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Tudor crown help


rogart63

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Hi all you tinkers out there . Long time since i was here . Have been busy and not feeling to good. Been a little low. I need your help with a Tudor oysterquartz crown . It has a Rolex style crown . The tube is damaged and someone has been trying to fix it by grinding of a 6 sided part from an other crown or a larger crown. I saw repair kits for Rolex crowns on Ebay. Will they work for a Tudor crown also? It's a pretty small crown at around 5,3 mm . Crown hat is okay. I have 2 crowns . The owner bought a bad crown from Ebay. It was broken when it arrived. 

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Hi Rogart. Good to see you posting here again. Sorry to hear you haven’t been feeling great. The current global circumstances don’t help, but I am optimistic that things are going to get better quite soon!

 

I don’t fully understand your question. Is it the “pendant tube” which is faulty? Is this a screw-down crown?

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Rolex and Tudor shared crowns up until the mid 70’s or so; then Tudor ones got the shield in place of the coronet. 

A Rolex, or aftermarket, 5030 tube should work. Wholesale outlet 990 on eBay sells decent ones cheaply. 

Do you have the tools to remove and install the tube?

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Hi Rogar, good to see you back posting again, though I saw a post of yours about 3 weeks ago, am pretty sure I did PM you just to say. 

Sorry don't have a signed genuine crown, might have a Swiss crown to fit. 

Best wishes.

 

 

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Hi Guys 

Thanks i will have a look there. Have some pictures here. Have no tool but sure can borrow or i buy a horotec or something cheaper. The tube is 1,8 mm in diameter for the crown that is 5,3 mm . Inside is a 963.... movement. I need the tube and the 6 sided part inside that screws to the stem. The spring is propably ok . But maybe follows with the repair kit . I think the crown tube could work. It has good threads. 

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9 hours ago, Tudor said:

Rolex and Tudor shared crowns up until the mid 70’s or so; then Tudor ones got the shield in place of the coronet. 

A Rolex, or aftermarket, 5030 tube should work. Wholesale outlet 990 on eBay sells decent ones cheaply. 

Do you have the tools to remove and install the tube?

I have bought from them before. i have a check . 

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