BegHof watches are automatic and operate using energy provided by a mainspring. If the watch is completely stopped, turn the crown by hand about 20 times to tension the mainspring which will restart the watch.

The crown is pulled to position it in its different positions.

1) Normal position.

2) First notch: date setting if the watch has a date.

3) Second notch (first notch if no date): time settings

Pull the crown out to the second notch if the watch has a date (otherwise to the first notch), set the time by turning the crown clockwise.

Watch out for the death zone!

Setting the date may seem easy but there is one mistake you should not make!

You should never change the date between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. , otherwise you risk damaging the movement.

Path to follow :

- Set the time to 6:00 a.m. (to be sure you are not in the death zone).

- Set the date of the previous day.

- Advance the time until the date turns.

- Finally, set the time taking into account that the first turn of the dial will be before noon.

As the case and bracelet are in direct contact with the skin, always keep them very clean. This will help extend the life of the watch and reduce the risk of skin irritation. When you take off the watch, wipe off the moisture, dust and dust as soon as possible.
perspiration and dirt with a dry cloth. This will contribute to
extend the life of the case, bracelet and gasket.

Leather bracelet

Gently wipe away moisture with a soft, dry cloth. Do not rub the leather heavily, as it may become damaged and/or discolored.

Steel bracelet

To keep the bracelet clean, use a soft toothbrush dipped in clean or soapy water. Take care not to get the case wet.

Here is a summary of what you can or cannot do with a watch depending on its water resistance.