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New Screws (6 off) For Must de Cartier 21


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I want to replace the six (6) tiny screws on the back of this Cartier quartz watch.  Does anyone know where I can buy new ones at a modest price?  I will change them when I change the battery.  If anyone knows where I can buy a new seal at the same time then that would be a bonus!

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Cartier Quartz

Must de Cartier 21

Red crocodile skin strap (Made in Austria CMK – Cartier KD40ZF02), silver and gold face with red numbering, blue hands, blue sapphire jewel winder

Swiss Made

Water Resistant 1340

PL 22051

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Hi paul,  

 There is always some dirt residue round the backplate of used watches, so cleaning round the back prior to removal is always a good idea, a used tooth brush will do, a spec of that dirt falling inside the case as you are removing the backplate can find its way into the movement causing issues.

Best wishes

Joe

 

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2 hours ago, Nucejoe said:

Hi paul,  

 There is always some dirt residue round the backplate of used watches, so cleaning round the back prior to removal is always a good idea, a used tooth brush will do, a spec of that dirt falling inside the case as you are removing the backplate can find its way into the movement causing issues.

Best wishes

Joe

 

Yes, I have an old carbon fibre toothbrush - very fine bristles!  I did another Cartier earlier with six tiny screws - used the toothbrush and some IPA sprayed on the back - cleaned up really well so I could get purchase with the 1.2 mm screwdriver.  You're right those screws get covered with dirt!  Wanted to get new screws for this watch though as I think they've been chewed a bit (wife previously sent it to Cartier each time for a battery change - said she must have spent well over $1,000 on battery changes over the years - no more - will do it myself!).

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3 hours ago, clockboy said:

Cousins is a good source they have a really good selection 

Is that cousinsuk.com?  Thanks for the tip - I'll have to have a look!  Thanks again!

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