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Help me recreate this style: Blue faced Omega watch with red leather band.

Reevolving

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You can't replicate this style and this is not a "designer" watch.  Of course you can imitate this style, but trust me imitation is going to be just that: an attempt to look like something authentic while clearly not being it.

Well, here is my Frankenstein.
I am very pleased with the outcome, and look forward to years of use and abuse.

I elected to go with contrast stitching on the band, which I prefer over the Omega styling.
I put this combination together for under $100. (Watch, strap, clasp)

I'd like to thank Apollo for helping make this happen.

 
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Very nice. I thought, from a previous post that you were looking at a replica. I believe that's a Seiko, correct? (can't quite tell) A real Seiko is better than a fake anything. I have a couple Seiko Divers that I have beat the crap out of and they have held up like champs. Great value for the money. Nicely done.
 

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Very nice. I thought, from a previous post that you were looking at a replica. I believe that's a Seiko, correct? (can't quite tell) A real Seiko is better than a fake anything. I have a couple Seiko Divers that I have beat the crap out of and they have held up like champs. Great value for the money. Nicely done.

I believe that's a Seiko 5. Great movement. I have one of those.

Also great look! I might think about doing this myself!
 

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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.


Watch. $59
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002SSUQF6/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0033CQNEE/

Strap $20
http://www.strappedfortime.com/shop/item.aspx?itemid=207
http://www.strappedfortime.com/shop/item.aspx?itemid=206

Clasp $18
http://www.strappedfortime.com/shop/item.aspx?itemid=41

Watch toolkit $8
http://www.ebay.com/itm/330720681904?var=540061402184&
 
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Good job Reev. :slayer:
Let's see some close-up or larger pictures.
 

Gibonius

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Fake gator strap, too bad about that.
 

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I think these Seiko 5 would be about as ideal as possible, personally. It is 38MM with dark blue dial. SNX113. Is likely the watch I plan to use for my project.
 

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Reevolving, that is a brilliant idea, and I love the strap. After seeing this thread I'm considering getting a strap/clasp similar to yours and put it on this Invicta I own:

 

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How'bout this Seiko? It's 39mm/9mm ...a little bigger, but thinner than the other posted.


 

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