IMG_7868.JPG (131581 bytes)

WATER DAMAGED THE DIAL  ARE. WHILE WATER DAMAGE CAN BE SEEN THROUGHOUT
THIS ROLEX DIAL, THE BULK OF DAMAGE IS NEAR THE DATE WINDOW WHICH IS WHERE
THE STEM AND CROWN ARE POSITIONED.

 

MOVEMENT-ROLEX.jpg (57830 bytes)

THOUGH WE PHOTOGRAPHED ADDITIONAL DAMAGE TO THE PLATES AND OTHER PARTS
OF THE MOVEMENT, THEY WERE TOO BLURRY TO VIEW. THIS PHOTO PROVIDES A LOOK
AT THE DAMAGE ON THE OPPOSIT SIDE OF THE STEM AND CROWN. WATER  MUST
HAVE SETTLED IN THIS AREA..

IMG_8760.JPG (170945 bytes)

THE RUSTED PARTS WERE REPLACED.

IMG_8751.JPG (119038 bytes)

A NEW CROWN AND STEM ARE PURCHASED.

IMG_8752.JPG (96224 bytes)

THE CROWN ON RIGHT SHOWS THAT THE WATER DAMAGED THE STEM AND IT BROKE
OFF IN THE EXTENDER. THE NEW CROWN ON RIGHT HAS NEW STEM. IT HAS NOT BEEN
SIZED YET

IMG_8753.JPG (146512 bytes)

HERE THE MOVEMENT AND STEM ARE ATTACHED SO THAT THE DATE CAN BE SET
AND THEN HANDS PLACED AT 12 POSITION.

IMG_8756.JPG (121213 bytes)

THE DATE WHEEL WAS SET A JUMP 12 AND THEN THE HANDS PLACED ON WATCH

IMG_8757.JPG (119806 bytes)

THE EXTRA LENGTH WILL HAVE TO BE CUT. ROLEX CROWNS ARE SPRING LOCK
YOU PUSH THE CROWN AND TURN TO SCREW IT DOWN. THE FORCE OF THE SPRING
PUSHES OPPOSITE TO INSURE CLOSURE.

IMG_8759.JPG (169718 bytes)

READY FOR CROWN & STEM

IMG_8764.JPG (156925 bytes)

COMPLETED WITH UV CEMENT SEALED CYCLOPS CRYSTAL

IMG_8766.JPG (130208 bytes)

READY TO WEAR

IMG_8767.JPG (123284 bytes)

DONE.