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FS: Rare 1960s old stock Genuine Elephant bands black or brown

These are all 60-year-old vintage bands that exist as New Old Stock from the 1960s. There is sort of no point objecting to these as elephant trade, since they are old stock made legally during a time gone by and, if anything, take away from any market for newly made items from elephant. They exist. Let’s use them.

First up is an amazing old 16mm rare Long Length JB Champion South African Elephant strap in black with the pinpoint texture that made these bands famous back in the 1960s. A full inch longer than a regular strap. Measures 8 1/2 inches with the two pieces end to end, not counting the 16mm opening buckle. Pieces are 128/90mm. Priced at $225.

Then we also have these deployant clasp Genuine Elephant bands available in black or dark brown, with steel or yellow gold-plated clasps, to fit watches with strap sizes 11/16 or 3/4 inches (equivalent to 17.3mm-18mm or 19mm). Priced at $175. Email for pictures of the brown bands or more sizing information and photos. Priced at $175 each or 2 for $325 including U.S. shipping.

Putting one of these on an old watch will instantly transform it into having today's popular Dark Academia look.

Certain watch collectors are very fond of Genuine African Elephant watchbands because every one is unique with a different highly-textured skin pattern and they are incredibly durable. These are JB Champion USA new old stock bands from the 1960s. They're great to wear because they come with JB's famous sliding clasp mechanism that allows you to adjust the tension easily. Plus, they are long enough for even the largest wrists and it's easy to adjust these or even trim them as shown to fit small wrists. Each one comes perfectly preserved like a little time capsule in the original plastic box shown.


Thanks for looking, Bill

Shipping is $7.99 in the USA or $15.99 via Priority. International buyers email for a shipping quote.

Thanks for looking, Bill (Squinky)

Check out our Long Vintage Bands and Exotic Skin sections for more rare vintage watch straps. Most of these are unique items purchased from vintage NOS stock many years ago. We specialize in selling 100s of Exotic Skin watch bands made of genuine crocodile alligator shark caribou zebu bison deerskin water bison ostrich skin wild boar snakeskin sheepskin buffalo goat skin lizard camel and other Exotic Skins.

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