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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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Ballast Valiant BL-3105-02 Watch Review

May 21, 2014

Oversized watches have become more and more popular recently. People want large watches as they demand lots of attention and look impressive. Well, the Ballast 1903 Valiant BL-3105-02 does...

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£250 - £500

Melbourne Watch Company Flinders Watch Review

There’s been so many new micro brands popping out of the woodwork within this last year. The vast majority have been crowd funded through the likes of Kickstarter campaigns....

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March 24, 2014

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£250 - £500

Christopher Ward C60 vs Steinhart Ocean 1 Comparison

The Steinhart Ocean 1 and the Christopher Ward C60 Trident are well known amongst the affordable watch community as two of the best and most popular Swiss Made divers...

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February 18, 2014

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£250 - £500

Christopher Ward C61 Trident Watch Review

For many, the 42mm case of the C60 Trident is too big. I agree – if you’re someone who prefers the smaller cases, classier watches, or who has a...

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November 14, 2013

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Christopher Ward C60 & C61 Trident Comparison Watch Review

The Christopher Ward C60 Trident has been one of their most successful models. It’s understandable why. It’s a beautiful diver, with impressive specs at an affordable price. For many,...

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November 7, 2013

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£250 - £500

Helson Shark Diver 40 Watch Review

Boutique watch brands are becoming very popular of late, offering high quality and impressive quality control at affordable prices. One of those brands that have stood out for me...

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October 3, 2013

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£250 - £500

Steinhart Ocean Vintage Military Watch Review

The Steinhart Ocean range of watches are extremely well known and highly regarded as a brilliant affordable homage to the Rolex Submariner. Their similar timeless design, great spec and...

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September 7, 2013

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£250 - £500

Christopher Ward C7 Mk2 v390 Watch Review

The Tag Heuer Carrera is one of the most popular luxury watches available. Unfortunately, the £2k+ price tag makes it out of reach for many of us. Thankfully, though,...

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July 26, 2013

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£250 - £500

Comparison: Steinhart OVM vs Christopher Ward C60 Trident

I have seen so many people posting on numerous forums asking for guidance on which is better: the Steinhart Ocean Vintage Military, or the Christopher Ward C60 Trident. They...

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June 19, 2013

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£250 - £500

Christopher Ward C60 Trident Watch Review

Although not the first watch they released, the Christopher Ward C60 Trident is definitely the most popular. Using Google’s external keyword tool, you can see how many searches are...

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March 16, 2013

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£250 - £500

Perpetual Watch Chronograph C-05 Review

Who isn’t interested in affordable watches offering surprisingly high specs? I had seen and read about Perpetual Watches a number of times on Watchuseek. It appeared that they offered...

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March 3, 2013

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£250 - £500

Christopher Ward C11 Chronograph Watch Review C11-CHR-SKT

There are few times when you open a watch box and simply go “wow” and immediately fall in love with the watch. I love it when it happens, but...

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January 14, 2013

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£250 - £500

Steinhart Nav.B-Uhr Vintage Titanium Review

I got the unbelievably massive 47mm STEINHART “Nav.B-Uhr vintage TITANIUM” a few months back. I once I had been wearing it everyday and can give some impressions now… Firstly,...

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