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help with a new band for my special old Seamaster

  1. Ravineman

    Ravineman Nov 29, 2017

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    This was my dads watch that he bought new. Its a crappy picture but the case is gold plated that's chipped a bit, and face is a gold linen dial. My dad gave it to me 40 years ago and it's on my wrist more than any watch I own. The band is old and tired and needs to be replaced. I fear it may break and I could lose it. It's been on a black leather strap for its entire life, even when my dad wore it, and it looks great that way but ... looking for a change

    I don't want a gold bracelet on this watch as I have other dress watches, and I want to consider an alternative to another black leather band. Can anyone make a suggestion on what options would look good on this watch.

    Thanks everyone in advance for any help / input
     
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  2. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Nov 29, 2017

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  3. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Nov 29, 2017

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  4. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Nov 29, 2017

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    What does that mean? They have 5 pages of 18mm (I assume that's what the OP is looking for).
     
  5. UncleBuck

    UncleBuck understands the decision making hierarchy Nov 29, 2017

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    A classic like that would go well with most strap materials and colors!

    Black, burgundy or brown are more formal but I keep going back to the lighter, natural for most times.
    This has been my daily wearer for years on it's favorite strap (by Kelaran).

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  6. Ravineman

    Ravineman Nov 29, 2017

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  7. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Nov 29, 2017

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    You need friends in the US.
     
  8. Ravineman

    Ravineman Nov 29, 2017

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    looks very nice. Never even considered this but I definitely like yours ! Thanks

    Edit on a second look, my watch is much a deeper yellow colour than yours. Not sure your band would look as good on my watch as it does on yours.
     
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  9. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Nov 29, 2017

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    Black or dark grey perlon, if you wanted no animal hide.
     
  10. Ravineman

    Ravineman Nov 29, 2017

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    Very interesting option. Thanks for the suggestion. First time seeing this ( thanks Google )
     
  11. Spruce

    Spruce Nov 30, 2017

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    I’ve fallen for lizard. F6E34CC4-C567-4E3A-AE91-CFB41A556136.jpeg 482BB409-08C8-469E-9C12-C6BCBBEB5A3F.jpeg
     
  12. habrisbane

    habrisbane Nov 30, 2017

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    hirsch band.