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Why do all watches stop shortly after i put them on?

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Tghere are really only two reasons a watch will stop unless they are damaged or wet inside. If it's a quartz watch the battery needs replacement. If it's a mechanical watch you have to wind it - even if it's a "self-winding" movement wind it to get it started. Turn the crown about 40 turns clockwise.

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