American Alligator Watch Band
Edn. 8 is the last available watch band from our limited run of 22 pieces.You will receive the exact watch band shown in the pictures.
Choose the specific watch band you would like to purchase using the dropdown. Each edition shown is a one-off and the exact watch band you will receive.
Handcrafted genuine American Alligator NATO style watch band. Made from wild caught Florida alligator. Different than the perfect skins of farm raised alligators used by many fashion brands. This military inspired band is a single cut of alligator that carries through the underside of the watch face. Designed so there is no stitching between the band and watch face that could give way while your out living life's greatest adventures. Our hybrid NATO design maintains a traditional leather keeper sewn in place on the band. No unnecessary metal loops to fuss with. Backed with vegetable tanned leather, hand dyed and sealed edges and machine stitched for a proper and lasting finish. Stainless steel buckle. This alligator hide is a dark brown (cordovan in direct sunlight) color. Handmade in the USA.
The History of the Leather Sunglass Strap
In the summer of 2009 on a trip to Nantucket for the Figawi sailing race our founder Chris Necklas found himself looking for a higher quality, more durable sunglass strap. Unable to find anyone making them, and with frayed "Croakies" in hand, he set out to create his own. The concept seemed simple, why not a leather sunglass strap?
Fortunate enough to gain the mentorship of Frank Clegg, Chris began learning the leather craft. Countless nights and weekends were spent in Frank's shop working on what would become the first leather sunglass strap.
Now over 10 years later Sounder Goods is a small business manufacturing the finest sunglass straps in the world, along with other well crafted adventure accessories, right here in Massachusetts. We hope Sounders Original Leather Sunglass Straps serve you well in your pursuits of sport & leisure.
What Makes our Goods Sounder
Over time we have expanded our offering to other quality made items to support life's everyday adventures. Timeless style combined with American made quality are what make our goods Sounder. We offer a lifetime satisfaction guarantee on everything we offer. If for any reason you are not fully satisfied with your purchase just let us know and we will make it right or offer you a full refund.
Thank you for your support! - Chris
We offer lifetime recrafting and replacement on all of our sunglass straps. It's part of what makes our goods Sounder.