Super interesting post. Thank you!

Apr 30, 2023,15:12 PM

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Watch Crystal Materials

 By: cazalea : April 30th, 2023-14:30
At the request of a regular WPS reader, I did some research on the various materials used to create Watch Crystals or Watch Glasses (archaic term). A Watch Crystal covers the dial of the watch, functioning as a Windshield or Windscreen. Watch Crystals are...  

Thank you so much dear Mine for a most thorough and interesting …

 By: Subexplorer : April 30th, 2023-14:49
… post about this important subject. Have a nice Sunday!! Abel

Didn’t know Seiko had developed so many innovations for crystals

 By: j.jota : April 30th, 2023-15:58
Great read +++ don’t forget acrylic Hesalite!

I added it, thanks

 By: cazalea : April 30th, 2023-20:14

An additional discussion on watch crystals

 By: cazalea : April 30th, 2023-21:53
In addition to the question of materials that a crystal is made from (or made of?), there is the issue of installation into the watch case, which is also material-specific . Plastic crystals are resilient / flexible, and they can be pressed into a case us...  

Great insight into an unknown area of watch collecting. Thank you Mike

 By: : May 1st, 2023-00:53
And yes most of us have lost a crystal or two due to cracking it whilst trying to insert the new crystal Julian