Skip to main content

You are here

The Watchlist: up to £1000

  1. CERTINA DS EAGLE CHRONOGRAPH GMT

    From one of the watch kingdom’s venerable names comes this serious chronograph with the bonus of two-time-zone functionality.

    £950; certina.com

  2. BULOVA PRECISIONIST CHRONOGRAPH 96B75

    A stonkingly impressive chrono from the on-form American brand. Remarkable 1/1000th of a second accuracy and water-safe to 300m.

    £649; bulova.com

  3. CHRISTOPHER WARD C8 REGULATOR

    Separate hour, minute and second hands recall the watches of WW2 bomber pilots, who needed the highest level of timing accuracy.

    £995; christopherward.co.uk

  4. FOSSIL FSW7004 CHRONOGRAPH

    This brand has moved from funky novelty watches to serious stuff, like this Forties-look, Swiss-made chrono in a stainless steel case.

    £795; fossil.com

  5. HAMILTON JAZZMASTER

    For those dressy moments, a handsome, bi-metal automatic with day and date function, from the preferred brand of most characters in Mad Men. Ultra-classy.

    £750; hamiltonwatch.com

  6. TISSOT PRS 516 EXTREME

    Marking 160 years in the business, Tissot - the official timekeeper of MotoGP - has a stunner here: automatic Swiss movement plus killer black-and-yellow looks.

    £915; tissot.ch

  7. VICTORINOX CLASSIC

    Like the dial says, it’s accurate to 1/100th of a second. Also has a champagne face, rugged bracelet and ‘big date’ display via two visible rotating wheels. Posh and sporty.

    £730; victorinox.com

  8. ZODIAC ZMX-02 RACER

    Zodiac says this chronograph is race inspired, with its stainless steel and titanium case, carbon-fibre dial and pushers perforated to look like throttle pedals.

    £725; zodiacwatches.com

What do you think?

This service is provided by Disqus and is subject to their privacy policy and terms of use. Please read Top Gear’s code of conduct (link below) before posting.

Promoted content