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  1. Longines Legend Diver crowns flush against the case?

    Longines
    Hi guys, I recently purchased a new Longines Legend Diver from an authorized dealer. I love the watch and its a real beauty. However, I have one concern, although I may be worrying too much. I noticed that when both crowns are screwed down, the 4 o'clock crown for setting the time and date does...
  2. Vintage Tissot with crown at 4 position.

    Tissot
    I am trying to find out about a Tissot that my grandfather gave to my brother in the 70's. It was gold and quite thin. My brother recently passed away and I am trying to locate a similar watch. I recall the crown was not at the 3 but was at the 4 or possibly 2 position. I believe it was an old...
  3. Crown down and effects

    Chinese Mechanical watches
    What's the effect of putting the watch crown down on the watch longevity? I been doing it for a few days and noticed my alpha milsub is now only ~+20 instead of +30 :-). Does it have any affect on the gears? Is it safe?
  4. Crown etiquette

    Omega
    Is there anyone else who, like me, winces when a good deal of force seems to be needed to pull out your Omega's crown? I'm curious as to other people's impressions and tips. Having medium length finger nails can help make the action more controllable. On my 3-position Speedmaster Broad Arrow...
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