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The 10 best watches under 5000 euros

Omega, Breitling, Tudor, IWC, Sinn or Tag Heuer - which watch under 5000 euros is the best?

If you are looking for a very good watch, sooner or later you will be faced with the question of which watch brand and model to choose. Since you are already in the luxury segment in this price range, the purchase of such a watch should of course be carefully considered. So that you can find the perfect watch for you, we are presenting 10 watches for less than 5000 euros, which convince with their design, technology and of course with a very good price-performance ratio across the board.

New or vintage, these brands give you the most bang for your buck. Of course, a luxury watch is usually more enjoyable than an investment, but when you buy a watch for less than 5000 euros you can rely on watch brands that stand for stable value and quality. Swiss watch brands such as Omega, Breitling and Tudor enjoy enormous popularity in the world of watches and are more than just a status symbol for many people. Even if there are a few other watch brands that offer comparable quality, you should rely on one of the well-known brands for good value retention. Famous classics like the * Omega Speedmaster are even suitable as a capital investment.

Regardless of which model you choose, you won't go wrong with a watch from this top 10 list. Ultimately, of course, it is your personal taste that decides. But we are happy to help with the decision and can certainly give you some inspiration on the way to your own personal favorite watch.

Which luxury watch should it be? The best watches under 5000 euros

The Swiss brand Omega is one of the most famous watch manufacturers in the world. With an Omega Speedmaster on his arm, astronaut Buzz Aldrin even stepped onto the moon on July 21, 1969. These and many other unique stories create the image of the world-famous luxury watch brand Omega. And let's be honest: it's pretty cool to wear the same model that was there when the moon landing on your arm.

In addition to Omega, Breitling is also one of the best-known Swiss watch brands and is therefore also included in the list of the best watches under 5000 euros. Breitling watches stand for robustness and glamor. In addition to pilots, the brand's watches are also often worn by celebrities such as John Travolta or David Beckham. The brand, founded in 1884, is considered to be the inventor of the modern chronograph. The * Breitling Navitimer is available in various versions for less than 5000 euros and therefore belongs in our top 10 list.

Luxury watches from Tudor. Once founded by Rolex founder Hans Wilsdorf himself, the brand has long since established itself as an independent luxury watch manufacturer. Even if a lot cheaper than the models from Rolex, you buy a little Rolex DNA with every Tudor these days. It is therefore no coincidence that the Tudor Black Bay is somewhat reminiscent of the legendary Rolex Submariner. Nevertheless, the Black Bay convinces with a completely independent design and strong inner values ​​such as the manufacture movement caliber MT5602. Tudor offers a large selection of excellent automatic watches that are second to none for less than 5,000 euros.

Never heard of the Sinn watch brand? The time has come. Unlike the brands presented above, this watch manufacturer does not come from Switzerland, but from Frankfurt am Main in Germany. Once founded by aviation pioneer Helmut Sinn, the brand stands for high-precision timepieces which, due to their reliability, are worn by emergency services and pilots all over the world. High-quality and equally robust movements, paired with a beautiful design, will ensure that you will enjoy a watch from Sinn for a long or very long time.

The best 10 watches under 5000 euros

1. Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch | Price from just under € 5000 | About CHRONEXT | © Omega

Very few watches under 5000 euros have a similarly rich history. The Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional with the reference number 311.30.42.30.01.005 makes the hearts of watch fans around the world beat faster. Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon on July 21, 1969 with a Speedmaster on his arm and who knows what you will experience with this watch. Another special feature of the watch: the Omega Speedmaster is traditionally equipped with a hand-wound movement. So it has to be wound up every 48 hours.

The case diameter is 42 mm, which makes it the perfect daily rocker. The Speedmaster looks good with any outfit. Made of stainless steel and equipped with 50 meters water resistance, the watch can withstand almost any daily challenge. The Moonwatch with hesalite glass (plastic) is already available for less than 5000 euros. The variant with sapphire crystal costs a little more. A watch for life and for many the beginning of their first serious watch collection.

2. Breitling Navitimer 8 Automatic 41

The * Breitling Navitimer has been one of the most popular mechanical chronographs in the world for 65 years. The Navitimer 8 series follows on from the history of the "original Navitimer", but reinterprets it in a contemporary way. The COSC-certified chronometer with the 41 mm case is available with a steel bracelet or alternatively with a leather strap.

In this price range, it is almost natural that the watch is also equipped with sapphire crystal. The blue dial is elegant and clearly arranged. This is how the indices come into their own. At six o'clock, the Navitimer is also equipped with a clearly visible date window. In terms of price, the watch is well below 5000 euros. Thus, the Navitimer is the ideal entry into the world of Breitling luxury watches.

3. Tudor Black Bay 79230B

The Black Bay series from Tudor convinces with elegance and sportiness. The 41 mm automatic watch with the reference number 79230B has a satined stainless steel case. As a result, the watch shines in a chic shine without the look too bulky. A manufacture movement caliber MT5602 ticks inside the watch. The rotor system winds the automatic watch in both directions. A power reserve of 70 hours ensures that the Tudor Black Bay does not stop and has to be constantly rewound. A water resistance of up to 200 meters also makes the watch a chic diving companion. Only if you want it that way, of course.

The domed sapphire crystal is another highlight of the Tudor automatic watch and provides additional shine. * Other variants of the Tudor Black Bay provide variety. So you are spoiled for choice. For less than 5000 euros, the Tudor Black Bay is the ideal luxury watch for sporty individualists. Coupled with the unique history of the Tudor brand, the watch is highly recommended and of course belongs to the list of the best watches under 5000 euros.

4. IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII

IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII | Price from approx. 4000 € | About CHRONEXT | © IWC

With the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII, IWC is offering an excellent pilot’s watch for less than 5000 euros. Manufactured in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, the watch with the reference number IW327009 not only attracts a lot of admiring glances, but of course also shows the time very precisely. The distinctive hour and minute hands are typical of IWC watches; they ensure high recognition value and ideal legibility.

The Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII is quite discreet with a diameter of 40 mm, which makes it the ideal companion for any situation. The watch not only looks perfect in the cockpit, but also with the elegant three-piece suit. Inside the automatic watch is a 35111 caliber with a 42-hour power reserve. The Mark XVIII is also equipped with sapphire crystal with an anti-reflective coating on both sides. For just under € 5000 you can get a real IWC aviator icon.

5. Sinn 6000 financial center clock

Sinn 6000 financial center watch | Price from around 3850 € | About CHRIST | © Sense

The Frankfurt financial center watch "Sinn 6000" is dedicated to the city of origin of the watch brand Sinn. This watch is representative of the Sinn brand and is therefore particularly lavish and elegant. With the chronograph, a depth of up to 100 meters is possible, so that with the "Sinn 6000" you will not only cut a solid figure on the trading floor.

Equipped with a second time zone, the watch is aimed at modern individualists, business people or digital nomads. Which group do you belong to? Sapphire crystal provides an additional perspective and the rotor with the Frankfurt city silhouette provides an additional highlight. Its diameter of 38.5 mm, which is quite subtle for a man's watch, makes the "Sinn 6000" the ideal dress watch. For a price of less than 5000 euros, the watch is not a bargain, but it is definitely worth the money. * The Sinn financial center clock is also available in other exciting versions.

6. Omega Seamaster Professional Diver 300M

Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Co-Axial Master | Price from approx. 4800 € | About CHRONEXT | © Omega

Like the Speedmaster, the Seamaster from Omega is one of the brand's most legendary models. It is worn not only by athletes, but also by famous double-zero agents. James Bond has relied exclusively on timepieces from the Omega Seamaster series since 1995. Their robustness and reliability also make them popular with adventurers and athletes. The Omega Seamaster Diver 300M is available in different versions and cuts a fine figure with a silicone bracelet.

Its diameter of 42 mm makes the watch the ideal everyday companion. So you don't have to be a secret agent to look damn good with this watch on your arm. Domed, scratch-resistant and anti-reflective sapphire crystal on both sides protects the iconic dial of the Omega Seamaster. The Seamaster is currently still available for less than 5000 euros. Since the prices rise a little every year, you should buy it as soon as possible so that you can still get the watch under the 5000 euro limit.

7. Tag Heuer Aquaracer Caliber 16 Chronograph

Tag Heuer Aquaracer Caliber 16 Automatic | Price from approx. 4800 € | About CHRONEXT | © Tag Heuer

The name "Aquaracer" says it all for this 43mm diving watch. The classic automatic chronograph is perfect for sporty watch lovers. Water-resistant to 300M and extremely robust, the luxury watch is ready for any adventure. Inside is the robust Caliber 16 movement. The dial design is designed so that the time can always be perfectly read.

The angled date window at 3 o'clock perfectly complements the harmonious design. Totalizers at 12, 6 and 9 o'clock make this watch a real chronograph. The engraved diving helmet on the back of the "Aquaracer" shows impressively that this watch cuts a fine figure not only in meetings. The stainless steel bracelet makes the overall package of this luxury watch perfect. In terms of price, the watch is in the midfield at just over 3000 euros.

8. Tudor PELAGOS M25600TN-0001

Tudor Pelagos 25600TN | Price from approx. 4160 € | About CHRONEXT | © Tudor

The Tudor Pelagos with the reference number 25600TN is another Tudor highlight in this list. Some even trade it as a cheap Rolex Submariner variant. Its 42 mm case in titanium and stainless steel makes it suitable for the office and leisure time. In addition, the case has a satin finish, which ensures an even more elegant look. A water resistance of 500 meters makes it a top class diving watch.

The manufacture movement caliber MT5612 (COSC) with a power reserve of 70 hours will certainly not let you down. Design features such as the striking Tudor hands and the titanium winding crown with the Tudor logo in relief make the "Pelagos" an eye-catcher. Overall, the design of the watch is very successful and its price of less than 5000 euros actually makes the automatic watch a cheaper Submariner alternative.

9. Tag Heuer Carrera Caliber 16 Day-Date

Tag Heuer Carrera | Price from approx. 4350 € | About CHRIST | © Tag Heuer

The Tag Heuer Carrera Caliber 16 Day-Date stands for pure elegance. The 43 mm polished stainless steel case lets your wrist literally shine. The fixed bezel made of stainless steel and ceramic skilfully rounds off the elegant chronograph dial. The polished hands and markers are equipped with white SuperLuminova®. The eye-catching date display with the day of the week at three o'clock is a special feature of the Tag Heuer watch. Domed sapphire crystal and a transparent case back provide a clear view.

The bracelet with the H-shaped links is ideally matched to the watch. Extended lugs ensure increased wearing comfort. With a water resistance of 100 meters, the watch is well protected from moisture. However, the Tag Heuer Carrera feels most at home on the racetrack, because this timepiece has been the first choice of many champions since 1963. For a budget of less than 5000 euros, you can be one of the lucky porters.

10. Breitling Avenger Hurricane

Breitling Avenger Hurricane | Price from approx. 4390 € | About CHRONEXT | © Breitling

The Breitling Avenger Hurricane is in a league of its own in the list of watches under 5000 euros. Its design and a case diameter of 50 mm ensure that this watch cannot be worn by everyone. The hurricane stands for action and adventure. Although the automatic watch is extremely robust and quite large, it is still very light. This is ensured by the special Breitlight® technology. Inside the watch, a manufacture caliber "Breitling Caliber B01" with a power reserve of 70 hours reliably sets the pace.

The dial design is based on aviation instruments and is characterized by the white stencil writing. The armband made of military textile fiber ensures a comfortable fit for every mission. The pusher and crown are designed to be non-slip, so that the watch can be easily operated even with gloves. It's not for nothing that the word Avenger reminds you of superhero films. The Avenger Hurricane is absolute superlative. In terms of price, this watch is actually above the 5000 euro mark. With a little luck, it can also be obtained for less than 5000 euros. The crowning glory of our top 10 list.

Conclusion: watches under 5000 euros

With a timepiece from our list of the best watches under 5000 euros, you'll be in good company in the world of luxury watches. Brands such as Omega, Breitling, Tudor, IWC, Sinn or Tag Heuer stand for the finest watchmaking and watches that are both visually and technically convincing.

The luxury watches presented here are equally interesting for watch enthusiasts and collectors. Watches like the * Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional with the reference number 311.30.42.30.01.005 are among the most sought-after watches in the world. They are equipped with a unique history that you will hardly find in any other watch.

Iconic pilot's watches such as the IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII with the reference number IW327009 also impress in this price range. With a little luck, you can also get a Breitling Avenger Hurricane for less than 5000 euros. The robust automatic watch is in a league of its own and is not just something for movie stars.

Decide for yourself which of the watches under 5000 euros is the right one for you. We wish you a lot of fun with your new dream watch!

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