Glashütte Original Sixties Blue: This German manufacture offers a wide range of in-house calibers. The new Sixties with a blue dial, containing automatic Caliber 39-52, is a particularly good deal. The watch here, with a leather strap, goes for €5,700. There is also a version with a big date, which you can read about here.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Calendar: This historic manufacture in Switzerland’s Vallée de Joux makes a wide array of movements, including the one in this watch, Caliber 866. The Master Calendar on leather strap is priced at €8,450.
Montblanc TimeWalker TwinFly Chronograph: The renowned pen maker has become a serious watch manufacturer as well. The brand offers several in-house calibers for a reasonable price. This watch contains Caliber MB LL100, with second-time-zone indication and fly-back chronograph. The price on a leather strap: €6,590. (For Martina Richter’s review of the Montblanc TimeWalker TwinFly Chronograph, click here.)
Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra >15.000 Gauss: Omega offers a wide range of well-made calibers, all offering an Omega-exclusive co-axial-escapement and now, a movement that is totally antimagnetic. The first watch with this movement — €4,550 on a steel bracelet — offers real value for the money. For more info, read our article on this Omega watch.