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Old 3 May 2010, 12:10 AM   #1
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Where to buy.. 116139 end links to add a leather strap to my 116234 Datejust.. Pics

Hi guys,

As the title suggests, I am looking at adding a leather strap to my new SS/WG Datejust 116234 to freshen it up a little from the Jubilee bracelet.

However, I would rather attach them via end links like the solid gold 116139 Datejusts (see below) for that clean look with no gaps in between the band and lugs/case.

Has anyone done this, or have images? And, does anyone know where I can get some (if on TRF, please suggest a member if possible ). Are they only available in WG (if so, at what estimated cost) or are aftermarket steel ones availalble? (I think I saw one of the daytona guys on here buy a leather strap and steel end link set for their Daytona recently).

Thanks guys, see pics below for what I am wanting to do (pics are borrowed and property of their respective owners)

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What i'm looking to do (obviously wouldnt transform into a WG case! ):


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Old 3 May 2010, 12:13 AM   #2
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I am fairly sure they wont fit. The case is drilled a bit different on the 18K Date-just and the 18K Daytona with a leather strap. There might be an aftermarket solution you could use.

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Old 3 May 2010, 12:17 AM   #3
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That is interesting insight Eddie, thanks for this. Anyone else heard similar?
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Old 3 May 2010, 05:05 AM   #4
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the endlinks on Daytonas and the WG Datejusts are part of the case, they are not part of the strap. Without the machine work to fit the endlink under the bezel, it will not work.........

BezelEndLinksOff.jpg

Tudor endlinks for straps use a separate drilled spring-bar hole and may be an easier solution..
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Thanks Larry, didnt know that this was the case..

Anyone know where I could pick up some Tudor end links then?
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Waking up an old thread, so can I fit the rather end links from Tudor on a36mm datejust?

If so, then I would want to buy one..
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