WATCH CARE GUIDE
The 4 Cardinal Rules That Will Keep Your Watch Pristine
GRENADE SWISS QUARTZ
AIRCRAFT GAUGE AUTOMATIC
TRENCH SWISS QUARTZ
1. COOL THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR WATCH
The unique assembly and hand built nature of our new or vintage reclaimed automatic or quartz watches means that no two watches are exactly the same. Our unique 1940’s vintage style wood cigar watch boxes and hand dyed straps may have subtle variations. This is the cornerstone of what makes a kingsley very special and full of character in the marketplace. ALWAYS handle your watch as you would a 1940’s vintage collectible and follow our recommended care instructions.
2. THE SCREW DOWN CROWN
All Kingsley models feature a screw-down crown. This feature helps prevent moisture infiltration and does wonders to the preservation of your internal watch parts over time.
ALWAYS make sure that your crown is completely screwed down at all times.
ALWAYS be gentle when unscrewing and tightening the crown.
ALWAYS be gentle when pulling out the crown to wind your Automatic or set the time on your Quartz model.
3. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WATER RESISTANCE AND MOISTURE
All kingsley watches are built with a water resistance of up to 330ft/100m/10atm for extra protection of new or vintage internal parts against the elements but NOT intended to be submerged in water or used in water related activities as you would with a Sports Diver’s Watch. The most effective way to prevent any Water & Moisture damages to leather band, watch case and mechanical or quartz movements is to always maintain your Crown Screwed down.
DO NOT wear your watch in environments where both heat, moisture, sea salt or other chemicals are present. examples ( Sauna, Steam Room, Hot Tubs, Pools , Jacuzzis, The Beach) The combination of Heat and moisture candamage the rubber gasket seals in your watch as well as other delicate parts and Void your warranty.
4. COMMON THINGS THAT COULD DAMAGE YOUR WATCH
Wearing your watch to the beach or where sand, salt water and wind are present is one of the most common ways that watch metal surfaces and parts will corrode over time and damage the look of your watch. Exposing your leather strap to water, lotion and soap sanitizers will eventually alter or damage the strap.Brushing your watch against a hard object or rough surface will scratch your case or may break your crystal. Not being gentle when pulling the crown from the movement will damage the stem or internal parts of the watch. Banging or clapping against an object or playing any kind of sports with your watch on wrist may impact or break the timing mechanism of your movement.