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New fossil watch

I just got a brand new fossil watch and i can not get the time to start. it is just a plain fossil with day and date. when the watch came from is it possible that the battery has some kind of protector on it so it didnt die ? and if there is some kind of a protector over the battery how do i get the cover off?

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Re: new fossil watch

It is not likely that there is a protective cover over the battery itself, if there is anything on it to prevent use while not owned it is a little pc of plastic holding the stem out. It is sad to say but there is no way to tell how long the watch had the current battery in it before you received it. It is common to get a new watch and have the battery die shortly after or be already dead. Go to a local jewelry store to have replaced, make sure they are able to test the old one FIRST, if the battery is dead, allow them to replace it, if the battery is fine, return the watch to Amazon.

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

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