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Wittnauer Chrono, How to remove this dial?


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We will need a picture of the movement.

Quite a lot of movements (especially older ones) have dial feet that are held in place by screws that are accessed on the back of the movement, not on the side. If this is one of those and you try levering it of as though it is a friction fit you will not be happy with the result.

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Hey all

First, thanks for all the replies. Second, I’m familiar with all manner of dial attachments. There are no eccentric screws for holding down the dial feet. This is a Venus 188 chronograph movement. I’m looking for someone with experience working on this movement.

 

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25 minutes ago, DBROWN said:

Don't panic everybody.  The movement is going to be cleaned, after which I wear gloves.   The dial has a very intact layer of varnish and has since been cleaned and safely stored.  This is not my first rodeo.

I understand, but way back in the day I finger handled some parts thinking they'll get cleaned straight away and just a few days later there was "tarnish". At least don't show pics holding parts in fingers to avoid this discussion haha  (I still touch parts with skin sometimes but only if I'm really sure it's getting cleaned straight away).

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