In the sub-$500 territory, there are regularly two sorts of authorities: The moderate watch sweetheart (who most likely invests a considerable measure of energy in F71 and claims 50 Seikos), and the new watch aficionado, endeavoring to settle on a choice on their first “genuine” watch.
Spending enormous cash on another watch can be a scary thing for the uninitiated. It’s difficult to make a dedication in case you’re not exactly beyond any doubt you will get your cash’s worth. What’s more, when you’re initially beginning, it’s difficult to understand why anybody would spend more than two or three hundred dollars on a basic watch. To exacerbate the situation, there are actually a huge number of models to browse.
In my very own adventure, I spent a great deal of cash on modest watches before making sense of what truly got me energized. Thinking back now, I’m humiliated at a portion of the watches I burned through cash on. It took me for a spell to value the points of interest that join the higher evaluated models and find out about the brands that were making the truly prominent pieces.
I won’t get into the numerous awesome choices in this value go (like the Tissot Visodate or the Seiko SARB033), so in case you’re tastes lean more formal than reasonable this will not be the list for you.
It ought to likewise be noticed that the Japanese overwhelm this category, there is no chance to get around it. The watches created by Seiko, Casio, Citizen and Orient are by long the best esteems as far as quality and cost. All things considered, I endeavored to maintain a strategic distance from totally filling this rundown with Japanese watches.
Hamilton Khaki Field
Appears like this one is on everybody’s rundown, except I need to concur. Hamilton is an extremely well known brand among fans for their blend of American legacy and extraordinary esteem. For my cash, the Khaki Field line gives a portion of the best Swiss automatics with great military styling.
With regards to the Seiko Turtle I kind of feel like a broken record. However, there is a reason this is one of Seiko’s smash hit plunge watch models since 1976, it’s truly that great.
Citizen Promaster Diver
The Citizen Promaster doesn’t get enough love from the aficionado group. Everyone is beguiled by Seiko’s line of reasonable jumpers, yet Citizen has persistently put out strong esteem evaluated jumpers for a considerable length of time. As the “other Japanese watch organization”, it about time Citizen got some acknowledgment.