How to set the date on your H. Moser & Cie. watch

Owning an H. Moser & Cie. watch is a pleasure and a privilege. These masterpieces, with their intricate designs and unparalleled craftsmanship, are the epitome of luxury. But, like all sophisticated instruments, they require a little love, especially when you’re adjusting their settings. So let’s explore the (incredibly easy) process of setting the date on various H. Moser & Cie. watches.

Deciphering the beauty of your timepiece

Moser & Cie.’s range is vast and varied. Each collection, from the modern Streamliner to the classic Endeavour and the historically inspired Heritage, tells a unique story. Before you even think about adjusting the settings, immerse yourself in the features of your specific model. Understand its quirks, its specialties, and its intricacies. This foundational knowledge will serve you well as you navigate its mechanisms.

Grasping the basics of date setting

One of the most remarkable things about H. Moser & Cie.’s watches is that you can set up pretty much all of these timepieces, even perpetual calendars, using the crown. In fact you can set the date at any time of the day or the night, backwards or forwards, without any risk of damaging the movement. The crown can be manoeuvred into different positions, each serving a distinct purpose:

First Position: This is the winding position. If you have a manual watch, you’ll become quite familiar with this setting, ensuring your timepiece remains powered.

Second Position: This is where you’ll spend most of your adjustment time. It’s designed for setting the date and, in some models, even the day.

Third Position: This is exclusively for adjusting the time.

To master the date setting, you’ll need to gently pull the crown to the second position and delicately turn it until you reach your desired date.

Delving into different movements

Moser & Cie.’s range boasts a variety of movements, including:

Automatic movements: These are the self-winders. Powered by your own movements, they’re a unique blend of functionality and innovation. 

Manual movements: For hands-on traditionalists. They require winding, a time-honoured ritual that connects the wearer to the watch. 

Perpetual calendars: Unlike other perpetual calendars, which can seem quite complex and delicate, H. Moser & Cie.’s perpetual calendar is incredibly unique and remarkably easy to use. Simply seize the crown to adjust the date and for leap years, use the pusher. 

The art of precision

Your H. Moser & Cie. watch is a product of meticulous craftsmanship. Every component, every gear, every hand has been placed with precision. When adjusting the date, channel this precision. Turn the crown with care, ensuring you don’t force or rush the process.

The final touch: securing the crown

Once your date is set, your job isn’t over. Ensure the crown is pushed back to its original position. This simple act maintains the watch’s water-resistance and ensures the delicate internal mechanisms are shielded from potential hazards.

The manual is your watch’s best friend

Every H. Moser & Cie. watch is accompanied by a detailed user manual, a guide that’s tailored to its specific model. This isn’t just a booklet; it’s a bible for your watch. It offers insights, instructions, and invaluable information. Whenever in doubt, turn to your manual. It’s there to guide, assist, and ensure your watch remains in impeccable condition. In line with our commitment to sustainability, the instructions for use are no longer printed, but you can find them online here.

A moment to reflect

With the date set, pause and admire your watch. Reflect on its history, its craftsmanship, and the countless hours that went into its creation. This isn’t just a timepiece; it’s a story, a legacy, and a testament to human ingenuity.

Get by with a little help

While this guide provides a comprehensive overview, there might be times when you’re unsure or hesitant. In such moments, don’t hesitate to reach out to H. Moser & Cie.’s customer service. Their team of experts is always on standby, ready to assist, guide, and ensure your watch remains a timeless treasure. Our full customer service advice can be found here.

Setting the date on your H. Moser & Cie. watch is a ritual, a dance between the wearer and the watch. It’s a process that requires care, patience, and respect for the craftsmanship. Embrace this process, cherish your watch, and let it serve as a daily reminder of the beauty of time.

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