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How do you open Vintage Men's Omega Deville Wrist Watch?

This has a solid case. There is no place to pry open.

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  • jrrgastaldi Jan 19, 2009

    Thank you for your help and information. I will definitely leave this to the experts. Thanks again,

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That means you have a monoblock case and this can be opened using a special pump and forcing the air into the case through the tube (where the stem is inserted into the movement).
When forced in, the air pressure builds up in the case and lifts up the watch glass.
It is quite tricky operation and need skilled watchmakers hands and tools.
When I first used this metod, air pressure was so strong, that it shot out the glass from the case together with the movement and all the watch bits flew over the place, ending with damaged fingers, scratched dial and broken balance staff, so, I had to buy them and replace.
My advice is to go to your nearest watch repair shop and ask for help, as you wont be able to open your watch without proper tools or you will damage or brake watch glass.

Don't forget to rate, please.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

  • Arturs Kalnins
    Arturs Kalnins Jan 20, 2009

    Thanks for such a bad rating......
    Didn't I solve your problem?
    Explanation was clear and sufficient.It is not possible to repair watch over the internet,so, i gave my best.


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