Tissot PRC 200 RBS 6 Nations Chronograph Men's Watch £280 @ Beaverbrooks

Tissot PRC 200 RBS 6 Nations Chronograph Men's Watch £280 @ Beaverbrooks

Found 30th Apr 2017
Reduced from £370

Like the rugby players themselves, this Tissot PRC 200 RBS 6 nations chronograph men's watch is precise, robust and powerful. Swiss watch manufacturers since 1853, Tissot have earned a reputation for pioneering craftsmanship as well as their versatile range of high-quality timepieces. This striking watch is fastened with a blue rubber strap and features a 42mm stainless steel case with a polished bezel. The round face displays a crisp white dial, enhanced by grey and white baton hour markers with Arabic numeral at 12, 3 and 9 o'clock, three chronograph sub dials, a date window at 4 o'clock, a tachymetre scale around the watches flange, this watch is finished with a bold flash of red from the seconds hand. Water resistant to 200m, this watch is powered by a Swiss made G10.211 caliber. Reflecting a true passion for sport, this handsome chronograph will ensure you stand out for your excellent style. T055.417.17.017.01
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Not so sure about this one.
The movement is one of those plastic rivet `non-serviceable` movements (failure under warranty and they will rip out the old movement and put a new one in it's place). This limits the lifespan of the watch (remember that you really should consider servicing your watches every five years or so), especially now that Swatch has locked down their spares sales (hopefully the court case will come in favour of the independent businesses but I suspect not).

So.. .the question is: How long do you want your watch to last for? I'm reckoning that for £280, it's a fair price for a watch that you intend to keep for two (warranty) to perhaps five years. However, out of warranty repair costs will probably exceed the cost of the watch.

Expect to replace the battery every two years or so and ensure that the watch is pressure tested afterwards (unless you never go near the sink with the watch on). It's worth doing this properly and should be in the region of £40, unless seals need to be replaced (double it).

All that considered, plus I rather like the look (unusual for me to like chronographs) so I'll give heat.
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