A Review Of Barbour Watches
Hey everyone, today we’re going to be taking a look at some beautiful watches from the popular country wear brands, Barbour International. They have a huge selection of very well designed timepieces that are suitable for both casual and smart occasions in my opinion.
Are Barbour Watches Good?
So are Barbour watches good? You may have originally heard of the Barbour brand from their range of clothing where they are famous for predominantly producing quality wax jackets. It’s only in recent years that they’ve actually started to branch out to offer a wider range of clothing and accessories for men, women and children.
Barbour watches come in a variety of timeless, classic designs. Each with a functional, durable, and reliable finishes. These are stylish watches that all bare the same high quality standards that customers have come to expect from the Barbour clothing range.
Whether you prefer country or city living, these affordable watches are well worth checking out. The variety of beautiful designs available are well worth checking out in my opinion. They also offer what I’d consider being good value for money, considering the Swiss quartz movements found in many models.
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5 Best Barbour Watches For Men
Below I’ve put together a little list of 5 of the most popular Barbour watches currently available. This is just a small sample to showcase what the brand has to offer. If you have any questions about any of the watches featured here simply comment at the bottom and I’ll try and help you out as soon as I can. For now, enjoy the list.
1. Barbour Men’s Hartley Watch
First up on our list of the best Barbour watches for men is the ‘Hartley’. This affordable watch is built with a black ion-plated stainless steel casing with a 40mm diameter and a slim 7mm thickness.
I’m a fan of this black carbon fibre dial and how it works well with the stunning genuine leather strap.
The Barbour Hartley is powered by a reliable and accurate quartz movement that’s Swiss-made. It also makes use of a mineral crystal glass and a 30m basic water resistance rating.
You can read my full Barbour Hartley review here soon.
2. Barbour Men’s Whitburn Watch
Up next on our list of the best Barbour watches is another beautifully designed simplistic timepiece. This timepiece has a 40mm stainless steel casing with a slim 9mm case depth. It’s been fitted with a soft genuine leather strap that fastens with a buckle style clasp.
I like the champagne coloured dial and how it’s complimented with the use of slim silver coloured hands and baton style hour markers. There’s also a useful date display at the 3 o’clock position on the dial.
At the heart of this Barbour watch is a Swiss made quartz movement for reliable and accurate timekeeping. They’ve used a specially hardened mineral crystal glass to offer resistance to both scratches and shattering. This model also comes with a 50m water resistance rating.
You can read my full BB043CMBR Whitburn Barbour watch review here soon.
3. Barbour Men’s Beacon Drive Watch
Here we have another wonderfully designed Barbour watch, this time with an interestingly shaped polished stainless steel casing. The casing has an approximate diameter of 42mm with a thickness of 11mm. It’s been paired up with a genuine leather strap with contrasting stitching and a perforated finish.
This gents Barbour Beacon Drive watch features a champagne coloured dial with brown baton style hour markers and slim black coloured hands. There’s also a useful date indicator at the 3 o’clock position on the dial.
Powering this Barbour watch is a Swiss made quartz movement that provides accurate and reliable timekeeping. A mineral crystal glass helps to protect against scratches and shattering also. The Beacon Drive has a 50m water resistance rating.
You can read my full BB018SLBR Barbour watches review here once it’s complete.
4. Barbour Men’s Kenton Watch
The gents Barbour Kenton is a little different with its stainless steel 45mm casing with a thick 17mm depth. This model is the only one in today’s list to feature a stainless steel strap, it fastens with a push button deployment style clasp.
The men’s Barbour watch features a very interesting textured dial with bold numeral and baton style hour markers as well as hands with a coating of lume for better visibility at night. It has a day and date display located at the 3 o’clock position on the dial.
Powering this stainless steel Barbour watch is a reliable and accurate Swiss made quartz movement. A specially hardened mineral crystal glass has been used to give you a good level of scratch and shatter resistance also. The water resistance rating of this model comes in at 50m.
You can read my full BB054SL Barbour watch review here soon.
5. Barbour Beacon Chronograph Watch
Last up on our list of the most popular Barbour watches is this Beacon Chronograph. It reminds me of my recent article on the best homage watches as it has a similar style to the Panerai Luminor Watch.
The chronograph Barbour watch is built with a black ion-plated stainless steel casing that has a diameter of 42mm and a thickness of 11mm. The strap has a contrasting stitch to it and is made of genuine leather, it fastens with a buckle style clasp.
On the dial, we have some beautiful detailings around the outer rim. There are 3 chronograph sub dials on display as well as a date indicator at the 4 o’clock position. The hands and hour markers stand out nicely against the black background.
A Swiss quartz movement powers this Barbour watch, giving it accurate and reliable timekeeping. They’ve used a specially hardened mineral crystal glass to offer scratch and shatter resistance too. This model also has a 50m water resistance rating.
You can read my full Barbour watch review here once it’s complete.
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Thanks for taking the time to read through today’s list of the best Barbour watches for men. What was your favourite model featured today? Comment below and let us know.