The endless array of options out there can be daunting when you start looking into buying your first automatic watch. With hundreds of watch brands and styles, there are endless possibilities if price is of no concern, but the truth is that price will play a huge factor for many of us when deciding which watch to purchase. I know it was for me about 2 years ago when my now current obsession with watches began as mild curiosity. Whether you’re an EDC fanatic, an ocean adventurer, or a fast-rising company man, we’ve got you covered with what I – and much of the watch community – consider some of the reliable and versatile budget-friendly automatic watches out there. So, without any further delay, let’s get down to it!