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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:40 pm 
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Hello Everyone,

I just got my first Breitling, happy to finally join the club! It is a 806 Navitimer, I think from 1960 according to a serial number dating chart I found. The guy I bought it from told me the crystal is incorrect and I tend to agree because you cannot see the outer numbers on the dial because of distortion from the shape of the crystal. Long story short, I have a watchmaker that can replace the crystal, but he doesnt have a correct replacement one and suggested ebay. Any ideas from all you forum members? Any help appreciated! Thanks in advance.

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Don Ashby


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:55 pm 
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donashby wrote:
Long story short, I have a watchmaker that can replace the crystal, but he doesnt have a correct replacement one and suggested ebay. Any ideas from all you forum members?


I suggest you have a look at this thread, and note that different people have found success with slightly different sizes. Your watchmaker should be able to buy these.



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:26 am 
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as in the thread arcadelt posted, its a Sternkruez M386 or M388. Should be $5 or $6 to buy, get both and see which is best fit.


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Thanks guys!


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