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Hello everyone,

 

   I started collecting watches a few years ago and have decided I would like to be able to look after them myself and so begins my journey into watch repair and maintenance. At the moment I have gone through some of the course and am gathering the tools needed. I have started to tinker with some old quartz watches while I work up the courage to actually try to take apart a mechanical watch and put it together again. I've bought a job lot of old watches and have selected one to begin practicing on. It appears to be a clone of a Tag Heur  Carrera and I've run into a  problem. There  doesnt appear to be a way to release the crown from the case that I can see. I've loosened any screws which are visible but the crown remains firmly in place. Any suggestions or hints would be appreciated.

 

Thanks in advance

mmg

 

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