gdl - I'm not looking to buy right now. I may, in a few months, and I may throw out a watch as a gift idea to family sooner or later. Price range is low since it wouldn't be for any big milestone.
JBZ - I like that Seiko. There are some others that look pretty nice, like the Samurai or the one below. Seiko is a little confusing--they must have 1000 different models.
16520Man - unfortunately vintage is not an option. The watch has to be easy to buy.
Skalogre - I like the Seagull. Are those available anywhere other than through a guy on a message board? There's no way my family could figure that one out.
I like a lot of the Hamilton watches, but most of them are north of $250. I particularly like the Khaki Navy, which isn't far off:
What about Trias watches? This one looks pretty sharp, is a "17 jewel Unitas 6497 movement" and is $200 and Long Island Watch: