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How do I set the date on my watch?

What to watch out for when setting the date

The date display on watches is the most common additional function and also the most practical. However, if you want to set a watch with a date display, you should be careful. We explain in detail how to set the date on your watch and when it is best to set it.


How do I set the date on my watch?

In our video we show you step by step how to set the date on your mechanical watch:

If the clock stopped between nine and three o'clock, you do not know whether it was morning / afternoon or evening / night at that time. If, for example, the clock stopped at 10 p.m., all the wheels for changing the date are already engaged.

If you adjust the date now, you can damage the date disc. It is therefore better to turn the crown once past midnight (the date switches) and then to approximately the correct time. Then set the date to the correct day using the half-pulled crown and wait until the second hand has turned a full lap. Now pull the crown all the way out to stop the watch from running and set the correct time. The best thing to do is to take a radio-controlled watch, wait until it jumps to the full minute and then push the crown back in - this is how your mechanical watch starts up to the second.

When do I set the date on my watch?

The day has 24 hours, but the clock only shows twelve. When setting the clock you have to pay attention to when the date jump takes place so that it is not midnight at noon, i.e. the date jumps.

In addition: In the switching phase of the date, approximately between 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., parts of the movement of numerous watches are in engagement with the date setting and could be damaged by the rapid set. To be on the safe side, the hands should be turned to 4:00 a.m., or even better to 6:00 a.m. The date can then be corrected using the quickset function.

Would you like to find out more about watches with a date display?Then readthis article . You can find out here how diverse the display options are for the date display.


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