8 watches that are affordable and still get the nod from watch snobs

Editor’s note: It’s high time we updated this list, with some new additions knocking firmly on the door in 2020. But before we do that, we have to say, the logic still holds. All watches here are indeed at the right end of the value scale, and all well and truly get the nod from watch aficionados in the room.   If you’re just getting in to watches, you don’t have to spend a lot to have a diverse and interesting collection to choose from. Here are some of the best affordable watches, that will still turn heads among your watch friends. Swatch Sistem51 You could easily argue that any Swatch on this list would be a good shout (with the possible exception of the curiously priced Flymagic), but the Sistem51 takes the crown because it is not just a great model from a world-famous, incredibly credible brand, but also because it is mechanically interesting. It is pretty darn hard to get any kind of technical conversation starter at around $300, with the best of the rest capable of dividing aesthetic opinion. With an automatic movement, optically dazzling “mystery rotor” and a raft of colourful, engaging styles, the Sistem51 collection is hard…

The post 8 watches that are affordable and still get the nod from watch snobs appeared first on Time and Tide Watches.

Continue reading ‘8 watches that are affordable and still get the nod from watch snobs’

 
2 weeks ago