Watch Insider: My Top 10 Swatch Watches Of The Year


Here are two more colorful pieces in lighter variations that might appeal for younger collectors, your kids or Swatch aficionados who would like to expand their selection of Swatch timepieces.

Swatch Peppercane
Swatch Peppercane

 

Swatch Caramellissima
Swatch Caramellissima

 

Beyond the aforementioned top 10 Swatch watches we should also have a closer look at the Swatch Sistem51 which was introduced at Baselworld 2013 but has seen great success throughout 2014 as well – and it won’t take long for the Sistem51 to become one of the top 10 Swatch watches by sales in 2015 and beyond. Please go to the next page to read more about the groundbreaking achievements behind the Sistem51.

14 Responses to “Watch Insider: My Top 10 Swatch Watches Of The Year”

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  1. I’m in love with your watches. I really adore unique watches and own quite a few. I would like to know the prices.

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  2. Forsberg

    I agree with Hormazdiyaar. I had a Swatch in the 80’s and now I have owned a Sistem 51 black for 6 months. The watch is in my rotation and one notice is that when it just lay face up it will go faster with ca 15 sec a day but on the wrist it’s only 2 to 4 sec a day. But I don’t agree that it’s the novelty of the decade. It’s still a plastic watch with plastic scratch glass. In this price range you can get for example a steel Seiko with mineral glass and not so much plastic in the movement…. But still it’s a very nice watch in its class :)

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  3. Bert Allen

    The System 51 is simply spectacular.

    It’s inexcusable to not be in every serious watch collector’s wardrobe.

    Feather weight. Marvelous comfortable band. 90-hour power reserve.
    Accurate. Maintenance free. Immune to magnets.

    And, a dynamite low price point.

    What are you waiting for?

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  4. Peter

    I love my Sistem51 Blue. I have several expensive mechanicals, but I find myself wearing the 51 almost daily. It’s just a fun watch, and it gets a lot of nice comments and questions from others who see it on me. All around great watch for the money.

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  5. Monico Rabara

    The Sistem51 is a fun Swatch to use. I have collected different models of Swatch watches since the 90’s and no watch afficionado should be without one in his collection. If you are afraid to mess up with a Rolex, Panerai, Breitling, Omega, or any of the less affordable (or delicate) models, don’t be afraid (or embarrassed) to strap a Swatch on your wrist.

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  6. Hormazdiyaar

    My favourite is the 51. I only collect mechanical Swatch watches with the exception of the first Swatch and Goldfinger.

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    • WatchTime

      Great comment, Hormazdiyaar. We have just updated the post and the Sistem51 is now included.

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    • ateli3r

      I started collecting swatch since in Japan. My favourite is the swatch first automatic RedHead and of course Goldfinger is the best..
      System 51 is interesting but prefer wait for Irony system51
      Cheers..

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  7. Great review but with the Sistem51 finally being sold widely in 2014 including it’s USA launch this summer, it’s the first Swatch on my list. But, I loved the way your earlier review of it is the first link showing up on this page!

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  8. Trent

    I can’t believe I am going to say this but I actually like the orange one. (blushing)

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  9. Robin Henry

    Swatches are quite nice and as you say, affordably priced. My wife has had two or three and bought one recently for work. She is a midwife and finds the plastic easy to clean and maintain in a hygienic state. They are also stylish for anyone who is interested in being colour coordinated etc.

    They remind me of the watches the Australian Army used to issue that were plastic, military green, commonly referred to as “Mickey Mouse” watches. Occasionally there were stories of the watch bodies popping out of the watch cases.

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