Top Wrist Watch Buying Guides and Tips

Watches do more than show time, There are much elegance and prestige associated with a fine wrist watch. A man’s watch is a sign of taste, where you are in life, and it’s something that shouldn’t be “faked” said by Antonio. When Mobile came everyone thought wrist watch time is out. But it survives, survives with glory. A beautiful wrist watch represents a person’s style and fashion. However, before buying, it is important to determine the type of watch needed and the preferred material and features. Also a perfect wrist watch can be a very good gift item.

The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it.” 

– Oscar Wilde

Avoid the suggestions of salesman. First fix your taste. Wear them, feel them. Wrist watches ranges from inexpensive to very expensive and from colorful to casual. There are also sports watch for that specific purpose.

Watches Buying Guide
Watches Buying Guide

Top Watch Brands from eBay

There are many, many different watch manufacturers. On the lower priced end there is Timex and Casio. On the higher-end, there is Rolex, Omega, Movado, Michael Kors, TAG Heuer, and Breitling. No matter what you are looking for, you can find it on eBay. You dont have to go for expensive watches, find what suits you best.

First make sure if you want analog or digital watch. Analog watch have numbers, Roman numerals, or tick marks indicating intervals of time. They are the most traditional design.

Digital watches have digital faces that provide an exact readout in hours and minutes. Sometimes there are combinations.

style and durability depends upon the watch materials. Aluminum Wristwatches, stainless steel, Tough carbon fiber wristwatches, Titanium Wristwatches etc are some common variety. Gold and Platinum are expensive and luxurious.

Leather straps for watches are a step up from plastic and rubber. Leather is a natural product, so it is comfortable and breathable. But good leather can be expensive, so there are faux leather alternatives, as well. Leather watches are great for casual wear.

Watch Brands:

Entry-level watches

  • Casio
  • Citizen
  • Seiko
  • Timex

Luxury Brands

  • Rolex
  • Omega
  • Panerai
  • Bremont

Some watch comes with a date or calendar or both functionality. Chronographs watches are great for runners and swimmers.

Watches that are water resistant up to 30 meters are splash-proof. Water resistance up to 50 meters indicates that it could be worn every day, even in the shower. A water resistance rating of 100 meters indicated that it can be worn during activities such as swimming and surfing. Watches with a water resistance rating of 200 meters can be worn scuba diving.

Make sure to take the Warranty Service. Some watch comes with at least 2 years service warranty.

BRAND REPUTATION is IMPORTANT-NEVER FORGET.

Don’t make yourself fool with the price. The more price does not mean it will be good for you. Don’t buy watches with fake jewels.

If you plan to wear the watch during the day try choosing a lighter face such as whites and creams. Dark dials including black and browns should be saved for evening wear and should be avoided when formal dress codes are in effect.

Important Websites and Resources:

The Watch Shopping Guide – How To Buy A Watch

aBlogtoWatch.com

eBay Watch Guide

TimeZone.com

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