WatchBox Studios

WuW Live: Straps, Bracelets, & Lugs: Rolex, Panerai, Patek Philippe, Omega, Hublot & More Tim Mosso and master watchmaker Michael R. Michaels, CW21/OWME, discuss the world of luxury watch bracelets, straps, lug release systems. Types of strap material including leather, silicone, and rubber are analyzed for strengths and weaknesses; Rolex bracelets and lugs are examined to demonstrate construction type and changes over time. We also examine five types of luxury watch quick release systems that enable you to rapidly swap straps on Panerai, Hublot, Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and Patek Philippe watches.