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The Skylab '73 IVA Strap by HAVESTON Straps, 20mm or 22mm

  • Inspired by retro 70s Skylab crew photos of the orange Intra Vehicular Activity suits. Adjusted to overlap with the subsequent brighter "pumpkin" shuttle suits.
    Comprises a deep orange nylon exterior with black hook/ loop lining and contrasting white mission patch icon and historical tribute markings. Launched in 1973, Skylab was the first US space station and operated for 24 weeks. Like the early Redstone rocket steps into manned space flight, it utilised pre-existing and adapted Saturn V rocket sections from the Apollo era to achieve a stable orbital laboratory and represented a conceptual "springboard" to explore beyond. Based on retro 70s photos of the orange toned crew suits worn for Intra Vehicular Activity, while adjusted to overlap with the subsequent brighter "pumpkin" shuttle suits. A similar tone can also be seen on the SK-1 Gagarin suit of 1961.
    LAYOUT:A full-length webbing lining equips the IVA watch strap with uniform structure and support, while a high grip rubber locking keeper ensures a highly secure mounting (spare also included). Retaining the security of a one-piece layout to protect against watch case spring-bar failure, the IVA watch strap itself is spring-bar free and utilizes a robust bead-blasted hoop buckle making it a highly secure mission tool. Shorter than the traditional externally mounted EVA strap, the HAV-IVA is engineered for enhanced functionality, comfort and aesthetics, while crossing over with, and making a very capable dive strap.

    With its double-layer construction and hook/ loop nature, the HAV-IVA line has a higher side profile than Haveston other straps.
    For watches with a limited spring bar to case clearance, install bars over the watch strap, or consider curved bars. Do not force strap through, as this may deteriorate strap, bars and case.

    Watch Bands Lookbook demo watches by Strapcode: Seiko Prospex Thailand Limited SPB029J1 Silver Sumo 200m Diver, Seiko International Edition Prospex Sumo Automatic SPB125J1, IWC Big Pilot watch 5002 46mm 7 Day Power Reserve, Bell & Ross Heritage BR123-95-SC
  • Item no. : 20B20BZZ00N9J014 / 22B22BZZ00N9J014
    Brand Name: HAVESTON
    Lug width: 20mm or 22mm
    Buckle size: 20mm or 22mm
    Buckle Include: Not applicable
    Buckle type / Finish: One loop / Bead Blasted
    Wrist Size Range: Overall 290mm, Wearer Fit : 160mm - 210mm / 6.25"- 8.3"
    Thickness: 1.6mm - 2.5mm
    Spring bar hole dia.: Not applicable
    Design to fit : All watches with 20mm or 22mm lug width
    Material: Dense weave nylon/ hook & loop
    Color / Finish: Orange Nylon, Black ' Hooks & loops'
    Stitches color : Grey
    Lining material: Black Dense weave nylon
    Adjustment type: Hook-and-loop fastener, approximate 200mm 'loops' length
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