We are no strangers to the splurge, but we are equally fans of finding serviceable – and even exceptional – timepieces that don’t make the bank balance tremble in fear. There’s a lot of discussion about what constitutes “affordable” when it comes to men’s watch brands, and finding an automatic that is also reliable and stylish can be difficult when you’re looking to keep costs down. With that in mind, we’ve dug up a handful of watches that represent good value for money for a range of different budgets, from the tightest to the more generous.
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Hamilton Jazzmaster Day Date Auto
Sleek, elegant and classic, the Hamilton Jazzmaster Day Date is another exercise in timelessness. Simple lines reign supreme in its refined aesthetic, a landscape of stainless steel and gold designed with lovers of traditional watches in mind. Throw in its day-date function and reliable automatic ETA 2834-2, and the Jazzmaster Day Date Auto becomes the perfect everyday companion.