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Take your relic watch to a jeweler who will open it, identify the battery, and perhaps sell and install a replacement.

Relic Watches | Answered on Aug 18, 2019


Changing Watch Batteries
Lots of posters ask "what is the battery in my (name of watch)" with a view to changing it yourself. This is a bad idea for many reasons. You don't have the tools or knowledge to remove a rotary screw on back, or the gasket sealant for a waterproof watch. Some fashion watches have 4 traditional screw and need professional grade jeweler screwdrivers. Also, there are about 20 batteries commonly used in watches, in various sizes and internal technology, Lithium Ion, Silver Oxide and Manganese Alkaline. If you buy them, you generally have to buy 10!

Don't sweat the details. Just take the watch to your local jeweler. They have all the batteries at hand and the tools to remove the back. It is done whilst you wait for $8 to $15!

Changing Watch Batteries

Relic Watches | Answered on Jul 24, 2019


Take your Relic to a jeweler who will open it, identify the battery type, and may be persuaded to install a new one.

Relic Watches | Answered on Jul 23, 2019


Hello Charles Cooper and welcome to fixya.

I have NEVER even seen a RELIC watch
( and am a amateur (unpaid horologist)) but
I love all timepieces...

A quick search of the internet reveals...

A band tool...
pin pusher (search on eBay) is REQUIRED
to push the pins out of both sides of the link
you will want to remove. The FIRST/BEST tool
you will want to purchase will be at least
a 10x power jeweler's loupe (magnifier).

acekid
answer below could be EXACTLY what
you are looking for...
not GENERIC

ELSE...
You will be pushing from the SMALL end.

Generically...
this does not require a lot of FORCE but
it is WELL BEYOND any pressure any
bare handed pressing can accomplish...!!

((( pin tool MIGHT be your best choice ))).

Not really (novice) AMATEUR work...!!

Nor is it ROCKET SCIENCE...

but you would be well advised to get QUALITY
mentoring... Which would result in your purchasing
some QUALITY tools (plentiful/reasonable on eBay).

Work on a fine weave cloth & NEVER over a carpet.

Teeny screws can be found by shining a flash-light
across the floor (or vacuuming with a fine mesh cloth
inside your vacuum nozzle).

The true/best way to find your required tools
is to state your case and look on the WEB...
(Pictures really help).

Internet WISDOM is usually 80% BS & 90% just
plain WRONG (or vise versa (I can never recall)).

Good luck

Relic Watches | Answered on Feb 08, 2019


Not size, type. Take your Relic watch to a jeweler to have the battery type identified.

Relic Watches | Answered on Feb 08, 2019


Go to a store that sells those watches and see if they can help you. Take the watch with you.

Relic Watches | Answered on Feb 07, 2019


There is two methods of removing the back of this style of watch. Look closely at the back of the watch. If it is completely smooth there will be a notch or groove where you can gently, but firmly, lever the back cover off. Use a small screwdriver or a thin flat edged tool, NOT a knife! Refitting is a firm, constant pressure over the whole of the back cover.
If there are regular notches, grooves or holes or around the edge of the cover it is a 'screw off' cover. You may need a specialist tool to remove these back plates.
Depending on how much the watch is worth and the cost of the battery it is probably just as easy to get a watch repair shop to do it for you.
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Relic Watches | Answered on Dec 23, 2018


I just bought a relic watch and the 3rd hand does not move...

Relic watch | Answered on Oct 21, 2018


Take your Relic watch to a jeweler to find out.

Relic Watches | Answered on Sep 08, 2018


Take your Relic watch to a jeweler who will open it, identify the battery type, and perhaps sell you a new one.

Relic Watches | Answered on Aug 27, 2018


Sorry we do not have that kind of info here.

Relic Watches | Answered on May 14, 2018


When you open the watch, the old battery usually has a number on the back, for example, CR2025

If that is the same as yours, it is easy to buy another battery at most retail stores and online with Amazon or eBay.

Relic Watches | Answered on Apr 20, 2018


is this an mechanical watch? all the same open the back and look closely at the area near the crown stem. pull the crown out and see if any little levers move. If they do there may be a little indent on the lever. with the crown in press the indent with a needle and pull the crown our. the also may be a little arrow on the back of the movement pointing at a hole. press a pin in the hole and remove the crown.

Relic Watches | Answered on Jan 09, 2018

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