As the dive watch is one of the most iconic mainstream timepieces that has kept its footing in the modern watch world, it is a watch that every collector should have in their collection. If you don’t want to pay the oft-exorbitant price tag for a dive watch, check out this list of top mechanical dive watches under 2000€.
Oris Diver Sixty-Five
The Oris Diver Sixty-Five features a large, robust 40-millimeter stainless steel case with a bezel surrounding its elegant navy blue dial complete with Superluminova on the indices. A rubber strap makes it even safer for taking with you into the depths of the ocean, this is one of our favorite mechanical dive watches.
Le Jour Vintage Diver LJ-VD-002
Using vibrant Superluminova indices against a stark black dial, the Le Jour Vintage Diver LJ-VD-002 makes it easy to read the time in even the darkest of settings. The 316L stainless steel watch features a large 40-millimeter case that straps to the wrist using an elegant leather strap. Le Jour is also available at our partner www.WatchBandit.com where you save 15% with the discount code: WRISTPORN
Yema Superman II Maxi Dial
Combine your preference of sophisticated timepieces with your love of mechanical dive watches with the elegant Yema Superman II Maxi Dial, inspired by the classic 1990s timepiece of the same name. Readability is at the forefront with its large circular indices and Superluminova coating.
Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 68 Saturation
Bold like the name suggests, the 45 millimeter-by-55 millimeter Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 68 Saturation watch is sure to catch the eye beneath the sea and on land. Vibrant orange indices and hands complete with Superluminova coating allow excellent readability, and this 100-meter safe watch is all housed on a handsome stainless steel band.
Squale 1521-026/A Blue Soleil
A vibrant blue dial and Superluminova-coated indices make the Squale 1521-026/A Blue Soleil impossible to miss. Featuring a power reserve of 38 to 40 hours, the 500 meter professional dive watch features the iconic von Büren case design to add opulence to its functionality.
Raketa “Amphibia” 0253
Sporty and ready for the water, the 1970s-inspired Raketa “Amphibia” 0253 features everything you need below the sea: easy-to-read indices, a 15 minute-marked bezel for controlling your oxygen levels and a screw-in crown that will stop the watch from accidentally being opened underwater.
EZA Sealander Black
As its name indicates, the EZA Sealander Black is the perfect dive watch on shore or underwater, thanks to its stylish minimalistic design and easy-to-read nature. It can be submerged up to 300 meters and uses an automatic Swiss ETA 2824 Calibre movement to accurately keep the time.
Rado Captain Cook Automatic
Take dive watches to a new level with the Rado Captain Cook Automatic, a sophisticated, robust timepiece geared toward functionality beneath the waves with enough style to look its best on land. Its easy strap change mechanism requires no tools.
Baltic Black Cream
The Black Cream is Baltic Watch’s first toolwatch, a superb vintage-inspired 39 millimeter timepiece that features a simple, clear-to-read watch dial and a unique, one-of-a-kind “beads of rice” band. The timepiece is waterproof, shock-proof and scratch resistant.
Through this list, you’ll have access to all of the trendiest, well-built dive watches at a reasonable price. All you have to do is choose the one that best suits your taste. Please leave a comment if you have a suggestion to a mechanical dive watch under 2000€ that you think should have been on the list.