Painted Gustav

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This 26mm strap was finished in a distressed blue by request. The inside of the strap remained natural leather.

Natural Gustav

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Heavy natural patina, strap from the internal dividers of the Gustav pouch.

Natural Gustav

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The underside of a natural finish Gustav strap.

Natural Box Stitched Gustav

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Natural, brushed finish of this Gustav strap with box stitch pattern.

Orange & Red Gustav

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Orange strap mounted to compare with the red. 

Blue Dyed Gustav

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This Gustav strap has been dyed a dark blue on the outer layer, with natural edges and natural inner.

Grey/Brown Shark

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Shark skin, super tuff and durable. Lined with Gustav ammo leather.

Natural Gustav

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Moderate natural patina on this open end stitch patterned Gustav strap.

Natural Gustav

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Strap developing patina from use.

Amigo Red Gustav

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A 26mm wide strap "stuffed lugs" style, worn here on a 44mm Luminor case.

Natural Gustav

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Box stitched, natural finish. 

Gustav Pouch

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A Gustav ammo pouch about to be dismantled and given a new life.

Single Ply Gustav

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This strap is mainly a single layer construction, using a 4mm thick section of the shoulder pad from the Gustav pouch.

Single Ply Gustav

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Another view of the single layer construction. The minimal box stitch pattern can be seen here.

Detail of stitching

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Black dyed and natural finishes, detailing the stitching.

Lined Gustav

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Box stitched Gustav with a fine, soft leather lining.

Blue Painted Gustav

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Bird's eye view of a painted blue Gustav with open end stitch pattern

Needlework

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Work in progress, hand stitch as always on this heavily distressed red painted Gustav.

Painted red Gustav

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Amigo Red limited edition. Developing a great patina from use.

Dyed Black Gustav

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Example of stuffed lugs. 26mm black Gustav in a 24mm lug width space. The Pam 510 sandwich dial.

Gustavs

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These two straps are from the very same pouch, the lighter coloured one being made from the internal dividers.

Off White Painted Gustav

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Natural on the inner, distressed off white painted Gustav strap. 

Natural Gustav

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Stunning textured naturally patinated Gustav strap.

Amigo Red Gustav

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Wristshot of the Amigo Red.

Natural Patina Gustav

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Made from the internal dividers of a Gustav pouch, showing natural patina.

Logo Stamp

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Cordes logo stamped onto the inside of a Gustav Strap.

Black Cowhide

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Black inside and out, veg tanned cowhide, available in any size, cut from a full hide.

Natural Gustav

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Dark even patina, made from the outside of a pouch.

Light Tan Cowhide

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Cut from a full hide, available in any size. Shown here in box stitched pattern.

Natural Gustav

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Natural medium dark patina, made from the outside of a pouch.

Natural Gustav

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Looped construction, light natural patina.

Natural Gustav

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Medium patina, modelled here on the Pam 372.

Black Shark

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Tough, durable Shark skin, backed with dyed black Gustav.

Gustavs

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Quartet of straps, made from the same pouch, two dyed black, one dyed blue.

Black Cowhide

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Open ended stitching on this veg tanned black cowhide strap.

Natural Gustav

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Picture of the inside of the strap. Inverted construction, the skived ends of the outer overlap the inner sections.

Amigo Red Gustav

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Distressed and patinated Painted red Gustav from a special edition, coined Amigo Red. Limited to 4 straps and no longer available.

Painted Blue Gustav

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The painted blue, showing the natural finish of the inner.

Natural Gustav

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Natural patina on this Gustav open end stitch patterned strap.

Black Dyed Gustav

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A very popular choice, the dyed black Gustav, with contrasting ecru thread and open end stitch pattern.

Natural Gustav

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Detail of the tip from a natural finish Gustav strap.

Wristshot of the Blue Gustav

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Wristshot of the painted blue, mounted on a Pam 360.

Gustavs

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Natural and painted selection of Gustav Straps.

Red Painted Gustav

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Amigo Red Gustav.

Light Tan Cowhide

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Detail of box stitch pattern.

Painted Blue Gustav

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Showing the natural leather inner.

Black Dyed Gustav

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The popular black dyed Gustav with natural inner. Open end stitch pattern.

Natural Gustav

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Minimal stitch pattern, natural patina.