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4 Best Watches Under $2000 You Can Pick on Gnomon Store

These are the best watches under $2000 that offer great quality and design.
Jul 13, 2021

The world’s most high-end watch does not always take the highest price tags. In fact, there are many affordable watches from worldwide timepiece brands that you can choose. Moving swiftly to help you decide which wristwatches you should buy, here I present to you the 4 best watches under $2000. We have U-Boat, Alpina, Mido, and Marathon. 

U-Boat Classico Sommerso 46mm Ref. 9007/A - MK 2 - NEW

Made by Italian master watchmakers that really pay heed from the first technical process to the last stage, U-Boat Classico Sommerso 46mm Ref. 9007/A - MK 2 - NEW is classified as one of the best watches to buy. 

Using high-end modern technology, the Classico offers an impressive look and features. The designer, Italo Fontana, assembles this latest Sommerso in a 46 mm diameter 316L stainless steel case that is brushed in satin hand finish featuring a unidirectional rotating bezel. For an easy time and date adjustment, the brand put a special screw-down crown at the 9 o'clock. This crown protects everything inside the watch when it is 300m underwater.

U-Boat Classico Sommerso 46mm Ref. 9007/A - MK 2 - NEW

The black dial presents you three functions in a single display: reading the time, date, and 24 hours indicator. Beige hands and markers are applied by SuperLuminova that glow shiny in green when there is no light around. All of them are positioned neatly under a sapphire crystal. 

U-Boat Classico Sommerso 46mm Ref. 9007/A - MK 2 - NEW is powered by Swiss automatic movement that operates at 28,800 beats per hour with 25 jewels inside. Get this watch to complete your summer outfit for $1,979 USD only here.

Alpina Alpiner Regulator Automatic Blue - Leather Ref. AL-650NNS5E6

Alpina surprises the watch world by introducing its latest regulator automatic timepiece Alpina Alpiner Regulator Automatic Blue - Leather Ref. AL-650NNS5E6 in a stunning design of 45mm diameter case. The case is attached to the 22mm brown calf leather bracelet.

As a regulator watch, Alpina offers you a dial display where the hours, the minutes, and seconds rest on separate parts to prevent mistaken reading. The deep royal blue dial performs a dynamic look since the brand engraved the beautiful vertical Guilloché decoration to it. 

Alpina Alpiner Regulator Automatic Blue - Leather Ref. AL-650NNS5E6

Top of them is laying a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. On the right side, the screw-down crown is responsible for setting up the time and giving you protection up to 100 meter water depth.

Alpina Alpiner is driven by the AL-650 in-house caliber with 31 jewels. The movement vibrates at 28,800 beats per hour, bringing you to the highest level of precision. Recall your memories to the classic Regulator design in the 80s with Alpiner Regulator Automatic Blue - Leather Ref. AL-650NNS5E6 right now.

Mido Ocean Star Diver 600 Blackout Ref. M026.608.37.051.00

Mido continues its consistency in watchmaking by introducing Ocean Star Diver 600 Blackout Ref. M026.608.37.051.00. The Ocean Star collection never failed to amaze dive nerds or watch fanatics with contemporary Swiss technology in various colors. Featuring a 600 m water resistance, this series is labeled as one of the best affordable watches which is still maintaining durability and legibility through the case construction and luminous indexes.

Mido Ocean Star Diver 600 Blackout Ref. M026.608.37.051.00

Based on ETA C07.821, the COSC automatic Mido Calibre 80Si did a great job for the watch's high accuracy under all conditions. It has been boosted to have 80 hours power reserve with the use of silicone hairsprings. The caliber has a vibration rate of 21,600 beats per hour.

Its well-built interior paired with the gorgeous design outside. The deep glossy dial plays a main role for the black monochromatic theme while the indexes come in a contrast color with a spot of groovy seconds hand in pop orange. 

The traits that this watch has do represent a real dive watch. Explore your ocean with one of the best watches under $2000, Ocean Star Diver 600 Blackout Ref. M026.608.37.051.00, here.

Marathon JDD NGM Diver Automatic 46mm - Rubber Ref. WW194021

JDD NGM Diver Automatic 46mm - Rubber Ref. WW194021 is also on sale on Gnomon Store, only $1,440 USD! Marathon is a familiar brand among Americans, Canadians, and military watch enthusiasts because its first wristwatch was crafted for the Allied Forces. As strong as soldiers, every Marathon watch incorporates Swiss accuracy and military durability. This is why this series is worth joining your collection.

Marathon JDD NGM Diver Automatic 46mm - Rubber Ref. WW194021

Beating inside is the Swiss ETA 2836-2 automatic mechanical movement which has up to 42 hours power reserve and vibrates at 28,800 beats per hour. This movement provides you a calendar display that lies at 3 o’clock and can be set both in English or French.

The name JDD (Jumbo Day Date) implies the oversized 316L stainless steel case in a 46mm diameter, 18mm height, and 54mm lug to lug ends. That whole dimension is filled with a tritium gas tube Arabic numerals to give you the highest level of legibility. Don’t miss out! Grab JDD NGM Diver Automatic 46mm - Rubber Ref. WW194021 to complete your collection. This is really one of the best watches under $2000 you should own.

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