Vintage 806...... advice needed for a strap!
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    Vintage 806...... advice needed for a strap!

    Just purchased a 1967 Breitling 806 (small dials and red box on the slide rule) and I am hunting for a strap to compliment it..... Ideally something that can be worn with a suit, but also doesn't look too formal for the weekend. Advice, links, recommendations gratefully received!
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    Re: Vintage 806...... advice needed for a strap!

    Not very original, but I put mine on a padded black crocodile with white stitching. I'm happy with it.
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    Re: Vintage 806...... advice needed for a strap!

    black, brown or tan calf - or ideall "honey" croc would be my choices

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    Re: Vintage 806...... advice needed for a strap!

    Tan calfskin, tan pigskin... Guess these would be just what most watches would have been worn on back in the day. Pigskin straps in all shapes and sizes tend to be readily available on eBay, usually for no more than 20 bucks.
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    Re: Vintage 806...... advice needed for a strap!

    I would get used to changing straps. Want to keep it business like for work and swap for the weekend to make it casual

    Simple black leather with black stitching for work. Maybe brown or light brown white stitching for the weekend

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    Thanks all!
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