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My men's presidential date just is very difficult to wind. I try to wear it often, but it quits. The winding mechanism is so stiff that I can only partially wind it. It does move easily in the oposite direction. The watch is vinatage - around 1970. I did have it appraised and authenticated and the seller cleaned/serviced the watch prior to the sale.

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If it has only recently gone stiff then it sound like a trip to the dealer for repair.

It may sound daft but all the Rolex I have examined are self winders. Is yours? (you can often hear the self winding mechanism by placing the watch close to your ear and rocking it gently).

Could it be that you need to pull out the crown to wind it?

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