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By TLex JEANRICHARD plan on making a bit of a splash this summer with a specially engineered strap that combines the style and elegance of an alligator-skin strap with the water-resistance of a rubber divers strap.

They have partnered with Mestel, HEPIA (Geneva University of applied sciences - technology, architecture and landscape) and Agie Charmilles (part of Georg Fischer Machining Solutions) to create a brand new type of strap.

Made out of 100% rubber, the newly developed strap technology replicates the actual surface of alligator skin down to the tiniest detail, while offering complete water-proofness.

A special 3D scan was developed together with HEPIA that was capable of actually illustrate the look of alligator skin – and Agie Charmillles contributed with latest technological laser machines that could then reproduce the texture on this new kind of material and rubber strap.

Fitted with a folding clasp, the Rubbergator is the perfect choice for teaming with the AQUASCOPE with its polished and vertically satin-finished Stainless steel case, its circular satin-finished blue eloxed aluminum bezel, JR60 automatic movement and water-resistance to 300m; Aquascope owners are advised to snap one up for the summer! [JAPAN] [KIND SURF] [BOAT RACE]

1 comment:

  1. This new discovery will change the genuine alligator leather strap market, as soon as such product is available to other watch brands.