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Stopped twice within 2 weeks; returned to Amazon; they sent me the same defective watch as the replacement!
on April 23, 2014
Title pretty much says it all. Loved the watch when I received it. Immediately put in on a (wonderful) Hadley Roma 24mm rubber strap w/red stitching (which is an awesome pairing for this watch). During the night after having the watch for less than a week, it stopped (while fully wound) but started back up again on its own. Within a week after that, it stopped again (and yes, still fully wound) but would NOT start again...even after unscrewing the crown, changing the time and date, hand winding, etc. Watch was no longer in stock with Amazon as the seller, so ended up having to return it. Within hours of seeing they received the watch and processed my refund, I happened to see that "1" was back in stock. Of course I was apprehensive, but also thought that there's no way Amazon put it back on the shelf, so I went ahead and reordered it. Well, you already know the rest of the story.....and yet again, back to Amazon it goes! I would still love to own this watch and I know that I just happened to receive a "lemon" (I've been in the automotive industry for over 25 years, so I am empathetic to this). Even with it being defective, I probably would have given the watch 3 or 4 stars, as it's a really robust looking piece (with the exception of the OEM band) that kept good time while it was working ; but it's down to 2 stars as a reflection Amazon's obviously too lax QC procedures.