SIHH is renowned for its sparkling haute horlogerie – read: bank account-draining beauties – but this year we found a few notable exceptions. These watches offer the same quality craftsmanship as their spendy cousins, but still find a way to fly south of £5,000.

What’s most impressive about these value propositions (a relative term, we appreciate) is they feel anything but: who cares if your watch is made of steel or doesn’t have a showy complication when it looks like these great timepieces?