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...
HIMALAYA 35 MM LIONEL TERRAYMADE IN FRANCE
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Made in France - Besançon
This new Himalaya "Lionel TERRAY" has the good idea of combining trend and endurance. Clean and reliable vintage model acclaimed by all enthusiasts of perfection.
A French history
The “Himalaya” watch is a flagship model of the Lip collection of yesterday and today. Produced from 1954 to 1973, various models bearing this name were put on the market. The particularity of this watch will be to accompany the sporting challenges of the time and in particular those of explorer mountaineers such as Maurice Herzog.
A Himalaya watch was also offered at the time to the best sportsman of the day during the Tour de France and all the promotion of the model rested on its great reliability and its robustness to any test.