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Best Man Watch Gift?

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I am getting married in a few weeks and would like to buy my best man (my 25 year old brother) a watch.

I'm looking for something under $500, with a metal band, something classy, but not too edgy.

Something he can wear on a daily basis would be a plus.

Thanks!
 

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Hamilton would have my vote as well. There are a couple models that would fit the requirements although I'm not sure of the price. The Jazzmaster Viewmatic is pretty nice and so are a couple other models.

There are also a couple nice Seiko watches and I've heard good things about a brand called Christopher Ward.
 

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I like the Christopher Ward C7 on a metal band. Well under budget but a quartz ...

The Hamiltons are nice at that price point as are the Seiko automatics on the seiya site.
 

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Originally Posted by penguin vic
I like the Christopher Ward C7 on a metal band. Well under budget but a quartz ...

The Hamiltons are nice at that price point as are the Seiko automatics on the seiya site.


What site is this?

Thanks for all the suggestions so far.
 

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Originally Posted by penguin vic
I like the Christopher Ward C7 on a metal band. Well under budget but a quartz ...

Yeah, ever since I got my first automatic, I've been a snob towards quartz watches. I don't know why cause I'm not into the "mechanics" like many people are but the sweeping hand is just so much more awesome than a tick.

The Hamiltons are nice at that price point as are the Seiko automatics on the seiya site.
Hamilton all the way IMO.
 

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Vintage Omega Constellation with a piepan dial.
 

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You don't buy someone a watch. Men are too opinionated about them. I'm sure your brother would much rather have a nice cooking knife.
 

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Originally Posted by Steve Smith
Vintage Omega Constellation with a piepan dial.

I would follow the thought above. Spend on used; you will get more for your money.
 

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what type of work does your brother do?
 

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Definitely agree with the used. may want to check out pmwf.com or timezone.
 

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Originally Posted by Reggs
You don't buy someone a watch. Men are too opinionated about them. I'm sure your brother would much rather have a nice cooking knife.

Seriously? How do you even know the guy cooks?
 

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