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

May 5, 2022

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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£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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January 13, 2021

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£250 - £500

Avi-8 XV741 Watch Review

The Avi-8 XV741 is a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Transatlantic Air Race from London to New York won by Tom Lecky-Thompson in his Harrier XV741 in...

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January 9, 2021

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diywatchclub

£250 - £500

DIY Watch Club Diver Watch Review

I have always wanted to build a watch myself. Well now I can. As soon as I saw the DIY Watch Club kits I knew I wanted to check...

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December 17, 2020

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£250 - £500

D1 Milano Atlas Watch Review

This is my third D1 Milano (behind the Ultra Thin and X-Ray), and they never cease to amaze me. Beautifully slender watches with some serious Gerald Genta vibes; they...

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December 9, 2020

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£250 - £500

Hamilton Khaki Field Watch Review

The Hamilton Khaki Field has got a reputation for a reason. Both the brand and the model have a rich heritage that towers over all other affordable field watches....

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November 15, 2020

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£250 - £500

Reise Resolute Camo Green Watch Review

The Reise Resolute has been created with “comfort, durability and versatility in mind, making it the perfect go-anywhere do-anything watch”. That’s a pretty great definition of a field watch,...

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