Personally i like to collect old iconic watches, so many made famous by films etc. Or unusual designs.That doesn't especially make them a great watch just a theme of collecting. You've mentioned the Willard, how about a genuine A 11 military watch. Another iconic Seiko would be the Pogue space watch. A Citizen bullhead ?. A grand might even get you a Dirty Dozen, i dont know the availability of these in the US though, an A 11 is more appropriate for your country. Pre Swatch Omega Tissot or Longines , like Richard I'm not a fan of Swatch.
Sorry to repeat my question @316lad, but I'm really curious if you could elaborate on why you describe the movement as "a bit of rubbish".
My main interest in watches is precisely their movements and so far I have a somewhat limited experience of the ETA movements and that is why I am so curious.
Come on members please keep it friendly. We all try to help. Just think before you start typing.
For what its worth I still say it is a fake the engraving on the back of the case is very amateurish a single word has different size lettering.
Looked up images of natural scenery of quetico park on internet, beautyyyful indeed, I guess no space left for spiders as the place must be crowded with tourists.
LWS, we expect to see bigger catch on your future visits.
Well, for me tomorrow’s Watch of Today might be a Seiko diver. I found a cheap franken I’m fixing for a nephew- there’s pics here somewhere. Researching how coherent I could make it I took a liking to some of the new and homage pieces from Seiko….….and the military/field watches are my thing. The Timor DD reproduction comes in just about on your budget…