First I want to say that I'm new here but have been lurking around on and off. This place is great. Now I have a chance to say thank you to everyone for everything I've learned so far. Hope you guys can help me with this.
Some background... I had a Swiss Army titanium watch I got as a gift in 1999-2000. It was my freshman year of college, but I cant remember if it was the fall or spring. Not long after I got it, the pin broke so I put it away to get it fixed next time I went home. That's the last time I remember seeing it. Thought about a few times in the last decade and it was a complete blank at this point. Fast forward to May 2013 and I'm going through old boxes at my mom's house. What??!!!!! In a random shoebox, with random school supplies is a plastic bag with the watch in it!!! That was a weird feeling. It was in a closet for 13 years.
Well, of course I want to start wearing it again so I put new pins in it, a simple nato strap, and had the battery and gasket changed. Noticed the second hand isnt really working. It can tick normal for hours, then it sticks, jumps 3-5 seconds and repeats for a few minutes. Then goes back to normal. Don't know how often it does this, but it lost 22 mins the first day. Sometimes it ticks then stalls for a second or two then resumes with no jump. It happens almost every time the crown is pulled out to adjust the hands or date. Click it back in and it does something funny. I'm don't know enough about the mechanics to even make a guess.
I can't find anything about this watch. Anything. It's like it never existed. I don't know the movement or any other specifics. I do have the box with book and warranty card but i can't find it right now. I did see it last year though. I'm looking for it right now. I'm pretty sure its not fake cause I actually remember being at the jewelry store with my mom when we bought it. I think it was in the $550-$580 price range.
My god this is long, sorry. But any info on the problem its having and on the watch itself would be unbelievable. I'm just a little excited from finding it and a lot disappointed that it doesn't work. Seriously, thanks for reading all that!
edit: Didn't know where to post this cause I didn't find a SA or victorinox specific section. Sorry if this the wrong place.