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Six of the best watches for under £1,500

The red hot timepieces you need to check out right now

Watchlist - Under £1500
  1. Raymond Weil Tango 300

    Raymond Weil Tango 300

    Swiss family run firm started in the mid-Seventies, with a range of quartz and mechanical models. This quartz chronograph has a 43mm PVD-coated stainless steel case. Rubber strap with double push-button clasp. Water resistant to 300m.

    £1350; raymond-weil.co.uk

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  2. Hamilton Pan Europ Day Date

    Hamilton Pan Europ Day Date

    With a start making pocket watches in 19th century Pennsylvania, Hamilton is now Swiss-owned but makes much of its US heritage. This Sixties-inspired watch is so American it doesn’t even bother with an ‘e’ on the end of Europe.

    £965; hamiltonwatch.com

  3. Christopher Ward C60 Pro 300 Bronze

    Christopher Ward C60 Pro 300 Bronze

    The young British brand has taken a very ambitious run at the affordable luxury market with an ever growing range that keeps prices down by selling online only. Chronometer rated Swiss automatic movement in 42mm bronze case. 

    £1060; christopherward.com

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  4. Doxa Sub 200 Caribbean

    Doxa Sub 200 Caribbean

    In the early 20th century Doxa produced instruments for cars, ships and planes, then in the Fifties made its name developing a watch with diving icon Jacques Cousteau. The signature diver is orange, but this blue one is a beauty. Automatic movement in 42mm case.

    £950; uk.doxawatches.com

  5. Seiko Prospex Speedtimer Solar

    Seiko Prospex Speedtimer Solar

    Seikos span the whole range of prices, and timing the 1964 Olympics set the firm on a sporting path. This watch’s new in-house solar chronograph movement offers 1/100th of a second timing. Has 42mm steel case, water resistant to 100m.

    £760; seikoboutique.co.uk

  6. Longines Hydroconquest

    Longines Hydroconquest

    Longines is a Swiss mountain veteran that went out and conquered. Pioneering chronographs timed sporting events around the world. If you’re looking to drop a grand or so on a diver, this is a great bet. With 44mm case and 300m water resistance.

    £1250; longines.com

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