How to wear a Rolex watch ?

1.Wear your watch beside your wrist bone
Make sure that the face sits right next to the bone on the outside of the wrist (the ulna).

2.Decide on which wrist you want to wear your watch 
You typically wear your watch on the hand opposite your dominant hand.

3.Wear a band that fits properly
A watch should appear comfortable, natural, and certainly not sloppy. As a general rule, you should be able to fit a finger snugly between your wrist and the watch band.

4. Don’t wear a watch with a face that is too big for your hand.

How to set time/day/date on Rolex watch ?

This is the part where set time of  your Rolex can get tricky. Depending on the age of your watch, you might have special instructions for adjusting the time/day/date of your watch.

Quickset vs. Non-Quickset
When it comes to watch movements, Rolex has always been a technical innovator. And in 1977, its 3035 movement was revolutionary. The new quickset function made setting the date on a watch easier than ever before.

How do you know whether your watch is quickset or not?
Newer Rolex watches have always  quickset. But depending on the vintage, you might have a non-quickset on your hands. You can find it out based on the model number.

No-Date Rolexes
1. Winding: Pull the crown out, turn clockwise to manually wind the watch
2. Set time: Pull the crown to the last notch. Twist the crown clockwise or counter-clockwise to adjust the hands.

Rolex Date/Datejust (Non-Quickset – Move 24 hours to change date)
1. Winding: Pull the crown out, turn clockwise to manually wind the watch
2. Date: Pull the crown out to the last notch. (The seconds hand will immediately stop).Turn the crown counter-clockwise until you hit the correct date. (This may take a while, because the date changes at 12:00)
3. Time: Leave the crown at the same notch. Twist the crown till the hand hands are in the right position.

Rolex Date/Datejust (Quickset Change day quickly)
1. Winding :Pull the crown out, turn clockwise to manually wind the watch
2. Date: Pull the crown out to the last notch. Twist the crown counter-clockwise (for a men’s watch) or clockwise (for a women’s watch) to adjust the date.
3. Time: Pull the crown out to the last notch and turn the crown upwards or downwards adjust the time.

Rolex Day-Date (Quickset – Move 24 hours to change day or date )
1. Winding: Pull the crown out, turn clockwise to manually wind the watch
2. Date:Leave the crown at the same notch. Pull the crown out to the last notch. If you turn the crown upwards, the day and date will change every 24 hours.
3. Day of the week:Leave the crown at the same notch. Turn the crown downwards / counter clockwise 24 hours, in order for the day to go one day back. This way the day can be set separately.
4. Time: Leave the crown at the same notch and turn the crown upwards or downwards adjust the time.

Rolex Day-Date (Single Quickset – Change day quickly)
1. Winding: Pull the crown out, turn clockwise to manually wind the watch
2. Date: Pull the crown out to the first notch and turn the crown counter-clockwise to change the date.
3. Day of the week: Pull the crown out to last first notch and turn clockwise to set the day. (This may take a while, because the day changes at 12:00)
4. Time: Leave the crown at the same notch and turn the crown counter-clockwise to change the time.

Rolex Day-Date (Double Quickset – Change day and date quickly)
1. Winding: Pull the crown out, turn clockwise to manually wind the watch
2. Date: Pull the crown out to the first notch and turn the crown clockwise to set the date.
3. Day of the week:Leave the crown at the same notch and turn the crown counter-clockwise to change the day of the week.
4. Time: Pull the crown out to the last notch and turn clockwise or counter-clockwise to set the time

How to remove scratches from a plexiglass ?

You can remove light scratches with “Polywatch”.

How does it work ?

1.Apply PolyWatch to the watch crystal.
2.Polish the scratched areas for 2-3 minutes with great pressure at a right angle to the scratches, using a piece of cotton wool.
3.Finally, remove any remaining PolyWatch with a cloth.

Note: If you have deeper scratches on your plexiglass go to a watchmaker.

How to clean and maintain your Rolex ?

1. Check if the crown is screwed into the case.
2. Use lukewarm water, ammonia free soap and old soft toothbrush to clean the bracelet.
3. Use a soft and clean cloth to clean the watch.

Note: Don’t clean a leather strap with water

How to wind a Rolex ?

1.Take the watch in your hand not on your wrist. This is because you can bend or damage the crown tube or case of the watch.
2.Unscrew the crown.  To unscrew the crown turn it counter-clockwise until you feel it release. When it releases it will pop out slightly from the watch case
3.To wind your watch, use your thumb and index finger to slowly turn the crown clockwise a full rotation for  about 25 times. Do not worry about over winding your watch, Rolex watches are built to prevent this from happening.Don’t forget to screw the crown back into the watch.