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I own a Seiko watch which is quite a number of years old and my grandson, aged 5 took it out without me knowing and has smached the crystal on the watch.  How do I go about sizing it, and where should I look for the Crystal?

 

On a second question, I would like to replace an automatic movement from a VOKEN watch,  that has a lot of damaged, with a new movement, the watch has a day/date and has these numbers on the back plate;  V6 8W     4V-00009 ..  How do I go about sizing this up and making sure that it will fit with the day date the right way round, Also where could I order one from.

 

I know that you gentlemen have a lot of experiance between you, and I hope you can help this amature out of this situation.

 

Thank you all very much.

 

David.

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There's a lot of confusion about Voken - some say it's a Russian make, others a Japanese - and others a Japanese movement in a Russian-made watch...

 

My guess is that it's a Japanese movement, but it's fairly obscure stuff from the '70s or '80s...

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Hi David,

 

About the Seiko, there is a number on the case should look like 7S26- XXXX. the first for letters/numbers are the movement caliper and the last 4 numbers/letters (represented by X) is the case type. With those numbers you can order the right crystal. Here in US I either go to Esslinger or to ofrei....

 

The other watch I'm not familiar with. In any case, if you could post pictures of both it would be very helpful.

 

Bob

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For the Seiko watch the numbers on the back read; 7123 - 8540-P G,  The crystal that's on there at the moment is flat and not domed so should I order a flat one or domed one as WRT Addict suggests?

 

Thank you.

 

David.

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