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  1. RockBurner

    RockBurner Apr 11, 2020

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    I'm currently sporting my Tag Heuer 844/5 on a cheap metal bracelet that I found on Amazon.
    For reference: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Polish-Shinning-Silver-Stainless-Release/dp/B076LYWFBH

    Obviously this is sacrilege and I throw myself on your mercy.

    However, this is the style of strap that I prefer, I don't like NATO, leather, or rubber straps, (I don't like the way they trap and retain water if they get wet), and I'm not a huge fan of the original "jubilee" type strap, or the "shark-mesh" metal straps.

    My current cheap chinese strap isn't very good (the second, "locking" clip keeps falling open, and it "feels" cheap). I also don't particularly like the unlocking mechanism where two "buttons" protrude from the sides of the clasp, (but I can live with that if needed)

    So, given that we're currently in lockdown, and visiting a jewellers is hardly "essential travel" (if any were even open), can anyone recommend either an actual strap, or a good online source for a strap (UK preferred), that would be an "oyster" type and suit the 1000 series nicely.

    Unfortunately I mislaid the original jubilee strap (with the pin covers) many years ago, (I've had this watch from new).
     
  2. imagwai

    imagwai Apr 11, 2020

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  3. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Apr 11, 2020

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    Obviously I would try to find the original bracelet ;)... this was discussed also in this other thread. Maybe it could be useful for you:

    https://forums.calibre11.com/threads/bracelet-for-844-5.54944/

    I easily found the original bracelet for my 6000 Senna in my usual AD, at a very reasonable price. So you could ask your AD, and maybe you have better price than expected :thumbsup:
     
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  4. RockBurner

    RockBurner Apr 12, 2020

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    Thats weird, that copy of the catalogue page actually shows two different crown styles!
     
  5. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Apr 12, 2020

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    If you mean the lower picture, it could be a shadow, so an optical effect because of the picture
     
  6. RockBurner

    RockBurner Apr 12, 2020

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    I was actually referring to the 2 top photos.
    The left photo has a crown with medium fine ridges and a shouldered profile. The right photo is fine ridges and a domed crown!
    I know they're different models, but it's obvious that Tag at the time weren't being very consistent!
     
  7. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Apr 12, 2020

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    I assume left model is lady’s version, with quite different size from right model (gen’s size), so it could be expected some differences in their designs
     
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  8. RockBurner

    RockBurner Apr 22, 2020

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    I've found a 2000 series bracelet on eBay which although not correct for the watch is at least a TH strap and 20mm.
    I'm tempted even though it's £115.