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Old 20 February 2020, 03:11 AM   #31
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I think for Breitlings, they are supposed to feel that way. It looks fine to me
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Old 21 February 2020, 05:06 PM   #32
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Breitling like Panerai are brand watches where you can get away with wearing big watches. Itís in their DNA.

So donít even worry about it.


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Old 24 February 2020, 06:12 AM   #33
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My first B was a titanium 44. It was magically light. Ill never sell it - but never say never.
I have an 8 inch wrist and the 46 Bs looks big on my wrist. That's the magic of the B.
Keep it and wear it in good health.
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Old 1 March 2020, 04:22 AM   #34
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Looks good, no problem!
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Old 2 March 2020, 02:53 AM   #35
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Speaking as somebody with small wrists and wears a Superocean 44, you're all good Bro.
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Old 26 March 2020, 11:09 AM   #36
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I had a super avenger ll and had to sell it, amazing piece but too big for my wrist.
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Old 26 March 2020, 02:57 PM   #37
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Old 2 April 2020, 11:22 PM   #38
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Looks good. Enjoy!
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Old 9 April 2020, 06:33 PM   #39
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I think it looks perfect, Breitling wear big. I wear a 44 tag heuer carrera on my small wrist but I donít mind, I love the watch! Some watches wear bigger than others, my max watch size for my wrist is 44 mm, anything above looks too big !
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Old 17 April 2020, 09:04 AM   #40
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Since you asked, yes, it looks too big, but it is an awfully nice watch.
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Old 19 April 2020, 09:46 PM   #41
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Looks ok to me
Next watch you get move to a 42 and see if you like better


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Old 21 April 2020, 03:29 PM   #42
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I think itís ok. You donít have lug hangover.


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Old 3 May 2020, 12:53 AM   #43
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yes it looks a little big, but what matters is how you feel with it on - I have got a Bentley GT en route as we speak from Holland and I'm sure it will look a tad large - I love the look so as far as I'm concerned if you like it then that's all that matters
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Old 3 May 2020, 01:07 AM   #44
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A total non-event - It fits real good - wear it well and enjoy it.....
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Old 5 May 2020, 12:55 AM   #45
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It looks good. Keep on enjoying it.
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Old 5 May 2020, 02:16 AM   #46
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Old 5 May 2020, 06:07 AM   #47
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Too big.
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Old 5 May 2020, 10:12 AM   #48
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It looks fine to me
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Old 15 May 2020, 06:18 PM   #49
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if you are happy, all that counts
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Old 16 May 2020, 02:56 AM   #50
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It's a little big, but that's just an opinion. Wear a long sleeve shirt when you wear that watch, that will help. Wear a smaller one in the spring and summer with short sleeves.

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Hi all. I own my breitling superocean 44 special for over a year and something. Lately ive noticed something and it started to bother me... what do you guys think? Is my watch too big for my wrist?? Its a problem cause im not going to sell it since it was the first "high-end" i bought and it has sentimental value to me. Still i would like to hear some opinions.

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Old 26 May 2020, 04:24 AM   #51
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Looks a little large, but not freakish.
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Old 26 May 2020, 05:12 AM   #52
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Itís humongous!! My God man, why would u buy this watch...

Said the guy who owns a Panerai 44mm!!



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Old 26 May 2020, 06:01 AM   #53
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It's on the big side. I had a SOH46 and realised after four years I was pushing it on my 18cm/7in wrist. No overhang but a bit overbearing. It had to go eventually.
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Old 28 May 2020, 07:42 AM   #54
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When I first saw your pictures I thought, yes, a little large. But, there are some things to consider.

What are you used to? I tend to wear 39/40mm watches, which suit me. If I haven’t worn my 42mm Explorer for a bit, it feels large at first, but I soon get used to it. If I wear the Seiko Quartz 100 I wore aged 17, it feels minute.

How does the thickness work for you? My Explorer 2 is relatively thin and wears well. I tried on a Omega Planet Ocean once and it was too thick for me.

What do you wear? An argument against big watches is they hang up on shirt and jacket cuffs. If you don’t wear either due to climate, you can forget about that!

Finally, what do you do? If the watch is picking up dinks and scuffs in everyday use, that’s probably a sign it’s too big. Doesn’t look like yours is.

I don’t necessarily agree about big watches being a Breitling characteristic. Historically they were not big, but they were specialised. I have, however, long thought that Superoceans are very underrated watches.

Some Divers watches are such classics that the makers can never really make changes. The way Breitling re invent each design every few years though, they can. and sometimes that works out very well. I’ve liked most of the Superoceans, and despite it’s size, yours looks clear and legible, without losing any Breitling DNA.

Personally I think you have a watch that is something of a modern classic, it’s still going to look good in 10/20/30 years, and I’m loving that lume! If the size worries you at present, perhaps look at getting another watch a notch smaller, maybe 40mm, for an occasional change.

But... you’re right not to move on the Breitling. With the changing design’s they are a nightmare to try and replace if you realise you’ve made a mistake!
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Old 7 June 2020, 11:01 PM   #55
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Old 15 June 2020, 10:45 PM   #56
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looks a little large TBH..
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Old 16 June 2020, 03:30 AM   #57
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It does seem to overwhelm your wrist, but if you like it, who cares??? Same as when people think a watch is " too small." To small for what??? If you can read the dial, it's not too small!!!
Exactly. Why even ask about it in the first place! All that matters is whether its owner likes it. Any other input is moot.

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Old 8 July 2020, 05:46 AM   #58
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Perfect size! Better than me with a 6 inch wrist lol. And I like wearing some 46mms sometimes...
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Old 8 July 2020, 08:03 AM   #59
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I think it is awesome looking! I wouldn't stress the size of it, thats just the style. I have a similar one and love it. Great watch!
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