Three On Three - Omega, Rolex & Grand Seiko

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Three On Three - Omega, Rolex & Grand Seiko

Post by koimaster » January 31st 2022, 3:52pm

Three On Three Comparing Entry-Level, In-House Automatics From Grand Seiko, Omega, And Rolex

How do affordable models from three of the biggest brands in high-end watchmaking stack up?



We’re back with another installment of Three On Three, our series of comparative reviews of three watches that belong in a single category. This time around, we’re going head to head to head with entry-level, in-house automatics from three of the biggest brands in luxury watchmaking.

Our lineup of watches covers a price range of $3,800 to $5,400, meaning that these are watches that would, in theory, be solid contenders for someone’s first nice automatic watch. Of course, new mechanical watches can be had for less, but there are real advantages to spending a bit more for a watch with an in-house movement from a respected manufacture. The watches we have here today are, we feel, three of the best values in contemporary watchmaking.


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Re: Three On Three - Omega, Rolex & Grand Seiko

Post by SynMike » April 11th 2022, 11:39pm

Yep, the Omega wins on style. The other two are nice, too. I like no-date. Omega is my favorite brand but Im not buying that one. I could never spend that many dollars $$$ on a watch with a limited life strap design. Get it with a bracelet and swap that out for leather or rubber or whatever on a temporary basis. Gotta get a stainless steel bracelet so it's good for decades to come. So among those 3 exact watches, the Rolex wins in my book, even if that traditional size is a bit small.
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Re: Three On Three - Omega, Rolex & Grand Seiko

Post by boscoe » April 12th 2022, 1:16pm

codguy wrote:
April 12th 2022, 11:45am
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Have been looking for this discontinued wartch bnib from reputable sources for well over a year but no joy.
I think it is a beaut and still want one.

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But as they say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder------------- and I wouldn't give a shit what others may think of it

M2¢
Is a really handsome watch.
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Re: Three On Three - Omega, Rolex & Grand Seiko

Post by smellody » April 12th 2022, 1:17pm

boscoe wrote:
April 12th 2022, 1:16pm
codguy wrote:
April 12th 2022, 11:45am
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Have been looking for this discontinued wartch bnib from reputable sources for well over a year but no joy.
I think it is a beaut and still want one.

Image

But as they say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder------------- and I wouldn't give a shit what others may think of it

M2¢
Is a really handsome watch.
Agree I could be seen wearing this.
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