Definitely mechanical would be the way to go for him.. check through the Affordables Forum to see what catches your eye, maybe something like the Seiko SKX007 automatic diver, this would be a great startThanks Portauto
My friend is 22 years old. He is currently a student but will graduate next year as a mechanical engineer. He is a sporty and outdoor person. The watch for him can be quartz or mechanical watch. I prefer to get a new watch for him and any brands would be fine.
I am going to recommend the watch I always like to recommend. A Hamilton Khaki Automatic. They can be found in that price range if you look around. I have a Khaki Officer and I love it! Mine has a see through caseback. Being able to see the movement might be something that might interest your friend.
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