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How do you measure a watch case

Everyone that sells a watch tells you the case size in mm. I am trying to see where they measure from. What is point A to point B when you use a ruler? I just don't want to get a giant watch.

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Unfortuantely, every manufacturer uses their own measuring points.  
The most common however, is to measure from 3 o'clock to 9 o'clock. on the outeromst portion of the case.  Do not include the crown or buttons.

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