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What is the length of a woman's standard band length?


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Initial post: Jun 6, 2009 2:11:18 PM PDT
R. Cagle says:
I keep seeing the length in watches listed as women's. What does this mean? What is the standard length? It would be nice to know if the watch would fit or not.

Posted on Nov 22, 2009 11:07:41 AM PST
ChiefB says:
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Posted on Nov 18, 2010 5:58:15 PM PST
Andie says:
That really dosen't help. What is the "standard" for amazon's "standard women's length?"

Posted on Nov 18, 2010 7:54:23 PM PST
Judging from three of my wife's watches the average woman's band seems to be about 8 inches long, not including the watch or approximately 200mm.

Posted on Dec 2, 2012 9:19:39 AM PST
Women's Standard Watch Band Lengths
From 6 3/4" to 8". (depending on style and manufacturer)
Unfortunately, very few of the watches listed on Amazon have longer or adjustable bands. Avon has a variety of watches for women with 9" bands.

Posted on Jan 21, 2013 5:36:59 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 21, 2013 5:43:44 AM PST
I previously order a watch : http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004KYJKXK/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00 but I have found it too big, now im planning to order this one http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004P9FC0K/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A5RA24E89D1J3. how can I determine the length of the size? thanks for helping xx

In reply to an earlier post on May 1, 2013 7:44:54 AM PDT
Kathleen my wife's wrist is my size and thanks for the info on Avon 9"

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 13, 2013 7:53:33 PM PDT
They may come in these sizes but all the watches I've seen on Amazon are listed as 'standard' women's size, which tells me absolutely nothing!

Posted on Jan 19, 2014 5:21:34 PM PST
I agree with BrandyM7 - standard tells you nothing, especially with Timex, where the strap on one watch can be more than an inch longer than another with the same type of band.

Posted on Feb 4, 2014 10:53:54 AM PST
Brenda S. says:
Agree the most important measurement of the watch is not included in the description. So some of us like me are not going to bother buying any watches from here. Simple.

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 4:36:34 PM PDT
rachelleme says:
I have tiny wrists; 5.5", not counting the watch. I absolutely agree that the band length is the most important thing to list. It's the first thing I look at as so many watch bands aren't adjustable these days. Hopefully anyone who does the listing for watches will see this discussion, and will be careful to include the actual correct band length. How many people actually bother to say anything? Not many. Most will just click out to a different watch. Sale lost!

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 8, 2014 5:46:26 PM PDT
Joan Stella says:
You are so right,thanks for spelling it out.

Posted on Oct 19, 2014 7:45:16 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 19, 2014 7:50:16 AM PDT
When will consumer's see some changes to this common problem? I would like to order a watch but I won't until I know its going to fit. I am looking at a substantial watch purchase as well. The women's band size stated in inches will determine which watch will work for me. For example, if I need a larger fit I certainly wouldn't order the same watch with a band size needed for the lady with 5.5" wrists. Is anyone in Customer Service looking at these posts? ... and if so, can Amazon please respond?? Thank you in advance for a timely response.

Posted on Oct 19, 2014 9:30:06 AM PDT
I complete concur with Kathy's post. This should be obvious to sellers and manufacturers. Why can you not put watch bank size in centimeters, inches, or something measurable?

Posted on Nov 4, 2014 6:15:44 AM PST
Roger says:
Still does NOT answer the question--How long is a women's standard or man's watch band?

20 cm, or 3.5x3x2.6 inches?

Posted on Nov 17, 2014 4:35:41 PM PST
Jenny R says:
Agreed. Will not purchase a watch from here if the length of the band is not listed. I live in a town without a jewelry store and do not want to have to travel to have it sized.

Posted on Nov 29, 2014 1:02:32 AM PST
kwt says:
I am so frustrated that band length is not given. Amazon is so good in describing other items. What's the deal? I will have to look elsewhere. There is no way I can order a watch without that one important detail.

Posted on Nov 29, 2014 10:30:53 AM PST
I know it's not the best solution, but I googled the product name and found the info on another website.

Posted on Dec 27, 2014 6:11:00 AM PST
Frissy Day says:
I have a drawer full of women's watches that have 7 inch wrist circumference that are too small. So I ordered a men's watch--huge! So irritated by the "Women's Standard" phrase--useless information.

Posted on Jan 17, 2015 3:21:58 PM PST
A. Smith says:
This is a huge problem that I'm surprised Amazon hasn't fixed. Amazon is a huge retailer. Demand manufacturer's submit band lengths or don't let them peddle their goods on your site.

Posted on Feb 6, 2015 8:05:00 AM PST
Manufactures please put the length of a woman's watch band in inches that's the way most Americans measure. Thank you

Posted on Feb 28, 2015 12:34:17 AM PST
Well, the reason I was looking for this info was because I was looking at watches on Amazon, found several I like but now sure of the fit. As many of you have said, what the heck does "Woman's Standard" mean on band length. I already have one I ordered from them that was to short and is now waiting to be a Christmas present for my niece next Christmas. Guess I won't be ordering a watch from them again.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 6, 2015 9:12:35 AM PST
coralrose says:
Thank you.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 11, 2015 10:18:58 AM PDT
that is so correct, I have tiny wrist, just went and checked it and the one was 5 inch's. but didn't want to pay $50 for one, might have to but still they need to put the length of band on the description, sale lost if don't. thanks for your post

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 17, 2015 4:14:27 AM PDT
Debbee says:
http://www.ebay.com/gds/Watch-Sizes-How-to-buy-a-watch-online-Diff-Sizes-/10000000003854663/g.html
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