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Winding my watch?

A mechanical watch needs to be wound everyday before using, and occasional winding is needed when the watch is kept for a long period of time to prevent the movement's lubricants from congealing.
An automatic watch, on the other hand, should be wound approximately 20 to 30 times before each use when the watch has completely stopped. This allows the watch to regain reserve power that permits it to run more accurately. The automatic watch similarly needs to be wound when kept for along period of time.

It is not advisable to wind a watch while worn on the wrist as this motion may place some unnecessary stress on the stem of the watch. Instead, hold the watch tightly in one hand and position the crown between the thumb and index finger.

Setting the time and dates on my watch?

You may turn the crown of your watch in either direction provided you are only setting the time. Is your watch is equipped with a calendar funtion, be it regular or perpetual, it is advisable to wind it in a clockwise direction only (only the ULYSSE Nardin Perpetual Ludwig may be turned in both directions).

Move the hands away from the area coverage by 9:45 to 3:15 before using the quick calendar adjustment setting (first position of the crown) when setting the date. Since this is the instance when the calendar is being engaged to turn, changing the date at this time will damage the calendar setting mechanism.

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