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Vintage Leather "Tropic" Strap by Geckota

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  • By popular demand we are proud to present a vintage "Tropic" style genuine leather watch strap.

    Based on the sought after and rare rubber strap from the 1960's; our strap is made from vegetable tanned Genuine Italian leather.  Available in 4 colours, this strap gives the appearance of the rubber original with the comfort and feel of a genuine leather.

    Tropic straps were initially offered as cheaper alternatives to the standard metal bracelets on early Rolex and Tudor dive watches. As well as these, Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms and the original IWC Aquatimer also came with a Tropic strap to complement a stainless steel bracelet.

    The strap's width reduces by 4mm at the buckle (20mm lug is 16mm at the buckle).

    This strap also features a solid polished stainless steel buckle with solid tongue and has been lined with soft nubuck.

    More Info
  • Size (buckle end) 16mm
    Length(s) 118 / 78mm
    Thickness 3.5mm - 2mm
    Material Finish Smooth
    Edge Finish Cut edge and sealed with colour stain
    Padding Style Flat
    Lining Material Nubuck
    Clasp Size (internal width) 16mm
    Tongue Width 1.6mm
    Clasp Type Buckle
    Clasp Material Stainless Steel
    Special Features Genuine Italian Leather
    Fittings Supplied Spring Bars
    Strap Style Rally
    Strap Material Genuine Leather
    Strap Style Rally
  • Fantastic Vintage Rally Strap

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    These straps are superb. The leather is top quality and the finish cannot be faulted. They look great on vintage chronographs - I have one on my Seiko Bullhead 6138. I just hope they make them in some more sizes! (18mm,19mm)


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Four Classic Colours

This vegetable tanned leather strap comes in four classic vintage colours for any occasion.

Genuine Italian leather and Classic Styling

Based on the sought after and rare rubber strap from the 1960's; our strap is made from vegetable tanned Genuine Italian leather but gives the appearance of the rubber original with carefully added perforations which increase in size.

SOFT NUBUCK LINING

Lined with expensive soft nubuck for a comfortable wear and stamped with Geckota® approval.

MIRROR POLISHED SOLID BUCKLE

Fitted with a sturdy solid stainless steel buckle, which has been carefully mirror polished and has been designed with a subtly curved profile so the leather strap fits neatly for greater comfort on the wrist.

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