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Timex: Indiglo WR30M: Snap Back Plate



I was replacing the battery on a family watch (Timex Indiglo: WR30M) that I was planning to pass to my son, when I somehow managed to lose the snap back battery cover for the back of the watch. I have chatted with local watch repair shops and searched online and I have been unable to find a source for a replacement part. I have also tried to be in touch with Timex directly, but considering the age I'm not expecting a quick reply. Any other sources for Timex parts?


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... and failing that use a site like ebay and get a complete watch that you can take the part you need from. At the time of writing there are around 1,800 pre-owned Timex Indiglo watches listed so if you then ordered by price low-to-high and found something suitable going cheaply (e.g. "for spares or repairs" as you only want the case back) this could be a good option. 

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I don't think I have anything suitable, but this might be what you need.

.. or this ..


The trouble is, WR30M refers to Water resistant to 30 meters, which seems to cover a lot of different models.

You would need to know the exact model number.

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