The title Commodore was first used at the end of the 17th century by the dutch navy. It was used for a captain in the navy in command of a squadron but without having the title of an admiral.
A commissioned officer in the navy formerly ranking above captain and below rear admiral and having an insignia of one star.

First Known Use: anno 1685

handcrafted from these materials:
braided genuine cow leather & stainless steel clasp, magnetic & safe lock
with different engravings

leather cord: width 10 mm; height 6 mm