What watch do you wear?

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My first Seiko came today. I got it for the pattern on the dial. Really quite pleased with it for the price. The only downside is the strap is a bit meh. I'll have to look into swapping it out for something a bit nicer.

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I'm looking for a new watch to wear to work, nothing too expensive as I repair industrial machines. A quartz would be good so if I leave it off my wrist for the weekend it will still be going.

I really like this, but its over budget at £280 and it's automatic.
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@hughtrimble thanks, I did look at Timex a few weeks ago but was worried about the quality.
I'd only worry about quality when you're talking watches in this price point from the likes of Daniel Wellington and other random fashion brands that have cropped up in recent years. Also, take into account the one you linked to in your first post - it's one made for Seiya...by whom? No clue. Timex has a history whereas that one has none.

Edit: CWC or Pulsar quartz G10 from eBay? They're usually pretty robust things.
 
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I looked at CWC G10, something about the case shape I don't like.

I just ordered a Seiko 5 military SNK805, cheap enough. I'll keep looking for something else too.
 
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I looked at CWC G10, something about the case shape I don't like.

I just ordered a Seiko 5 military SNK805, cheap enough. I'll keep looking for something else too.

Understood.

One that frankly looks great, and is dirt cheap, and will last, is the Seiko 5 SNKL23. Yes it's an auto, and it's discontinued, but I think it would be a very nice dressy companion to your other piece you've just ordered when put into leather (their factory bracelets at this price are often a bit crap).

This article shows it off beautifully:

https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/a-seventy-five-dollar-watch-that-looks-like-a-million-bucks
 
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Yea they are really nice. I love a lot of the Seiko range, especially Grand Seiko. My current dress watch is the Tissot Visodate and I have a Milgauss for ocassional wear.

I’d also really like a Hamilton Khaki but again they are a bit expensive for wearing to work.
 
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That Milgauss would be on my wrist every day! Love me the Z Blue, but would take just about any from the line. Though admittedly I understand your reticence if you're knocking around in machinery all day.
 
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