My next purchase

I’ve been between three watches for my next purchase. I want a white dial under 40 mm, has a steel bracelet, and is under $1500. I think that any of these three would be a good daily casual wearer. Which one would you choose? Let me know if there are other options you would consider.

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If I had to choose between them I’d take the Seiko. But for the requirements and budget you had I’d pick this Chris Ward. 

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I'd go with the  seiko

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Among these I believe the Rado is a close second… But I‘d go with the Seiko Presage personally (Especially this white dial showcasing that intricate hemp leaf pattern). 

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One of my absolute favorite watches in the world, and given the strong dollar, it's an absolute screaming deal at the moment:

https://www.seiyajapan.com/products/seiko-automatic-presage-sarx055-titanuim-made-in-japan

SEIKO AUTOMATIC PRESAGE SARX055 Titanium Made in Japan – seiyajapan.com
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Matt84

If I had to choose between them I’d take the Seiko. But for the requirements and budget you had I’d pick this Chris Ward. 

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I second this. The Christopher Ward C63 Sealander comes in 39mm and 36mm; phenomenal build specs and quality for the price. The Sellita movement is also gonna be more accurate than the Seikos. Swiss made, to boot! I ordered a 36mm Sealander myself not too long ago.

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Matt84

If I had to choose between them I’d take the Seiko. But for the requirements and budget you had I’d pick this Chris Ward. 

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Thanks for the input. I‘ve never considered them. The finishing looks pretty on par with the Monta Noble which is just outside of my budget. 

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KCTimepiece

Among these I believe the Rado is a close second… But I‘d go with the Seiko Presage personally (Especially this white dial showcasing that intricate hemp leaf pattern). 

I currently have the Seiko SPB155 and I love it which lead me to the SPB165 but I think I’m really loving the Rado. There is something simple and charming about it. 

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BigJones

Thanks for the input. I‘ve never considered them. The finishing looks pretty on par with the Monta Noble which is just outside of my budget. 

Christopher Ward do great work and I don’t think they can be beaten for the price. I’ll definitely be getting one at some point but I’ve got my sights on a watch from Clemence Watches first. 

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HotWatchChick69

One of my absolute favorite watches in the world, and given the strong dollar, it's an absolute screaming deal at the moment:

https://www.seiyajapan.com/products/seiko-automatic-presage-sarx055-titanuim-made-in-japan

SEIKO AUTOMATIC PRESAGE SARX055 Titanium Made in Japan – seiyajapan.com

That dial is great! 

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Rado outdid themselves on that watch.  Beautiful sunburst pattern guilloche dial with those heat blued gracefully curved hands.  Are the majority of WatchCrunches beekeepers or something with their preference to the honeycomb pattern on the Seiko?

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BigJones

That dial is great! 

Titanium case.  You should check out @Fieldwalker's post about going to the GS studio.  One of the black belt level watchmakers wearing...  the SARX055!

https://www.watchcrunch.com/Fieldwalker/posts/grand-seiko-grand-seiko-grand-seiko-factory-tour-15535

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Velomax

Rado outdid themselves on that watch.  Beautiful sunburst pattern guilloche dial with those heat blued gracefully curved hands.  Are the majority of WatchCrunches beekeepers or something with their preference to the honeycomb pattern on the Seiko?

The Rado is such a great looking watch. I just hope that the version I have posted in the poll stays with that dial because the new 41mm Coupole classic has a pressed waffle-like design. I went back to Rado’s site and this version is not listed and on other sites it has a notify me option. 

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My friend, where is the SARX055 among all that good stuff?

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Personal Review here:

https://www.watchcrunch.com/thiago/reviews/seiko-sarx055-review-7213

I know that SakuraWatches have amazing discount these days:

https://www.sakurawatches.com/seiko-presage-sarx055

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thiago

My friend, where is the SARX055 among all that good stuff?

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Personal Review here:

https://www.watchcrunch.com/thiago/reviews/seiko-sarx055-review-7213

I know that SakuraWatches have amazing discount these days:

https://www.sakurawatches.com/seiko-presage-sarx055

That’s a beauty. I really like the feel of my 38 mm SPB155 that I’m kinda hesitant to get a 40 mm. 

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All three are beautiful. Looks like you have a very clear aesthetic decided on. Have you checked Longines and/or Stowa?