Watch band pin replacement
December 20, 2013 6:50 PM Subscribe
One of the cotter pins in the stainless steel band of my Citizen watch has come loose to the point that it slides out on its own rather easily, separating the links of the watch band. The watch is still under warranty, but I'd rather not deal with shipping it away and waiting for such a minor repair. Are local jewelry shops likely to have a replacement pin, or
posted by tonycpsu to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (7 answers total)
The pin looks kind of like this
. An Amazon search for "cotter pins" only comes up with some kits of various lengths (e.g. this one
, but I don't know if the width is right, and I really don't feel like spending that much for a bunch of pins that I'll probably only need one of. Ideally, I'd go to a jewelry shop, they'd pop a pin in, and I'd give them a couple of bucks for their time. Is this a common thing to carry in stock, or will they want to send it away?