I like variety and therefore after spending a day with the Flightmaster and its complex and busy dial, my hand picked the Mathey-Tissot MT369, which in many ways is its polar opposite.
This diminutive Air King Explorer recreation is among the simplest watch that I own, 34.5mm in diameter, 3 hands, a drab dark grey dial and printed indices. No date or any other complications beside a center second's hand.
When I was a kid, most of the watches worn by adults were exactly like that. A watch with a date was a fancy thing and wearing a chronograph was a sure sign that you were loaded.
The MT369 is a reminder that simplicity has its own merit and that the quality of a watch is not always measured by counting complications or admiring finish wizardry. Sometime just being reliable and good at telling the time is enough and for me the Mathey-Tissot is exactly that: Simple, reliable and very comfortable to wear.
I'm a big fan of watches that are interesting because they are either unique, have interesting features, well designed or simply offer a great value for their price.