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Need a link for my watchband or a new band?

Band is to small

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Go to a jewellery store and ask. If its worth repairing they will fix it. Get a price first as some watches you can buy cheaper than just a band.

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  • Step 4 Use a magnifying glass to look at the point where one side of the band is attached to the watch. You will see a small pin connecting the band to the watch on either side of the band. Carefully use the jeweler's screwdriver to depress the spring loaded pin from the watch to the band and release it from the watch. When the tension on the spring pin is released it may pop out of the band and you will want to take care not to lose it. Repeat this process with the other half of the band.
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