Long vintage 14.5mm Shell Cordovan American 1940s watch strap real horse leather
This 14.5mm vintage watch band is made from rare Shell Cordovan leather a very difficult type to source in a rare early size, discovered as New Old Stock from the 1940s/50s. Especially scarce Long Length strap. Fits early narrow lugs watches from that time. With a ellow gold-tone buckle or you can request a steel one. Made in the United States marked "Shell Cordovan Hand-Beveled Edge" on back. Has some marks and a bend from the two pieces being stored buckled together all these years. Shell Cordovan is the term used for a very special leather made from a horse's rump. A horse provides two "shells, " or circular sheets of leather. This rare material, also used for shoes and belts, is famous for its pliability and durability, as well as for the wonderful patina it develops over time. Although considerably more costly than other leathers, Shell Cordovan is an excellent investment and is long-lasting. The smooth, high-grade finish and unique stitching of a Shell Cordovan band gives your vintage watch a special look. Long Length strap measures 8 1/4 inches (20.7cm) placed end to end, not including the buckle. Metric measurements of the two pieces are 120/87mm. Flat unpadded strap that won't detract from a fine watch. Band is 4.6mm thick where it meets the watch and 1.8mm through the body of the band. The buckle end width is 14mm if you have a signed buckle for this band or want to upgrade to a special buckle from our 200+ Buckles Collection.
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This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watch Accessories\Wristwatch Bands". The seller is "squinky" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Buckle End Size: 14mm
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Watch Band Material: Genuine Shell Cordovan Horse Leather
- Material: Leather
- Band Width: 14.5mm
- Country of Manufacture: United States
- Brand: Unbranded
- Color: Black
- Type: Wristwatch Band