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    Default Help needed: correct size etc for a replacement crystal for a Hamilton G.S.

    Hello my lovelies

    Anyone know the correct size etc for a replacement crystal for a Hamilton G.S.?

    Thanks

    Ollie
    "Early this year I saw ex-army watches exhibited in a showcase at a little under 4 each. A week or two later I succeeded in buying one of them for 5. Recently their price seems to have risen to 8." (George Orwell, "As I Please", Tribune, 29th November 1946)

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    I'm looking for this answer, too...anyone know?

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    Do you guys have calipers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rodabod View Post
    Do you guys have calipers?
    Yeah, but I'm laaaaazy, haha.

    31.38mm internal diameter on my RAAF Type 1

    So, what size crystal do I order?


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    Sternkreuz ATC in size 31.5mm should do it, I would have thought:

    https://www.cousinsuk.com/product/st...nged-glass-atc

    There's a possibility that 31.4mm would also work, but beat going slightly over sized and using a crystal lift to compress it and fit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rodabod View Post
    Do you guys have calipers?
    No it's just the way I walk.

    Thanks for the answer though!
    "Early this year I saw ex-army watches exhibited in a showcase at a little under 4 each. A week or two later I succeeded in buying one of them for 5. Recently their price seems to have risen to 8." (George Orwell, "As I Please", Tribune, 29th November 1946)

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    If you want, I can pop mine out and measure. Fnar, fnar!

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    now put it away Roddy..

    but at 2.60 each net that can't be too bad.

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