If you think you have to spend a fortune to get a solid diver watch, consider these top 10 diver watches for under $200!
In no particular order, these diver watches provide all the diver watch you need for a price you can afford. Check them out...
1. Seiko Monster
The Seiko Orange and Black Monsters are among the most favored diver watches. The combination of essential diver features like 200m water resistance and super intense lume, a great expensive-looking aesthetic, and a solid case really make this mechanical watch stand out among the under $200 crowd.
2. Orient Mako
Of course, Orient has some diver watch offerings for under $200 as well. Take the Orient Mako, for example. This top seller features a classic diver style, 200m water resistance, a multitude of colors to choose from, and a handsome stainless steel bracelet or durable urethane band. Orient’s caliber 46943 movement completes this diver collection.
3. Invicta Grand Diver
The Invicta Grand Diver series boasts 300m water resistance and a simple aesthetic that acknowledges a classic diver watch look. Complete with all the necessities of a dive watch, this mechanical watch series is also quite large in size, especially compared to the other top divers under $200, with a case diameter of 47mm.
4. Orient Ray
The Orient Ray and Mako have been staples for both divers and collectors. Often seen as the best alternative to the Mako (and vice versa), the Ray boasts 200m water resistance, a unidirectional bezel, and the caliber 46942 in addition to a stainless steel bracelet or urethane band.
5. Bulova Marine Star
The Bulova Marine Star is a super classy diver that features 200m water resistance, a solid build, quartz movement, and all the important aspects of a diver watch. The Marine Star watches are quite small, with a diameter of 40mm, making them a great go-between for sporty or professional attire.
6. Seiko 007K
Another great diver from Seiko is the 007K watch. These divers are equipped with lots of lume, large watch hands, and a weighty presence. Many might say that this particular model is a must have for all collections. This 200m water resistant diver is paired with a classic diver aesthetic and a reliable mechanical movement. It is the subject of many, many, modifications among enthusiasts!
7. Citizen Pro Diver
The Citizen Pro Diver series offer solar-powered watches that look great, are high-functioning, and wear well. These well-respected watches are equipped with 300m water resistance and all the important aspects of a diver watch from lume to large watch hands.
8. ESQ Tournament
ESQ Tournament watches offer perhaps the sleekest divers on this list. Fairly slim and with a smaller case size (40mm), these watches are equipped with a Swiss-made quartz movement. Weaker water resistance, at just 100m, meets all the essentials of a diver such as luminous hands and indices.
9. Luminox Navy Seal
Luminox Navy Seal watches offer a unique diver series that’s at once sporty, trendy, and sleek. Intense lume and 200m water resistance is paired with a carbon fiber reinforced PC case and a quartz movement. The Navy Seal watches are the ultimate in lightweight durability for their price point.
10. Orient Ms. Diver
Can’t have a top 10 diver watches list without including at least one style exclusively for the ladies. The Ms. Diver by Orient offers a quartz diver that is both sleek and stylish. Available in a variety of styles, the Ms. Diver features 200m water resistance, a urethane band, and all the necessities of a solid diver.
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