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AUTHENTIC TROPIC SWISS MADE NOS RUBBER STRAPS
Tropic watch bands. The original waterproof watch strap and extremely rare items to find any more in the most soughtafter sizes and styles.
I have found a small amount of genuine Tropic-signed perforated, big holes and Tropic 2000 slotted straps. These are some of the best quality waterproof straps ever produced. Made in Switzerland.
A rare opportunity to fit your vintage or newer watch with an NOS black rubber 1960s/70s Tropic strap the way many dive, chronograph and other watches were sold at the time.
These 19mm ones will work on many 18mm to 20mm watches.
19MM PERFORATED STYLE – PRICE $49.95
NOS Tropic straight ends vintage NOS dive strap in black waffle finish with the small holes. Signed on back “Tropic Swiss Made 19mm Mod. Dep.” bearing stock number 22510. Buckle signed on back “INOX” for stainless steel. Buckle end is 16mm if you have a branded buckle to substitute. Single sliding strap keeper. Standard length measuring a generous 7 3/4 inches placed end to end NOT counting the buckle. These are high-quality straps that are 4mm thick where the strap meets the watch. Very pliable rubber for a comfortable fit.
19MM BIG HOLES STYLE – PRICE $49.95
24MM BIG HOLES STYLE – PRICE $59.95
NOS Tropic Sport big holes signed black rubber straps with 19mm or 24mm ends. Rubber has a nice slightly textured finish. These are high-quality straps that are 5mm thick where the strap meets the watch. Buckle signed on back INOX for stainless steel. Single sliding strap keeper. Standard length measuring 7 1/2 inches long placed end to end NOT counting the buckle. Strap buckle end is 16mm if you have a branded buckle to substitute. Thick but pliable rubber that is really comfortable to wear.
22MM SLOTTED TROPIC 2000 STYLE – PRICE $49.95
Genuine Tropic 22mm strap in black rubber with slots and very unique faceted features. One of the coolest Tropic waterproof watch strap styles they ever made. These are NOS 1960s/70s straps that will really give a new look to your dive watch, chronograph or military watch style. An extremely rare New Old Stock 22mm black rubber Tropic strap with straight ends. Signed Tropic 2000 Mod. Dep. Swiss Made Waterproof with stock number 24022. This strap is 4mm thick where it meets the watch! Nice thick but very pliable and duable rubber with the waffle finish. Buckle end of strap measures 16mm if you want to substitute a signed Breitling or Heuer watch buckle on this the 16mm buckle size is the most common. Large 2mm spring bar holes. Single sliding faceted style keeper matches the angles of the watch. Standard length measuring a generous 7 1/2 inches placed end to end NOT counting the buckle.
Supply of these straps is very limited.
BUY ANY TWO FOR $95 including FREE U.S. shipping with tracking.
Otherwise, U.S. buyers add $1.95 for shipping one strap in the United States. USPS Priority shipping is $5.25.
Canadian buyers add $2.95 for shipping one strap via Air Mail shipping. Other international buyers add $7.75 for USPS Global Priority international shipping or $25 if you want Global Express EMS with insurance and tracking.
Paypal or mail payments by check or money order accepted.
I have many references here.
If you are looking for other styles or sizes of genuine signed Tropic straps, please email me. I have other Tropic styles in stock up to size 24mm in various sizes and colors, including Tropic types in 20mm black that just arrived.
Thanks - Bill Mahoney