This 26mm strap was finished in a distressed blue by request. The inside of the strap remained natural leather.
Heavy natural patina, strap from the internal dividers of the Gustav pouch.
The underside of a natural finish Gustav strap.
Natural, brushed finish of this Gustav strap with box stitch pattern.
Orange strap mounted to compare with the red.
This Gustav strap has been dyed a dark blue on the outer layer, with natural edges and natural inner.
Shark skin, super tuff and durable. Lined with Gustav ammo leather.
Moderate natural patina on this open end stitch patterned Gustav strap.
Strap developing patina from use.
A 26mm wide strap "stuffed lugs" style, worn here on a 44mm Luminor case.
Box stitched, natural finish.
A Gustav ammo pouch about to be dismantled and given a new life.
This strap is mainly a single layer construction, using a 4mm thick section of the shoulder pad from the Gustav pouch.
Another view of the single layer construction. The minimal box stitch pattern can be seen here.
Black dyed and natural finishes, detailing the stitching.
Box stitched Gustav with a fine, soft leather lining.
Bird's eye view of a painted blue Gustav with open end stitch pattern
Work in progress, hand stitch as always on this heavily distressed red painted Gustav.
Amigo Red limited edition. Developing a great patina from use.
Example of stuffed lugs. 26mm black Gustav in a 24mm lug width space. The Pam 510 sandwich dial.
These two straps are from the very same pouch, the lighter coloured one being made from the internal dividers.
Natural on the inner, distressed off white painted Gustav strap.
Stunning textured naturally patinated Gustav strap.
Wristshot of the Amigo Red.
Made from the internal dividers of a Gustav pouch, showing natural patina.
Cordes logo stamped onto the inside of a Gustav Strap.
Black inside and out, veg tanned cowhide, available in any size, cut from a full hide.
Dark even patina, made from the outside of a pouch.
Cut from a full hide, available in any size. Shown here in box stitched pattern.
Natural medium dark patina, made from the outside of a pouch.
Looped construction, light natural patina.
Medium patina, modelled here on the Pam 372.
Tough, durable Shark skin, backed with dyed black Gustav.
Quartet of straps, made from the same pouch, two dyed black, one dyed blue.
Open ended stitching on this veg tanned black cowhide strap.
Picture of the inside of the strap. Inverted construction, the skived ends of the outer overlap the inner sections.
Distressed and patinated Painted red Gustav from a special edition, coined Amigo Red. Limited to 4 straps and no longer available.
The painted blue, showing the natural finish of the inner.
Natural patina on this Gustav open end stitch patterned strap.
A very popular choice, the dyed black Gustav, with contrasting ecru thread and open end stitch pattern.
Detail of the tip from a natural finish Gustav strap.
Wristshot of the painted blue, mounted on a Pam 360.
Natural and painted selection of Gustav Straps.
Amigo Red Gustav.
Detail of box stitch pattern.
Showing the natural leather inner.
The popular black dyed Gustav with natural inner. Open end stitch pattern.
Minimal stitch pattern, natural patina.