42mm Link Bracelet

  • $449.00
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  • Fits 140–205mm wrists.
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  • 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. 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. Like all Apple Watch bands, you can match this band with any Apple Watch case of the same size.

    What’s in the Box

    Apple Watch Link Bracelet band*

    Tech Specs

    Material: Stainless Steel

  • Watch Models

  • 3.5 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Poor Quality Wristband

      I had this watch for less than two months and the wristband is already scratched and the finish seems to be fading. Very disappointed as I expected a higher sta I had this watch for less than two months and the wristband is already scratched and the finish seems to be fading. Very disappointed as I expected a higher standard for an apple product especially at the steep price.

      • Written by RONA G from Kirkland

      195 of 237 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Poor Quality Wristband

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Do not buy it.

      Poor quality, scratch in only in days I went to the store and I was told I could only use it without touching any surface.Lol . $ 480 for this garbage.

      • Written by luis F from perth amboy

      162 of 197 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Do not buy it.

    • 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

      124 of 148 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Scratches and shows wear easily

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Best Apple Watch Band By Far, don't listen to anyone else

      I've had the Apple Watch since the very first day they were available. The Link Bracelet is an incredible piece of workmanship and as a Designer, CNC Machinist, I've had the Apple Watch since the very first day they were available. The Link Bracelet is an incredible piece of workmanship and as a Designer, CNC Machinist, and Engineer, I completely understand the engineering and manufacturing that were used to make it what it is. Many have complained that it scratches easily, but 316L Stainless Steel is a superb material and holds up quite well in harsh environments. Yes, it will scratch with daily wear and tear, but that is to be expected. Anyone that expects otherwise doesn't understand the material characteristics and must be expecting something like a band made of diamonds. I mean, yeah, they are $450, but things do wear out, even of the best of quality. Even the (most likely DLC coated) Space Black version scratches. You can refinish the bracelet with sand paper, which is, (crazy as it may sound to some), how Apple gets the finish on this product. By far, the best band for the Apple Watch in my opinion.

      • Written by Trevor H from Perry

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Best Apple Watch Band By Far, don't listen to anyone else

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Nice SS band - Classy

      I bought my First generation watch with this SS link band. Like others have mentioned, it will scratch when contacting a hard surface but all SS bands do that. I bought my First generation watch with this SS link band. Like others have mentioned, it will scratch when contacting a hard surface but all SS bands do that. The scratching is no worse than my 10-year old TAG Heuer watch. Just ordered a watch 3 with the Milanese loop band and will use the link band on that as well. I also have several sport bands for rougher wear and save the SS bands for more dressier occasions. I like the band very much - pricy but it is one of best SS link bands I have ever owned. Easy to adjust and easy to keep clean (I use an ultra sonic jewelry cleaner and hydrogen peroxide to remove the detritus that collects in the links).

      • Written by Dennis P from Palm Harbor

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Nice SS band - Classy

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      After 2 years, it's still my favorite

      Purchased my original Apple Watch with a Link Bracelet the day it first became available. I wore both every day for the first 18 months or so, then began swapp Purchased my original Apple Watch with a Link Bracelet the day it first became available. I wore both every day for the first 18 months or so, then began swapping back-and-forth with a couple different sport bands for more casual times. For me, the Link Bracelet is the most elegant of the lot. It looks professional and is what I prefer when I get dressed-up to go out on the town. I've worn watches with all sort of band types every day for nearly 50 years. I personally treat most of my watches with a bit of care like any fine jewelry. I also don't wear my most expensive jewelry, including my Apple Watch with Link Bracelet, when I'm doing more involved yard work, home painting/repair or another activity where I may put it at risk -- If I didn't take the watch off, I'd go with a sport band if I were in those situations very often. Metal bands are not what I wear if I'm going to the beach or be too sweaty, as the watch will tend to slip from it's normal position an inch or more above my wrist. Like other stainless bands I've owned, no matter how careful you are, the Link Bracelet will scratch over time. I suggest for lite scratches, a little polish designed for stainless jewlery, and use of a Dremel Tool with an appropriate felt pad will remove all but the deepest scratches that develop over time, and make the band sparkle again like new. After 2 years, this week I spent 40 minutes doing that to my original Link Bracelet, and it is almost as good as new awaiting it's home with my new Series 3 arriving later today. My net: If you don't have the cash, sweat a lot, want to wear your watch while swimming, or are perhaps not as careful taking care of your finer things as others may be, skip the Link Bracket. OTOH, if you want something that looks more elegant and not as casual as the many sport bands that are available, with perhaps a bit more of a masculine overtone, give the Link Bracelet a look. If I could only have one band for my stainless Apple Watch, it would be the Link Bracelet.

      • Written by Bert L from Carlsbad

      7 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?After 2 years, it's still my favorite

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