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Throw that AT on leather!
Honestly have never even considered that. lol Just googled some images and they do look nice on leather. Any places you recommend to purchase a nice leather strap?

edit- what I found online that I think looks good



I found this strap online.

are leather straps really that expensive?
edit2- seems that website is just overcharging. Will go inquire about a strap next time I'm near an Omega retailer.
 
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Honestly have never even considered that. lol Just googled some images and they do look nice on leather. Any places you recommend to purchase a nice leather strap?

edit- what I found online that I think looks good



I found this strap online.

are leather straps really that expensive?
I have posted a pic or two of mine on leather in this thread. I have a Shell cordovan strap from HODINKEE that was expensive but less than half what you posted.
 

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Honestly have never even considered that. lol Just googled some images and they do look nice on leather. Any places you recommend to purchase a nice leather strap?

edit- what I found online that I think looks good



I found this strap online.

are leather straps really that expensive?
Omega straps usually go for $250-$300 and that’s without the deployant or pin buckle which adds another $50 or $250 on top of the strap.
 

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Omega straps usually go for $250-$300 and that’s without the deployant or pin buckle which adds another $50 or $250 on top of the strap.
That strap I linked adds on an extra $445 for the buckle..so you're spending over $800 basically. idk what's up with that listing haha. The Hodinkee would have to be the way to go.
 

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That strap I linked adds on an extra $445 for the buckle..so you're spending over $800 basically. idk what's up with that listing haha. The Hodinkee would have to be the way to go.
Go to an Omega boutique. Calfskin straps don’t cost $445. That place is just overcharging.
 

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What do you all think about this "homage" to the legendary Universal Geneve Big Eye chronograph? Opinions on this watch are burning up the watch internet. To me, it's a little too dead on to the original.
 

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What do you all think about this "homage" to the legendary Universal Geneve Big Eye chronograph? Opinions on this watch are burning up the watch internet. To me, it's a little too dead on to the original.
Interesting that they call it "inspired" by the Universal, when it looks to me to be a Invicta style copy. I think you called it right. Hodinkee has really turned to shit since they started selling watches.
 

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What do you all think about this "homage" to the legendary Universal Geneve Big Eye chronograph? Opinions on this watch are burning up the watch internet. To me, it's a little too dead on to the original.
I was thinking $1k max based on the specs and lack of originality. $3.5k is a joke. It is a nice looking watch but I'd feel like I was wearing a fraud.
 

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The recent Massena Habring was much better.
 

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Honestly have never even considered that. lol Just googled some images and they do look nice on leather. Any places you recommend to purchase a nice leather strap?

edit- what I found online that I think looks good



I found this strap online.

are leather straps really that expensive?
edit2- seems that website is just overcharging. Will go inquire about a strap next time I'm near an Omega retailer.
We can make one to fit the deployant clasp and we have a ton of options for leather on hand. Happy to help.

-DL
 

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We can make one to fit the deployant clasp and we have a ton of options for leather on hand. Happy to help.

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Appreciate that. Just looked thru your selection, and you have a lot of nice straps. Do you think the Tan Pebble color most closely resembles the one above?
 

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Appreciate that. Just looked thru your selection, and you have a lot of nice straps. Do you think the Tan Pebble color most closely resembles the one above?
I think the Brown Buttero would be the closest, however I think moving this to a private message would be best, I do not want to hijack the watch talk with strap talk.

My Gallet today for good measure:
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-DL
 

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