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What You Need to Know About Vintage French Ammo Watch Straps

What You Need to Know About Vintage French Ammo Watch Straps

Even if you don’t realize it, everything you own tells a story. You may not know what that story is, but that doesn’t mean it’s not there. It may be a piece of history, a family heirloom, or even something new. Everything you buy has something to say and we think it’s time we start listening. Owning something that embodies a piece of history is a powerful thing that allows you to carry something with you beyond superficial beauty. That’s why we love Vintage French Ammo watch straps.

All of DaLuca Straps Vintage French Ammo watch straps are made from 50-60 year old vintage French ammunition pouches that were used by the French army in the 1960s. This means that every watch strap worn that was made from this leather carries a huge piece of history that connects you to the past. It’s truly a special accessory, especially for those with personal ties or a general love for history.

handmade vintage french ammo pouch watch strap

This quality of this leather is some of the best that we’ve ever seen, which is reflected through each handmade watch strap. The attention to detail during the process is shown through the intricate stitching designs and the smooth, comfortable feel of the leather itself. Since each strap is 100% handmade, everything is customizable yet durable. One master leather craftsman is responsible for each strap, from the initial picking of the ammo pouch to the cutting, all the way until the last stitch has been stitched. This ensures a consistent high quality and superb attention to detail.

Regardless of what your style is, you’ll be able to find a Vintage French Ammo watch strap that works for you. There are a wide variety of colors that range from a very light and natural shade of brown all the way to a rich chocolaty brown. The watch strap is also versatile and can be worn with a suit and tie or jeans and a t-shirt.

handmade vintage french ammo pouch watch strap

The thickness of the leather ranges from 3-4mm in thickness, but can be customized to fit smaller watches. Since the leather does well in extreme conditions, you won’t need to worry about taking it off during exercise or sporting events.

Over time, the leather will continue to radiate and will gain a gorgeous patina. The longer you own this watch strap, the better it starts to look.Remember, the leather has been aging to perfection for many years, so we recommend using a Venetian cream with this strap regularly. With proper care, a DaLuca Vintage French Ammo watch strap can last a lifetime.

handmade vintage french ammo pouch watch straps

If you’re ready to create a more meaningful wardrobe through accessories that tell a story, it’s time to pick out your DaLuca Vintage French Ammo watch strap. Every strap offers unbeatable comfort since the leather has already been broken-in over the years of use and the leather’s extensive history. Head over to DaLuca Straps to view our current available selection today. If you have any questions, DaLuca Straps is here to help.

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