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post #1981 of 4907

post #1982 of 4907
Really nice. Is that CWC? (can't make it out)
post #1983 of 4907

Thanks, yes indeed. The band is a replacement, forgot where i got it, but the hardware on it is black oxide. 

post #1984 of 4907

Thanks for the input earlier in the thread guys, after going shopping the sales person led me to this little beauty rather than the other two. Going to end up costing me less than a $100, which is always nice. There should be no problem dressing this one with a suit right (the original purpose of the watch, though this one is more versatile than what I was looking at before)? Thanks for the input.


post #1985 of 4907

I am sure there are a ton of these, but here is my real poor man's watch.  I possibly should have picked a more pleasing angle for the picture.





post #1986 of 4907

i like the strap. where'd you get that from

post #1987 of 4907
Nice looking Timex and strap. Total cost?
post #1988 of 4907

I got the strap from www.watch-band-center.com.  It came to about $27 shipped to the U.S.  The watch itself was $29.50 shipped from Amazon.  


The strap site had a really great selection, the strap itself is made in Germany by Graf, who I hadn't heard of before.  It was my first encounter with "box calf" leather.

post #1989 of 4907
Originally Posted by Khayembii Communique View Post

What model is this?

Sorry for the late response. The model is ER24005W - "Bambino" (Iame name...yeah I know)
post #1990 of 4907

post #1991 of 4907
My Aeromatic with a Stowa strap


post #1992 of 4907
Well, here is my Frankenstein.
I put this combination together for under $100. (Watch, strap, clasp)

I elected to go with contrast stitching on the band. Looks smashing.
I am very pleased with the outcome, and look forward to years of use and abuse.

Edited by Reevolving - 9/8/12 at 3:22pm
post #1993 of 4907

Holy cow, man!!!! Nice job!!! What model Seiko 5 is that?

post #1994 of 4907
Nicely done.

post #1995 of 4907

Nice. Very nice.

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