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  1. Dr. T

    Dr. T Nov 15, 2018

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    Hello Everyone, I’am looking to purchase 2 BOR ends in stainless #70. It’s for an Omega Constelation case #168.005 with a Piepan dial. I need 2 ENDS that say #70 on them! Does anyone know where I can get them?
     
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  2. Davidt

    Davidt Nov 15, 2018

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    Keep an eye on eBay. They pop up reasonably frequently.

    570's may be ok as well.
     
  3. tictic

    tictic Nov 15, 2018

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    570's may be ok as well.

    Yes they will.
     
  4. Dr. T

    Dr. T Nov 15, 2018

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    That’s funny because someone else told me that #570 would fit. I found 2 of them, tried them on my watch and they were too short. They did not reach the case. From spring bar to the case they fell a couple of millimeters short and flopped under the watch. I showed them to a friend and he said that my #570s had been altered to fit a watch with shorter lugs. What do you think about that scenario?
     
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  5. Edward53

    Edward53 Nov 16, 2018

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    That's odd. Those links do not look cut down, and a 570 (or a 70) should fit a 168.005. Not wishing to be a messenger of doom, but this is a case reference that has been faked. Are you certain your watch is genuine? There are threads on how to tell them somewhere on here.
     
  6. Dr. T

    Dr. T Nov 16, 2018

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    I placed MY #570 ENDs beside some original #70 ENDs and mine were shorter. They were also rough to the touch on the side that touches the case, as if they had been filed down. I tend to believe that the ones I obtained were altered. Here are some pictures of my watch.
     
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  7. Edward53

    Edward53 Nov 16, 2018

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    I am not too well up on the faked cases. From what I can see yours looks ok, I certainly hope so anyway but you need someone with a better eye for that to comment. I'm just surprised about the end links as they look identical to mine. 2mm is a lot to file off and you'd think the difference would be obvious. However it is a bit strange that the 570 stamping isn't complete. ::confused2::

    ETA: Reread your post about the 570s being shorter than the 70s, point taken!
     
  8. Dr. T

    Dr. T Nov 16, 2018

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    Thanks Edward53,
    The #570 ENDs that I have may be Fake! I suspect them rather than the watch. I'll know better when I get my hands on some (GENUINE, UNALTERED), #570 or #70 END links.
     
  9. Dr. T

    Dr. T Nov 21, 2018

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  10. Dr. T

    Dr. T Nov 21, 2018

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    Great News! I found 2 x #570 ends. They were yellow gold filled. I fitted them to the watch, then removed them, took them to the plater and had them silver plated. I reinstalled them on the watch for a perfect fit and color. The above pictures are the results.