wrist Size 6 1/2" to 7 1/2"
M/Large-125mm/80mm
Large Length - 135/80mm - Wrist Size 7 1/4" to 8 1/4"
CUSTOM (pls, comment needed length)

Stitching color options (free custom):

  1. Dark Brown
  2. Grey
  3. Orange
  4. Black
  5. Olive
  6. Bright Red
  7. Dark Blue
  8. Yellow
  9. Beige
  10. Light Blue
  11. Light Brown
  12. Forest Green
  13. Tan
  14. White
  15. Purple
  16. Gold
  17. Teal (Greenish-blue)

Stainless steel buckle is included: brushed or polished.

CUSTOM BUCKLE: in case you need other than listed buckle installed to the watch strap, please, check our buckles choice and chose the one you like to be installed to the watch strap. Black, gold, brass, matte, rose gold and other buckle designs are available at extra charge here: here.

CUSTOM DYED EDGES: edges can be dyed on request at any watch strap. We use professional edge dyeing paint from Italy and Japan. Over 50 colors are available. Link  here.

QUICK-RELEASES: quick-release pins can be installed to your custom made watch strap at extra charge (no charge when ordering 2 or more watch straps). Quick-releases are not available for Ammo straps, 3,5-4 mm bull leather, stingray and shark watch straps due to leather qualities. Link for quick-release pins order: here.

Please take into attention, that the colour of a product can slightly differ from the photo because of the different monitor settings.

Other FinWatchStraps bands can be seen here.

LEATHER CARE BALM: We have tested and highly recommend natural Smith's Balm for taking care of your new Italian Bull leather watch strap. The balm is made of organic components: cocoa butter, beeswax, 100% pure sweet almond oil. Read instructions carefully before applying.

Do not hesitate to contact us in case of any questions finwatchstraps@gmail.com or What's app +358 44 971 32 35.

 

Each strap is handcrafted and custom made to order. Please, measure carefully watch lugs and your wrist before placing your order. Contact us prior to order placing if needed. Once product is cut, we do not accept changes anymore. We do not accept returns and exchanges for custom made products. Thank you for understanding. Please, note, each product is unique and might slightly differ from the listed image (leather color, leather structure, etc). For product customization, check drop-down options below or contact us via email finwatchstraps gmail.com or Whats app: (+358) 44 971 32 35.

Alcantara suede-like lining:


customize your watch strap with suede-like Alcantara lining, available in multiple colors. More information:

https://finwatchstraps.com/products/alcantara-suede-like-microfiber-lining-for-your-watch-strap


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Could you imagine to wear your watches on a bespoke strap, that was crafted from the very special 5-6 mm thick leather traditionally produced at the only one historic, oak bark tannery in the Britain? Could you also believe that this leather needed 14 months-lasting gentle tanning process to become that luxury and durable? Well now you can not just to dream about, but possess it. 

We are proud to represent our handmade oak bark tanned watch straps. The famous Britain  tannery J. & F.J. Baker & Co Ltd.  provides us with the highest quality, most durable 5-6 mm thick leather. This tannery remains a family business since 1862, where exclusive all-natural tanning and finish techniques are handed through the generations over centuries. 

J. & F.J. Baker & Co Ltd. stands for unrivalled, hardwearing, strong and richly coloured leather thanks to natural methods and products, as well as to the skilled craftsmanship. Tanning process uses only oak bark and stream water. Unlike modern tanning, 14 months-lasting oak bark tannage saves the natural leather fibres. Then expert curriers finish the leather by hand with tannery’s own special mixture of natural oils and greases that nourishes the leather, emphasises its natural grain and saturates colour. Whilst all the process is a slow, labour intensive and expensive, it results into very hardwearing and simultaneously lightweight luxury leather that’s also has incredible aroma. 

Our beautiful watch straps made from oak bark leather will be everlasting. The leather has both the Flesh and Grain side, treated with greases and finished with wax. It has deep consistent Dark Havana colour. The strap model is simple and vintage, stitched in a minimalist mode with olive thick waxed thread, that reveals the luxury English leather in all its glory. A true master piece arises from the art of tanning coupled with the art of straps craftsmanship! Handmade in Finland.

The leather is 5,2 - 6, 2 mm thick and non-stretchy, fits perfectly large and heavy watches. The strap is supple and soft and does not take long to fit in the wrist perfectly. 

All our products are manufactured entirely by hand only traditional methods which are over 100 years old. Without the use of mechanical means. Each leather piece has a distinct character. Due to the natural variations in the leather, no two are exactly alike.

Watchband width available: 16mm, 17 mm, 18mm, 19 mm, 20mm, 21mm, 22mm, 23 mm, 24mm, 25 mm, 26mm. 

Other customized sizes are available on requests. Tapered versions are also possible to be made on requests.

Watch Band Length

Small Length - 110/70mm - Wrist Size 5 3/4" to 6 3/4"
S/Medium-110mm/80mm
Medium Length - 120/80mm - Wrist Size 6 1/2" to 7 1/2"
M/Large-125mm/80mm
Large Length - 135/80mm - Wrist Size 7 1/4" to 8 1/4"
CUSTOM (pls, comment needed length)

Stitching color options (free custom):

  1. Dark Brown
  2. Grey
  3. Orange
  4. Black
  5. Olive
  6. Bright Red
  7. Dark Blue
  8. Yellow
  9. Beige
  10. Light Blue
  11. Light Brown
  12. Forest Green
  13. Tan
  14. White
  15. Purple
  16. Gold
  17. Teal (Greenish-blue)

Stainless steel buckle is included: brushed or polished.

CUSTOM BUCKLE: in case you need other than listed buckle installed to the watch strap, please, check our buckles choice and chose the one you like to be installed to the watch strap. Black, gold, brass, matte, rose gold and other buckle designs are available at extra charge here: here.

CUSTOM DYED EDGES: edges can be dyed on request at any watch strap. We use professional edge dyeing paint from Italy and Japan. Over 50 colors are available. Link  here.

QUICK-RELEASES: quick-release pins can be installed to your custom made watch strap at extra charge (no charge when ordering 2 or more watch straps). Quick-releases are not available for Ammo straps, 3,5-4 mm bull leather, stingray and shark watch straps due to leather qualities. Link for quick-release pins order: here.

Please take into attention, that the colour of a product can slightly differ from the photo because of the different monitor settings.

Other FinWatchStraps bands can be seen here.

LEATHER CARE BALM: We have tested and highly recommend natural Smith's Balm for taking care of your new Italian Bull leather watch strap. The balm is made of organic components: cocoa butter, beeswax, 100% pure sweet almond oil. Read instructions carefully before applying.

Do not hesitate to contact us in case of any questions finwatchstraps@gmail.com or What's app +358 44 971 32 35.

 

Each strap is handcrafted and custom made to order. Please, measure carefully watch lugs and your wrist before placing your order. Contact us prior to order placing if needed. Once product is cut, we do not accept changes anymore. We do not accept returns and exchanges for custom made products. Thank you for understanding. Please, note, each product is unique and might slightly differ from the listed image (leather color, leather structure, etc). For product customization, check drop-down options below or contact us via email finwatchstraps gmail.com or Whats app: (+358) 44 971 32 35.

Alcantara suede-like lining:


customize your watch strap with suede-like Alcantara lining, available in multiple colors. More information:

https://finwatchstraps.com/products/alcantara-suede-like-microfiber-lining-for-your-watch-strap