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Accessing the dial of Emporio Armani AR1798


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Hi all,

I recently acquired a very busted up AR1798 with all the hands unseated. Initially I assumed that the repair would be as simple as popping off the back of the case, flipping the dial out and reseating the hands. However, much to my dismay it appears that the dial is slightly larger than the opening and cannot be pulled out the back of the watch. I then looked towards the bezel and hoped that popping that off would grant me access to the front of the dial but alas that too proved futile. Though the bezel did indeed come off, there still appears to be no way of prying off the front of the watch - looks like the bezel was just glued on for decoration...

Any ideas before I throw this into a draw and forget about it?

Cheers!

 

Watch back w movement removed

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Profile of watch with bezel attached

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Profile of watch with bezel removed (There's no seam to use to pry off the front, lighting makes it looks like there is)

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