Watch Shopping 101: 5 Entry-Level Mechanical Watches
1. Junghans Max Bill Hand Wound
The Junghans Max Bill watch is known for its cool and minimalist style. It was first developed in
back in the 1960s by Max Bill, a Swiss artist and architect, for a German watch brand. This
timepiece is known to have a huge influence on modern Swiss graphic design. If you want to
keep a minimalist style and aesthetic, this is the best watch for you.
2. Hamilton Jazzmaster Chronograph
Looking for affordable watch complications is a huge challenge, but somehow the Hamilton
Jazzmaster manages to slip in. It is a watch highly recommended for newbies, though you will be
surprised to know that it has the same mechanisms used in Breitling timepieces.
3. Timex Marlin
There are tons of women’s and men’s watches in Malaysia, so selecting among them can be
overwhelming and stressful. If you are trying to save time, and want to get a timepiece as soon as
possible, why not just go for a popular brand like Timex? The Timex Marlin is one of the best
entry-level mechanical watches you can buy. This timepiece was developed from a vintage
model, and Timex chose to keep its vintage proportions.
4. Seiko Prospex PADI Automatic Diver
Almost all men out there are dreaming to have their own high-quality diving watches. When it
comes to watch shopping lists, a diving watch usually comes first. Seiko has supplied several
divers and civilians with this model since 1965. This Seiko diver watch may be cheap, but it
offers great value.
5. Tissot Powermatic
When Tissot revealed to the world its Powermatic 80 in 2012, it was regarded as a gamechanger.
It has an incredible movement with 80 hours of power reserve. That is something we usually see
at expensive, luxury mechanical watches!