Horween American Leather NATO Watch Strap
High quality genuine Horween leather NATO watch strap by ZULUDIVER.
Chicago's Horween Leather Company has set the standard for the highest quality leathers since 1905. Just like us, they pay attention to the detail, the little things that really matter, and doing lots of little things right.
Also like us, they believe in skillfully combining old with new – in Horween's case, 'traditional, old world tannages and techniques, carefully updated with modern applications.'
The 'NATO strap' is derived from straps used with fixed lug-bar watches during WW2. In a 1973 Defence Standard, the British Ministry of Defence formally defined the specification of the strap we know today as the NATO (or 'G10', after the form service personnel had to complete in order to get one from quartermaster's stores).
The popularity of the NATO, not least among military regiments, led to its appearance in many colours and patterns beside the standard specification Admiralty Grey. We took some of Horween's finest handmade leathers and crafted them into the classic NATO watchstrap. For extra security, we've stitched in both the keepers on this watch strap and made them large enough for the strap to be passed through twice if needed.
Today, the NATO band is the fashionable watch strap so many of us wear for its rugged versatility, or as an easy way to dress a luxury watch down. Our NATOs are durable, changeable and strong. And and the interweaving double-layer design that passes through the lugs means it is very secure too – even if you 'pop' one spring bar, if your watch is on a NATO, the watch head will remain attached to the strap.
Each NATO gives added reassurance due to the way it attaches separately to your watch's spring bars.
Not sure how to wear a NATO watch strap? Take a look at our helpful guide.
Our NATOs are so reasonably priced and easy to change, you can have a selection of different styles to suit your mood and day's activities.
|Material Type||Genuine Leather|
|Material Finish||Natural Leather Grain|
|Edge Finish||Cut Edge|
|Tongue Width||2 mm|
|Strap Material||Genuine Leather|
|Strap Style||NATO G10|
Free shipping offer for the countries listed above
For all orders over £25 we offer free standard shipping for all orders to the above listed countries.
What if my country is not listed above?
We ship to most countries around the world but some are excluded due to import and postal service restrictions.
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How long will delivery take?
Our team will carefully pack and send your order out by the next working day.
For the UK deliveries you should receive it the next postal day.
Most international customers will receive their orders in around one week, but delivery can occasionally take up to 28 days for international orders.
Can I get it quicker?
Yes, for an additional cost we offer DHL / UPS / DPD Express for most countries, this usually takes 1 - 3 days and comes with full tracking.
What if I want to make a change to my order or I haven't received it yet?
Contact our team as soon as possible and they will be glad to help.
What if I want to return an item?
We want you to be satisfied with your purchase, so if for any reason you feel that the item is not suitable, please contact us within 14 days of receipt and return it, unused, for a full refund or exchange.
We are here to help, so for further useful information please see our customer service page.
The Best American Horwen Leather
The best leather watchstraps combine practicality, comfort and affordability. Ours do.
Now imagine slipping your favourite watch head (or a new Geckota watch) onto a strap made from American Horween leather. Can you smell the gorgeous aroma, feel the sumptuous quality and sense a hundred years’ leather expertise as you buckle your new strap on?
Leather Born in the USA
For luxury watchstrap leathers, few have such a renowned reputation as Horween. Now you can combine ZULUDIVER design, quality and affordability with Horween’s passion for luxurious leather.