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Good opportunity to increase the value of your vintage watch by adding an NOS bracelet or to add a bracelet to your newer watch at a fraction of the cost of dealer prices. There are 7 styles listed below – but my NOS stock is starting to run low on certain styles with just a few left!
Select from seven different styles of NOS (New Old Stock) vintage Swiss Made steel bracelets that originally came on many of the most famous 1960s and 1970s watches. These are NOS bracelets made by the Swiss company NSA, which made the bracelets on many of Heuer's most popular 1960s/1970s chronograph models including the Heuer Monaco and also came originally on Breitling chronographs. Nice, heavy quality construction rarely found in modern bracelets for less than $200-$250.
Heuer and other watch brands just replaced the clasp. NSA made bracelets in the 1960s/70s for many diver's watches and other stylish watches by makes such as Longines, Jaeger-Lecoultre, Favre-Leuba, Zenith, Roamer, Movado, Zodiac, Fortis and Rado. These bracelets are often featured on the large vintage chronographs and diver's watches in their original advertising in the 1960s and '70s. NSA stands for Novavit SA as signed on each bracelet’s box.
*****Look at the photos at the bottom of this ad to see several examples of these bracelets on watches such as Zodiac, Breitling, Favre-Leuba, Roamer and Enicar.
These bracelets will also nicely suit vintage Omega, IWC and other brands. All of the styles shown are available in solid stainless steel. One style is also available in yellow gold plate.
All of the bracelets featured here have 20mm straight ends, but with a bit of filing of the 20mm ends, these bracelets will easily fit 18mm and 19mm watches. The width of the bracelets’ links are 18mm, but the ends are 20mm as shown in the close-up pics, making the bracelet fit well on watches 18mm to 20mm.
Each bracelet measures 6 ¾ inches lying flat. Each one comes in new condition in its original NSA box and packaging. They are unusual in that every link is removable for fine adjustment capability for a perfect fit (if you have a large size wrist, ask about purchasing some extra links). The outer clasp bears the subtle NSA logo and the inside clasp is stamped Swiss Made and steel. Holes for spring bars are 2mm in diameter.
Pick from any of the seven styles below. All prices quoted include USPS PRIORITY SHIPPING TO ANY COUNTRY SERVED BY USPS PRIORITY FOR FREE.
STYLE 1a "CHRONO" STYLE SLIDING FLIP-LOCK LONG CLASP $55 EACH
Flexible polished steel link “beads” style that suits many watches. Long spring-loaded standard flip-lock deployant clasp.
STYLE 1b "CHRONO" STYLE SQUARE 2-PC FLAT CLASP $90 EACH (ONLY 6 LEFT)
This steel style is similar to the above but has the desirable flat square clasp. This bracelet opens up to two pieces, great for extra comfort, easier removal and for flat display/storage of a bracelet watch.
STYLE 2a "DIVERS" STYLE SQUARE 2-PC CLASP $80 EACH
SS bracelet with a flat square clasp that opens to two pieces with a stylish slim three-row style great for many vintage chronos, diver’s and dress watches.
STYLE 2b "DIVERS" STYLE SLIDING FLIP-LOCK LONG CLASP $85 EACH (ONLY 1 LEFT)
Same steel bracelet pattern as 2a but with a long, spring-loaded standard flip-lock deployant clasp.
STYLE 2c GOLD PLATED "DIVERS" STYLE SQUARE 2-PC CLASP $75 EACH
Same bracelet as shown in photos for 2a but in yellow gold plate. This is the only gold-plated style that is available in these NOS bracelets.
STYLE 3 "SOLID BAR" STYLE MIRROR FINISH LONG CLASP $85 EACH (ONLY 1 LEFT)
This steel bracelet has solid bar style links with highly polished mirror finish. Heavy SS links with a clean design. Long spring-loaded standard flip-lock deployant clasp.
STYLE NO. 4 "BRICK BAR" STYLE MIRROR FINISH 1-PC CLASP $65 EACH
Brick bar steel style with solid, flexible links and a highly polished mirror finish. Heavy links. Long spring-loaded standard flip-lock deployant clasp.
If you would like 2 or more bracelets, each bracelet will be discounted by 20% and free shipping will still be included.
U.S. SHIPPING: ALL PRICES INCLUDE FREE EXPEDITED U.S. DELIVERY VIA USPS PRIORITY. Insurance is $2.20 for one bracelet, $3.30 for two.
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: If your country is served by USPS Global Priority service, you will receive that expedited shipping service for FREE. Check at www.usps.com. Otherwise, shipping at air mail rates as quoted on the USPS web site.
PAYMENT: For payment, just paypal me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I accept paypal payments in $US, Euros and British pounds, as well as checks, money orders and cash in Euros, $US or pounds.
All orders ship promptly from Sedona, Arizona. I alert you via email when the order ships, usually on the next business day after payment is made.
I have many references here. Regards - Bill Mahoney (aka Squinky)
(Sector photo provided by Richard Jackson)