The Classic GL831 Rubber Strap (Olive Drab) in 20mm and 22mm--Defect
[Please Note: These are on clearance because of a manufacturer defect (see pictures). There is a small gap at the end where the spring bar is visible. So, I will try to unload these at a discount and try again!]
Arguably the greatest (and most comfortable) diver strap Seiko ever made was the GL-831. It was the stock strap that came with the 6306 and 6309 divers, as well as H558 "Arnie" and the 7548 quartz diver, among others. Fans have been raving about them for decades. Today they are hard to find because many got stiff over the years and began to crack in all the wrong places.
It has been my dream to recreate this iconic strap and make it as close to the original as possible. I believe I have met this challenge, with a couple of minor changes. I made it slightly thinner and more flexible (like the original gets when exposed to warm temperatures).
It measures approximately 78mm x 130mm, so it is not absurdly long like many of today's rubber straps. Compatible with most 22mm diver watches. Comes with a pair of 2.5mm "fat boy" spring bars.
If you are one of those guys who likes to wear a tight strap, you need to get this one! No breaking-in time necessary. If you like a daily wearer and have been looking for a comfortable strap that has the classic diver look, you have found it.
What's included: One rubber strap with buckle, one pair of 2.5mm "Fat Boy" spring bars. If you plan to wear this on a non-diver, please mention it in the notes and I will exchange these for the custom spring bars.
22mm STANDARD: 78mm x 130mm
22mm SHORT: 74mm x 124mm
20mm (one length only) 78mm x 128mm
You can also purchase BLACK HARDWARE that is compatible with this strap. See the link or dropdown menu.