Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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Another look for my RAF Battle of Britain C5. Not too keen on 18mm straps so thought to beef it up a little with this vintage look bund style strap.

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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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I agree. The B of B screams for a vintage strap. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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Looks good, Alpha, and probably quite authentic? :clap: :clap:
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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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It looks great...just not my style.

It certainly beefs it up a bunch. :)
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Not for me. But it does look old. It looks like what Robin Hood would have worn if he had a watch. :lol:
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The bund is not my style (on my small wrist it would look like the watch was eating my arm), but that does look good. I'm very impressed with the distressed leather look. I'd wear that strap without the pad on the C5A.
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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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Cn i ask where did you lurchase that strap?
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ianblyth wrote:Not for me. But it does look old. It looks like what Robin Hood would have worn if he had a watch. :lol:
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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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Linedw wrote:Cn i ask where did you lurchase that strap?
There you go http://www.watch-band-center.com/watchs ... r-18m.html
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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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Thanks for the link for the watch strap..ive got a c5 aviator n the way and will probably want a new strap
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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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I don't like the feel of those wide straps when I tried one.
However, it looks really great with your B of B
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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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An update to this strap, because of the thickness of the pad the stap was on the last hole. So I trimmed the pad down to fit the shape of the watch and reduced the pad length, the strap now does up to the third hole.

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That strap really suits that watch. :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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Are these still available?
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Re: Vintage look for RAF B of B C5

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jrpippen wrote:Are these still available?
Do you mean the watch or the strap? The watch is http://www.christopherward.co.uk/men/av ... -bb70.html
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