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Old 07-01-2008, 02:28 AM
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Default My Orient Star Somes Black on Black WZ0041FR

Just got this second hand Somes & Orient Star. It was on a tan Somes leather strap which had some staining. I decided to put it on a black Somes strap. I think it has really improved the look. It's my Somes black on black.

(Somes is a high quality manufacturer of harnesses in Japan)

Quick Specs: - Model WZ0041FR

Stainless Steel case with solid end lugs with Somes leather strap
43mm case diameter, 45mm including crown
14mm width from case back to top of crystal
47mm tip of lug at 12 position to tip of lug at 6 position
33mm crystal diameter
20mm wide black strap. 4mm thick. Sewn in keeper loop
Weight of 94 grams.
Automatic winding. Non Hacking. Non hand-winding
21 Jewel automatic movement
Power Reserve Indicator
40 hours reserve
Accuracy +25 seconds ~ -15 seconds
Spherical domed Sapphire glass crystal with non-reflective coating
See through case back (composition of back crystal unknown)
Screw-down case back
Waterproof 100 metres
Luminescent hour, minute and power reserve hands and (hour) indices



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Old 07-01-2008, 03:10 AM
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Default Re: My Orient Star Somes Black on Black WZ0041FR

Very sharp look w/ the black strap... I like it!

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Old 07-01-2008, 03:14 AM
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Default Re: My Orient Star Somes Black on Black WZ0041FR

Man is that one sharp Orient! Call me crazy but I like on on the tan strap. The tan seems to show off the case design more & give it a heavier look. Either way you have yourself a winner.
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Old 07-01-2008, 12:17 PM
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Default Re: My Orient Star Somes Black on Black WZ0041FR

That watch looks great on either strap! Very nice case design too

Enjoy!
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Old 07-01-2008, 07:53 PM
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Default Re: My Orient Star Somes Black on Black WZ0041FR

Great Looker One of the Niceset OS's I've
had the pleasure to see.
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Old 07-01-2008, 08:11 PM
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Default Re: My Orient Star Somes Black on Black WZ0041FR

It is amazing how much a band can change the overall look of a watch! As always, excellent photos. Enjoy!
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Old 07-01-2008, 08:59 PM
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Default Re: My Orient Star Somes Black on Black WZ0041FR

Kew : I like your "new look" with the black strap very much !! Well done !!
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Old 07-01-2008, 09:15 PM
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Love the B on B...congrats and enjoy
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Old 07-01-2008, 09:20 PM
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Default Re: My Orient Star Somes Black on Black WZ0041FR

Niiiiiice! Love the case design!
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Old 07-02-2008, 10:19 AM
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Default Re: My Orient Star Somes Black on Black WZ0041FR

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Niiiiiice! Love the case design!
Me too!! Very slick Nathan. Hahaha I would say "keep em coming" - but you seem to be doing just that anyway! Congrats!
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Old 07-02-2008, 11:22 AM
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It is amazing how much a band can change the overall look of a watch! As always, excellent photos. Enjoy!
Same here. It gives it a totally different look. I like both colors but I like the black best.
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