Setting The Date On Mechanical Watches

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Can I change the date at any time? No, here's why...

Setting The Date On Mechanical Watches

  • Never change the date manually when the hour hand is about the 9 and 3.. Adjusting the date with the quick-set can damage the movement in this position.
  • Never wind the hands back beyond the 12-midnight position, this can damage the movement.
  • Some watches with complex movements and/or features require special care; please check the instructions that came with the watch.



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