Which Watch this Christmas? (Part 1)
The next in our series of Christmas Guides focuses on watches. For a time people thought that watches could have been fast becoming a thing of the past as smart phones hold almost all of the same functionality as many watches. But, there is something about a watch as an accessory or status symbol which means they’ll never become redundant.
In recent times we’ve found watches to be a great seller and we’ve been constantly looking to add to and update our range with some of the latest and greatest timepieces out there. Therefore, in this post we will show you a number of these watches starting with the most desirable and high end timepieces running through to £250. Watches under £250 will be featured in a later article so stay tuned!
£1000 and above
Well this watch says it all. The Marathon Chronograph Pilot’s watch is a thing of beauty. Sure it’s very high end but when you read the specs and see the materials used to make this timepiece you’ll be nothing short of impressed!
This is Vostok’s first automatic chronograph watch and only 500 have and will ever be made. The 21st century version of the chronograph has taken this watch to new heights with precision and accuracy at the heart of this timepiece.
A proper Swiss watch! Smart, sophisticated and built to last. This watch boasts a great range of features which would make it a really nice addition to your wrist.
£500 and above
This is an absolute gem. Not only do you get a limited edition top of the range watch, you also get an authentic Red Arrows Display Team Flying Helmet and an Aspinals of London leather wallet. Both the helmet and watch are individually numbered too!
A stunning Ronda Swiss made watch. The case of this timepiece is made from Rose Gold IP Stainless Steel and really makes a statement!
These military grade watches from Marathon are just superb. This particular watch is water resistant to 100ft, has a self winding 25 jewel ETA Swiss movement, and a uni-directional elapsed time ring. For those of you that don’t speak watch jargon. That basically means it’s really, really good.
This is a professional diver’s watch, specifically designed for long periods of underwater activity as it features a helium escape valve.
Designed to be used and abused with a Swiss ETA automatic movement and water resistance to 990ft. This watch also has a double steel case construction which is arguably one of the strongest watch case designs.
The Luminox Field Automatic interacts with your every movement. Your wrist movement keeps the mechanics wound with no battery charge; genius!
A combination of heritage and craftsmanship with precision digital technologies. This timepiece is perfect for the urban jungle as well the great outdoors. This watch features some really neat functions such as altimeter, 3D compass and weather monitoring features.
This is a piece of pure quality. Take for instance the carbon fibre dial, the 45mm PVD-plated steel case and the unidirectional rotating rose-gold plated steel bezel. A very nice looking watch.
£250 and above
Robust and durable. The timepiece features super titanium crafting with shock resistance for extreme toughness. This watch is also water resistant to 330m with full ISO diver certification. What’s not to like?
A really good looking gent’s watch with self winding movement. Simply look at this watch and tell us this isn’t the perfect fit for someone who likes vintage looking objects?
Named after the Lunokhod lunar rover which landed on the moon in the early 1970s. This is an extremely precise timepiece with a solid design. It’s also supplied with its own screwdriver and spare leather strap.
This watch has atomic clock synchronization for superior accuracy. This radio controlled timepiece digitally displays the time in 43 cities globally.
A watch with a whole host of brilliant features, such as; auto calendar, 200m water resistance, world time, radio controlled, solar powered and alarm to name a few.
A watch born out of the Dakar Rally 2015 to celebrate the achievements of Benediktas Vanagas. This watch is also jam packed full of cool features from its chronograph and perpetual calendar to it’s 200m water resistance. Did we also mention that it’s limited edition?
Bold, aggressive, and dimensional this Citizen Eco-Drive includes atomic timekeeping for superior accuracy. If you also just take a second to appreciate the aesthetics of this watch you will give yourself another reason to buy it
The ratings on our website say it all; 100% 5 stars! This is a watch you can really use and abuse. What makes this watch literally stand out is that it is permanently illuminated by Gaseous Tritium Light Sources (GTLS)
A watch designed for a multi-sport experience. For example the features include route navigation, GPS, compass, altitude, HR, and training programs to name but a few. The ultimate watch for the active outdoorsman.
This watch in particular was designed for search and rescue pilots across the globe. This watch is a symbol of Swiss reliability offering the wearer accurate timekeeping, superb navigation, a stopwatch and countdown timer.
Infiniti Red Bull Racing Limited Edition with Infiniti Red Bull Racing logo on face and back cover markings certify partnership. Rose Gold and grey ion plated stainless steel case and grey ion plated stainless steel bracelet strap.
One word . . . tough! This Traser has a double case construction with glass-fibre reinforced resin as outer case and steel container as inner case! Due to the build quality this watch has a water resistance of 600ft!
The Commando has long been the iconic image of Wenger timepieces. With this watch the commando took a step forward with a new sleek finish, high grade sapphire crystal and scratch resistance. This version also has a full luminescent face!
Pilot functions inspired this G- Shock model, which is fitted with a digital compass with 20 second history, auto LED light, stopwatch, timer, alarm functions and is water resistant to 200m. The epitome of functionality and versatility.
This timepiece links to phone via Bluetooth which will allow you to adjust time, log stopwatch info, find your phone and notify you when you have new emails. Not only that, it also boasts a list of features you would find on other high end Casio watches.
So that finishes up part 1 of our Christmas ‘Which Watch’ guide. Stay tuned for part 2 coming soon . . .