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Swiss Replica SevenFriday M Series Punk Watch Automatic Stainless Steel Black Dial Unisex Watch M1/04 Punk
Brand: SevenFriday Watches
Quality: Japanese AAA
Case: stainless steel
Bracelet: black leather strap
Watch Clasp: Pin buckle
Glass: Sapphire Crystal
Dial Color: black dial
Diameter: 47.00 mm
All our watches are water resistant but not waterproof; we do not recommend swimming with them or taking showers with them. Taking the watches underwater will revoke their guarantee.
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