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New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by PGERRITY » Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:32 pm

Got a shipment in from the Omega Boutique in King of Prussia. The bracelet on my Speedy (newer bracelet with screw links) was either too tight or too loose, which was annoying because it became uncomfortable to wear. When I called the Omega Boutique the sales person knew right away what I needed and had the clasp and end-links in stock. She told me that they do the conversion quite often in the store. If it’s so common it makes me ask why Omega hasn’t caught on yet and done the adjustable clasp on all models. It only makes sense if it’s something done soooo often to their watches.. Well, after $111 for the clasp and $61 a piece for the end-links, it’s a perfect fit. The clasp is bigger and slightly bulkier, but still looks great.
If anyone needs to do this, here are the part numbers:
Clasp: 117STZ001154
End links: 11STZ000015
My bracelet: STZ004195-6

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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by pbj204 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:41 pm

Great upgrade!

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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by CGSshorty » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:02 pm

I did the same for the PO. It’s a great and inexpensive upgrade. It cost less than $100 for the PO.
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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by CGSshorty » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:03 pm

I did the same for the PO. It’s a great and inexpensive upgrade. It cost less than $100 for the PO.
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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by PGERRITY » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:15 pm

It’s a no brainer! I was expecting Rolex prices for the clasp, $111 is excellent


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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by raf42 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:37 pm

Excellent. I did the same thing for my PO and Speedy and it's a major upgrade. Agree, they should should make it the default. Who does not want a little adjustability on the fly with a bracelet which is often hard to get "right"? The fact that Omega makes it so inexpensive and available is also great. Just a tiny clasp can be many times more expensive for lots of brands.

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Post by hoppyjr » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:52 pm

Perfect.

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Post by matt.wu » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:11 pm

That's awesome. Huge difference.
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Post by ericf4 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:22 pm

Shocked it was so cheap.

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Post by rockmastermike » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:43 pm

Damn that’s cool!

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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by blkgsl » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:19 pm

Looks great ! And good price too...thanks for sharing!

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Post by snootydog » Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:05 am

Well worth it to get the perfect fit :thumbsup:
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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by dnslater » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:25 am

Nice mod! How much thicker is it?

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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by jimyritz » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:31 am

Perfect---

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Post by dukerules » Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:23 am

That's great. Lovely Speedmaster.

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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by 1954Selmer » Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:47 am

Looks great.

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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by jswing » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:42 am

That's interesting, I never knew that. I had the same issue with Speedys, and always wore them on straps as a result.

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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by Joeprez » Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:04 am

Best mod I’ve made to my PO, cheers!


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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by Seppia » Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:05 am

That is unexpectedly cheap for an Omega clasp.
Great upgrade

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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by PGERRITY » Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:21 am

dnslater wrote:Nice mod! How much thicker is it?
It’s definitely thicker, but not enough to make a difference when wearing it. ImageImage


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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by deepcdvr » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:09 pm

Very, very nice upgrade

I was able to source 1/2 links for mine and they did the trick, but adjustable is the bees knees ;)
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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by Ruggs » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:19 pm

I did this for my seamaster a few months ago. Amazing improvement for ~150


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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by PGERRITY » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:28 pm

deepcdvr wrote:Very, very nice upgrade

I was able to source 1/2 links for mine and they did the trick, but adjustable is the bees knees ;)
It was your photo a few years back that got me to buy a Speedy in the first place! Haha


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Re: New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by deepcdvr » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:52 pm

I just got three omegas in (don’t ask) and would like to upgrade all three clasps - does anyone know who I can call/email to get set up? Thanks!!
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New clasp on the Speedy!

Post by PGERRITY » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:57 pm

deepcdvr wrote:I just got three omegas in (don’t ask) and would like to upgrade all three clasps - does anyone know who I can call/email to get set up? Thanks!!
Nice Paul! Your pic of the Speedy when I messaged you a few years back is what made me buy my first one!! I called the Omega boutique in King of Prussia and they knew exactly what I needed, I’m sure your local AD or Boutique would know!


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