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Default Where to find quality Seiko spring bars in Europe?

Hi all, the title is pretty much self explanatory: where can I find high quality fat spring bars for Seiko divers in 20 and 22mm (this includes the thicker tips as well).

I know UncleSeiko UK sells some, but Im looking for other alternatives as well.

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Good morning!
So, no one wants to share their secret supplier of quality spring bars? :P

Looking to replace my old ones and add to some new bracelets to make changing quicker and simpler.

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There’s an eBay UK seller but I have not purchased from them. The last ones I bought came from Aussy which are OK and took about 10 days to arrive. Some being sold are poor quality though. When magnified up x10 the ends don’t have a rad on the 1.1 diameter unlike OEM Seiko’s.
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Hi all, the title is pretty much self explanatory: where can I find high quality fat spring bars for Seiko divers in 20 and 22mm (this includes the thicker tips as well).

I know UncleSeiko UK sells some, but Im looking for other alternatives as well.

Thanks in advance!
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I bought one in Warsaw, if you want I can give the address, price for one is $ 6.
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Hi all, the title is pretty much self explanatory: where can I find high quality fat spring bars for Seiko divers in 20 and 22mm (this includes the thicker tips as well).

I know UncleSeiko UK sells some, but Im looking for other alternatives as well.

Thanks in advance!



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Talk to your Seiko watchmaker. Perhaps he can order some for you direct from Seiko.
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eBay seller rosanddavehand

Seem to be good quality. So far so good. Used to order from Australia but the post has been shocking lately. Lost two packets from Adrian this year.
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Thanks for the input guys.

Ordering outside Europe is a no go. Between the time/delays, risks of loosing in the mail and/or customs charges, makes it an unattractive proposition.



Ordering from Seiko representative direct could be a solution but I must confess, not very optimistic where I'm from. But will give it a try!



Any opinions on the Uncle Seiko ones, seeing as they seem to be the only ones I can find (despite the ridiculous flat rate shipping fee)?


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Thanks for the input guys.

Ordering outside Europe is a no go. Between the time/delays, risks of loosing in the mail and/or customs charges, makes it an unattractive proposition.



Ordering from Seiko representative direct could be a solution but I must confess, not very optimistic where I'm from. But will give it a try!



Any opinions on the Uncle Seiko ones, seeing as they seem to be the only ones I can find (despite the ridiculous flat rate shipping fee)?


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Are you in a rush for the bars? I can order them from Seiko Australia , but it takes a couple of weeks. They are normally about $2 each. I can post them out in the mail as they fit in an envelope and will only cost a couple dollars to post to Europe. Just PM me if you are interested.
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Uncle Seiko stuff is top notch...i would highly recommend him and his products to everyone...Larry is one of the best...God Bless,John

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I am sorry, not on the subject ....
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In front of the West Point Academy stands the monument of General Tadeusz Kosciuszko, the Polish soldier, like the other Pole, Kazimierz Puławski (called the father of the American cavalry), won freedom for the USA ....
Well u are correct...i have had more response from this than expected...appreciate you responding...i will change this as these fine individuals deserve the recognition they deserve..God Bless,John

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I got 100 (one hundred) from a seller in Aussie last month.



Here quickly and cheap (bulk) but very wasteful bubble wrap etc (when I told him not to use it)
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Yes, and you're completely missing the point. He knows about the Australian seller but wants to buy in Europe, as shipping has really gone to hell lately.
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Is the Aussie seller you're all referring to twenty(0) on eBay? I've had some decent spring bars from him before.


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Yes, and you're completely missing the point. He knows about the Australian seller but wants to buy in Europe, as shipping has really gone to hell lately.





I didn't completely miss the point.....I made my own point and (see above) someone responded
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[QUOTE=tritto;2794573]Is the Aussie seller you're all referring to twenty(0) on eBay? I've had some decent spring bars from him before.


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Good items but not an ideal seller.
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Thanks for the input guys! Am waiting for a response from local Seiko support to see what they say.


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