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So recently I noticed my watch was losing time, five minutes one day, 10 minutes the next, sometimes even 20 minutes, it was a mid range quartz (fossil brand about $200).
I had this watch for five years and the battery was just replaced so I know it wasn't that. So I just wrote it off as being a poor time piece. So I then went out and bought 2 more watches one Swiss Army and one Jorg Grey. And the exact same thing happened to them. I couldn't figure out what was going on. Then I remembered I had begun to wear a magnetic back brace to help with my sore back. I did further research and found out that magnetism affects all watches. So I began to do research on watches that have anti magnetism features, I found some in the Casio G -shock brand like this guy
GA110HC-1A - G-Shock - Mens, Womens, Ladies, Digital, Analog, Watches | CASIO America, Inc.

Now I only wear this brace at work so I would only wear this watch at work, don't need anything fancy, just a piece that will resist magnetism and keep accurate time, any idea's or anybody else that has encountered this issue? I have a nice Lum-tec (M24) on the way to add to my growing watch collection, but I won't be wearing that piece to work.
 

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... any idea's?...
The Khaki line from Hamilton comes immediately to mind.
As for those pieces already affected...any really good watch repair shop would have equipment specifically designed to de-magnetize watches.
 

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Thankfully they are all quartz watches that hold there time fine when away from the magnets.
I checked out the Hamilton watches, too pricey for a work watch that could be damaged easily.
I am going to contact Casio next week, those watches are about $130.00, which is good for work beater.
 
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