Published by Joshua Clare-Flagg on 27 Jan, 2020.


I reviewed a fair amount of watches last year, but which 5 impressed me the most? Watch the video to find out!

Top 5 Watches 2019 Video


5. Gruppo Gamma Vanguard

Read my review here: https://www.watchitallabout.com/gruppo-gamma-vanguard-mk-iv-av-16-aged-steel-watch-review/

Dimensions: 44mm diameter x 13.5mm height x 54mm lug to lug
Movement: ETA 2824-2
Lug width: 24mm
Price: $900 / £685
Buy here: https://www.gruppogammawatches.com/timepieces.html#!/Vanguard-Aged-Steel-AV-16/p/105941552/category=25527850

Special mentions?
Simona Di Stephano strap
Bronze case side guard

4. Formex Essence

Read my review here: https://www.watchitallabout.com/formex-essence-watch-review-post-kickstarter/

Dimensions: 43mm diameter x 10mm height x 49mm lug to lug
Movement: ETA 2824-2
Lug width: 22mm
Price: £710
Buy here: https://formexwatch.com/collections/essence/products/essence-automatic-blue

Special mentions?
Insane sapphire AR
patented case suspension system
patented micro-adjust carbon fibre composite folding clasp

3. Hamtun Kraken H2

Read my review here: https://www.watchitallabout.com/hamtun-h2-kraken-watch-review/

Dimensions: 41mm diameter x 13.9mm height x 47.8mm lug to lug
Movement: Seiko NH35 (this one) or Sellita SW200-1
Lug width: 22mm
Price: pledges start at £199
Buy here: https://microsite.hamtun.co/

Special mentions?
Hardened scratch-resistant titanium
Great unique design
Mega build quality

2. Perpetual SC-03

Read my review here: https://www.watchitallabout.com/perpetual-watch-sc-03-watch-review/

Dimensions: 40mm diameter x 12mm height x 48mm lug to lug
Movement: Seagull ST1701
Lug width: 20mm
Price: $180 / ~£140
Buy here: http://www.perpetual-watch.com/SC.html

Special mentions?
Heat treated blued hands
Enamel dial
sapphire
Seagull ST1701
Expectional build quality for under $200

1. Christopher Ward Trident Mk3

Read my review here: https://www.watchitallabout.com/christopher-ward-trident-mk3-600-watch-review/

Dimensions: 40mm diameter x 12.95mm height x 47.46mm lug to lug
Movement: Sellita SW200-1
Lug width: 20mm
Price: £795
Buy here: https://www.christopherward.co.uk/c60-trident-pro-600-mk3-7

Special mentions?
600m
Glossy dial
reflective zirconia ceramic bezel insert
attention to detail

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