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  1. Watchmaking
    Can any of you identify this Illinois movement? Working on it for a friend and I need to source a new pallet fork or at least a pallet arbor. I have looked thru the listings on Rantfff and don't find anything that looks like it. SN 2689867, 1930's I believe. Wrist watch with sub-seconds at...
  2. Public Forum
    I realize there is a trend to go with smaller cases. I usually like a 42mm chrono so I have a larger visible dial but my fav chrono is 40mm. What size is the sweet spot, especially for a chronograph?
  3. Vintage & Pocket watches
    I have this beautiful vintage piece - Favre-Leuba Sandow, it is from the time when they owned JLC so it should be technically reverso. Back in the days this size was okay for men to wear, but is it now? I feel like it is too small and more of a women size. But I still like to wear them. What is...
  4. Public Forum
    [100+ names] I always found it useful to know the wrist size of a YouTuber or journalist when watching a review or reading an article, especially if it's a watch I'm interested in, as it gives me a better idea of how a watch might look on my wrist. So, whenever an author would state the size of...
  5. Public Forum
    Compared to Europeans and Asians, do Americans prefer smaller-sized watches? I’ve lost count of the comments espousing 36-38mm watches (not always but often from my American cousins). This size range seems too small to me as someone from the other side of the pond. But fashions vary by...
  6. Affordable watches
    Hi everyone, I just wanted to inform everybody on how Timex sizes their watches. Timex is one of the very few companies that lists their watch case sizes with the crown included! So for instance their MK1 field watches are listed as 40mm when in reality they are 38mm with a 2mm crown! Just an...
  7. Public Forum
    Hello everyone, I am looking forward to buy a new watch, as I am from a small town I can't buy watch from stores cause there ain't any. I really like the look and functions of Casio edifice ecb900db, but am concerned if it will look too big on my wrist. Kindly help me with it, if someone got...
  8. Orient
    hi everyone, I just ordered this watch online. it says the lug width is 20mm. but I googled and most links say its 22mm. there were still some links which said its 20mm. I wish to order some nato straps but just wondering what the actual lug width is so as to order the correct size. thanks :)
  9. Public Forum
    There are a lot of threads asking whether a given watch is too big, and then they are accompanied by a photo in which the camera is so close that the watch basically fills the whole frame. This is not how you or others will look at your watch! When you put the watch that close to the camera...
  10. WTB - Wanted to Buy
    I'm looking for this model: preferably mid size shipping to Italy
  11. Straps & Bracelets
    Hey there, I am looking to build up my strap collection because putting a new strap on a watch can completely change the feel of the watch making it feel like a new watch, so I figure, the more straps I have, the more watches I have :-d. I would prefer it if I could use every strap on every...
  12. Jaeger-LeCoultre
    Went browsing at a JLC boutique for a Reverso and here are some wrist shots to compare the sizes. My right wrist is 19cm, though probably rounder in shape rather than flatter. Hope this help anyone in the meantime :-). From top to bottom on wrist photos: Reverso Classic Medium Thin Q2548520...
  13. Public Forum
    In response to the many "Is this too big for my wrist?" posts, I'd like to provide a thoughtful answer here. If you're even thinking about asking that question, then the answer is almost certainly: Yes, it's too big! That any part of your conscious (or unconscious) mind is motivating you...
  14. Rolex & Tudor
    Hi All, I recently acquired a Sea Dweller 2017 (43mm), but seeing as I have 7 inch round wrists, I fear it might be too big for me o|o|o|o|. Thoughts?
  15. Seiko
    I know when it comes to watch size, it all comes down to personal preference but I'm hoping someone with a similar wrist size can give me feedback. 42 mm watches are just right for me and I haven't found anything I like better than SKX's and Monsters. However, I would like one big watch and cant...
  16. Seiko
    Give us your thoughts on the size difference! Love the look of the SRP—but the SKX fits perfectly on my wrist and I worry that the SRP will be a wee bit too big. Merci!
  17. Public Forum
    Hey, all. A few months ago, I got a Movado Museum 40mm as a gift. I really like the watch an just wanted to know if it seems like a good fit, mainly for future reference when I go to buy other watches. My wrist is exactly 6 inches around, for reference.
  18. Public Forum
    Dear community, As a relatively new member (or at least a previously largely inactive one), I thought I'd make a contribution that will hopefully be of some use or interest to some of you. I've been relatively active on a popular Dutch wristwatch forum where I recently posted an article that I...
  19. Public Forum
    I have a 167mm (about 6.5 inch) wrist. I have been looking to buy a new watch and tried out some watches at a local store. I'd like your opinion on 43mm vs 41mm watches. I kind of like the aesthetic style of the 43mm over the 41mm. The Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 (CAR2014.BA0799) is 43mm but...
  20. Public Forum
    Ok, I know a lot has been said already about ideal watch size vs wrist size. And yes, I agree there is a clear subjectiveness component in there, and not all human perception can be captured in fixed rules or algorithms. Yet, in this day-and-age of Internet shopping it would really help if some...
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