the standard dress watch was 29 to 31mm. At 38.5 this watch is really large for a dress watch. Up until very recently the 37/38mm case was touted as "jumbo size" Remember when, not that long ago, a 36mm Rolex president was considered really huge for a dress watch. I see dress watches settling in in
really detracts from the rare Regulator design which in my view should be the only complication and focus. Plus, the AC is hard to read on this model. Some things are best left simple and this was clearly one of them.
5127 wears much smaller than the 5296. 5296 wears like a 40mm. 5127 also has the traditional sized font on the dial not the super big print used on the new models and the 5296. The 5127 was always a very brisk seller when in production and seen as a big improvement over the scratch magnet wide bezel
Having said that it does not have the best side profile and flow the thinner Calatravas all have. I would go with the white dial over the black in G as the pattern on the black dial is almost impossible to see. Its a lot of watch with the Deployant and solid back which can opened to view the movemen