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BUILD A WATCH, BUY A WATCH... ALL ON A BUDGET

The Thrifty Gentleman blog is dedicated to affordable watches, whether manufactured by well-known brands, sold by micro-brands / homage brands, or built.

You will find a diverse range of content, from reviews to tutorials as we share our experiences, tips and tricks to support you on your horological journey.

So come and join us for fun and informative insights into the world of watch collecting and building.

WATCH BUILDS

NH36 movement and California Dial Mod Kit

Insights and guides into building or modding a watch. Learn about the tools, parts and skills needed to build your own watch. 

BUDGET WATCHES

Tissot Le Locle Powermatic

Observe the world of inexpensive wristwatches from the good to the great to the sometimes utterly different. 

PORTFOLIO

Seiko Bubbleback Homage

Gain inspiration from original unique watch builds designed and created by The Thrifty Gentleman. 

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