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Old 23 May 2020, 12:12 PM   #1
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AP15450 close vs far pics

Iím seriously considering a 15450 for my 6.25Ē wrist. One of the complaints Iíve read about this model is that up close it looks fine, but from a distance it looks too small. Also that it is too thick relative to its diameter. I would love to see close up and distance pics of the same watch and hear opinions on this issue. Thanks!
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Old 23 May 2020, 01:09 PM   #2
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I would go for a 15300 if I were you. 39mm size and better long term investment imo
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Old 23 May 2020, 02:50 PM   #3
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Iím seriously considering a 15450 for my 6.25Ē wrist. One of the complaints Iíve read about this model is that up close it looks fine, but from a distance it looks too small. Also that it is too thick relative to its diameter. I would love to see close up and distance pics of the same watch and hear opinions on this issue. Thanks!


Iíve shown the wrist shot from both wearers view and third personís view in my review. This is a two tone model but wear is the same so Iím sure it will help with your question on how it looks from distance.

https://youtu.be/cQdx5GtkrhY


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Old 23 May 2020, 04:08 PM   #4
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Iím seriously considering a 15450 for my 6.25Ē wrist. One of the complaints Iíve read about this model is that up close it looks fine, but from a distance it looks too small. Also that it is too thick relative to its diameter. I would love to see close up and distance pics of the same watch and hear opinions on this issue. Thanks!

iíve also got around a 6.25Ē wrist, and personally i think the 37/38mm size is perfect for me. i have the 15450 and iíve tried on the new 38mm chrono and i couldnít really tell the size difference. the 41mm is definitely too big for me unfortunately, iíve yet to try a 39mm tho so canít comment on that one.
iíve heard other people mention here on the forums that the 15450 is too thick like you mention, but i donít see it myself, i think itís perfectly fine. i guess if you hold it side by side with a 15400 it might seem a bit thicker since theyíre the same exact thickness but different diameter, but on its own i think it looks great. canít recommend it enough, i love this watch. hereís some photos, hopefully theyíre kinda what you were looking for:



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Old 23 May 2020, 05:01 PM   #5
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I’m seriously considering a 15450 for my 6.25” wrist. One of the complaints I’ve read about this model is that up close it looks fine, but from a distance it looks too small. Also that it is too thick relative to its diameter. I would love to see close up and distance pics of the same watch and hear opinions on this issue. Thanks!
I think on a 6.25” wrist the 37mm will look perfect. Royal Oaks definitely was bigger than a “normal” watch of the same bezel size because of the “lugs” and as poor the photos above will definitely not look too small on 6.25.
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Old 23 May 2020, 11:03 PM   #6
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37mm to 39mm should be good for your wrist size.

I have both 37mm and 41mm AP RO, but I prefer 41mm on my 6.5" wrist.
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Old 24 May 2020, 12:12 AM   #7
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I have a 6.25 wrist and love the 44mms. Wear what you like, not what people tell you is best for your wrist size. The 39mm is a perfect fit. 41mm is just fine for me too.
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Old 24 May 2020, 12:51 AM   #8
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I would go for a 15300 if I were you. 39mm size and better long term investment imo
Bad advice. The 15300 is old which means it wonít have the shimmer that the 15450 has. 6.25 inch wrist you will be fine with the 15450
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Old 24 May 2020, 01:14 AM   #9
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iíve also got around a 6.25Ē wrist, and personally i think the 37/38mm size is perfect for me. i have the 15450 and iíve tried on the new 38mm chrono and i couldnít really tell the size difference. the 41mm is definitely too big for me unfortunately, iíve yet to try a 39mm tho so canít comment on that one.
iíve heard other people mention here on the forums that the 15450 is too thick like you mention, but i donít see it myself, i think itís perfectly fine. i guess if you hold it side by side with a 15400 it might seem a bit thicker since theyíre the same exact thickness but different diameter, but on its own i think it looks great. canít recommend it enough, i love this watch. hereís some photos, hopefully theyíre kinda what you were looking for:




Thanks for the pics. That looks perfect for you. !
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Old 24 May 2020, 01:15 AM   #10
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Bad advice. The 15300 is old which means it wonít have the shimmer that the 15450 has. 6.25 inch wrist you will be fine with the 15450

Thatís the exact reason I wasnít considering the 15300. The white is too flat for my eyes.


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Old 24 May 2020, 02:38 AM   #11
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I have two 15450ís. Great watch, near and far. My wrist is 6.5Ē

Donít have any Ďfarí shots though.





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Old 24 May 2020, 02:54 AM   #12
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I have two 15450ís. Great watch, near and far. My wrist is 6.5Ē

Donít have any Ďfarí shots though.





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I also have a 15300 which is a more casual sporty look and probably suits me a little better as a result. Both great options, very different watches.





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Old 25 May 2020, 05:40 AM   #13
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I also have a 15300 which is a more casual sporty look and probably suits me a little better as a result. Both great options, very different watches.





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From your pictures, if you don't tell the wrist size and watch models, I would guess that the watches would be 41mm on 7" wrist.

All the watches look perfect on your wrist.
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Old 25 May 2020, 08:02 PM   #14
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From your pictures, if you don't tell the wrist size and watch models, I would guess that the watches would be 41mm on 7" wrist.

All the watches look perfect on your wrist.

Thanks, very kind.


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Old 25 May 2020, 09:17 PM   #15
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Iíve shown the wrist shot from both wearers view and third personís view in my review. This is a two tone model but wear is the same so Iím sure it will help with your question on how it looks from distance.

https://youtu.be/cQdx5GtkrhY


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@OP - Hafiz's instagram (https://www.instagram.com/horolojust/?hl=en) has some awesome comparisons with a Hulk (SubC), 15400, 15300 and others
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Old 25 May 2020, 09:30 PM   #16
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Iíve been struggling with a similar decision. I have a 6.25Ē wrist and currently have a 39mm (25860). I love the size of the case and the width of the bracelet at the case. The 15450/26315 have a much narrower bracelet relative the the case size. Iím not sure I would get used to that. I wish AP would have just made 39mm, the size that most people want.


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Old 27 May 2020, 09:38 AM   #17
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6.25Ē wrist - owned the blue 15300 before and sold it since it didnít fit me that well (lugs flaring out). Picked up the 15450 and itís a world of a difference in terms of fit and overall look

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Old 28 May 2020, 03:24 AM   #18
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I love ap 15450 , thatís the most beautiful watch I have ever owned , better than PP 5711 as well .


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