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These are not just NATO straps, they are superior NATO straps with a new thicker, stronger and softer woven nylon. The hardware is not chrome on brass, it is 316L stainless steel, bead-blasted to a matte grey finish. The bead blasted hardware has been requested by many customers to better match the finish of military watches (did you ever see a polished military watch?). Carlsberg don't sell NATO straps but if they did, they would sell these; probably the best NATO straps in the world.
 
This new version is now available in 18, 20 & 22mm black, grey and green.

Specification

Superior 1.2mm thick woven nylon ribbon with bead blasted solid stainless steel fittings. All joints are securely heat-welded and tested. All holes and strap ends are heat sealed. The MoD specification calls for heat welding: straps which are merely stitched do not meet the specification.

All the hardware is bead-blasted solid stainless steel and the strap size is stamped on every buckle.

The holes in these straps are perfectly burnt and sealed with no melted nylon "scabs". There are 17 holes, starting 25mm from the end of the strap and spaced every 7mm. This means that the straps will fit all wrists from 5.5 to 10 inches.

Every strap has an overall length of 280mm, excluding buckle*. The specification calls for a 60mm spacing between the second and third rings (where the watch head fits) which is often inadequate to prevent the rings fouling the lugs on many of today's watches. The spacing on these straps has been increased to 75mm on the 18mm & 20mm width and 80mm on the 22mm width to accommodate larger watch heads.

*+/- 5mm.

20 & 22mm black out of stock

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Product ref:  NEW NATO  18mm:  £8.00 - 20mm:  £9.00 - 22MM: £10.00
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NATO/G10 YAB (Yet Another Bond) Strap

Everyone who believes the original "Bond" strap had red stripes, this one is for YOU! . Standard G10 style and also RAF style (without the extra piece and third ring) with bead blasted stainless steel hardware, 20mm only.

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Product ref:  8007 YAB - £9
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Black NATO/G10 Strap with PVD fittings

Manufactured to the same high standards as the NATO straps shown above but with satin finish black PVD rings and buckle.

This strap has an overall length of 280mm, excluding buckle. The spacing between the second and third rings (where the watch head fits) is 75mm. The hardware is satin finish PVD over solid stainless steel. Currently available in 20mm black only.

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Product ref:  BLACK NATO 20mm PVD: £9.00
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BLACK BRAIDED NATO/G10 Strap

Also known as the "Tropical" NATO due to the open braided weave, it is once again available but now with superior fabric and bead blasted stainless steel fittings. This strap is very popular because it has no holes, you simply push the buckle tang through the open weave exactly where you want it for a perfect fit.

This strap has an overall length of 280mm, excluding buckle. The spacing between the second and third rings (where the watch head fits) is 75mm. The hardware is bead blasted solid stainless steel and the strap size is stamped on every buckle

20mm out of stock and discontinued.

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Product ref:  BLACK BRAIDED NATO 18mm: £8.00 - 20mm: £9.00
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"James Bond" NATO/G10 Strap

From the same manufacturer as the straps above and manufactured to the same high standards, again, with stainless steel hardware.
 
The history of this one is quite interesting. The strap was born following a brief flash of Bond looking at his Rolex Submariner 6538 or 5510 in the film "Goldfinger". Note how it appears to be a 16 mm strap on 20 mm lugs? Don't you just hate to see that?

A few years ago, GQ magazine ran an article on Bond's gizmos and gadgets, including his watches and GQ approached the MoD strap manufacturer to commission the "Bond" strap for a competition. The strap they commissioned was a simple flat strap, not the NATO style which you now see here.

The colours are actually the genuine regimental colours of the General Service Corps, and it is appropriate that a spy would be attached to the General Service Corps. Military (Army) personnel employed on covert intelligence duties were seconded to the GSC whilst employed on these duties but Commander Bond RN would never have been seconded to the GSC as a Royal Navy officer. They are also the colours of a London Gentleman's private club.

Specification

Exactly the same construction as the straps above.

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Product ref:  8007   18mm:  £8.00 - 20mm:  £9.00 - 22mm:  £10.00
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"James Bond" NATO/G10 Strap - RAF Pattern

Exactly as the "Bond" strap above but without the extra piece behind the watch head. Preferred by some because it doesn't make the watch sit so high on the wrist and you can always centre the buckle at the back of the wrist.

All sizes in stock.

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Product ref:  8007RAF   18mm:  £8.00 - 20mm:  £9.00 - 22mm: £10.00
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"James Bond" NATO/G10 Strap - WITH A TWIST

At the request of forum members of TZ-UK , I've had some of the "Bond" straps made with a 2mm orange stripe in centre black stripe. Same quality and specification as the other "Bond" straps with heat welded seams and bead blasted stainless steel hardware.

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PRODUCT REF:  8007 Orange Bond    20mm:  £9.00
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NATO/G10 Speedbird Strap

Now that the Speedbird has sold out, I have a limited number of Speedbird straps available. Standard G10 style and also RAF style (without the extra piece and third ring) with bead blasted stainless steel hardware.

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Product ref:  8011.   Speedbird - £9
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