Does the Size of Your Watch Really Matter?

From Issue Six of Gear Patrol Magazine Discounted domestic shipping + 15% off in the GP store for new subscribers. If you’re going to buy a watch, there are several aspects worth considering Movement.

Style Case material Dial design.

But not least of all is watch size, and there’s a bevy of options out there that range from tiny to gargantuan You could buy a sleek Nomos dress watch that’s 35mm in diameter, a 40mm Rolex GMT, a 44mm Panerai dive watch or, if you really wanted to go big or go home, a 50mm Breitling Avenger On paper, the millimeters between them might seem minuscule, but on the wrist the differences are striking In the grand scheme of the watch industry, this expansive offering of watch sizes is a relatively new phenomenon.

“Forty years ago, no one made case sizes over thirty-six millimeters,” says David Lee, Head Curator for Eleven James, . More