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How to open a mens coach lexington watch

My husband recievd a coach lexington watch today as a gift. We are unable to open the clasp and there are no instructions in the small manual included in the box. It appears to be one that you squeeze to open, but that's not happening either.

What can we do short of taking it to the Jewler?

Thanks, Ranelle Mathews Charlotte, NC

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Ranelle:

It's a bit of a b!tch to open I know but you kind of pull it open.. it's odd and worrysome at first because you feel like you are going to break the band on a watch you just paid $400 for.

Looking at the strap you will see the "Coach" logo embossed into the metal. Just below that is the point where the band opens. Grasp just below the sides of the band with your index finger and thumb at this point and pull (holding the rest of the watch stationary if it's not on your wrist). Make sure you are just pulling on the edges of the underside so you aren't pulling the center metal piece that acts as the hindge. You'll see it or feel it. Pull and it'll click off.. one side likely first. Then just pull the other side up . After putting the watch on/off for a few times it will get easier.

Be happy the watch isn't the easiest to take off, don't want it falling off accidentally!

Good luck.

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