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Thank you for choosing an Olympic watch. To ensure correct use, please read these instructions carefully. Operated correctly and serviced regularly you should enjoy many years of trouble-free performance from your Olympic watch.
Olympic watches use movements from Ronda, a specialist high-tech Swiss movement manufacturer.

Your Olympic quartz watch is accurate to two minutes per year at normal temperature (5oc~35oc).
When your Olympic watch requires attention, including battery changes, it is recommended that you entrust it to the Jeweller whose name appears on the back page of this booklet.

Hand setting

Crown with 3 positions:
1. Running position.
2. Middle position - for quick date correction, by turning in one direction. For quick day correction, by turning in the other direction.
3. For setting the hands to the correct time.

1. Unscrew crown in anti-clockwise direction until it reaches position # 1
2. From position #1 find either position #2 for quick day/date correction or position #3 for setting to time.
3. From position #3 push crown back into position #1 and screw up in a clockwise direction until firm against the case.
4. Watch case will then be 100% water-resistant to the depth rating stated on the watch. Care must be taken to ensure the crown is screwed up firmly at all times.
5. After use in salt or chlorinated water, rinse in cold fresh water whilst rotating the bezel.

If your watch is water-resistant the words “water-resistant” will be engraved on the case back. Levels of water-resistance are 30m (30 metres or 3ATM), 50m, 100m, 200m, 300m. Unless engraved “water-resistant” on the back of the watch the watch will be a type “D” Dress watch and therefore not water-resistant.
During use the crown must be in position #1 at all times.
For swimming or deliberate immersion in water, 100m/200m/300m water-resistant watches are recommended (Type “A” watches).
Watches engraved “water-resistant” require a water resistant test when the case back is removed (eg. when the battery is replaced or the watch serviced). If this test is not requested and performed the watch can no longer be guaranteed water-resistant.
All divers and water-resistant watches should have their seals checked every 12 months for the watch to maintain its water-resistant properties. Your watch may no longer be water-resistant if the case back is removed, the glass is cracked or chipped, the crown is left open or un-screwed, the pushers are operated when the watch is wet, the watch is worn in hot or warm soapy water, in spa or hot pools, or around solvents such as petrol. Always rinse your watch in fresh water after swimming in salt water. Do not operate the crown or pushers when the watch is wet.

Your Olympic quartz watch is a finely made precision instrument. It operates 24 hours 365 days a year to an accuracy of 2 minutes per year at normal temperatures (5oc~ 35oc).
Avoid strong shocks - jolts, knocks and falls can be bad for a watch and can cause serious damage which is not covered by the guarantee.
Avoid extremes of temperature - these can affect the rubber seals, battery and the accuracy
of your watch.
Avoid strong magnetic fields – do not put near magnets or domestic appliances such as magnetic underlays, magnetic bracelets, stereos, electric motors or television sets.
Avoid chemicals and gases – if any chemical (such as adhesive and paint, gasoline, mercury, thinner, alcohol, benzene, cosmetics spray or similar, hair lacquer, manicure solution or remover) contacts the watch, discoloration, deterioration or damage to the case, band or other components may occur and such deterioration is not covered by this guarantee.
Have your watch checked regularly by a qualified watchmaker for accuracy and water-resistance. Your watch uses technologically advanced oil but will still need servicing (checking or an overhaul) once the oil ages, in much the same way you would service a car.

The manufacture of Olympic watches falls into three categories:
1. “Swiss Made” - those watches that use Swiss made movements, are assembled and tested in Switzerland, and bear the marking “Swiss Made” either on the dial (face) or engraved on the case back.
2. “Swiss Movement” - those watches that use Swiss made movements but are assembled and tested in factories outside Switzerland, and bear the marking “Swiss Movement” either on the dial (face) or engraved on the case back.
3. “Swiss Parts” - those watches that are assembled in one of many factories outside of Switzerland and use movements assembled from Swiss made parts. The movement parts are produced by Ronda, a specialist high-tech Swiss movement manufacturer or in Switzerland by ETA, the movement manufacturing subsidiary of Switzerland’s largest watchmaker.

By definition, origin means “the source or starting point from which a thing began its existence”.

Caution: Watches should not be worn in hot or warm water, and extreme changes of temperature should be avoided, otherwise the seals will deteriorate quickly, may expand and contract rendering the case no longer water-resistant. This may result in leakage and/or condensation.
(A) 100m/200m/300m water-resistant = sports or divers watch. Screw crowns must be screwed firmly to case for 100% seal in order to be water-resistant to the depth marked on the watch. Full closure of the watch crown should be checked before immersion in water. Glass and seals should be checked regularly every 12 months. Not guaranteed water-resistant after battery replacement or repair unless water-test requested and carried out. Watch case marked water-resistant for legal reasons.
(B) 50m water-resistant = suitable for water related work, recreational swimming and fishing. Not suitable for diving. Glass and seals should be checked every 12 months.
(C) 30m water-resistant = suitable for everyday use. Splash/rain resistant. Not suitable for swimming. Case is of water-resistant construction but seals should be checked every 12 months.
(D) DRESS = watch case is fitted with a special crown/tube and gaskets to assist dustproofing. Dustproof construction is generally suitable for everyday conditions, but it is not designed to resist water, steam, moist or dusty environments.
When your Olympic watch requires attention, including battery changes, it is recommended that you entrust it to the Jeweller whose name appears on the back page of this booklet.

If during a period of 2 years (24 months) from the date of purchase this watch becomes defective due to faulty materials or workmanship we guarantee to remedy free of charge the defects provided:
• The watch has not been damaged due to accident, misuse, wear and tear or damage caused during transit to and from the purchaser.
• Any repairs have been carried out by a qualified watchmaker.
• This guarantee booklet is enclosed. Failure to enclose could result in a charge being made.
Defects wholly or partially attributable to damage, accidents, unfair treatment, water (rust) or dirt/dust in a type D Dress watch, reasonable wear and tear, or failure to carry out the instructions in this booklet, including screw crown instructions, are not covered. Watch strap/bracelet damage, allergic reaction damage, damage to the watch glass or case, and/or interference with the movement are not covered by this guarantee.

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