Is there a stainles steel bracelet for the connected?

  1. jamesbizs

    jamesbizs Aug 21, 2019

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    I bought a well priced stainless bracelet. But I can't seem to find any models that have this... If it's a fake, it is 99.9% perfect. I'm a bit confused here tho.
     
  2. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Aug 21, 2019

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    There are only two bracelets for the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45: titanium, and black ceramic. These are pictures of the titanium bracelet:

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    And these are the two bracelets: titanium, and black ceramic:
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  3. jamesbizs

    jamesbizs Aug 22, 2019

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  4. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Aug 23, 2019

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    This seems the titanium bracelet BF0609 for the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 41, the smaller (41mm case) of the two Connected Modular versions (the bracelets of my previous post are for the 45mm model)... because I never saw a stainless steel bracelet for this watch, just titanium, as you can see in the TH website:

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    You can find this bracelet here:
    https://www.tagheuer.com/en-us/watches/tag-heuer-connected/accessories-and-straps

    The buckle of the 45mm version says “titanium”... I don’t know why the buckle of this 41 bracelet at ebay says “stainless steel” ::confused2:: Maybe is it just the buckle and the rest is titanium? or maybe is it a fake? The blue plastic wrap seems fine
     
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  5. jamesbizs

    jamesbizs Aug 23, 2019

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    The entire bracelet is stainless. He apparently bought it from the same person I did. From the looks of it. Too many good fakes out there tho. But they all have something wrong, if you look hard enough. Just gotta make sure that the detail you notice, is something wrong, and not just something tag decided to do. This bracelet doesn’t have a clasp number. Which I’ve seen tag Heuer do sometimes, for some reason, on replacement parts. But everything else? Matches the titanium bracelet I have exactly. It also matches a stainless bracelet I have for the Carreras, minus the end links of course, BUT, like the connected, the sides are brushed to match the rest of the link, and not polished. It’s just freaken weird, I tell you!
     
  6. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Aug 23, 2019

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    So the counterfeiters are already using the blue plastic wrap too... because this stainless steel bracelet is a good fake, but it’s a fake!

    This is the only picture I have found from the back of the original BF0609 bracelet for the TH CM41
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    And these are pictures from that fake stainless steel bracelet for sale at ebay. Even with the low quality of the pictures, you can spot some differences:
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    Also this information from the seller is false:

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    because the original bracelet costs $760 new from TAG, but lt’s TITANIUM not Stainless Steel!
     
  7. jamesbizs

    jamesbizs Aug 23, 2019

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    I'll take some pics for you for comparison. When I get a chance. The slight differences you're seeing, are the differences between titanium and steel. Titanium is lighter, and tends to be more brittle, so they have to reinforce certain spots with a more hardened version.

    As far as the sellers information. It's false, yes, but because he's ignorant. he bought it from a guy that said those things. Never attribute malice to what is most likely ignorance. :).
     
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    jamesbizs Aug 23, 2019

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  9. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Aug 23, 2019

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    So, what’s the explanation? ::confused2::

    Is this a real TH stainless steel bracelet for some other TH model that has been -custom- adapted for the Connected Modular 41? Or is it a complete fake? Or is it a prototype? Because I never saw a stainless steel bracelet for the Connected from the factory, just the titanium bracelet (41 and 45 versions) and the black ceramic bracelet (just for the 45)
     
  10. jamesbizs

    jamesbizs Aug 23, 2019

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    I was hoping one of you would know... Possibly a prototype. Tag heuer does do that. I've seen some real weird things from Tag Heuer. Just not sure what they were going for here... And how the seller managed to get two of them.

    If this is fake lol I give up and I'm getting out of the business of selling Tag Heuer...
     
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