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    Small (in all directions) Rodina handwind

    They've taken the 38.5mm Rodina and shrunk it. Firstly the diameter is now 34.5mm. Secondly thanks to removing the self-winding rotor from the ST17 and using a solid caseback (which is thinner than the display back and which also hides whats presumably now a slightly odd-looking movement?) the watch is only 7.5mm think. Hopefully this will mean it sits better on the wrist: with those long lugs the standard one never sat snugly on the wrist

    Unfortunately they've rather squished up the dial in the process:

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    Anyway: a small date-free manual, not too many of them on the market

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    Quote Originally Posted by Der Amf View Post
    They've taken the 38.5mm Rodina and shrunk it. Firstly the diameter is now 34.5mm. Secondly thanks to removing the self-winding rotor from the ST17 and using a solid caseback (which is thinner than the display back and which also hides whats presumably now a slightly odd-looking movement?) the watch is only 7.5mm think. Hopefully this will mean it sits better on the wrist: with those long lugs the standard one never sat snugly on the wrist

    Unfortunately they've rather squished up the dial in the process:

    Name:  35mm rodina.JPG
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Size:  16.7 KB

    Anyway: a small date-free manual, not too many of them on the market
    I don't think the dial looks too bad actually. Good to see someone making smaller watches
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    Quote Originally Posted by whatmeworry View Post
    I don't think the dial looks too bad actually. Good to see someone making smaller watches
    but the 38 wears small thou ..but yes not to bad here is the 38
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    I didn't find the 38.5mm wore that small, because of the long lug to lug and the height of lugs - when I replaced mine with the 40mm Zungu, it didn't feel like a had got something bigger, tbh (smaller dial as well)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Der Amf View Post
    I didn't find the 38.5mm wore that small, because of the long lug to lug and the height of lugs - when I replaced mine with the 40mm Zungu, it didn't feel like a had got something bigger, tbh (smaller dial as well)
    well it felt small to me it seem to fit right in the centre not that it was a bad thing it was comfortable but just seem a bit lost on my wrist lol if that makes sense ?
    one night I dreamed I was locked in my fathers watch, with Ptolemy and twenty one ruby stars mounted on spheres and the primum mobile coiled and gleaming to the end of space and the notched spheres eating each other's rinds to the last tooth of time and the case closed - John Ciardi ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Der Amf View Post
    They've taken the 38.5mm Rodina and shrunk it. Firstly the diameter is now 34.5mm. Secondly thanks to removing the self-winding rotor from the ST17 and using a solid caseback (which is thinner than the display back and which also hides whats presumably now a slightly odd-looking movement?) the watch is only 7.5mm think. Hopefully this will mean it sits better on the wrist: with those long lugs the standard one never sat snugly on the wrist

    Unfortunately they've rather squished up the dial in the process:

    Name:  35mm rodina.JPG
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    Anyway: a small date-free manual, not too many of them on the market
    So why does it say automatic on the dial?

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    Quote Originally Posted by man of kent View Post
    So why does it say automatic on the dial?
    Ahahahahahahahahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by man of kent View Post
    So why does it say automatic on the dial?
    Beat me to it!

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    I wonder if it's like some of the Chinese chronometers that I've owned?
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    lol I never even notice haha
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