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Seikotherapy

Box watch crystals?

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My ongoing Seiko big pilot project is coming to its final phase, which will be a crystal upgrade. Hardlex is too smudgey and it chips and scratches way too easily.

Low dome sapphire seems to be the crystal of choice for the SNZG but it might be too modern for the look I’m after.

Has anyone ever seen a sapphire box crystal for sale? I can’t even find an acrylic in 35mm at Cousins. Should be 1.5mm at the edge apparently, not sure how that translates wth a box?

Not sure how it would look but I’m after something a bit more in keeping with the vintage military/aviation vibe.

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The views vs replies says it all - I don’t think these crystals exist off the shelf.

I’ve plumped for a high dome Sternkreuz acrylic for now, which gives it the vintage look I wanted but it might be a little too exaggerated:

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If anyone does come across a top hat/box crystal in 35mm (of any material) let me know!

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