Panerai PAM00390 & WWII LEGEND LSA1607056 Strap by L´invitta Legione (Gallery)

By Erwan Grey

The evolution from Radiomir to Luminor is completed. The Second World War having drawn to a close, the Florentine company continues the technical research begun at the start of the war, culminating in the development of the Luminor, characterized by the crown-protecting bridge, with reinforced wire lugs created from the same block of steel as the case, the cushion-shaped case as in the Radiomir 1940 and the flat, wider bezel. Nowadays the models with this case are known as Luminor 1950. The PAM00390 is one celebration of the heritage in Firenze Panerai times. Wellcome to the history with this amazing combo.

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If you are a lover of the straps with soul, and love the accurate with the history straps of Second World War, this strap are one good option. Maked with real swiss ammo leather and with one of the most beautiful finishing in work. The rest, better you see in pics.

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Vintage “EG-111” by DStrap & Special weekend Content

By Erwan Grey Photographer

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This time I present to us any strap a bit special, being of all straps that have tested so far, the most flexible and comfortable I’ve ever had;  the EG-111 a strap born of a personal idea of its creator Olaf Lugten from DStrap for my reviews and posterior project book about the artisans & straps.

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Anatolia Aged Green Strap for Bronzo

By Erwan Grey Photographer

This strap made by Cengiz Seker (Anatolia Straps) are made in Cow Leather painted and aged by hand in vegetable green color with size 26/26 140/85mm in triple folder format.

The bucke is made in flat format by Altan Ongun. Stitching with bronzo thread.

The price are: 149Euros with Buckle and Shipping included.

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Arillo Grey Strap by Gunny, “Return to the innocence”

By Erwan Grey Photographer

Recently we are seeing many straps with fancy designs, beautiful, modern, new trends, the world of straps is a new hurricane is all for such innovations. But many times we need,  any strap more typical for not stolen protagonism to the watch, without losing the quality an wearing a good wrist strap.

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“Arillo Grey” Strap, 26mm

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Panerai PAM00508 Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days ​Ceramic & Vintage Strap Nº 23 by Pirate’s Straps

By Erwan-Grey Photographer

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The handmaker Pirate´s Straps made this strap is based in a Vintage straps used at Marina Militare (frogman) number matching/given to one of the operative Black Seals who wore the watch during underwater SLC (Pig SUB) missions. The strap have two issues number “18” and number “23”. There are different theories about the numbering of these straps, but the most acceptable is the numeration of equipment of each diver in the Navy Frogmans. Probably the first number assigned to this strap was the number 18, you can see that it was made by hand, then after reassign the number 23 in a more serious way. What are the reasons for the renumbering of this strap? by the soldier’s death? for a mistake? it is unknown .. will be the mystery of this historic strap.

Go to see this strap in detail…

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PAM087 & “Blue Canvas no#6” Series By Gunny Straps

By: Erwan Grey Photographer

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Everyone knows Peter for their vintage leather straps, but few know his other works, among many… myself.

I discovered his work in canvas when I bought a strap for my Bronzo 382 a few weeks ago, and I really was surprised by its quality and above all as looks put on the watch.
Now I make review about one of the most outstanding straps I see in Canvas; the Blue Canvas no#6 by Gunny.

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PAM00364 & “E.G. Cyanea” Strap by Sandra Visser

By: Erwan Grey Photographer

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Luminor Submersible 1950 2500m 3 Days Automatic Titanio – 47mm (REF PAM00364) & “E.G. Cyanea” Strap by Sandra Visser Wannahave Straps).

This amazing and outstanding strap are made by Sandra after any conversation with her about the make a strap for a editorial pictures. In few minutes Sandra understand my thinking about one strap for explain the chracter wild and fierce for a submersible series in 47mm Titanium.

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PAM243 (Ref PAM00243) & ROGER BLU-SPECIALE Strap by Cengio Corrigia

By: Erwan Grey Photographer

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Corrigia presents this “spring” strap; the ROGER BLU-SPECIALE fashion and ductil for wear in a Pam watches. Nice and soft taste & touch on the wrist, perhaps the keeper are too thin and may have a tendency to break easily if hard use of the strap is made, but the supplier ships with an extra free strap keeper-

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“Tattoo” Strap Series by Gunny. The history

By: Erwan Grey Photographer

One of the reasons why I’m a fan straps Peter Gunny is the background that each one of them. Peter is an artist, and his mentality when manufacturing straps is not only the production of a material, but the production of a story that wear on the wrist with a watch.

The “Tattoo Series” strap is one of my favorites, and I‘ll explain for what.

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Tattoo Strap in a Panerai 243 (PAM00243) Watch

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