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Old 31 October 2019, 07:44 PM   #61
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For me it is just the size. I bought the new 42mm YM because I wanted something a little larger.
My wife had the 37mm for the same reason. She has much smaller wrists so the proportions of the 2 watches are very similar on us.
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Old 31 October 2019, 09:11 PM   #62
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It’s womens size
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Old 1 November 2019, 01:50 AM   #63
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I posted a question about my interest of purchasing a Yatchmaster 37mm reference number 268622. I understand why people don’t like comment about pricing. However I don’t see a lot of people envy or talk about this reference compare to Sub, GMT or even DJ??? Is there a reason why they are so unpopular among enthusiasts?
Second, if you have a choice between Yatchmaster 268622 and new DJ 36mm reference 126200 both with oyster bracelet, which one would you pick? And why? I am interested in your opinions of being a wis because I am stuck in the middle between these two beautiful watches. TIA TRF.
I bought my wife one and she loves it.
I wouldn’t wear it myself, neither would most males I know, but great for a wife or daughter
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Old 1 November 2019, 01:55 AM   #64
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Do you purchase a watch based on it’s popularity or do you do your own thing and buy what you like? Never follow a crowd, particularly on social media.


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Old 1 November 2019, 06:19 AM   #65
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My wife tried one on yesterday and it looked great on her. As did the rose gold 40mm on OF on me :)
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Old 1 November 2019, 10:12 AM   #66
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As a woman, I love mine. 37mm is max for me
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Old 1 November 2019, 11:29 AM   #67
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I see why most men think it too small for their comfort. But beside the sizing issues, do you see anything wrong with it? Maybe odd design? Lack of purpose like someone mention above? I am interested to hear your opinions Bas.

Some people feel anything under 40mm these days is “feminine” as are under the “bigger is better” mentality.

I like a lot the 36mm size and would not hesitate on a 37mm watch if I like its look and fit me well. If you like the 37mm size on your wrist go for it!


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Old 1 November 2019, 11:44 AM   #68
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It doesn’t talk to me specifically, because it does not have a personality (my opinion). It looks like a smaller sub with a different bezel. Also, 37 mm us on the small side. For me sweet spot is 39-40 mm.


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Old 1 November 2019, 11:55 AM   #69
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I bought the 37mm over the 40mm. I do have small wrists (6 inch). I could pull off the 40mm, but the 37mm felt like it belonged on my wrist. I have other 40-41mm watches, but the 37mm is by far the most comfortable. Most vintage watches are closer to the 37mm in proportions, and no one seems to take issue with wearing those.

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Old 1 November 2019, 11:59 AM   #70
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36/37mm Rolex's in general are less popular than their bigger counterparts.
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Old 1 November 2019, 06:25 PM   #71
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I posted a question about my interest of purchasing a Yatchmaster 37mm reference number 268622. I understand why people don’t like comment about pricing. However I don’t see a lot of people envy or talk about this reference compare to Sub, GMT or even DJ??? Is there a reason why they are so unpopular among enthusiasts?
Second, if you have a choice between Yatchmaster 268622 and new DJ 36mm reference 126200 both with oyster bracelet, which one would you pick? And why? I am interested in your opinions of being a wis because I am stuck in the middle between these two beautiful watches. TIA TRF.
the YM has smaller dial than the other 40mm model duo to the bezel, 37 is even more smaller...I will rather buy a 36 DJ instead
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Old 8 November 2019, 02:32 PM   #72
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Probably because there is no 37 mm YM. There is a 35 mm.


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Old 8 November 2019, 02:56 PM   #73
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Probably because there is no 37 mm YM. There is a 35 mm.


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Old 8 November 2019, 03:33 PM   #74
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Because the bezel is gaudy and just plain butt ugly.
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Old 8 November 2019, 08:22 PM   #75
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It looks like any other costume jewelry tchotchke made to resemble a Rolex...something you'd pick up at T.J.Maxx for $29.95. Certainly, one day it'll become a prized collectible. I won't live to see it happen.
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Old 9 November 2019, 02:48 AM   #76
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People are locked up in their own brains..
They cant conceive of wearing a watch under 40mm..esp if a guy..
Small watch...small...P****...lol..
No guy wants to risk that..hahaha...
But..
If they were blind..
They would pick the small one..
Because it is so comfy on the wrist..
But then they wouldnt need it...lol..
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Old 9 November 2019, 05:22 AM   #77
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Because it’s 5mm too small


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Old 9 November 2019, 05:55 AM   #78
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Love my Yachtmaster, but in 40mm guise. If 37 fits you well, then I say go for it. sorry for the terrible lighting folks - doesn’t do this dial justice..


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Old 9 November 2019, 06:16 AM   #79
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Not sure that many people on this forum like YM's, most seem to focus on the 'Sport' models followed by the DJ, there are certainly more threads on Subs, Daytona's, GMT's and all their variants than anything else.

I tried on a YM Blue dial 126622 at the weekend, it was very different but in a good way, I really like it just need to decide if it is a watch I want to own. My AD has said that the watch is readily available if I want one, much easier to get than the 'unobtainable's'.

The 37 is possibly too small for my wrist, certainly a 36 DJ looked tiny on my wrist, but the 40 looked good. So if you can carry off the smaller size my view would be buy it.
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Old 9 November 2019, 06:18 AM   #80
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Love my Yachtmaster, but in 40mm guise. If 37 fits you well, then I say go for it. sorry for the terrible lighting folks - doesn’t do this dial justice..


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Congratulations, it is an awesome watch, very versatile, how are the PCL's holding up or are they the reported scratch magnets?
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Old 9 November 2019, 06:29 AM   #81
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It looks great on a small wrist but most people have average sized wrists so they prefer the 40mm.

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You guys are so funny, I do wish number 21 hit me more often next month in Vegas. But on a serious note, is it off balance? Ugly design? Too small (depends on wrist size though, I am at 6.5” which is good for me). These watches don’t move much or at all in secondary market.
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Old 9 November 2019, 07:10 AM   #82
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Because the bezel is gaudy and just plain butt ugly.
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Old 9 November 2019, 07:32 AM   #83
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I bought one for my wife recently and it looks great on her! It's a beautiful piece especially with the chocolate dial.

Because of the YM styling, I like the 37 better as a slightly oversized ladies piece more so than a smaller men's piece.



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Old 9 November 2019, 01:55 PM   #84
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Old 9 November 2019, 02:12 PM   #85
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It looks smaller than 37 in person to me, maybe because it's all bezel. My ADs had one for awhile and asked if I wanted a great deal for my wife. She's into watches a little and wears a DJ36. At first I thought no and was afraid to ask her but now I'm thinking of surprising her with it for Christmas. It is really a nice piece.

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Old 9 November 2019, 02:41 PM   #86
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I bought one for my wife recently and it looks great on her! It's a beautiful piece especially with the chocolate dial.

Because of the YM styling, I like the 37 better as a slightly oversized ladies piece more so than a smaller men's piece.



No offense but that watch looks way too big. It might work because you can share it?
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Old 9 November 2019, 02:45 PM   #87
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I bought the 37mm over the 40mm. I do have small wrists (6 inch). I could pull off the 40mm, but the 37mm felt like it belonged on my wrist. I have other 40-41mm watches, but the 37mm is by far the most comfortable. Most vintage watches are closer to the 37mm in proportions, and no one seems to take issue with wearing those.

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Old 9 November 2019, 02:53 PM   #88
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I find the bezel not as aesthetically pleasing as, say, the rest of Rolex'.
The extruded numbers have this design dissonance in its overall look and feel.
But as everyone would tell you, it's your preference that matters.



It's just all about health, happiness & family. The rest are just necessary inconvenience we have to deal with.
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Old 9 November 2019, 04:00 PM   #89
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This looks amazing on your wrist. Don’t listen to the knuckleheads.
Thanks! Everyone's got their own thing. Makes me happy. I'm not sure why there's such a hate on about the dimensions being feminine, yet a 36mm datejust/president/explorer is unequivocally masculine.

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Thanks! Everyone's got their own thing. Makes me happy. I'm not sure why there's such a hate on about the dimensions being feminine, yet a 36mm datejust/president/explorer is unequivocally masculine.

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I honestly feel people who hate are just lacking self confidence. It’s a sign of weakness.

Enjoy that beautiful watch!!
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