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Custom Leather Straps

Postby svaglic » March 3rd 2014, 3:42pm

I was browsing leather straps on Ebay and ran across this. http://stores.ebay.com/MartuStraps?_trk ... 7675.l2563
I messaged her, asking her (I think it's a lady, name is Andrea) if she could make one a little shorter. The response back was; no problem and no extra cost. Cost was $29.95 and free shipping.
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I put it on an old Globa
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I'd been looking for a decent strap to replace my stock Glycine strap with, the one that came with it was so uncomfortable that I didn't wear it much. I messaged her again and sent pictures of a strap I saw on the internet. She said she could do it and the cost would be $35.00. My Glycine dial is a dark blue with flashes of brighter blue, so I asked for a black, vintage leather with dark blue stitching in my size.
Got this
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Went from this;
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To this;
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These straps are comfortable, look great and are way reasonable with price. They are very comfortable, not butter comfortable, but comfortable still. I've only had a few that came more comfortable than this one. The buckle is cheap and flimsy, I don't care much about that because I have extra buckles. Shipping from Chile takes a couple extra weeks, but I think they are worth the wait. I plan on asking her to make more, it's a cheap way for me to save the stock band and have various looks I can switch back and forth to. These are perfect for the types of watches I own, I can see where someone with a high end watch would want better, but it is a great deal for dressing up an older or cheaper watch with little to no breaking in.
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Re: Custom Leather Straps

Postby biglove » March 3rd 2014, 7:51pm

Am not a leather strap fan; but, those look nice and seem reasonably priced.

Let us know how they hold up over time, please!
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Re: Custom Leather Straps

Postby Ofcmark » March 3rd 2014, 8:12pm

They both look great, the blue really pops out on the black band nice buy thanks for sharing the information
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Re: Custom Leather Straps

Postby Mark1 » March 3rd 2014, 10:06pm

Thanks for the link, straps look good and very reasonably priced. I saved her store to my ebay sellers list to check out when I have more time.
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Re: Custom Leather Straps

Postby conjurer » March 3rd 2014, 11:22pm

Thanks for the tip, Sovie. A good strap for under thirty bucks is a rare bird indeed.
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