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February 07, 2015

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Gary

One other thing to be aware of is that many Citizen leather strap watches use curved springbars. A strap that needs straight springbars may or may not fit properly (there might not be enough clearance between the case and the center of the springbar).

Regarding using a 24mm strap in place of a 23mm, probably the thicker and stiffer the leather is, the less likely it will fit well.

herculodge

Then I may just wait for a watch I like with a 22 or 24mm lug measurement.

Paul

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Angelo

If needed, a good jeweler (who does repairs) could probably use a grinder of some sort to shave the leather half a millimeter per side to fit perfectly between the lugs. I had a jeweler do this for a Nixon watch I had----that I wanted to fit an orange silicon band on. They might charge a fraction more than a simple band change---but well worth it as you'd have a one of a kind creation. The only drawback would be (depending on the band) that the top color layer would go down to raw leather---but it would be concealed by the lugs anyway.

Gary

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http://www.ablogtowatch.com/7-ways-survive-watch-lover-budget/

L Wilder

For the Citizen watches, the spring bars are straight. Its the end of the strap or bracelet that's curved to give that intergrated look.

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