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5 Cheap automatic watches for men
The first thing that comes to my mind when I think of buying a new watch is – where can I find that much money? Honestly I think I have a very expensive taste. If I browse around I always end up choosing the most expensive product. Even if I try to find something else I keep coming back to my original choice. To make my life easier I have decided to look for things within my price limit. This little experiment has proven to be very successful for me so I would like to share some of my findings. My search was focused on cheap automatic watches. Here is a chance for you to choose the best cheap automatic watch and check if my new shopping method is working for you.
For more selection of cheap watches. Check out my post on the best watches review under 200 dollars for men.
Seiko Men’s SNK805 Seiko 5
My first choice is Seiko Men’s SNK805 Seiko 5. This watch belongs to a special series produced by Seiko that has some very good and above all very affordable automatic watches. This particular watch would probably attract the attention of the more casual guys. The stainless steel case has a diameter of 36 millimeters and it is only 0.8 millimeters thick. According to these dimension I can say that this is something below the average size of most mens watches under 200. This Seiko 5 watch has green dial with a few silver details. On the three o’clock position there is a display that indicates the date and the day of the week. The thing I like the most about the watch is the dial within the dial. It has markings for the hours and for the minutes which is pretty good, especially if someone is learning how to tell the time. The dial is covered by mineral display for better protection. It has a nylon strap and a buckle clasp which is probably one of the reasons why it is so affordable. In addition, the watch is water resistant only up to 99 feet so be careful when around water.
Invicta Men’s 8926
I have reserved the second place for Invicta Men’s 8926, part of their Pro Diver’s collection. This watch is an interesting combination of a classical watch with some sport elements. A real deal, if you are asking me! The entire watch is made of stainless steel with a case diameter of 40 millimeters and 12 millimeters thickness. The dial is black which helps accentuate the silver markings. I find it odd that they didn’t really marked the hours and put circles instead, but I must admit it gives a special charm to the watch. The 3 o’clock position is replaced by a display that indicates the date. The dial is covered by a mineral window that protects the watch from scratches. The band is in form of a bracelet with fold over clasp and a safety mechanism. The best feature about this watch is that it is water resistant up to 660 feet, so in simple words you are getting the best cheap automatic watch.
Kenneth Cole New York Men’s KC1514.
Moving on choice number three, Kenneth Cole New York Men’s KC1514. This is one of the most unusual watches I have ever seen. At first glance it seems if they have mistaken the back for the front of the watch. Once you see it you’ll understand what I am talking about. The case is round and it is made of stainless steel, 42 millimeters in diameter and 12 millimeters thick. The dial window is made of mineral for better protection of the mechanism. It has a leather band with a simple buckle clasp. This is automatic self-winding watch which means that in order to be accurate you need to move your arm for several hours a day. It is water resistant is only up to 99 feet so don’t forget to take it off when you go to your water adventures.
Stuhrling Original Men’s 395.33B11
The forth place for my selection of cheap automatic watches is reserved for Stuhrling Original Men’s 395.33B11. It might look familiar to you but that is because it really resembles the Invicta watch I was telling you about previously. The case is made of stainless steel, 42 millimeters in diameter and 20 millimeters thick. The dial is black with accented silver numbers. The markings and the hands are made of luminous material which allows you to tell the time even with minimum light. Between the four and five o’clock markings there is a convenient date display. The dial is covered by a Krysterna Crystal dial window to prevent any damage to the watch. In addition it has a stainless steel link bracelet with a push-button clasp that enables it to stay firmly attached to your wrist. This watch is water resistant up to 660 feet and it is a competes with some of the best dive watches under 1000 who is looking for a cheap automatic watch.
Citizen Men’s BM8180-03E
I will finish my review with the Citizen Men’s BM8180-03E. The design is similar to the Seiko 5 watch you have already seen but they have different features. The case is made of stainless steel with a 37 millimeters diameter and 9 millimeters thick. The black dial has silver markings and three hands to indicate the time, all of them made of luminous material. On the three o’clock position there is a date and day display. The dial is made of mineral crystal, often used to protect the mechanism of the cheap automatic watches. It works on solar energy so make sure you provide enough daily light to remain punctual. The band is made of green canvas with a simple buckle clasp. This watch is convenient for swimming and snorkeling as it is water resistant up to 330 feet. Judging by the features it has it definitely deserves to be among my collection of cheap automatic watches.
Well, that was my short overview of the best cheap automatic watches available on the market. All of them are cheap watches that look expensive and all of them have an automatic mechanism that provides accurate movement of the hands. If you were looking for a cheap mechanical watch I am sure you will be able to choose some of the ones I have picked out especially for you.
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