In the USA, you have access to this supplier:
Tape Makers Ltd.
48 Urban Ave.
Westbury, NY 11590
But Markertek have paper leader and will ship worldwide:
Ignore the stock photo, which is of coloured plastic leader. The stock I bought proved to be durable and acid-free.
I have no affiliation with either outfit - just a desire for them to keep carrying this stock!
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Matt Sohn
Sent: Friday, 10 February 2012 10:47 a.m.
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Tape Backcoating
The problem I have had with leader containing timing marks is that the ink
from the timing marks adheres to the next wrap, thus delaminating it..
I advocate (and yearn for a source for) paper leader (preferably
I bought some of the new (neon blue) splicing tape, from ATR and it seems
nice, if perhaps a little stiff.. It seems some people are committed to
keeping tape splicing alive..