Midsize sportswatch around or under 1000$?

Hello everyone, Im asking for your insight on my next and hopefully last watch purchase ever.馃槂

Im looking to get out, but with a bang, and I want a gada capable "luxury"(for me at least) sportswatch that I can wear daily and only change to one of my two current watches when I get bored of it.馃槃

The criteria are:

Max 40mm case diameter

Below 13mm thick

Below 48 L2L

Sapphire

Mechanical (could be 9f or spring drive or a sweeping quartz tho)

Black or dark blue dial

Rotating bezel is a plus but I wont ignore a cool flieger or field watch

At least 100m wr

Simple 3 hander, maybe gmt

Cool brand with some real history

Around 1000 usd, but that could be new or used price

Above in the pictures I put the watches Im avare of and fit the criteria, Im writing this post in case Im missing out on something I should consider.

Thanks for the input, help a fellow enthusiast retire with grace.馃槂

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Scrambler
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Thanks for the suggestion!

Serica field watch- there are 3 versions of this dial and you can choose right or left crown position

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So many great choices...here are a few...

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Brand: Oris

Model: Aquis

Model Number: 01-733-7732-4134-07-4-21-64FC

Movement Type: Automatic

Movement Engine: Oris Calibre 733 (Sellita SW200-1)

Power Reserve: 38 hours

Case Size: 39.5mm

Case Thickness: 13mm

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Crystal: Domed Sapphire

Luminescence: Hands and Markers

Bezel/Material: Uni-Directional Stainless Steel w/Black Ceramic Top Ring

Crown: Screw Down

Water Resistance: 300M / 1,000FT

Band: Black Rubber Strap w/ Deployant Clasp

Band Width: 21mm

List Price: $1,900

Street Price: $1,200

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Brand: Zodiac

Model: Super Sea Wolf 53 Skin

Model Number: ZO9213

Movement Type: Automatic

Movement Engine: STP 1-11

Power Reserve: 44 hours

Case Size: 39mm

Case Thickness: 12.5mm

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Crystal: Domed Sapphire

Luminescence: Hands and Markers

Bezel/Material: Uni-directional Stainless Steel w/Stainless Steel Insert

Crown: Screw Down

Water Resistance: 200M / 660FT

Band: Stainless Steel w/Deployant Clasp

Band Width: 20mm

List Price: $1,295

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Brand: Squale

Model: Sub-39 GMT Vintage

Model Number: SUB39GMTV

Movement Type: Automatic

Movement Engine: ETA 2893-2 GMT

Power Reserve: 42 hours

Case Size: 39mm

Case Thickness: 12mm

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Crystal: Sapphire

Luminescence: Hands, Markers and Bezel

Bezel/Material: Bi-Directional Stainless Steel w/Black Mineral Glass Insert

Crown: Screw Down

Water Resistance: 300M / 1,000FT

Band: Stainless Steel Bracelet / Black Leather Strap

Band Width: 22mm

List Price: $1,499

Street Price $1,399

ChronoGuy

So many great choices...here are a few...

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Brand: Oris

Model: Aquis

Model Number: 01-733-7732-4134-07-4-21-64FC

Movement Type: Automatic

Movement Engine: Oris Calibre 733 (Sellita SW200-1)

Power Reserve: 38 hours

Case Size: 39.5mm

Case Thickness: 13mm

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Crystal: Domed Sapphire

Luminescence: Hands and Markers

Bezel/Material: Uni-Directional Stainless Steel w/Black Ceramic Top Ring

Crown: Screw Down

Water Resistance: 300M / 1,000FT

Band: Black Rubber Strap w/ Deployant Clasp

Band Width: 21mm

List Price: $1,900

Street Price: $1,200

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Brand: Zodiac

Model: Super Sea Wolf 53 Skin

Model Number: ZO9213

Movement Type: Automatic

Movement Engine: STP 1-11

Power Reserve: 44 hours

Case Size: 39mm

Case Thickness: 12.5mm

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Crystal: Domed Sapphire

Luminescence: Hands and Markers

Bezel/Material: Uni-directional Stainless Steel w/Stainless Steel Insert

Crown: Screw Down

Water Resistance: 200M / 660FT

Band: Stainless Steel w/Deployant Clasp

Band Width: 20mm

List Price: $1,295

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Brand: Squale

Model: Sub-39 GMT Vintage

Model Number: SUB39GMTV

Movement Type: Automatic

Movement Engine: ETA 2893-2 GMT

Power Reserve: 42 hours

Case Size: 39mm

Case Thickness: 12mm

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Crystal: Sapphire

Luminescence: Hands, Markers and Bezel

Bezel/Material: Bi-Directional Stainless Steel w/Black Mineral Glass Insert

Crown: Screw Down

Water Resistance: 300M / 1,000FT

Band: Stainless Steel Bracelet / Black Leather Strap

Band Width: 22mm

List Price: $1,499

Street Price $1,399

Wow thanks, Ill make sure to look these up!

On your particular list, my choice would be the Squale as an exit watch.

fearless2023

On your particular list, my choice would be the Squale as an exit watch.

Thats where Im leaning as well. Its a perfect size, vintage design, explorer vibes and I love squale. Im just making sure I considered everything.

Patrik2

Thats where Im leaning as well. Its a perfect size, vintage design, explorer vibes and I love squale. Im just making sure I considered everything.

Good luck!

You described a Grand Seiko. But not going to get it for $1k. Good luck buying one more watch!!

Maen!