Wempe Watch Blog

Wempe Watch Blog

The holidays are here and you may be searching for that last special gift – one that means a lot but doesn’t break the bank. In fact, affordable, top-quality watches are not so difficult to find thanks to top-notch manufacturing procedures and materials. Today, we bring you a few of terrific timepieces to consider that retail for less than $3,000. Of course we have others, but these should help to whet your appetite and get you thinking about giving the gift of time. Stop in and check out our selection.

From Tudor, this Heritage Ranger 41mm satin-finished steel case houses a self-winding mechanical movement, the Tudor caliber 2824, with 38 hours of power reserve. The watch features a domed sapphire crystal and screw-down winding crown so it is water resistant to 150 meters. The vintage appeal of this watch makes it a real winner.

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Bell & Ross is also a great instrument watch with its commitment to sports and aviation. One of our favorites from this brand is the Vintage BR123 Original Black watch, which houses a mechanical automatic ETA 2895 movement and offers hours, minutes, small seconds and date. The 41mm watch is crafted in satin-finished stainless steel and is water resistant to 100 meters. It offers numerals, markers and hands with photo luminescent coating and has an anti-reflective domed sapphire crystal.

For the auto enthusiast, TAG Heuer is the way to go. With watches that celebrate auto racing in a host of different price ranges, the TAG Heuer Formula 1 watch is the affordable Swiss choice. The iconic look of this watch comes across with bold appeal in steel with chronograph functions and a choice of dial colors, including black and white.

Looking for a gift for a special woman? No worries, we have it thanks to the fashion-forward Movado brand. We particularly like the Movado Wrap watch, made of stainless steel with a white mother-of-pearl Museum dial. It features a hinged stainless steel textured wrap bangle bracelet. The watch is powered by a Swiss quartz movement and is water resistant to 30 meters.