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How can I start a small Quartz clock?

How can I start a small Quartz clock (1 1/2'' circumference)which has been sitting in gift case for several years.? Never been used.
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The first thing to try would be to test the battery. If the battery is good the problem may be the mechanical works need to be started in motion. If it has swinging parts try to get them swinging. If it has hands set the time on the clock. Hold the the clock in your hand with the face towards you and rotate it clockwise a few times to get the gears moving. Sometimes just letting it sit upright for a day or so will be enough to let the clock start working. I hope this is helpful to you.

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