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Old 2 August 2020, 07:59 AM   #1
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15450 vs 77350

Hi all,

Looking to purchase my first RO for my tiny almost 6 inch wrists. Initially, I was about to pull the trigger on a 15450 blue dial but after trying it on I was blown away by how HUGE it looked on me. Main issue being the lug-to-lug length overhanging on my wrists.

So after doing some thinking, I am now considering the 77350 in white dial. Unlike the 15450, I can obtain the watch at retail from the AP Boutique in NYC relatively quickly and after looking at some photos of it on wrist on the forum and doing a side by side, it looks like a much better fit. I'd much prefer a blue dial which they don't make yet, but could buying this now from a boutique put me in contention for a future blue dial version?

Either case, would love your opinions on the side by side I mocked up. One being black dot's 34mm 77350 on wrist vs. the 37mm 15450 on my wrist.
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Old 3 August 2020, 01:36 AM   #2
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I recently visited AP house in London with my partner and we tried on the 15450 and the new 77350.

I have a wrist size just over 6 inches and felt the 37mm didn’t look right in person although looks ok in photos. Seems more to do with the actual dial size rather than the case size.



I much preferred the 41mm.




I didn’t try the 34mm as that would definitely be too small, my partner did and I also feel this is definitely more for women’s size. I can't see this watch size look well on a 6 inch wrist.




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Old 3 August 2020, 02:24 AM   #3
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You should take a photo with the whole arm or a full body view. Gives better perspective. The wrist shot for the 34mm does look better than the 37 though, but since it's a mock up you should just try it out before committing.

However for a guy I'm pretty sure you can't go wrong with the 37mm.
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Old 3 August 2020, 04:20 AM   #4
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I saw men with small wrist (less than 6.25") looks pretty good with 37mm.

Size is personal preference, to me a bit bigger looks better than smaller.

Most men go min. with 37mm.

But from your picture, 34mm seems to fit you better.
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Old 3 August 2020, 07:10 AM   #5
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Go with what you like and see yourself being comfortable with
I have a 6.5in wrist and got the 15450. The 15500 was too large for my taste
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Old 4 August 2020, 12:37 AM   #6
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Based on those 2 pictures the 34mm looks like a better fit. Not sure if you're interested in vintage but the ref. 14790st or the 4100st may be a good fit for your wrists as well as they are 36mm and thinner compared to modern royal oaks.
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Old 4 August 2020, 03:06 AM   #7
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Based on those 2 pictures the 34mm looks like a better fit. Not sure if you're interested in vintage but the ref. 14790st or the 4100st may be a good fit for your wrists as well as they are 36mm and thinner compared to modern royal oaks.
I had not considered the 14790st but I think you may be right. Seems like a much better fit and I much prefer the slimmer case (like the 15202).

I spoke with the AP boutique this morning and they were definitely pushing me away from the 77350 which was discouraging. So much to consider.
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Old 4 August 2020, 03:05 PM   #8
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My wrist is 6 as well and for me the 15450 is a perfect fit. Sometimes it just looks big in pictures depending on the angle or whatever.

A couple pics of mine...





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Old 4 August 2020, 03:45 PM   #9
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6.3 inch wrist and 15450 is a good fit for me
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Old 6 August 2020, 01:58 AM   #10
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Does anyone know if the 34mm diameter includes the bezel? I am curious what it measures out to including the bezel. I am hearing that rolexes include the bezel but APs do not, can anyone confirm this?
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Old 6 August 2020, 08:23 AM   #11
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Hi all,



Looking to purchase my first RO for my tiny almost 6 inch wrists. Initially, I was about to pull the trigger on a 15450 blue dial but after trying it on I was blown away by how HUGE it looked on me. Main issue being the lug-to-lug length overhanging on my wrists.



So after doing some thinking, I am now considering the 77350 in white dial. Unlike the 15450, I can obtain the watch at retail from the AP Boutique in NYC relatively quickly and after looking at some photos of it on wrist on the forum and doing a side by side, it looks like a much better fit. I'd much prefer a blue dial which they don't make yet, but could buying this now from a boutique put me in contention for a future blue dial version?



Either case, would love your opinions on the side by side I mocked up. One being black dot's 34mm 77350 on wrist vs. the 37mm 15450 on my wrist.
If those are real life wrist shots on your own wrist then then smaller diameter suits you better. Before you make the decision though take photos of both at various distances and angles to decide what you feel looks best on your wrist. Sometimes self taken wrist shots can distort the perception.

Don't listen to BS about a certain diameter being "ladies" size as we all have different wrist size and dimensions. Wear what suits your wrist not the general WIS crowd


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Old 7 August 2020, 08:37 AM   #12
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I have a very skinny wrist (6") and the AP 15450 is a great fit. The 34mm might be a bit small.
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Old 7 August 2020, 11:17 AM   #13
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From the looks of it your wrist looks more like 5.5"
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Old 7 August 2020, 11:21 AM   #14
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Does anyone know if the 34mm diameter includes the bezel? I am curious what it measures out to including the bezel. I am hearing that rolexes include the bezel but APs do not, can anyone confirm this?
Of course it does
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Old 7 August 2020, 12:40 PM   #15
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My wife has 6in wrists and the 15450 fits perfectly.
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Old 13 August 2020, 06:09 AM   #16
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Of course it does
Exactly what I thought, strange because an AP salesperson told me otherwise... but others said what you said.
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