Oris Aquis Depth Gauge: A well-known top watch brand. This affordable professional-grade and non-gimmicky divers’ watch with a cleverly designed depth gauge is very attractive, especially for men. (More details in our recent Watch to Watch article.) Certainly my favorite divers’ watch of the year, as well as being one of my top 10 affordable watches overall; Oris is a great watch brand and offers many affordable watches. The price: $3,500.
Swatch Sistem 51: The ultimate proof that you can create an automatic Swiss-made watch for a minimal price. With its 51 components, the new movement is a watchmaking revolution in terms of simplicity – completely built by robots in less then 20 minutes. Together with the Oris, my “best of the best” for 2013. And this one would be considered a very affordable watch by almost any standard: the U.S. price is just around $150. What do you think about this top 10 affordable watch? Does Swatch belong to our selection of best watch brands?
Tissot T-Complication Squelette: Tissot is a brand that produces large quantities of affordable watches a reasonable prices. If you ever wanted to buy a technical-looking, skeletonized watch that offers you a horological cinema for the eyes, consider this one, equipped with an ETA 6497 and priced at only $1,950. Tissot is a top watch brand and you should make sure to look at their entire collection to better understand what Tissot watch potentially is the best affordable watch for you.
Tudor Heritage Chrono Blue: Tudor recently celebrated a successful comeback to America, with a focus on being a top watch brand for affordable watches. The design of this affordable chronograph is stunningly cool and the quality is beyond reproach. It is equipped with an ETA 2892-A2 onto which Tudor adds a Dubois-Dépraz chronograph module. The price: $4,425. Affordable luxury and one of the one of the best men’s sport watches in recent years. Tudor will surely be on top of the best watch brands lists of WatchTime’s readers.