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 Post subject: Acrylic crystal
PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:00 pm 
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Hi everyone,

Does anybody know what kind of crystal fit exactly to a ref 2005 Superocean?
High dome or low dome and what diameter?
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 Post subject: Re: Acrylic crystal
PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:45 pm 
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medium dome (the one that they never have)

I will see if I can find the diameter

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none of the modern crystals are precisely correct.


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Meaning impossible to find?


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Thanks Rene & fred,

I measured it from outside and the caliper says 35,7 but i am wondering if this is correct size for ordering/finding the correct one.
Do you know any place having these? Looks like the crystals are the same size as the 765x’s, right?
O bytheway, finding the bezel is probably looking for a needle in haystack?


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the plexi's are the same as for the 1765 / 7650 , and equally hard to find, bezels even harder to find
I dont know what the overall condition is and how much you paid , but if you want a 'quick' (9 months) solution and 'affordable' ($2500 + VAT) send it to teh Heists ?. they have the parts and knowledge to restore it

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Thnks Rene for info
I heard that vintage department of breitling offers the same as they apparantly also still have them instock, any experience?



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the heists are the only breitling vintage department i would trust my watches with
we all have seen some pretty horrific stuff done by the other vintage depts (swiss , japan etc)

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Sounds scary
Great info though :)


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O forgot to answer
Overal condition is just great.
But wearing a watch meaning also risk to harm the crystal and/or bezel. So i thought if i have spares, would be fine, just in case anything happens to it.
Better having it now than later, as i can imagine it just gets harder n harder to find.
Wondering why no company starts to produce these parts , as there is so much interest for it....


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