August 03, 2018 2 min read

We have teamed up with Tanner Bates to help develop a beautifully crafted leather nato watch strap. Cut, assembled and hand stitched in their home Devon, England. The attention to detail and quality of finish is comparable to the best work we have ever seen.

The first instalment of the Tanner Bates Nato comes in a choice of three colours, all with polished hardware with all three colours soon to be available with Brushed, Black and Gold hardware options.

When fitting the Nato, we would suggest that you remove the spring bars from the watch then locate the strap and then reinstall the spring bars as shown below.

When fitted correctly, the Nato can be worn comfortably in one of the available pin holes found on the strap. Tucking the tail back in to the keeper will set the look off nicely as seen below.

You can fit this collection to just about any watch with a 20mm lug width. They're best suited to older or smaller watches but work just as well on bigger watches. 

There is subtle branding stamped on the underside of every strap as well as the underside of the buckle.

Every strap is cut out, edge dyed and hand stitched using a durable woven hand stitching thread. It is that process that makes each strap unique and adds to the appeal.

Click HERE to discover our collection of Tanner Bates watch straps. The Nato straps are just the beginning, more will follow.

UPDATE: New hardware options added to the range.

They're in and looking as good as we expected! In addition to Polished, we now have Brushed, Gold and Black hardware options available in all three colours of the Tanner Bates Leather Nato range. 

Still only available in 20mm but we are working on new sizes. Click HERE to discover the new additions to our range of Tanner Bates watch straps. 

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