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Correct bracelet for my 145.022-68 Speedmaster

  1. 405

    405 Nov 8, 2019

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    I am researching which is the correct style bracelet for my 145.022-68 "Transitional" reference Speedmaster. It is a 2655xxx serial.

    I have seen conflicting info showing 1039/516 and 1116/575 bracelet/end link type for this generation Speedmaster. Can anyone tell me which is the correct bracelet style for my watch? Were both of these bracelet options offered on a -68 Speedmaster?

    I am thinking the Extract of the Archives certificate I am waiting on for my Speedmaster will tell me this info. But I am not keeping my hopes up as many extracts I have seen show the bracelet category as "Not Mentioned".
     
  2. kingsrider

    kingsrider Thank you Sir! May I have another? Nov 8, 2019

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    Pretty sure it is a 1039/516 with a date range of 68-70
     
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  3. Fatcat

    Fatcat Nov 8, 2019

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    1039/516 for shure should be a 1/69 2/69 maybe 3/69
     
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  4. 405

    405 Nov 8, 2019

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    Thanks for the input. According to the ilovemyspeedmaster.com production date query my serial is predicting an extract of March 1969.
     
  5. ndgal

    ndgal Nov 9, 2019

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    This
     
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  6. 405

    405 Nov 15, 2019

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    If anyone has one of these for sale I am on the search for a 1039/516 in great condition! Thank you.
     
  7. kingsrider

    kingsrider Thank you Sir! May I have another? Nov 15, 2019

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    What is your budget?
     
  8. 405

    405 Nov 16, 2019

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    I sent you a PM.
     
  9. kingsrider

    kingsrider Thank you Sir! May I have another? Nov 17, 2019

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    I got it. I don't have a bracelet, but knowing your budget now, I will keep an eye for you. I am always looking for deals when it comes to bracelets. I put my 2/68 together for about $1200 it took a while but it can be done.
     
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  10. 405

    405 Nov 17, 2019

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    Thank you, I appreciate the help!