Any recommendations

So I'm looking for a starter watch, about £300 to spend. 
Mainly looking for the best quality I can get out of that money.

- I don't like really busy dials but nothing super simplistic either (the midground) 

- I like the manual automatic movement's but I'm not super picky 

I currently have a fossil FS5512 which I had to send back twice for repair (yes I know its a really bad choice I didn't do much research)

I like the look of the Casio edifice EFR-S108D-1AVUEF

Or the SNK361 and the SNK063J5

Any similar suggestions or other brands/watches? 
 

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How about a Orient Bambino 

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Yeah I was just looking at the bambino and came across the RA-AR0101L10B which is the contemporary semi skeleton which I quite like. 

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Tissot has a few pieces that can be picked up @TimeToRide just shared on a post Max put up this link https://www.jomashop.com/tissot-watch-t1064071103101.html

That's a lot of watch for the $

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TimeJunkie

Tissot has a few pieces that can be picked up @TimeToRide just shared on a post Max put up this link https://www.jomashop.com/tissot-watch-t1064071103101.html

That's a lot of watch for the $

I'm not sure if I like the chunky(ish) bezel's but ill defo keep Tissot in mind, thanks :) 

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A Khaki Field Mechanical (manual wind) can be found new for ~ 400 pounds. I know it’s over your budget, but worth considering for a well made Swiss watch. 
https://www.hamiltonwatch.com/en-us/h69439933-khaki-field-mechanical.html

The Seiko 5 collection and Orient brand would be next choices and will keep you under budget. 

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Between the Seiko and the Casio you mentioned it's a no-brainer.. take the Casio. Sapphire and 10 ATM compared to the Seiko? Besides it looks classier. 

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Orient Kamasu if you're looking for a dive watch!

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You might consider looking at some microbrands. Zelos is releasing a 40mm dive watch, the Swordfish, that is in your price range. Seiko NH movement, sapphire crystal, and an interesting dial. It releases in 2 days.

You also might look at the Islander line of watches from Long Island Watch. The designs are mostly homages, but you get a lot of value for your money. Screw down crown, sapphire crystal, and at least 100m water resistance. They start around $200 and go up from there.

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Often called one of the best watches ever. 

For 160 bucks you get titanium (ultra light and comfy on the skin), solar, sapphire, radio controlled, excellent sizing and ultra wide/flat back for comfort. And digital timers and alarms which are super useful. It even has a great orange LED light which isn't as harsh on the eyes as many other options. 

28g weight, 9mm thick, 44mm lug to lug, 38mm case (or 40mm wide with the button guards). 

And personally I really like the field watch / soldier's watch styling. 

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Oh also I'd avoid leather personally. Really nasty industry. 

And often it's mislabeled cats and dogs from China. 

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And since you have 300, your can also add a nice g shock as a super tough beater that's also awesome as a very casual style watch. 

I'm my opinion the GBD200 square is the best one. And then the ga-b2100. Or ga2100 if you don't want Bluetooth.

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The ga2100 is under $100. 

The gbd200 is around $160. 

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CitizenKale
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Often called one of the best watches ever. 

For 160 bucks you get titanium (ultra light and comfy on the skin), solar, sapphire, radio controlled, excellent sizing and ultra wide/flat back for comfort. And digital timers and alarms which are super useful. It even has a great orange LED light which isn't as harsh on the eyes as many other options. 

28g weight, 9mm thick, 44mm lug to lug, 38mm case (or 40mm wide with the button guards). 

And personally I really like the field watch / soldier's watch styling. 

Yeah they are defo value for money but I don't know if I really like the field watch style, I have slim wrists but I want something a bit heavy and solid

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AlexHoff

Yeah they are defo value for money but I don't know if I really like the field watch style, I have slim wrists but I want something a bit heavy and solid

Fair enough. Yeah I really like big watches too. But it's nice to have a lightweight one for comfort. 

If you go with a big watch make sure the back side is flat and not raised. Those raised ones make the watch less stable and also create a pressure spot on the wrist. Most citizen are flat but some brands like Seiko are more raised. 

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43mm on my 6.5 inch wrist. Cost 125 bucks on sale down from 150. 70g weight without strap which is medium. Not light but not super heavy. With a good strap it's fine. You'll find mechanical watches at this size heavier usually so I wouldn't choose those personally. 

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CitizenKale

Fair enough. Yeah I really like big watches too. But it's nice to have a lightweight one for comfort. 

If you go with a big watch make sure the back side is flat and not raised. Those raised ones make the watch less stable and also create a pressure spot on the wrist. Most citizen are flat but some brands like Seiko are more raised. 

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43mm on my 6.5 inch wrist. Cost 125 bucks on sale down from 150. 70g weight without strap which is medium. Not light but not super heavy. With a good strap it's fine. You'll find mechanical watches at this size heavier usually so I wouldn't choose those personally. 

Yeah that's quite nice, I was thinking of getting a A168WEGG-1BEF as a daily and then just a nice watch for good days.