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Old 30 July 2020, 02:00 AM   #1
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Replacement Oystersteel links

Good day all,

Apologies in advance if this topic has been covered several times already. I assume it has, alas I was not able to find any threads using the search function.

I guess my question is pretty self explanatory given the thread title. Can you get replacement Oystersteel bracelet links? I'm guessing this is a type "yes but there's a catch" type answer?

I damaged my 116610LV a while back. I had it polished at my AD. But it's just not quite the same. Even to the naked eye there's a big difference (the damage/polish only happened on one side). They did a good job and all but it did get a bad knock beforehand.

Any and all advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 30 July 2020, 05:44 AM   #2
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You can get additional replaceable bracelet links from most Dealers.

If you are talking about the actual set-half, the answer is no. These halves are considered complete units and sold as such, or as a new bracelet.

Options would be one of the excellent shops that refinish/repair bracelets. They are able to take most bracelets apart and repair or replace the links they contain. Rolliworks, for example, in the Bay Area, CA, and Classic Watches in Hong Kong.
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Old 30 July 2020, 06:22 AM   #3
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You can get additional replaceable bracelet links from most Dealers.

If you are talking about the actual set-half, the answer is no. These halves are considered complete units and sold as such, or as a new bracelet.

Options would be one of the excellent shops that refinish/repair bracelets. They are able to take most bracelets apart and repair or replace the links they contain. Rolliworks, for example, in the Bay Area, CA, and Classic Watches in Hong Kong.
OK thanks. Yes, for the life of me I still don't know what happened or how but every link on the 12 o clock side was damaged. Miraculously the case and link were unscathed.

I'll look up the repair merchants you mentioned. Thanks again.
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OK thanks. Yes, for the life of me I still don't know what happened or how but every link on the 12 o clock side was damaged. Miraculously the case and link were unscathed.

I'll look up the repair merchants you mentioned. Thanks again.
Classic Watch Repair (Michael Young) Hong Kong, and Rolliworks, Campbell Ca., USA

I'm sure that there are others, but these get most mention on the forum
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