When it comes to purchasing a replacement watch strap, finding the right size can be a bit daunting. But don't worry, we are here to help! We have put together a variety of resources and guides to assist you in finding the perfect size for your watch strap.
Measuring the lug width of a watch is an important step in determining the size of replacement straps or bands. The lug width is the distance between the two points on the watch case where the strap or band is attached. Here are the steps to measure the lug width of your watch:
Use a ruler or measuring tape to measure the distance between the two lugs on the watch case. Make sure to measure from the inside of one lug to the inside of the other. This will give you the most accurate measurement.
Measure in millimeters (mm) as most watch straps and bands are measured in millimeters.
If you're unsure of the lug width of your watch or can't find it on the watch itself, you can also check the manufacturer's website for the specifications or contact them for assistance.
It's always worth checking the inside of the watch strap you are replacing, as the lug width may be marked there. This will make it easy to find a replacement strap that fits your watch perfectly.
Measuring your wrist size for a replacement watch strap is an important step in ensuring a comfortable and proper fit. Here are a few tips on how to measure your wrist size correctly:
Use a steel ruler or, preferably, a set of calipers (vernier) for accurate measurements. Identify the two lugs on the watch case. Measure the distance between the inside of one lug to the inside of the other lug. Ensure your measurement is taken from the inner edges for precise results.
If you are using a strip of paper, mark the spot where the paper meets and then measure the length with a ruler. This will give you your wrist size in inches or centimeters.
If you don't have a measuring tape or a strip of paper, you can also use a string or a cord, and then measure the length with a ruler.
Keep in mind that your wrist size can vary depending on the time of day and your activity level, so it's best to measure your wrist at the end of the day when it is the largest.
For our 2 piece watch straps, typically the long strap length is around 120-130mm, and the short strap length is around 70-80mm and is designed to fit average wrist sizes 170mm - 200mm (6.75" - 8.0").
Our 1973 British Military watch straps are designed to fit a larger range of wrist sizes, 160mm - 270mm (6.3" - 10.5")
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