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Re: HL !
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BEWARE and don't judge this without research!

The buyer is going to have "real fun" with this bracelet. The photos don't show that the HLB ends have been ground to death. Unfortunately the pics do not scale up - I guess the seller knows why he did not include sizeable photos! Only if you observe very keenly, you will see that the upper curvature of the endlinks does NOT match the lower. Once you try to fit the bracelet to a 2446 C you will find that there are wide gaps at the corners because the endlinks have been ground down to fit a different watch. This bracelet was sold a couple of months earlier (July 30th to be exact) under ebay No. 152631367148 for 3821 €. It would have been a bargain - if it were as stated by the seller 100% original and functional. It was not and is not. It is not only way shorter than an original bracelet. The buyer is going to have a hard time finding the correct HLB endlinks. Also He will find, that the attachment link to the clasp is unoriginal and incorrect. It's a BAD buy!
Do observe the pictures precisely, let the seller email better scans with higher resolution, Check every minute detail before bidding - it' s a pond full of alligators out there when buying a DBOR bracelet! I'd recommend sticking to the guys on Chronotrader. The prices might be higher but you are MUCH more likely to get something that will be correct and fit and spare yourself hunting for a pair of HLB endlinks, a few spare links and the correct link at the clasp. Not even considering the polished down HEUER logo on the clasp....

Cheers from Zurich

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