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Clasp has hit top and bottom links

  1. sean2k

    sean2k Jun 27, 2020

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    Hey guys I have a new shape omega seamaster it's only 16 months old and the clasp has hit the bottom and top links so much so you can see the silver underneath should be a Matt silver is there something wrong with it or is this how it goes after time not happy has it was £3k cheers Sean
     
  2. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jun 27, 2020

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    We can't think without big clear photos.
     
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  3. sean2k

    sean2k Jun 28, 2020 5:00am

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    The first link from the clasp either side mate
     
  4. Davidt

    Davidt Jun 28, 2020 5:19am

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    Pictures?
     
  5. Bugbait

    Bugbait Jun 28, 2020 5:24am

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    Sounds perfectly normal to me. It's metal overlapping metal, how else do you expect it to behave? These links will mark over time on ANY metal bracelet. Seen it on all my steel and titanium bracelets from various manufacturers.

    Pictures would help confirm this.
     
  6. sean2k

    sean2k Jun 28, 2020 5:32am

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    Trying to load a video up from my phone
     
  7. sean2k

    sean2k Jun 28, 2020 5:34am

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  8. sean2k

    sean2k Jun 28, 2020 5:34am

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    Either side of the clasp
     
  9. Davidt

    Davidt Jun 28, 2020 5:36am

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    Is that your watch or just random pictures off the internet?

    We're going to need to see the actual damage on your watch to give you any opinions.
     
  10. sean2k

    sean2k Jun 28, 2020 5:37am

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    OK lads I will get an other pic of my watch and load it up here later on cheers
     
  11. Omegafanman

    Omegafanman Jun 28, 2020 10:09am

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    It is funny - Back in the day everyone was seeing UFO's, Aliens, Big foot, Nessie the Loch Ness monster, Yeti, Fairies, Pixies .... and then all the phones got digital cameras and then video in short order … and it all seemed to just stop / no confirmed picture sightings. Maybe like the Yeti some watches are just camera shy. Also like the Yeti they are much discussed... but seldom seen :0)
     
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  12. Dsloan

    Dsloan Jun 28, 2020 11:37am

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    Obviously, Google and Apple's algorithms edit those out on behalf of the Trilateral Commission :D.
     
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  13. p4ul

    p4ul Jun 28, 2020 3:12pm

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    Sarcasm - lowest form of humour, highest form of wit.

    Are you missing a twin?
     
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  14. sean2k

    sean2k Jun 28, 2020 3:17pm

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    Here's the links
     
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  15. Donn Chambers

    Donn Chambers Jun 28, 2020 4:14pm

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    I don’t see how the clasp caused those marks. I think it is more likely from how you rest your hand when you are sitting at a desk — those are typical wear/scratch marks from the something rubbing against the brushed finish. Pretty typical for marks like these to appear on the clasp and links near the clasp when “desk diving.”
     
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  16. sean2k

    sean2k Jun 28, 2020 4:18pm

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    I am not an office guy I am a car valeter but never wear it for work just seems odd to me that's all lads
     
  17. Bugbait

    Bugbait Jun 28, 2020 4:43pm

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    Depending on the position of the clasp when worn on the wrist they could still be normal scuff marks from the inner middle of each end of the clasp. The clasp links on my X-33 titanium bracelet look worse and it's not even my daily wearer, although it has been many years since it has seen a full service.

    All of my metal watch bracelets have this wear to various extents and patterns.
     
  18. sean2k

    sean2k Jun 28, 2020 4:54pm

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    Ok cheers this is my first luxury watch that's all cheers for the info lads
     
  19. Bugbait

    Bugbait Jun 28, 2020 4:57pm

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    No problem. Just be aware that this can occur any time two materials are constantly rubbing against each other regardless of price or brand. The softer material will give way, or if they're the same or similar, both will.
     
  20. amfalconer

    amfalconer Jun 28, 2020 4:59pm

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    My Speedmaster bracelet has similar marks, it's the leading edge of the clasp rubbing against the links.

    Mine is much worse, despite minimal wear.