The shells endure a 6-month tanning process at Horween, the oldest operating tannery in America. Skilled artisans tan, stuff, polish, steep in vegetable liquors, hand curry, and hand shave each piece of shell. Each strap is individually handmade in the USA by expert leather craftsmen. Since each one is handcrafted, each strap has its own unique characteristics from the tanning process and handmade nature of the product. The strap is designed for comfort, style, and is made specially to fit the Field Watch with 20mm lug size and an 18mm 316 stainless steel buckle.
- Leather: Horween Genuine Shell Cordovan
- Lug Size: 20mm
- Buckle: 18mm 316L Stainless Steel
- Regular Length: 115mm/75mm
- XL Length:130/90mm
- The Specs
These are some of the nicest leather straps found anywhere.
The navy shell cordovan really sets off the dial on the latte field watch! It reminds me of my childhood when cordovan leather was more widely used. My dad had many pairs of dress shoes made from cordovan. In any event, thank you Weiss for a superb strap to accompany my 42 mm field watch!
Not too thick, not too thin but just right. Very well constructed. I got the natural and expect it will darken with time. It's the little touches like including new posts that set a company apart.
Just gets more comfortable over time
Order was filled quickly. Found strap to be a little long. Using the standard strap length I was at the last hole on the tail strap. Using the XL strap I'm using the first hole on he tail strap. This leaves approximately 2.5 inches of excess strap. I would be happier with approximately 1 inch of excess. For reference my wrist is 19 cm/7.5 inches.