Breaking News...the real James Bond Nato Strap !

May 06, 2009,09:32 AM

For years, watch enthusiasts have been buying Bond NATO nylon straps that bear very little resemblance to the strap used in the film. Now, with Blue Ray and HD televisions, we finally know the real pattern used in the watch strap worn by Commander Bond.

So thanks Jim Cameron (Camfam) !!

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And be sure to buy only .....

 By: SuitbertW : May 6th, 2009-09:39
....the original 16mm width as well ) Suitbert

Fantastic !!!

 By: MdV : May 7th, 2009-02:44
It was in the air for some time but glad it has landed ! Ordered a couple already, and yes, included is the smallest 18mm ! cheers, mark

Of course it is good to know... I will continue seeking for

 By: PoyFR : May 6th, 2009-11:51
the Bond Nato strap as if I never saw this one ;-) Yuke! Many thanks for sharing this info.

Wow, nice pic, Jeff...

 By: E.J. : May 6th, 2009-13:31
the technology makes miracles! What a watch... superb! As i see in the pic, this strap must be a 16mm, more or less.... curious. thanks for the breaking news!. Best emilio.


 By: MiniCooper : May 6th, 2009-16:52
I am not a rolex fan, this is a great watch cheers


 By: dxboon : May 6th, 2009-17:03
James Bond's watch strap! The height of cool, as far as I'm concerned. Of course, I'm a Bond fanatic, so I might be biased! Cheers, Daos

I've seen the discussions...

 By: BDLJ : May 6th, 2009-20:52
...concerning Commander Bond's watch strap on other fora. I am still not 100% convinced of the colours of either this or the usual "Bond" NATOs. In any case, the strap colours don't represent anything (such as Naval branch) so in the end, you're watch ban... 

Cubby Broccoli gave Sean Connery his personal watch to use in the movie

 By: mrsnak : May 19th, 2009-08:00
Have not heard anything about where the strap came from. I had always assumed it was for a smaller military issue watch, since given the reasonable attention to detail that took place for that film, I can't imagine that this was not military/professional ...