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Watch reviews under £500

Watches under £500 have the ability to offer excellent value for money. If you can get a mechanical timepiece (ideally Swiss Made) with a sapphire crystal, you’re on to a winner. Whilst the construction quality of these timepieces will be excellent, there’s still room for improvement in the small details. This price range is an excellent starting point for those who want a solid, dependable and impressive looking watch on a budget. Browse watch reviews featuring stunning photography and videos of the best watches under £500 below.

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Atticus Adventure Series Watch Review

January 13, 2021

Launching in early 2021 is the Adventure series from Atticus – a new brand, but one with a background in watch design. The man behind Atticus is Rusty Mahoney...

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£250 - £500

Avi-8 XV741 Watch Review

The Avi-8 XV741 is a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Transatlantic Air Race from London to New York won by Tom Lecky-Thompson in his Harrier XV741 in...

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January 9, 2021

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£250 - £500

DIY Watch Club Diver Watch Review

I have always wanted to build a watch myself. Well now I can. As soon as I saw the DIY Watch Club kits I knew I wanted to check...

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December 17, 2020

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£250 - £500

D1 Milano Atlas Watch Review

This is my third D1 Milano (behind the Ultra Thin and X-Ray), and they never cease to amaze me. Beautifully slender watches with some serious Gerald Genta vibes; they...

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December 9, 2020

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£250 - £500

Hamilton Khaki Field Watch Review

The Hamilton Khaki Field has got a reputation for a reason. Both the brand and the model have a rich heritage that towers over all other affordable field watches....

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November 15, 2020

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£250 - £500

Reise Resolute Camo Green Watch Review

The Reise Resolute has been created with “comfort, durability and versatility in mind, making it the perfect go-anywhere do-anything watch”. That’s a pretty great definition of a field watch,...

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November 4, 2020

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£250 - £500

Duxot Consillio Watch Review

Duxot has gone under the radar a bit. Part of Dartmouth Brands, the umbrella company who own the likes of Avi-8, Spinnaker, and Thomas Earnshaw; Duxot watches are all...

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October 28, 2020

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£250 - £500

Mitch Mason Chronicle Watch Review

It seems like microbrands are cropping up at a pretty staggering rate with new watch brands coming to life seemingly overnight, so how does a microbrand stand out from...

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October 21, 2020

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£250 - £500

G-Shock G-Steel GST-B100 Watch Review

G-Shocks are well known as being exceptionally tough; in fact, their ethos is that they are the “toughest watches of all time”. But what if you need something even...

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September 14, 2020

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£250 - £500

Benson Black Series Watch Winder Review

Watch winders come in all shapes and sizes. I’m sure, like me, you’ve bought one of those £20 ones off Amazon and were immediately disappointed – firstly when it...

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August 29, 2020

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£250 - £500

Peren Hintz Watch Review

The Peren Hintz boasts a neo-vintage design code while incorporating elements of art-deco composition. It is a pretty serious nod to the first the first Transylvanian watchmaker, Eugen Hintz;...

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August 26, 2020

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£250 - £500

Spinnaker Boettger Watch Review

When I saw the first pictures of the new limited edition Boettger, I must confess I was quite excited. Initially I wasn’t aware it was from Spinnaker, so when...

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August 20, 2020

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£100 - £250£250 - £500

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

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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