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I Finally Found The Best G-Shock For Me! – The Casio G-Shock GW-5000U

September 15, 2022

I don’t think I really need to elaborate on the statement that if you need a real beater watch, then get a G-Shock. Since the first G-Shock was launched...

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Watch reviews under £500

Watches under £500 have the ability to offer excellent value for money. If you can get a mechanical timepiece (ideally Swiss Made) with a sapphire crystal, you’re on to a winner. Whilst the construction quality of these timepieces will be excellent, there’s still room for improvement in the small details. This price range is an excellent starting point for those who want a solid, dependable and impressive looking watch on a budget. Browse watch reviews featuring stunning photography and videos of the best watches under £500 below.

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The Seiko 5 GMT SSK001 – All The GMT You Need For $500

Ever since I officially became a watch nerd in 2014—meaning when I started spending an unusual amount of time reading and researching about watches—Seiko has always been the brand...

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August 25, 2022

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£250 - £500

The Avi-8 Hawker Hurricane Clowes Automatic – An Exceptionally Contemporary Pilot’s Watch

As I said in my recent review of the Laco Flieger Pro, the problem I have with pilot’s watches is that they all look alike. Well, Avi-8’s latest watch...

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July 29, 2022

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The Spinnaker Spence 300 – One Of The Thinnest Dive Watches You Can Get

One of the most important things to consider when buying a watch is wearability. It doesn’t matter how nice a watch looks, if it’s not comfortable to wear then...

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July 22, 2022

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£250 - £500

Olto-8 Iron X Review – A Futuristic Skeletonised Field Watch

These days, I’m increasingly starting to feel as though the watches I see are all blending together. As a result, I tend to take a little more notice when...

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June 10, 2022

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£250 - £500

The Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical – Is It All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Ask any watch nerd to recommend an affordable mechanical field watch, and I’ll give you good odds they pick the Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical. In the few years since...

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May 5, 2022

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£250 - £500

Draken Kruger Watch Review

I’m not going to lie, the first thing that popped into my head when I read “Draken Kruger” is Chad Kroeger. Well, instead of looking at his photograph, I...

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February 1, 2022

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£250 - £500

Rotary Regent Skeleton Watch Review

Rotary has been going a fair amount of time; they’ve just recently celebrated their 125th anniversary. Recently they’ve blown us away with the staggering Super7, a superb affordable diver...

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June 30, 2021

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£250 - £500

Roebuck Scuba Watch Review

It seems you can’t go a week without seeing a new integrated bracelet sports watch being released. Personally, I’m a big fan, but I’m also aware that not everyone...

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May 12, 2021

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Ballast Trafalgar Slate Grey and Anthracite Watch Review

Ballast Watches are a part of Dartmouth Brands, which also own Avi-8, Spinnaker, Thomas Earnshaw and Duxot to name a few. Browsing the site, there’s very little information about...

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April 23, 2021

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£250 - £500

Piguet & Son Astronomia X1 Gyro Watch Winder Review

What would Elvis Presley be if he was a watch accessory? A gyroscopic watch winder of course.  Watch winders seem to be quite a hotly debated topic. On the...

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March 18, 2021

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£250 - £500

G. Gerlach Bathyscaphe Watch Review

G. Gerlach was created after the founder wanted to show that both in Poland and abroad, products with the proud “Made in Poland” are of the highest quality and...

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February 26, 2021

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£250 - £500

Atticus Adventure Series Watch Review

Launching in early 2021 is the Adventure series from Atticus – a new brand, but one with a background in watch design. The man behind Atticus is Rusty Mahoney...

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