Looking for recs on an 3 hander on a bracelet

I'd like a new watch and I have a few in mind but I thought I could ask you guys if you had any useful input here. I think I'd like a 38-40mm case, automatic or perhaps manual movement, I like the numerals of the 3-6-9 of an Explorer 1, or a Tudor Ranger, I also like the 2-4-6-8-10-12 of the Alpinist. I like the new designs on the Lorier Falcon but I worry 36mm may be too small for my 7.5" wrist, I love the big arrow hour hand on that Lorier too. Date or day features are not super important to me for this purchase, and if not a black dial, at least a fairly subdued dial color (the green alpinist is looking like a finalist in this I'm just worried about the sizing of the bracelet). I think the most important thing on here is a nice stainless steel bracelet that I can easily size and adjust as needed. Lastly I'd love to stay under $1000usd but could be talked up to $2000 if it was something really special. I have a couple watches I love already with nice dive style bezels, the important part of this new purchase is it will have a clean bezel or minimal bezel and come on a decent bracelet. Frankly I want it to be a little boring.

So Im leaning towards the new Alpinist, the PRX, the Lorier Falcon (even though it's only 36mm and may never actually release)

Thanks Crunch

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How about the 38mm version of the Summiteer?

https://www.traskawatch.com/summiteer

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Check out the video here and the many watches mentioned in the comments. The Traska Summiteer sounds like it will likely be among the ones that appeal to you most. It comes in a 36mm, but also a 38mm model. The only problem is that they are not available at the moment and “coming [back] soon.” Same with the Halios Universa (also 38mm). The Nivada Grenchen Super Antarctic is available and is 38mm, but it doesn’t have numerals. The 39mm Orion Hellcat, available with or without date, is also available, but it has all the numerals. (Orion also has the Field Standard, but it has additional 13-24 numerals).

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roberto

Check out the video here and the many watches mentioned in the comments. The Traska Summiteer sounds like it will likely be among the ones that appeal to you most. It comes in a 36mm, but also a 38mm model. The only problem is that they are not available at the moment and “coming [back] soon.” Same with the Halios Universa (also 38mm). The Nivada Grenchen Super Antarctic is available and is 38mm, but it doesn’t have numerals. The 39mm Orion Hellcat, available with or without date, is also available, but it has all the numerals. (Orion also has the Field Standard, but it has additional 13-24 numerals).

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Here’s one more idea. A lot of Crunchers rave about their Vaer watches. Maybe this A5 (40mm) or one of the other Vaers will be of interest to you.

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The Christopher Ward C63 Sealander comes in a 39mm diameter. It doesn’t have any numerals on the dial but I think it looks like your prefered choices otherwise and fits your budget. 

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Otherwise one I’m planning to buy this weekend when they’re back in stock is the Photic Diver from Clemence Watches. 

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It’s a 39mm watch well under your budget. It’s a diver but the bezel is pretty discrete. 

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I got the Baby Alpinist about 2 Months ago and I have been absolutely obsessed with it. I mean just the way the Gold plays with the light on this green one........

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Big step up in the watchmaking space would be this Nomos. With display back. My dad bought one of those and the movement looks mindblowingly good for the price.

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Agree on Nomos, fantastic watch! They also sell very nice bracelets in the store separately 

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My vote is the Falcon. I want one myself! also could look at Astor and Banks (though currently out of stock) or Longines

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I got the Baby Alpinist about 2 Months ago and I have been absolutely obsessed with it. I mean just the way the Gold plays with the light on this green one........

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Big step up in the watchmaking space would be this Nomos. With display back. My dad bought one of those and the movement looks mindblowingly good for the price.

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My worry with the Alpinist is the fit on the bracelet. Do you have the bracelet? Do you think it'll fit over a 7.5" wrist? Did it come with extra links?

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Sinn 556 A RS Comes in at 38.5 mm and is an awesome watch with explorer type vibes 12 - 14 hundred bucks on a bracelet. Got mine on leather for around 800 hundred earlier this year.

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Hi, I think there have been some great suggestions,  have you looked at the Ball Engineer 111? Has Tritium lume too!

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roberto

Check out the video here and the many watches mentioned in the comments. The Traska Summiteer sounds like it will likely be among the ones that appeal to you most. It comes in a 36mm, but also a 38mm model. The only problem is that they are not available at the moment and “coming [back] soon.” Same with the Halios Universa (also 38mm). The Nivada Grenchen Super Antarctic is available and is 38mm, but it doesn’t have numerals. The 39mm Orion Hellcat, available with or without date, is also available, but it has all the numerals. (Orion also has the Field Standard, but it has additional 13-24 numerals).

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These are great recs. I'll consider them all strongly. Thanks

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Matt84

The Christopher Ward C63 Sealander comes in a 39mm diameter. It doesn’t have any numerals on the dial but I think it looks like your prefered choices otherwise and fits your budget. 

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Otherwise one I’m planning to buy this weekend when they’re back in stock is the Photic Diver from Clemence Watches. 

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It’s a 39mm watch well under your budget. It’s a diver but the bezel is pretty discrete. 

The CW is great, and I may end up with one of them when they restock, but I do already have a CW C65 Aquitaine that I love and think I'd like a different brand, but I may end up with the C63 as they are very well made watches.

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Another vote for the Sinn 556A. 

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007216A

Hi, I think there have been some great suggestions,  have you looked at the Ball Engineer 111? Has Tritium lume too!

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This is a great option I haven’t considered. Thanks!

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Droptuned83
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Sinn 556 A RS Comes in at 38.5 mm and is an awesome watch with explorer type vibes 12 - 14 hundred bucks on a bracelet. Got mine on leather for around 800 hundred earlier this year.

Ha!  This was going to be my recommendation, you have great taste.