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Moisture Safeguarding

Understand the meaning of ATM.30m (98.4ft) = 3 ATM = Splash resistant. Ok for rain, hand washing splashes, other occasional contact with water, but not intensively and not for long periods. 50m (164ft) = 5 ATM = Suitable for swimming, fishing, other outdoor activities. 100m (328ft) = 10 ATM = Fit for snorkeling and other prolonged contact with water, but not for scuba.All Pionier watches are 3 ATM.Please make sure that your watch complies to the appropriate level of water resistance. We do recommend that if the watch is not kept in normal room temperatures or if it's kept for a prolonged period of time in very humid conditions to have the Pionier official service centre in Germany have a check of all it's part in case of...

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Regular Maintenance

Our priority is to serve the customer with the latest technology, but like everything else, even watches do require maintenance. Pionier watches are beautiful timepieces equipped with extraordinary design and rigorousness. Maintenance does not only prolong their longevity; but assures the condition of the watch itself. Therefore, in order to provide you and your watch with the care you deserve, our Pionier service centre offers you as an owner the service facility to undergo any checks, inspections or services you need for the movement. We advise you to carry out a full servicing at our official Pionier Service Center: Once every 3 to 4 years for a watch with an automatic or mechanical movement.  We advise you to read the User Guide, which will provide you with all the information you require to make...

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How to Use Your Watch

MECHANICAL WATCHES Mechanical watches work on power reserve, which means that energy is saved in the barrel spring and continuously is distributed into the gears of the mechanism to establish a smooth operation of the watch. The average mechanical watch lasts for about 38 hours, although all watchmakers do recommend to wind your watch approximately at around same time every day in order to give it the energy required for the watch to maintain highest functionalism during the 24 hours. If the watch is not worn daily; but you want to avoid setting it up daily, we advise to keep winding it before the power reserve is consumed, which is on average 38 hours.   AUTOMATIC WATCHES If a mechanical watch requires manual...

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Your Leather Band

All Pionier leather bands are genuine cow leather styled to the finest standard.  The leather band is an undisputed asset of the watch; thus, it requires some love and attention.  We want to advice you that contact with extent moisture, lotions, and other skin care can hasten the aging of your leather band. Due to hygienic reasons a leather band watch should be removed before playing any sports. It is best if taken off at night before sleeping to give the leather some room to breath. 

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CAN I SHOWER IN MY MECHANICAL WATCH?

From TimeZone"A shower presents additional difficulties - soap lowers surface tension, and warm water has lower surface tension as well. Add to the fact that a shower can sometimes have powerful jets." "Here's why you shouldn't wear any watch in the shower. Inside a water resistant watch is air. Air contains water vapor. If you sit in a hot tub, or sauna, or take a long hot shower you heat up the air inside the watch. Like that shiny sapphire crystal on your watch? Sapphire is a fine conductor of temperature. Ever leave a movie theater on a muggy August day, you walk outside and your glasses fog up? Same thing can happen to your watch when you exit the...

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