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C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by ondris » Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:18 pm

Hello all,

I have a C60 Bronze waiting in it's box until my birthday, and I am looking for a leather strap as the watch is currently on the blue hybrid one.

Just wanted to have your suggestions as of stye and colors.
Your brand recommendations are also welcome.

Initially i was searching for a brown tone strap, but I might also go with a blue / navy color.

As a test I photoshopped this: A blue strap with havana loops and stitching.

What do you think? Is it too "bright"?

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:48 pm

If you can match the blue of the dial, it should look fine.

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by ondris » Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:09 am

Thank you Guy,

Yes a darker blue will look good.

Would you stick with "havana" stitching and loops, or better with a white stitching and blue loops?

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by Lavaine » Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:18 am

I like the idea, but I agree that the blue needs to be a closer match to the dial. As for the stitching and keepers, I'd consider going a little darker, closer the the colour that you will see as the bronze patinas.
*Edit* I'm thinking something closer to this brown leather that I have mine on currently:

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by ondris » Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:24 am

This dark blue might match with the dial I think:

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by Paul Drawmer » Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:30 am

Oooh wassat strap?
There's always time for one more.

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by ondris » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:05 am

Both straps i posted here are made by MANSAREA.

They have a website +ebay and etsy store.

They have a lot of good looking models.

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:00 am

ondris wrote:Thank you Guy,

Yes a darker blue will look good.

Would you stick with "havana" stitching and loops, or better with a white stitching and blue loops?
I'd try and stick to Havana stitching to go with the case; go darker remembering the case will patina up.

As for Mansarea, top notch find. My go to for unusual/custom straps.

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by ondris » Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:00 pm

Just sent an e-mail to Mansarea, so I can see if they can make a dark blue strap with loops and stitching a little bit darker than the ones in my first post.

Also, I havn't worn the watch yet so I don't really know what thickness I can go with the straps.
3.5 / 4mm is too thick?

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by Danbailey007 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:02 pm

I've got the CW vintage brown leather and the blue canvas for mine, it generally stays on the blue or goes onto different NATO straps as I like to chop and change.
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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by ondris » Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:31 am

So a few weeks ago I received my custom strap made by Klevlin Leather Goods, and only yesterday I put It on my C60Bronze.
So I thought I could share some pictures :)

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by Leon O » Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:35 am

Looks great!! I think the color of the threading will go nicely the indices.

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Re: C60 Bronze Strap suggestions

Post by ondris » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:53 pm

Yes i confirm it matches with the indexes quite well:
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