The NATO strap was developed in the 1960s, when the British Ministry of Defence was looking for a resistant strap to equip its army's endowment watches. This military origin still resonates in its name (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, NATO in French) which refers to its NATO G10 inventory code. Smooth black genuine bovine leather strap Chrome plated...
GDG 35 MM JUNE 6, 1944GDG 35 MM JUNE 6, 1944
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Made in France - Besançon
In designing this watch, Lip reminds us that quality and distinction are accessible to everyone.
A French history
After his trip to the United States, Fred Lip returned to Europe convinced of the future of electric watches. The prototype of the world's first electric wristwatch was presented in 1952 at the Paris Academy of Sciences. This innovation represents "a masterpiece of timing and quality". The watch equipped with the revolutionary R27 movement was launched in 1958. Fred Lip is proud to offer this watch to General de Gaulle and then to General Eisenhower.