Luxury watches: top 5 under £5K

Luxury watches: top 5 under £5K

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite watches for under £5000 - a popular price point for the luxury watch market. Our top five picks include brands such as Omega, Tudor, and Seiko. When spending £5000, you’ll want to ensure you’re making the right choice with your purchase, so we’ve curated a list of the five watches we see as the most worthwhile investment.

OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300m Automatic Men’s Watch

Iconic in the world of watches, the Seamaster Diver has been a firm favourite with watch collectors across the world. We opted for the black strap and dial when choosing our favourite, and I think you can see why. Features include:

  • Fastened with a black rubber strap
  • 42mm stainless steel case with a black ceramic unidirectional rotating bezel and 300m water resistance
  • Helium escape valve
  • Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
  • Black ceramic dial with wave patterns and baton hour markers
  • Date window at 6 o’clock
  • Powered by the OMEGA Co-Axial Calibre 8800 Master Chronometer self-winding automatic movement
  • Minimum power reserve of 55 hours

With all these features, the watch comes in below budget at £4550 with finance options available when purchased at Beaverbrooks.

Tudor Pelagos Titanium Blue 42MM Gents Automatic

We chose this watch as one of our top picks, because not only is the blue dial with silver strap one of our favourite colour combinations, but this watch is designed to excel, even in extreme conditions. The watch is made to be the perfect underwater companion and shows you don’t have to compromise looks when choosing durability. Features include:

  • Fine brushed titanium bracelet with folding clasp
  • 42mm satin finish titanium and stainless-steel case with a blue titanium uni-directional rotating bezel and 500m water resistance
  • Helium escape valve at 9 o’clock
  • Scratch-resistant anti-reflective sapphire crystal glass
  • Blue dial with luminous baton hour markers
  • Snowflake hands
  • Date window at 3 o’clock
  • Powered by the Manufacture Calibre MT5612 (COSC) Self-winding mechanical movement with bidirectional rotor system
  • Minimum power reserve of 70 hours

This watch will set you back £3,640 with finance options available at Beaverbrooks.

Breitling Superocean Heritage '57 Capsule Automatic 43 Men's Watch

One of our favourites aesthetically, the ‘Superocean Heritage ’57 Capsule collection pays tribute to the original 1957 SuperOcean and the cool, laid-back surfing lifestyle of the 1960s.’ Ideal for those wanting a piece that will last a lifetime. Features include:

  • Presented on a stainless-steel mesh bracelet
  • 42mm case size with 100m water resistance
  • Concave bidirectional ceramic bezel
  • Black dial with 18ct red gold baton hour markers
  • Cambered sapphire glass, glare proofed on both sides
  • Powered by the self-winding mechanical Breitling 10 movement

This watch comes in at £4500 with finance options available at Beaverbrooks.

Seiko Prospex Glacier Captain Willard Save the Ocean 1970 Divers Special Edition Automatic Men’s Watch

Coming in at just £1200, this is the most affordable watch from our selection. This special edition watch celebrates the vistas of the Antarctica and is said to be inspired by the beauty of the glaciers. Features include:


  • Presented on a stainless-steel bracelet with three-fold clasp
  • 42.7mm stainless steel case with a water resistance of 200m
  • Special edition case back
  • Uni-directional rotating bezel
  • White dial with silver applied indexes and hands, filled with Super-LumiNova®
  • Sapphire crystal glass
  • Glacier Collection
  • Date window positioned at 3 o’clock
  • Powered by an automatic movement
  • 70-hour power reserve

This watch is available to buy at Beaverbrooks with finance options available.

TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Automatic Chronograph Men's Watch

Our final pick is TAG Heuer’s Carrera Sport Automatic Watch, with its eye-catching, green-brushed dial, it was bound to make it into our top 5. The features include:

  • Presented on a stainless-steel bracelet with steel folding clasp
  • 44mm fine brushed and polished steel case with 100m water resistance
  • Green-brushed dial with chronograph sub dials
  • Silver hands with white Super-LumiNova for perfect visibility and date window at 6 o'clock
  • Bevelled scratch resistant sapphire crystal domed glass
  • Powered by the in-house Heuer 02 automatic movement
  • Up to 80 hours power reserve

This pick will set you £4750 at Beaverbrooks making it the most expensive of our picks.

Protect your new watch

If you are considering a new watch purchase, why not consider a new watch box to go alongside it? Our Peli watch boxes come in a range of sizes to suit your needs, offering crushproof, dustproof and waterproof protection for a lifetime. (Yes, we said a lifetime, all cases include a Lifetime Guarantee!)

Feel free to get in touch to discuss any questions or get help with your purchase.

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