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Old 12 July 2019, 06:07 AM   #1
DUNKS
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Datejust out of sync

Hi I am new to this forum and in a bit of a panic.
I have a 35 year old Datejust which I bought a year ago. Up to now it has been reliable and keeps excellent time gaining around four seconds in 24 hours.
Recently I have noticed the second hand and minute hand have come out of sync. ie. Set the both up to be correct and within a few minutes the minute hand has gained 30 sec. When the second hand is on twelve the minute hand is now between the minute marks. i thought this could not happen. Help please.
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Old 12 July 2019, 09:55 PM   #2
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hands became loose on the shaft
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Old 13 July 2019, 02:20 AM   #3
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Hands

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hands became loose on the shaft
Could be of course but I doubt it. The movement is progressive. and proportional. if the hands were loose it would be random.

If any questions are asked or advice given dont think I am being ignorant and ignoring. I am off on a holiday Thanks.
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