Cognac Shell Cordovan Slim Strap

USD 165.00
Available Colours: Cognac
Lug Width (Lug-Buckle)
Size (Long End/Short End)

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Product Properties

Shell Cordovan is the top tier leather available, before the category of exotics. It comes from the hind of a horse, and because the fibres are packed so densely together, the leather that results from that is incredibly durable. While Shell Cordovan is usually a stiff leather, when made in the Slim style, it is very flexible and a great companion to your dress watch.

The Shell Cordovan we use comes from Shinki Hikaku tannery in Japan. Typical of most shell cordovan, it has a high gloss finish. Unique to Shinki Shell, the surface is extremely uniform and clean, with a beautiful depth of colour. This leather is so durable that it is likely to last as long as your mechanical timepiece!

Excerpt from Strap Guide by Tom: "The earliest known use cases for Shell Cordovan leather was in armour breast plates and shields of the 7th century. It's non-porous and non-creasing surface and ability to maintain oils from the tanning process made it superior to most leathers in term of both durability and water resistance. Today it is mostly appreciated for its natural and unmistakable shine and is mostly used in quality shoes and boots. The Cognac color gives the Tank a quite casual but still elegant look."

  • Strap Style: Slim
  • Thread Colour: 83 - Umber
  • Strap Thickness: 2.2mm
  • Buckle Type: Regular, Engraved
  • Buckle Finish & Colour: Brushed Silver
  • What's Included

    1 x Leather Strap (Long End)
    1 x Leather Strap (Short End)
    1 x Regular Brushed Silver Buckle – attached to strap, buckle width varies depending on lug width of strap
    2 x Quick Release Spring Bars - inserted into lug end of each strap
    1 x Strap Packaging Insert (2 Slots)

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 49 reviews
    Gino O. (Las Vegas, US)
    Love it

    Well-made strap. Quality material and craftmanship

    Kevin W. (Folsom, US)

    Excellent quality. The quick release makes everything so easy.

    David F. (Denver, US)

    Shell Cordovan just contorts to your wrist in no time making it very confortable. It’s very well made. The color showed in the pictures is accurate.

    Tommy C. (Singapore, SG)
    Cognac Shell Cordovan Slim Strap

    High quality product with excellent customer service. Knew this company through social media. Ordered a Shell Cordovan strap from their online shop. Item received as described. Satisfied customer.

    Steven (Tokyo, JP)
    Perfect color!

    Love the aged color of this Cordovan strap! Soft, supple, and comfortable for wear - plus it can take on some patina! Perfect as always from Delugs!