The passion for noble, elegant and high-quality manufactured wristwatches is associated with high purchase prices. Wristwatches are therefore considered the ultimate when it comes to chic accessories for men. At the same time, luxury wristwatches always represent a certain investment or a lasting value that accompanies the wearer at best until the end of his life – so it’s no wonder that four-, five- or even six-figure sums are gladly invested in high-quality luxury watches. However, as is proper among gentlemen, there is not too much talk about price in the world of luxury watches. What is clear, however, is that the price scale is completely open at the top. Nevertheless, it does not always have to be the most expensive model among luxury watches. Even fine wristwatches in the entry-level segment under 1,000 euros can be a durable and worthwhile investment for life and serve the wearer as an elegant accessory. On the already overcrowded market of wristwatches, it is important to pick the raisins from the cake. Therefore, we present in today’s blog post the 8 most beautiful watches for men up to 1,000 euros.
The Longines HydroConquest is a classic diver’s watch and primarily impresses with its elegant, timeless design. The large Arabic numerals and indices on the noble dial of the Longines HydroConquest are quietly reminiscent of the well-known Rolex Submariner. However, the luxury watch from Longines is not a clumsy imitation.
The Longines HydroConquest is made of high-quality stainless steel and has a unidirectional rotating bezel, a robust ETA movement and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with a special anti-reflective coating. However, one of the biggest advantages of this noble wristwatch is that it is water resistant to a depth of 300 meters. Thanks to the minimalist design, the diver’s watch HydroConquest from the house of Longines fits almost any occasion as well as outfit and has now become a coveted signboard of the famous brand.
Longines Conquest GMT
Over time, in addition to high-priced luxury watches thanks to the Conquest series, Longines has also earned an outstanding reputation for producing affordable yet high-quality wristwatches. Thus, the Conquest GMT from the house of Longines also knows how to underline this reputation. Thanks to the integrated GMT function, even people who work or travel across time zones get their money’s worth. At the same time, the Longines Conquest GMT always exudes a touch of the self-confident and style-conscious man of the world
Tissot Seastar 1000
Tissot is a part of the Swatch Group and offers high-quality wristwatches for under 1,000 euros. However, due to its versatile history and long-standing tradition, Tissot is able to stand out a bit from other watch manufactures. In addition to numerous other models of the Tissot brand, such as the T-Touch or Powermatic models, it is worth taking a closer look at the Seastar 1000. The sporty designed wristwatch has the reliable ETA movement and is available with both stainless steel and textile strap. Thanks to the successful mix of sporty design and classic basic tone, the Tissot Seastar 1000 represents a solid and versatile model in the entry-level segment up to 1,000 euros.
Tissot Le Locle Powermatic 80
The Le Locle Powermatic 80 from Tissot is a classic noble three-hand watch and is one of the brand’s bestsellers. Inside the wristwatch is an automatic caliber Powermatic 80, hence the name of the timepiece can be derived. In addition, the watch has a power reserve of 80 hours. At an affordable price, the men’s world gets here a noble 39.3 mm high quality stainless steel wristwatch, equipped with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, mineral glass back, date display and steel bracelet.
Hamilton Khaki Navy Pioneer
The Hamilton Khaki Navy Pioneer is one of the true classics among watches in the entry-level segment. Its classic design as well as the round case fit perfectly with the noble business suit and the blue hands on a silver background attract countless glances. In addition, the Hamilton Khaki Navy Pioneer convinces with the proven built-in ETA 2895-2 automatic movement and the discreet seconds display, which is based on traditional pocket watches. This elegant wristwatch in no way needs to shy away from comparisons with similar but significantly more expensive timepieces of famous brands, because the Hamilton Khaki Navy Pioneer is truly a timelessly beautiful classic and excellent companion for the style-conscious man!
Hamilton Khaki Field
The Khaki Field automatic watch also belongs to the house of Hamilton and should not be missing among the luxury watches for men in the entry-level segment up to 1,000 euros. In addition to a large, noble case, the high-quality H-10 three-hand movement with an enduring power reserve of up to 80 hours also belongs to the outstanding features of the Hamilton Khaki Field wristwatch. The high-quality sapphire crystal and a water resistance of up to 100 meters also speak for the purchase of this watch. Besides all these positive aspects, however, there is another special feature worth mentioning, because the Hamilton Khaki Field is a movie star. It is a faithful replica of the watch that Jessica Chastain wore in the movie “Interstellar”.
Certina DS Action
Like Tissot, Certina is also part of the Swatch Group, so it’s not much of a surprise that the DS Action is significantly cheaper compared to other luxury watches in this blog post. However, the price difference between the luxury watches in the entry-level segment is by no means considered an indicator of lower quality. Quite the contrary, because the Certina DS Action is also equipped with a high-quality ETA movement. Its imaginative look of the red second hand on a classic black background makes the Certina DS Action a real eye-catcher. The DS Action owes its traditionally large indices and unidirectional rotating bezel to the heritage line of diving watches.
Mido Ocean Star
The conclusion of our Top 8 is Mido with the model Ocean Star. This wristwatch convinces with its balance of sportiness and elegance. Equipped with an ETA automatic caliber, the Mido Ocean Star features a power reserve of up to 80 hours. With the display of the day of the week and the date, two more useful functions are added to the plain blue dial. The unidirectional rotating bezel, which is also blue, is skillfully accented by the orange tip of the second hand and orange lettering at the number 6.
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