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Have old Mickey Mouse self winding watch. Bought

Have old Mickey Mouse self winding watch. Bought at antique shop. It worked in shop. Shop owner said not to wind tightly. Now does not work. ? may have wound too much. What can I do to get it going?

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I will explain from the last question asked. To get it going you have to visit your nearest watch repair shop and ask for estimate. Shop owner told you things he/she do not understand at all - self winding watches CAN NOT BE OVERWOUND, so, there is the question: are you sure this watch is self winding? I've experience of 26 years of watchmaking and have never came across Mickey Mouse watches having self winding movements. As far as I know, all MM watches are battery driven, but in case if you really have the mechanical one - you are lucky. That means there were past times when those watches were fitted with mechanical movements and now they are rarities. Even if your watch is not self winding, but is mechanical (not battery driven), visit your nearest watch repair shop and ask to check this watch out. In case if it is mechanical - pay the money and get it fixed (you will be a winner anyway). If it is battery driven - put it on your shelf where your's mother in law picture is and treat it accordingly. Rate me , plz.

Posted on Feb 19, 2010

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    Michael C. De Vito Oct 01, 2010

    mcdevito75 Here, very few of the older if any at all are self winding, most of them are simply mechanical wind up. I have experience with the older Mickey"s and get most of them back to there former running condition which maintaines their collector value. I am Mike D at the RITE TIME BASICs watch repair shop. Please do check me out, I'm in the repair service directory here at fixya, bottom of the page, click on repair service directory the, on the left side of the page click on watches, then RITE TIME BASICS. FREE exam of your Mickey watch, standard service of cleaning, oil and adjustments start at $19.95.

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