Buying a new watch; which brand(s) do you recommend?

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  1. Soma

    Soma Breathe the body deep

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    Hey hey,

    I'm interested in buying a new watch but don't know much about them. Seen some people here who talk about watches and seem knowledgeable so would like to hear your ideas.

    Criteria:
    • Price range: $1000 - $5000
    • Good for small/thin wrists
    • Classy styling
    • Good for business or business casual wear (so no G shocks, etc)
    • A brand that is recognizable as valuable
    So, what brands do you suggest I look at?
     
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    loyalyolayal Gold Belt

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    Paul Newbman Fool Hand Luke

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    citizen.
     
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  4. UFC Truck

    UFC Truck Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    That is well below his price range.

    Given the price range, you will find Omega, Cartier and Tag as the big name brands. The Seamaster, Tank and Carrera would be the respective models and have case sizes around 39-41 mm.

    If you want something that is classic but doesn’t have a recognizable model Frederic Comstant is my recommendation.

    If you are looking for more info and prices and deals hit me up and I can provide sourcing to legit luxury brands from the afforementioned Citizen to Patek.
     
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  5. IndyCovaHart

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    Casio crew checkin in.

    G-Shock unit bruh

    belie dat
     
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  9. chrisdiaz

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    Ive always enjoyed nixon watches. Im wearing one now.

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    im a fan of these at the moment.
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    obviously look at the whole range because you never mentioned leather strap or metal.
    also these
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    made by rolex. again check the range to see what you like.
     
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  11. flashNsmash

    flashNsmash when it rains...

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    i am looking to pick up one of these, prices seem pretty reasonable
     
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    Get a timex Ironman watch with one of those sweet Velcro bands.
     
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    DarkneT Generic Russian Platinum Member

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    Lot of watch threads on here lately.. this some troll/meme I'm not aware of?

    Anyway I'm a Tag guy but when I say that I mean Monacos
    You can piss a Monaco for your budget and it will turn more heads than anything else for that money
    Get a colour one rather than the black
    Can't recommend them enough
     
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    I was going to say I really like the design of Invicta watches, but that is well below that price range at $100-$999
     
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    I don't leave home without my Tag
     
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    Perfect for knowing high and low tides- in case your into that sort of thing-

    .... You know what they say about high tide, don't you?
     
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    Rolex 114300 Oyster Perpetual. $5200.00

    Omega Planet Ocean 600M Master Chronometer 39.5 $5200.00
     
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    I didnt even read the original post, looks like TS just wants a status symbol.
     
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  20. Randy Marsh

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    You can get a solid automatic Seiko for under a grand that is well respected by watch enthusiasts. Then put the rest of your watch budget money into investments. Profit.
     

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