Bill B. Wrote:Unless it corrects itself, which is seems not to have done, the cure is a trip to the doctors. Send it via your AD or Boutique to IWC Repair. I would not use a local watchmaker on such a complicated watch.
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Ardoise Wrote:Alfred - Yes, the same thing happened to me last year. It was an issue of impatience for me. Just like you, I had not worn one of my Perpetual Calendars for several months - so I had to advance the date forward more than 70 days and did so too quickly. My result was a 1-day out of synch. You need to slowly advance the date, with gentle turns.I sent it in to service through a boutique in North America and had the watch back in 4 weeks, as good as new.As a result, I bought some winders to keep my perpetual calendars running when I'm not wearing them. This keeps them current - additionally, a couple of then have "screw-down" crowns like your Big Pilot - and keeping them on the current date will reduce the chance of STRIPPing the crown - which is another danger with setting....
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