rivet band question November 30 2017 at 9:30 AM Buch (Login Yoram76) VRF Member from IP address 184.108.40.206
Have you ever heard about a 20mm elastic rivet band, with 58 endlinks, rivets as on a european band but no 7206 stamp, and usa clasp dated 71 ?
Does it exist or a Frankenstein ?
Thanks for the help Author Reply Robbe1675 (Login Robbe1675) VRF Member 220.127.116.11
Must be a Frankenband November 30 2017, 11:44 AM
Does it have small(USA) or wide (Swiss) middle links?
Are the links solid (Swiss)or hollow (USA)
7206s without that number do exist up to 1963, but certainly not 1971...
A picture would make things clear immediately! Ara M (Login daydatemonthchrono) VRF Member 18.104.22.168
Hi, early 7206 (non elastic) rivet bands don't have >>> November 30 2017, 1:19 PM
the 7206 stamp on the first link. The proper ref for swiss elastic is 6636
As for if it is US or Swiss band, the 3 elements of each link are the same size , whereas the Swiss band has the middle element on each link wider.
The clasp could have been replaced with a US type..
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