1k... what do you buy???

1k US to spend

What you'd like in a watch:

100m of water resistant minimum.

Screw down crown preferable

Sporty but can be dressed up

What's your pick or picks!?

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Hmmm…. That leaves a lot open. Well, I’m probably not mainstream, but if it were me with those constraints, I’d probably buy a Seiko Willard….well one might have to shop around to get a good deal on that to meet the budget. A Seiko Alpinist might be my other choice.

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Scroll down, read my post from just earlier. Christopher Ward C60 Trident Pro 300.

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See attached photo

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200 meter water resistance. Hand Made in Germany.

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Longine hydroconquest

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Christopher Ward C63 or C65 Dune.

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I’m going with my default choice…the Murph

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I would go for a seiko prospect with one of the limited edition dails. Typically they go for just over 1k but you can find then new on chrono for under.

I personally have a Baltic aquascaphe dual crown and it is amazing to dress up or down. With that pic you would even leave some money on the table for something else.

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ArthurBossuyt

I would go for a seiko prospect with one of the limited edition dails. Typically they go for just over 1k but you can find then new on chrono for under.

I personally have a Baltic aquascaphe dual crown and it is amazing to dress up or down. With that pic you would even leave some money on the table for something else.

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Yes boss:

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I use mine like a field watch.

What strap do you go for to dress it up? The BoR bracelet?

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WatchBee

Yes boss:

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I use mine like a field watch.

What strap do you go for to dress it up? The BoR bracelet?

Great shout!

I dont have the BoR bracelet cus I did not like it too much when I visited the store. I do have it on a steel mesh bracelet which also gives it this vintage look.

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ArthurBossuyt

Great shout!

I dont have the BoR bracelet cus I did not like it too much when I visited the store. I do have it on a steel mesh bracelet which also gives it this vintage look.

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Thanks, I’ll look into a mesh bracelet. That looks smart.

I find I really like the tropic strap - I also have one on a Circula dive watch in a teal colour. They are very comfortable and versatile, but I definitely need something else to dress it up.

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Nivada Grenchen SuperAntarctic

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Seiko Alpinist or the Baby Alpinist if you are not looking for a dive watch. Hard to beat the value it offers for around $600-700.

Also, the Laurel Alpinist reissue if you like sporty and dressy at the same time.

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I've a few that fit that criteria - first choice would be my Willards, second 59 reissued Alpinist.

Tho save a bit more & get an older Omega Aqua Terra quartz ( I paid £1300)

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Man there are a ton of options. Depends what style you want but Tissot PRX Powermatic and Mido Ocean Star 200 are a few good options