This story is about him presenting some straps originally made by Peter Gunny to some Celebrities, including the famous Arnold Schwarzeneggar. Its no secret that guys like Arnie and many other celebrities, are big watch aficionados.
The original article was written in Spanish, but has been translated by the author and permission has been granted to post it here in English. All photos are copyright the original owner. I think its a cool story, and hope you guys enjoy the read.
Those who know me, know my passion for watches; I’m not sure if its intrinsic relationship with time and my busy life or travel and be myconstant companions always the case … is that what you from mycommunion and gift of my grandfather from my first clock, I think since always (and always say) my wrist has gone with a clock … always.
I’ve been searching around for the best Panerai PAM 372 strap and finally decided to order one of the new Peter Gunny MI3 straps. I’ve always been a big fan of Peter’s straps (the Gunny Straps 74 Serie is my go to for the Fiddy), and his new Mission Impossible series really caught my eye.
Sometimes, some craftsmen give at the target when making a watch strap. In this case I’m talking about the Mission Impossible IV series by Gunny Straps and his coordination with the Panerai PAM00508 Ceramic 47mm. Simply “Perfect symbiosis” First, the watch Production of Panerai Ceramic Upon closer inspection of the 47mm black ceramic case we see that it has a fine sandblasted finish, resulting in the uniform matte appearance of the case.
There are only a few names that are that come to mind when you are looking for an amazing hand made strap. Visit any forum online and the name Peter Gunny of Gunny Straps ring loudly to the virtual hallways. Not only does he make amazing straps, he makes one of the most sought after and famous style straps for a Panerai enthusiast, the 74. Gunny straps was the first strap makers to replicate this iconic strap for the secondary market.
Much like others new to the Panerai scene, I wondered what the significance was about this 74 strap. Amazingly enough it’s nothing
There so many times we ask ourselves: how it is possible that a leather strap uses in a clock “diver”?. Well, the answer is very simple: a large crowd of fans do not wear their watches for diving, they just use it to go out to the street. And when they need to dive, they just change the strap for one more appropriate.
With this 7th episode of Watch Strap Review we are leaving the world of fashion and return to the roots of strap making. We started with small homemade watch straps, craftsmen who do this for the pure passion of creating something cool for our beloved watches. This edition features a name, or brand if you like, firstly (and mostly) introduced to the Paneristi. If you have a Panerai and looking for a custom made strap I bet you already came across this name. You can find their products on every forum, every Panerai GTG and on the wrists of the occasional Panerai buyer as well as celebrities. Yet they remained humble and continue to provide us with their outstanding vintage looking straps.