Orient ‘2nd Gen. Bambino Ver. 2’ Automatic
The two types of gold watches, gold sports and gold dress, are very different. Dress watches made of gold are more traditionally elegant than their sportier counterparts. This is largely attributable to the long and storied past of gold dress watches.
The Orient Bambino V2 has a sleek and sophisticated design, and its gold case makes it suitable for formal events. It comes with a brown embossed leather strap and a gold-tone case that measures 40.5 millimetres in diameter.
Although most people would consider a gold watch to be too flashy, the combination of the leather strap and the white dial with its vintage aesthetic helps to tone down the ostentatiousness of the piece. That is to say, the watch’s gold case doesn’t hog much real estate.
One of the reasons the Bambino Gen2 Version 2 is so well-liked by wristwatch fans is that it is powered by the automatic calibre F6722. The mineral crystal dome gives it an antique, traditional air.
Seiko 5 SNKK52 Automatic
The Seiko 5 SNKK52 was influenced by the Patek Philippe Nautilus; it is a bold, sporty, and eye-catching sports watch.
The watch is presented on a gold-tone bracelet that seamlessly connects to the case, which measures 35.5 millimetres in diameter. A Hard crystal sits atop the case.
The date and day of the week are shown at 3 o’clock on an internal, self-winding movement. Almost the entire timepiece is gold-toned, giving it a distinctive look. The dial is a sunburst champagne colour, and it features applied gold metal hour markers. The hands, unsurprisingly, are also made of gold.
It’s not a true sports watch because of its poor water resistance (just 30 meters/100 feet), but it’s great as a casual timepiece with a sporty aesthetic.
Seiko SUP896 Gold-Tone and Brown Leather Solar
The Seiko SUP896 is a classy timepiece for formal occasions thanks to its gold case and champagne dial. The case is 28.1mm in diameter and has a rectangular shape, both of which contribute to the timelessly elegant overall vibe. The brown embossed leather strap is the icing on the cake for its upscale aesthetic.
Because it uses solar quartz movement, this watch never needs a battery replacement because it can run off of natural light.
The dial is uncomplicated but stunning thanks to its sunburst finish, gold metal hour markers, and gold hands. Its front is protected by a Hardlex crystal.
The watch has a classic look thanks to its round case and leather strap, making it less flashy than many of the others on this list.
Seiko 5 SNZH60 Automatic
In gold, the Seiko SNZH60 is a best-seller for good reason: it looks great, has a timeless style, and won’t break the bank.
The case of the watch, which is gold-toned, is designed in the form of a conventional dive watch and lacks any sort of protection for the crown. This gold watch takes design cues from dive watches and is a great option for the active wearer.
As befits a watch with a design inspired by scuba diving, the bezel can be rotated in only one direction and features a minute graduation every 60 minutes. The black dial is accented with gold-toned hands and hour markers for a uniform look.
The legibility is very good, as it should be for a dive watch. A glow effect has been added to the large hands. Having a date and day window at 3 o’clock can be useful for casual situations. In keeping with its high-end aesthetic, the watch is presented on a gold bracelet.
Seiko SNKE56 Seiko 5 Automatic
The Seiko 5 SNKE56 is very similar to the previous watch we discussed, but it is intended to be worn daily rather than underwater.
It features a gold bracelet and case, with the crown in the traditional 4 o’clock location for Seiko timepieces. The watch is powered by a Japanese automatic movement that features 21 jewels.
Almost the entire timepiece is made of gold, making it a showpiece designed to attract attention. The champagne dial has a gorgeous sunburst finish that sparkles beautifully in the light.
These hands are plated in gold and are applied. Each hand holds a glowing sword. The iconic Hardlex crystal from Seiko sits atop the case. For ease of use, the dial includes a day and date display.
The watch’s water resistance of 30 metres (100 feet) tells us that it is not a sports watch but rather a high-end, attention-grabbing dress timepiece.
Seiko SGF206 Gold-Tone
The Seiko SGF206 is an all-gold dress watch that is both casual and sophisticated. Everything from the case to the bracelet and the hands on the dial are included. Despite its understated aesthetic, this watch will get plenty of attention.
The watch’s simple case design is elevated by the addition of a fluted bezel, lending it an air of class. The crown is conveniently located at 3 o’clock, and it is topped with a scratch-resistant Hardlex crystal.
The champagne-coloured dial features a stunning sunburst pattern. The day and date window can be easily viewed at 3 o’clock, making this watch ideal for daily use. The dial’s thin, rectangular markers are topped in black to stand out against the dial’s champagne colour, making them easier to read. The hands are no exception.
The precision is ensured by a Japanese quartz movement that powers the device. It comes on a beautiful bracelet with a Jubilee design to match the high quality of the item.
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