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Watch reviews under £250

The £100-£250 price bracket for watches is a really fun one. There’s so many watch brands fighting for the “best watch with the most specs” for under the £200 mark that you can get some sensational watches which don’t cost a lot. Ideally in this price range you’d get an automatic, with sapphire crystal – maybe even a ceramic bezel insert. Build quality and finishing still won’t be perfect, but you’ll be able to get a solid and dependable, well-built watch that will last you a good period of time. Browse watch reviews featuring stunning photography and videos of the best watches under £250 below.

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A Trio From Avi-8: Patriot, Flyboy Engineer,Type 300

August 9, 2020

I’ve been spending some time this past week with three watches from AVI-8. All slightly different but all very unmistakably AVI-8 in design. If you haven’t heard of AVI-8,...

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£100 - £250

Spinnaker Fleuss Chronograph Watch Review

So this last couple of weeks I’ve been spending some time with a new release from Spinnaker Watches. The original Fleuss was a solid diver from the brand and...

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June 27, 2020

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£100 - £250

Egard V1-C Watch Review

Life is a series of moments that can, in theory, be summarised by thousands of points in time, each of them as unique as us. Most of these moments...

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May 15, 2020

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£100 - £250

Bosphorus Leather Galata 3 Watch Roll Review

Let’s face it, $199 for a travel case is rather extravagant. But, would you pay that much on a watch? I’m pretty sure you would! So for a clearly...

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May 4, 2020

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£100 - £250

Rotary Heritage Watch Review

Founded in 1895 by Moise Dreyfuss, Rotary is currently celebrating 125 years of watchmaking. To mark the occasion, Rotary – still owned by the Dreyfuss group has released two...

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April 29, 2020

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£100 - £250

Spinnaker Wreck SP-5065 Watch Review

This last week I have been getting to grips with the Wreck from Spinnaker. Spinnaker is quite a well-known watch manufacturer with a good range of dive watches at...

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April 25, 2020

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£100 - £250

MAS Irukandji Watch Review

When I reached out to MAS for a sample of the Irukandji I was pleasantly surprised by the personal touch to MAS, sometimes with watchmakers there is a certain...

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April 17, 2020

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£100 - £250

Armogan Syracuse Watch Review

Armogans’ journey began in 2014 as a passion project of two very like-minded men, friends Amaury and Charles-Louis. Their vision was to draw from their European heritage bringing the...

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March 27, 2020

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£100 - £250

Nordgreen Pioneer Watch Review

Ah, the Scandinavians. They certainly know how to do “minimal”. Nordgreen, based in Copenhagen Denmark, epitomises that fact. A beautiful stark chronograph, the Pioneer is not just like any...

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February 28, 2020

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£100 - £250

Aquatico Bronze Blue Angels Watch Review

Aquatico watches is based in Hong Kong and was founded by Calvin. Having been fascinated in mechanical timepieces for many years, building one was the next step. He believes...

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February 21, 2020

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£100 - £250

Phantom Caleuche Watch Review

I’ve known Ross from Hamtun Watches for many years – even before he set up his popular watch brand. Hamtun is now rightfully in a slightly more expensive price...

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February 9, 2020

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£100 - £250

Spinnaker Amalfi Watch Review

Spinnaker is becoming the kings at well-specced divers under £300. I’ve reviewed dozens from the brand, and they are always solidly built and reasonably well designed. The latest cheap-but-chunky...

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February 1, 2020

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£100 - £250

Spinnaker Spence SP-5066 Watch Review

The Spinnaker Spence is their vintage diver range, based on a splendid late 50s / 60s style. As is usually the case, they’ve excelled at creating a rugged, well...

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