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An enhanced wrist profile: Our strap combines a carefully selected robust weave which returns to form and a streamlined single-pass layout which allows the watch to sit closer to the wrist.
Our redesigned strap layout means greater comfort and enhanced aesthetics. By having a 7 o'clock buckle a more ergonomic 'oval' profile is achieved.
Our updated Single-Pass layout delivers a more streamlined wearing profile and reduces "off wrist" height by removing the traditiional extended under-layer.
In conjunction with our adjusted layout, a floating second keeper allows for a spare or folded tail to be securely stowed. The strap is then finished off with our signature hex tail and subtly marked hex buckle.
THE ROUNDEL '43 STRAP A2
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An original Haveston pattern design:
Based on the 1943 USAAF Star Roundel Insignia which featured additional side bars for greater visual recognition at distance and a high contrast blue outline.
The "A2" (Alteration 2) features a single-pass layout for a streamlined wearing profile and reduced "off-wrist" height, a robust polyamide fabric weave which returns to shape, and refined dye tones.
(For odd sizes, please size down 1mm for best results)
The price of each strap includes complimentary world wide shipping! Delivery times are as follows:
Measure distance between watch lugs to determine compatibility. Click here for detailed steps.
Click here for installation instructions, or refer to the 'Quick Install Guide' on the reverse of the compliment slip.
Care & Upkeep:
Click here for detailed instructions.
Introduced with the Army-Navy aeronautical specification AN-I-9 on 14 August 1943, the USAAF roundel featured white side bars shapes to enhance visual recognition from a distance. Purposefully avoiding red, a contrasting insignia blue outline was added, with some brighter blue examples found in the Pacific theatre.
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