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Old 22 November 2017, 12:12 PM   #1
HKS724
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Leather Strap for Datejust

Hi All,

I've been looking for a leather/alligator strap for my 16014 and wanted to tap folks here on their favorite makers. I'm considering the below. Thanks a lot!

Hirsch
Hodinkee
Jean Rousseau
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Old 23 November 2017, 04:58 AM   #2
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In Europe Rolex offers for this model a calfskin or lizard strap in black or brown with rolex steel buckle to replace a broken or worn bracelet. I am not sure what is the custom in USA though.
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Old 25 November 2017, 04:28 AM   #3
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I recommend Bulang & Sons. They do source the same from JPM (as does Hodinkee) but I do find the quality and fit a lot better (perhaps the customization Benhard at Bulang does with JPM).
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Old 27 November 2017, 03:29 AM   #4
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Out of curiosity. Is there a photo thread showing the combinations people have used on here?
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Old 29 November 2017, 02:05 AM   #5
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Seems like most straps these days all have a rough out finish with contrasting thread near the lugs. Getting a bit boring eh? :) There are literally thousands of variations available, try to find the strap that looks good on your watch. Try to build a variety of straps that can be used with all your watches.

You can get a beautiful strap for 20 bucks or 300. The Buffalo leather strap on the 16030 with Roman dial was a 20 dollar strap about 15 years ago. The black Croc on the TOG was 160 a similar number of years ago. You can get many years out of leather, just avoid sweating like a pig while wearing them. :)







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