- Apr 22, 2021
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Is this stylistic choice then? Some old-fashioned classic watches do look ok with unnecessary thickness. I have calendar chronograph that looks almost as thick and it makes sense. If this is really over 20mm then I am out.Roger Smith is the best proof there is that the finest watchmaking does not always equal the finest finishing!
I love what he does, but jeezus the movements are thick. He says they are that way on purpose to be more durable and long-lasting, but it doesn’t seem other modern watchmakers have had to resort to such chunky builds.
I mean, look at his new 38mm case for the above model:
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It’s a manual, time-only watch for Pete’s sake!
It looks agreeable on the wrist:
It even looks fine if you wear it on your shoe...