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Not running I just bought this on Ebay and it is new. It is not running. It has never been worn. Is there someone I must do initially to get this watch going. I pulled the stem out and set the time and pushed the stem back in. It is not running. Please advise

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Look for a tiny, clear plastic spacer washer on the stem and remove it. this is just thick enough to prevent the stem from being pushed all the way in. this is factory placed to prevent inadvertent turn on during shipping.

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