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I was trying to set the time by turning counterclockwise and the crown came unscrewed. After putting it back on the watch hands move counterclockwise when I turn the crown clockwise. This seems to have also affected the date. It wont move on its own and I have to change it manually everyday. How do I fix it?

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Hi, I don't believe you have actually got it back on(the crown) properly. You will have to take it to a watchmaker to be done correctly. I think your setting problems will go away once the crown is attached to the stem correctly, Michael

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How do I change the day, date etc on a GENEVA 7391 watch


read the instruction manual, Geneva Watches with Two or Three Hands
  1. Pull the crown out until you feel a click.
  2. Turn the crown counterclockwise until you have the correct time.
  3. Push the crown back in to set the time.
Geneva Watches with Two or Three Hands and a Date Window
  1. Pull the crown out until you feel two clicks. This second click position allows you to set the time.
  2. Turn the crown counter clockwise until you have the correct time. Push the crown all the way in to set the time.
  3. Pull the crown out until you feel one click. This first click position allows you to set the date.
  4. Turn the crown counterclockwise until you have the correct date. Push the crown back in to set the date.
Multi-Function Geneva Watches
  1. Pull the crown out until you feel two clicks. This second click position allows you to set the day.
  2. Rotate the crown counter clockwise until you have the correct day. Push the crown in to set the day.
  3. Pull the crown out until you feel a second click to set the time or the 24-hour hand.
  4. Turn the crown clockwise until you have the correct time, then push the crown in to set it.
  5. Pull the crown out just one click to set the date. Turn the crown clockwise until you have the correct date, then push the crown in to set it.
Geneva Chronograph Watches
  1. Pull the crown out two clicks. This second click position allows you to set the time.
  2. Turn the crown clockwise until you have the correct time, then push the crown in to set it.
  3. Pull the crown out just one click to set the date. Turn the crown clockwise until you have the correct date, then push the crown in to set it.
  4. Stop and start the chronograph by pressing the PA button, located above the crown.
  5. Reset the chronograph by pressing the PB button just below the crown. The PB button returns the chronograph second and minute hands to their original positions of zero.
Automatic Geneva Watches
  1. Wind the mainspring by turning the crown 15 to 20 times clockwise.
  2. Pull the crown out until it clicks.
  3. Turn the crown counterclockwise until you have the correct time, then push the crown in to set the time.
Tips & Warnings
  • Do not set the date or time between 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. to avoid damage to your Geneva watch. The gears sit too close together during these times.
  • If your Geneva watch becomes wet, wipe it dry as soon as possible. Keep your watch away from saunas and hot tubs, as the extreme heat diminishes the watch's water resistance.




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You probably have a screw down crown. Turn the crown counterclockwise and unscrew the crown. Now you should be able to pull it out. When tightening it back down, don't over tighten, just snug. This is to keep moisture out of your watch. Always have it screwed down unless you are setting the watch. Nice watch, Michael

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    Probably your watch has a screwdown crown and prior to attempt any settings you have to unscrew it. Some peoples fingers are stronger then others, so, try that with a pair of plyers. Cover your crown with a soft cloth and then grip with plyers(this will avoid any damage). Thread is right handed and unscrewing is done by turning the crown anticlockwise.
    After setting the time don't forget to screw the crown back- it is for water resistance.
    If you are unable to unscrew the crown, that means your watch is rusty and you will need watchmakers help.
    PS If the watch is rusty, you can brake the crown off while trying to unscrew it. Don't panic yet, as in this case you will need a watchmaker anyway.
    Don't forget to rate, please.

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    Probably your watch has a screwdown crown and prior to attempt any settings you have to unscrew it. Some peoples fingers are stronger then others, so, try that with a pair of plyers. Cover your crown with a soft cloth and then grip with plyers(this will avoid any damage). Thread is right handed and unscrewing is done by turning the crown anticlockwise.
    After setting the time don't forget to screw the crown back- it is for water resistance.
    If you are unable to unscrew the crown, that means your watch is rusty and you will need watchmakers help.
    PS If the watch is rusty, you can brake the crown off while trying to unscrew it. Don't panic yet, as in this case you will need a watchmaker anyway.
    Don't forget to rate, please.

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