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Treat that special watch to an AVIATOR, a hand-made leather pilotís watch strap with an open-ended design that closes with a stainless steel screw fitting. AVIATORS are super thick, high-quality, British-made straps that are custom-made for me. They are available in 18mm, 20mm, 22mm and even 24mm for Panerai and other large watches.
AVIATORS start at just $29.99 each for the 18mm ones. I offer low-cost USPS First Class shipping in the USA for just $1.95. Buy two straps, and insured U.S. shipping is FREE ---- to get even greater savings.
I have 1,200 satisfied customers on EBAY of these straps and the other styles that I sell. Email if you want the link to read plenty of references on this product.
Choose from black with matching black stitching or dark brown with contrasting beige stitching. The black comes in 18mm, 20mm, 22mm and 24mm; the dark brown comes in either 18mm or 20mm.
AVIATORS are heavy and thick straps that are fully stitched. They are custom-made piece by piece. Each strap has two sandwiched layers of high-quality leather. The heavy buckles are all stainless steel. Each AVIATOR strap is embossed ďAVIATOR, Made in England.Ē AVIATORS measure 8 1/2 inches (215mm) long when placed end to end, counting the buckle, with the ends closed. They are 3mm thick as shown below!
These straps are a great period-looking option for fixed-lug military watches and they work equally well on modern watches with spring-bar lugs. The heavy-duty military type construction means that these straps can easily and safely carry even the heaviest of modern chronographs or big military style watches.
Sizes, colors and prices of AVIATORS available for immediate delivery. Most orders ship the next day from Arizona, USA:
18MM - $29.99 each
Black or brown
20MM - $30.99 each
Black or Brown
22MM - $32.99 each
24MM - $34.99 each
(The 24mm size has two screws on each side instead of one as shown below and is slightly longer at 8 ĺ inches.)
*** With the screw fittings, I do recommend that you use Loctite 243 or a similar thread sealer to give the screws a more permanent fit.
PAYMENT: You can paypal me or pay securely online with any major credit card at www.paypal.com paying to the account of firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also mail payment by check, money order or cash. I accept www.Paypal.com payments in $US, Euros and British pounds, as well as payment by mail in the form of cash in a registered letter with Euros, $US or pounds.
SHIPPING/INSURANCE: U.S. buyers add $1.95 for USPS First Class shipping or $3.85 for USPS Priority Shipping plus 45 cents if you want tracking (delivery confirmation). Add $1.30 for insurance if desired for one strap; $2.20 for two straps.
Canadian buyers add $2.50 for USPS Air Mail shipping.
European buyers SAVE by buying from me because there are no VAT charges and shipping is just $5. International buyers should add $5 for delivery to most countries via USPS Global Priority Shipping (where available) with delivery expected in about 7 days.
Buy two straps, and insured U.S. shipping is FREE!
I will alert you via email when the order ships from Arizona. I have many references here.
Regards - Bill Mahoney (aka Squinky)
****** NEED A NYLON NATO OR LEATHER NATO, TOO? Add a nylon NATO or leather NATO to your order and save $2 per strap by purchasing them at the same time as your AVIATOR!