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    Default How to remove watch case back cover ??

    I have an old Waltham wrist watch that I would likt to repair, but I can't remove the back case cover. Is there an easy way to do this without any visible damage to the cover or the case ?? I have a tool that I use to open pocket watches, but I have nothing that is small enough for this one.

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    Default How to remove watch case back cover ?? (RE: Bill V)

    Bill, Are you sure the back opens? Some wristwatches are designed to come out through the front after the crystal is removed.

    Can you post a pic of the case?

    Tom

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    Default How to remove watch case back cover ?? (RE: Bill V)

    Tom,

    I'm not sure how to post a picture, but I'll see if I can accomplish this tomorrow.

    Thanks,

    Bill

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    Default How to remove watch case back cover ?? (RE: Bill V)

    I did finally get the back cover off. It was just very tight. I used a piece of soft wood to pry against the tab at the bottom, and with a bit of effort it did come off with no damage to the watch.

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