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Yes the crown is over size, after all it is a big crown pointer watch !  This is due to its history as a pilots watch.  Thinking of a hand made Tanner Bates chestnut brown leather strap for it when it comes to replacing the original. It is the most comfortable watch too wear and no the crown does not dig in !

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