42mm Link Bracelet

  • Overview

    Crafted from the same 316L stainless steel alloy as the case, the Link Bracelet has more than 100 components. The machining process is so precise, it takes nearly nine hours to cut the links for a single band. In part that’s because they aren’t simply a uniform size, but subtly increase in width as they approach the case. Once assembled, the links are brushed by hand to ensure that the texture follows the contours of the design. The custom butterfly closure folds neatly within the bracelet. And several links feature a simple release button, so you can add and remove links without any special tools.

    Fits 140–205mm wrists.

    What’s in the Box

    Apple Watch band

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  • 3.5 Average
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    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Scratches and shows wear easily

      This band looks great from afar but after you've worn it for a few weeks you can really see the scratches and wear and tear on the finish if you look closely. This band looks great from afar but after you've worn it for a few weeks you can really see the scratches and wear and tear on the finish if you look closely. Other than the easily marred finish it is a well designed and beautiful band

      • Written by Scott G from Houston

      43 of 48 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Scratches and shows wear easily

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Poor Quality

      Fades and scratches after only month of wear. Cannot believe apple would sell such poor quality at such a premium price!

      • Written by Ed W from Altamonte Springs

      29 of 34 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Poor Quality

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Great Quality Band

      I purchased this band used and have worn it for a couple of weeks now. The quality of the band is excellent and it is very comfortable for a metal band. I pr I purchased this band used and have worn it for a couple of weeks now. The quality of the band is excellent and it is very comfortable for a metal band. I previously purchased a 3rd party aftermarket band, but I ended up returning it to the seller. The buckle on it was very uncomfortable and it did not fasten securely and would often accidentally come open. The buckle on the apple link bracelet fits flush to the band and is very sleek and comfortable. The apple band also closes very securely. The quality and machining of the band is very impressive and it should never rust or corrode. Stainless steel is also waterproof, which gives this band an advantage over leather bands. Several reviewers complained that the metal scratches too easily. The metal can scratch, but not any easier than any other metal watch band, including ones costing several times more than this. The scratches can, however, be easily rubbed out with the right tools. Because I purchased my band used, there were a couple of scratches on 3 of the links. After taping off the non-scratched links with masking tape, I carefully brushed the metal in one direction going with the grain using a scotchbrite 7447 pad. I followed up with a scotchbrite 7448 pad. After doing this, the scratches were completely gone and the brushing on the refinished links perfectly matched the original finish. Overall this is a great looking band and I would recommend it to anybody looking for a metal link style band for their Apple Watch.

      • Written by Mike R from Carleton

      13 of 13 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great Quality Band

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Great Quality Band

      I purchased this band used and have worn it for a couple of weeks now. The quality of the band is excellent and it is very comfortable for a metal band. I pr I purchased this band used and have worn it for a couple of weeks now. The quality of the band is excellent and it is very comfortable for a metal band. I previously purchased a 3rd party aftermarket band, but I ended up returning it to the seller. The buckle on it was very uncomfortable and it did not fasten securely and would often accidentally come open. The buckle on the apple link bracelet fits flush to the band and is very sleek and comfortable. The apple band also closes very securely. The quality and machining of the band is very impressive and it should never rust or corrode. Stainless steel is also waterproof, which gives this band an advantage over leather bands. Several reviewers complained that the metal scratches too easily. The metal can scratch, but not any easier than any other metal watch band, including ones costing several times more than this. The scratches can, however, be easily rubbed out with the right tools. Because I purchased my band used, there were a couple of scratches on 3 of the links. After taping off the non-scratched links with masking tape, I carefully brushed the metal in one direction going with the grain using a scotchbrite 7447 pad. I followed up with a scotchbrite 7448 pad. After doing this, the scratches were completely gone and the brushing on the refinished links perfectly matched the original finish. Overall this is a great looking band and I would recommend it to anybody looking for a metal link style band for their Apple Watch.

      • Written by Mike R from Carleton

      13 of 13 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great Quality Band

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Excellent quality - as it should be at the price

      I've seen some reviews knocking the quality - I have found this band to be extraordinarily durable and felt the need to share my experience. I destroy watches a I've seen some reviews knocking the quality - I have found this band to be extraordinarily durable and felt the need to share my experience. I destroy watches and watch bands, and this watch band has survived a week of being knocked around without a scratch (black version). Any marks, even metal on metal, are easily massaged away. I really can't get over it. And the build quality is superb otherwise, excellent fit and finish.

      • Written by William F from Guelph

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Excellent quality - as it should be at the price

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      My Go-To Band

      I own several different styles of bands for my Apple Watch (owned for over 1 year, had this band for over 8 months), this is my standard go-to band for most sit I own several different styles of bands for my Apple Watch (owned for over 1 year, had this band for over 8 months), this is my standard go-to band for most situations. The clasp is rounded and fits well on your wrist once you take out links (or add them) to adjust the fit. It is more comfortable than any metal link band I have worn from any watch, thanks in part to the ease of adjusting the size to a perfect fit. More than any other band I own, I know this one will match almost any outfit, look professional, and have no issues with fit or security (I have never been afraid that this band will come loose). As some have reviewed, it does get scratched over time. I have several other metal watch bands and can tell you this one is no more delicate than any other metal watch band from a premium company (that I have owned). They all scratch eventually. If you are looking for something that won't show wear, check out the Milanese Loop, which for me only shows wear on the little magnetic tab, scratches on the chain are indiscernible. Overall, this is a great band, if a bit pricey.

      • Written by Derek K from Glendale

      7 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?My Go-To Band

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