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Seiko’s Prospex line of tough timepieces just goes to show you don’t have to spend huge money to get a great automatic watch. Their new Black Series takes on a decided dark look for some of the best affordable dive watches on earth. Each version gets a bluish-black hard case coating, matte black dials, and orange or red highlights. The most exclusive version is the Marinemaster Black Series with its ceramic bezel, 50-hour power reserve, and a red second hand that disappears in low light. Only 600 of these will be made. Case sizes aren’t overly huge, ranging from 44.3mm to 45mm, and each one gets a reliable Seiko automatic movement. Expect each of them to perform well under pressure and with proper maintenance and care, a lifetime of use. Each one is a limited-production watch, so make sure you grab one when they bow in February and March of this year.

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There are few watches with as storied a legacy as the G-SHOCK. Originally released in 1983, the Shock Resistant and 200M Water Resistant watch has remained relevant to this day. It just got even better with the release of the first full-metal addition to the continually evolving 2100 line. This model retains the original streamlined, minimalist design while being even more sleek, durable and feature-packed. With Tough Solar Power, Smartphone Link and Super Illuminator, it’s an analog watch built for the digital age. The G-SHOCK GBD2100 is available in silver, black IP and Bronze IP colorways, so there’s a stylish version for every occasion.