Green Dial Watch Hunt: 15 Models To Get You Started This 2022
It’s 2022: a year for new beginnings, new adventures, and of course, new watches! No matter what, it is never too late to invest in a good watch that attracts attention from the crowd. With the vast number of watch styles and designs in the market, however, you might have a little trouble deciding just what watch looks good on you. That said, one excellent choice that is worth considering is green dial watches.
Green is In: Why Choose Green Dial Watches?
Green represents the colour of nature and it is one of the most dominant colours in the world.
Out of the whole spectrum of colours, green is the one that is most relaxing to the eye. In fact, shades of green have been scientifically proven to be extremely calming to look at.
In terms of watches, the advantage of having a green dial watch is that they are very versatile and can be effortlessly paired with any outfit. Even better, thanks to the earthy tones of green, green dial watches can blend well with any shade of attire and skin, so just about anyone can pull them off. With their natural hues, green dial watches are definitely an eye-catcher.
Without further ado, let us take a look at fifteen of the best green dial watches available today.
15 Best Green Dial Watches
1. Oris Aquis Ref. 01 733 7732 4157-07 8 21 05PEB
Let’s start off this list with our first green dial watch: the Oris Aquis Ref. 01 733 7732 4157-07 8 21 05PEB. This timepiece hails from the Swiss luxury brand Oris, which is known for its durable, high quality timepieces. In particular, it offers a wide array of dive watches, such as the Divers, the ProDiver, and the Aquis series, which the Ref. 01 733 7732 4157-07 8 21 05PEB comes from.
This luxury dive watch comes in a 39.5mm stainless steel case and a three-link bracelet made from the same material. Fixed on top of its dial is a unidirectional rotating bezel with an elapsed time scale insert made of gleaming green ceramic. The grooved edges of the bezel’s sides provide wearers with an easier grip. The bezel also matches wonderfully with the dial’s deep green finish. This dial is decorated with silver-tone hour indices, thick sword hands, and a compact date display at 6 o’clock.
Powering this watch is Oris’s in-house Calibre 733. Based on the SW200-1 movement, this calibre has an average 38-hour power supply. Moreover, as an excellent Oris dive watch, this timepiece has an impressive depth rating of 300 metres, which is three times that of the ISO 6425 standard for dive watches.
The Oris Aquis Ref. 01 733 7732 4157-07 8 21 05PEB is priced at approximately $1,600 USD.
2. Seiko Prospex Ref. SPB121J1
Next up, we have an elegant watch from one of the most popular Japanese brands, Seiko. Most of the time, the watches from Seiko’s Prospex are best known for their dive watch capabilities. Here, however, we have a timepiece that combines the capabilities of a dive watch and a dress piece into one: Seiko Prospex Ref. SPB121J1.
Often referred to as the “Seiko Green Alpinist”, this watch is presented in a 39.5mm stainless steel case and an elegant calf strap in dark brown. The dial of this watch shows off a royal dark green sunray finish. It is adorned with luminous gold cathedral hands, Arabic numeral markers and slender triangular hour indices in exquisite gold, and a magnified date display at 3 o’clock, which only add to the majestic look of the timepiece. On the rim of the dial, you can find an internal compass, which is controlled using a screw-down crown placed at 3 o’clock.
On the underside of this Seiko watch, you will see a transparent caseback. This caseback gives you a clear view of the watch’s in-house Seiko Calibre 6R35. This powerful movement has a lengthy power reserve of 70 hours and a substantial water resistance capacity of 200 metres.
If you are looking for a watch that you can wear to both formal events and underwater visits, the Seiko Prospex Ref. SPB121J1 starts at a price of just $670 USD.
3. Hamilton Khaki Field Ref. H68201963
Out for an adventure this year? What better way to go through your conquests than to bring the adventure-packed Hamilton Khaki Field Ref. H68201963 with you. We all know that the American watch brand Hamilton does a good job when it comes to creating amazing, army-inspired timepieces. In particular, the brand’s Khaki Field lineup comprises many watches suited for those who seek military watches.
This Hamilton Khaki Field watch utilises a 38mm stainless steel case paired with a rugged brown nylon strap. Its serious, matte green dial showcases silver-tone syringe hands, Arabic numeral hour markers, and an inner ring that displays a military time format. A small date aperture, outlined in silver, is placed at 3 o’clock to help you keep track of what date it is.
The Hamilton Khaki Field Ref. H68201963 is driven by an ETA Calibre F06.111. This is a robust quartz movement, which has a remarkable battery life of up to eight years. In addition, this superior movement possesses an unparalleled +/-10 seconds per year accuracy rate and is extremely resistant to shocks. This watch also has a standard water resistance capacity of 100 metres, which makes it perfect for enduring any splashes, showers, or swims.
If you want to take a bold and truly reliable military watch with you on your adventures, the Hamilton Khaki Field Ref. H68201963 retails at around $630 USD.
4. Nixon Sentry Ref. A356-1696
Next up, we have another prolific American watch brand, Nixon. Unlike Hamilton, however, Nixon specialises in making inexpensive but quality timepieces. In particular, the brand’s Nixon Sentry Ref. A356-1696 is a top-notch dress watch with a lovely, minimalistic style.
This timepiece sports a 42mm stainless steel case with a thickness of 12mm, coupled with a matching stainless steel bracelet. Its dial shows off a striking, forest green finish that you simply cannot take your eyes off. This dial also follows a very simple layout, comprising just silver-tone applique indices, skeleton hands, and a day-date complication at 3 o’clock. When placed under light, this dial shines brightly, compensating for its simple design. On the right side of the case, you can find a screw-down crown which displays a charming embossed logo of Nixon in similarly green tones.
This Nixon Sentry watch runs on a Miyota quartz movement. In addition, its stainless steel screw-down caseback and crown both keep the watch tightly sealed and protected from any external elements like dust or moisture. This gives the watch a reliable water resistance capacity of 100 metres.
For those who want a delightful minimalist watch but are on a tight budget, the Nixon Sentry Ref. A356-1696 is a great option. The price of this timepiece ranges from between $200 USD to $300 USD.
5. Tutima Glashüette Grand Flieger Ref. 6105-29
In this entry, we are looking at a rugged and handsome German-style flieger watch, the Tutima Glashüette Grand Flieger Ref. 6105-29. This timepiece is sheltered in a 41mm stainless steel case that is paired with a supple green leather strap. Its case is embellished with a careful, polished finish which makes the watch look even more stylish.
Standing out cleanly against the watch’s polished silver case is its dark green dial, which contains lume-coated Arabic numeral hour markers, white sword hands, rectangular hour indices, and a date display at 6 o’clock. Red accents are peppered all around the dial, on its slender seconds hand and double-digit Arabic numeral minute markers, adding a burst of bright colour to this dark watch face. The outer ring of the dial shows off a darker, almost black hue and the subtly contrasting shades of the watch face make it a lot more interesting to look at.
Inside this watch, you can find Tutima Glashüette’s in-house Calibre 330. Held together by 25 jewels, this is an automatic movement which has a solid 38-hour power supply. You can admire this movement through the watch’s transparent case back, which is made using a layer of scratch-resistant sapphire crystal.
This Grand Flieger timepiece sells at around $2,100 USD.
6. Longines Longines Spirit Ref. L38114036
Famous for being one of the world’s oldest watch brands, the Swiss luxury watchmaker Longines has proven that time is the best testimony for its astounding track record for watches. Luxury dive watches, dress watches, pilot watches, sports watches – you name it, and Longines has definitely got it. For this list, we will be taking a look at an exquisite green dial pilot watch from Longines: the Longines Longines Spirit Ref. L38114036.
Falling under the brand’s Longines Spirit aviator lineup, this watch is housed in a 42mm stainless steel case coupled with a bracelet made from the same material. Its olive green dial showcases a simple matte finish and is decorated with bolded Arabic numeral hour markers, silver-tone sword hands, and a date window at 3 o’clock. On the rim of the dial, you can find a simple minute track with stick indices and elegant diamond-shaped hour markers, which help give the watch a little more personality.
Underneath this straightforward watch face, you can find the brand’s in-house Calibre Cal.888.4. This automatic movement can last for up to 72 hours when fully wound. In addition, despite being a pilot watch, the Longines Longines Spirit Ref. L38114036 also has a solid water resistance capacity of 100 metres.
If you are looking for a luxury pilot watch that can accompany you anywhere and serves as a worthy investment piece, this Longines timekeeper is currently sold at $2,000 USD.
7. Rado Captain Cook Ref. R32505313
Swiss luxury brand Rado is famous for its constant innovations, be it in terms of creating new watch designs or experimenting with new watch materials. In particular, the brand’s flagship dive collection, the Captain Cook, made its name with the brand’s Easyclip System. This new and creative design allows you to remove and change the straps and bracelets of any Captain Cook watch without the use of any tools. Thanks to the Easyclip system, the Captain Cook is known for being not just a great dive watch, but also a convenient, hassle-free watch experience.
One fantastic green dial watch from the Captain Cook series is the Rado Captain Cook Ref. R32505313. This watch uses a 42mm stainless steel case partnered with a stylish beads-of-rice bracelet made using the same material. Affixed to the case is a bulky unidirectional rotating bezel, with a green elapsed time scale insert made of durable ceramic.
The watch’s bezel is complemented by its dial, which boasts a similar, striking royal green hue. This dial is filled with thick white-tone hour indices, pronounced arrow hands, and a compact date aperture at 3 o’clock. As a dive watch, it is important for the dial to be highly legible, especially in low-visibility conditions. That is why all the hands and indices are generously coated with Super-LumiNova, which keeps the watch face well-illuminated in the dark.
Underneath this elegant dial, you will find Rado’s ETA C07.611 movement. This automatic calibre offers a superb power reserve of 80 hours. Furthermore, as a dive watch, this Captain Cook piece also has a reliable depth rating of 200 metres.
The Rado Captain Cook Ref. R32505313 costs around $1,700 USD.
8. Bell & Ross Instruments Ref. BR0392-D-KA-CE/SRB
For a truly unique green dial watch, take a look at the Bell & Ross Instruments Ref. BR0392-D-KA-CE/SRB. Released recently in 2021, this is a limited-edition model with only 999 pieces available worldwide.
As with many Bell & Ross watches, this timepiece comes in a distinctive square-shaped case measuring 42mm in diameter. This case is crafted from ceramic, which is extremely strong and resistant to scratches and impacts, and paired with a matching black rubber strap. An efficient 60-click unidirectional bezel sits on top of the watch case. Like the case and strap, this bezel comes in black and bears a lume-covered elapsed time scale which glows helpfully in the dark.
The watch’s dial, which showcases a lovely olive green finish, blends well with its all-black exterior. Arranged on this matte green dial are dot and rectangle hour indices coated in lume, luminous black sword hands, and a small circular date aperture located between the 4 and 5 o’clock markers. Despite its unusual square body, this robust timepiece is inspired by a military watch construction, hence its solid build and strong presence.
This Bell & Ross Instruments timepiece is powered by an in-house Calibre BR-CAL.302. It is an automatic movement with a standard power supply of 38 hours. The watch itself, on the other hand, has an excellent 300-metre water resistance rating. Its ability to withstand strong water pressures is also bolstered by its hardy, waterproof rubber strap.
This limited-edition watch is priced at $3,900 USD.
9. Michael Kors Lexington Ref. MK8446
Gold and green? Who would have thought that two such contrasting colours would look good together? Here is the Michael Kors Lexington Ref. MK8446, proving that such a combination is a wonderful treat to the eyes. This watch is presented in a 44mm gold-tone stainless steel case with a matching five-link bracelet. It is quite chunky, making it suitable for medium-to-large-sized wrists. The suave metallic gold finish covers the watch’s whole case, bracelet, and its fluted bezel, enhancing its posh, stylish appeal.
The watch’s green dial is ornamented with gold-tone indices and blunt hands that go well with the watch’s all-gold exterior. It also has a massive Roman numeral marker at 12 o’clock and a date complication, outlined in gold, between the 4 and 5 o’clock markers. As a chronograph watch, this dial contains three sub-dials for its 60-second, 30-minute, and 24-hour counters. All of these functions are driven by a handy quartz movement. Finally, this Michael Kors Lexington watch has a solid water resistance capacity of 100 metres.
Much like every other watch from the American designer brand Michael Kors, this Lexington Ref. MK8446 retails at a very affordable price of just $275 USD.
10. Victorinox I.N.O.X. Ref. 2417251
An active lifestyle should rightly be partnered with a robust, outdoorsy watch that can keep up with any challenge. Hence, in this entry, we will be looking at the hardy Victorinox I.N.O.X. Ref. 2417251. This watch utilises a 43mm stainless steel case which measures 14mm thick. This is coupled with a standard three-link stainless steel bracelet which completes the watch’s versatile, sporty look. In addition, this watch is equipped with a layer of anti-reflective sapphire crystal and has a water resistance capacity of 200 metre, allowing it to survive strong water pressures.
The dial comes in a dark olive green hue, adding to the watch’s gravitas. It consists of lume-coated silver indices, thick blunt hands, and a date complication between 4 and 5 o’clock. Red accents are subtly scattered around the dial, taking the form of the watch’s bright red seconds hand and small rectangular markers next to each hour index. At 12 o’clock, you can also find a marker in the shape of Victorinox’s iconic shield logo. All of these elements add to the charm of this dark green watch face.
Inside this watch, you can find a battery-operated Ronda 715 quartz movement. This quartz calibre has an excellent battery life that can last for up to 60 months and a top-notch accuracy rate of +20/-10 seconds per month.
This Victorinox I.N.O.X. watch sells at just $449 USD.
11. Citizen Promaster Ref. BN0158-85X
When it comes to affordable yet hardy watches, there is no brand better than Citizen. In particular, the brand’s Promaster collection is a great source for watch enthusiasts who are on the hunt for fairly-priced dive timepieces. Fortunately for us, there is a great green dial watch in the Promaster series too: the Citizen Promaster Ref. BN0158-85X.
This watch is encased in a 44mm stainless steel case, accompanied by a matching stainless steel bracelet. As a more budget-friendly timepiece, this watch is sheltered by a layer of mineral glass, which is a cheaper but still very durable watch glass. Fitted on top of the case is a 60-click unidirectional rotating bezel with a darker sunburst green hue. The white indicators of the bezel’s elapsed time scale contrasts strongly against its dark green finish, making them easier to read.
The dial of the watch, on the other hand, comes in a lighter, softer shade of sunburst green. The components of this dial are all extremely large. This allows for optimal legibility, which is especially important for a dive watch. It is furnished with thick luminous hour indices in various geometric shapes, stout arrow-headed watch hands, and a date display outlined in silver at 4 o’clock.
This Citizen Promaster watch is driven by the brand’s in-house Calibre E168. This is one of Citizen’s famous Eco-Drive movements, with the ability to recharge itself using any light source. Finally, the Citizen Promaster Ref. BN0157-85X also has a solid 200-metre depth rating, thanks to its off-centre screw-down crown at 4 o’clock.
This Citizen watch costs just $280 USD.
12. Tissot T-Sport Ref. T116.410.36.097.00
Composed mainly of sports watches, Swiss watch brand Tissot’s aptly-named watch collection, the T-Sport series, has an intriguing green dial watch option too. In this entry, we will be looking at the Tissot T-Sport Ref. T116.410.36.097.00. Unlike its fellow T-Sport peers, this timepiece is not a sports watch. Instead, it is a handsome, versatile everyday watch with a lovely minimalistic style that pairs well with virtually any outfit.
This watch is housed in a 42mm stainless steel case with a width of just 8.9mm, coupled with a brown leather strap with prominent beige stitching. Its slender build makes the watch feel quite light on the wrist.
The watch’s matte green dial also follows a very simple layout, comprising just Arabic numeral hour markers, stick indices, a compact date display at 3 o’clock, and sword hands outlined in black. The hands of this watch are coated in soft yellow lume, adding more character to the plain dial while also allowing for improved visibility. This watch runs on an ETA F06.115 quartz movement, which is battery-operated.
On the whole, the earthy tones of this watch make it extremely versatile, so it goes well with all sorts of casual or formalwear. The price for this Tissot watch begins at $290 USD.
13. TAG Heuer Aquaracer Ref. WAY201S.BA0927
Coming up next, we have the TAG Heuer Aquaracer Ref. WAY201S.BA0927. Thanks to its striking green theme, this watch is commonly referred to as the “Green Hulk” or simply as just “Hulk”. It uses a 43mm stainless steel case with a matching stainless steel bracelet. Affixed to the watch case is a 120-click unidirectional bezel made from stainless steel and aluminium. The gleaming, rich green aluminium insert is both classy and useful, bearing indicators in silver for an elapsed time scale.
The dial of this Aquaracer watch is also a sight to behold. It shows off a metallic sunburst green hue, with a unique teak finish that resembles the wooden decks of yachts. It contains solid silver-tone applique indices and thick sword hands, along with a magnified date aperture at 3 o’clock that is highly legible. This dial is safeguarded by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, ensuring utmost protection for the watch as a whole.
Below this gorgeous watch face lies TAG Heuer’s in-house Calibre 5 movement. This movement offers an average power reserve of up to 38 hours. The watch itself has an excellent water resistance rating of 300 metres, allowing it to withstand great underwater depths.
Although TAG Heuer has discontinued the Aquaracer Ref. WAY201S.BA0927, stocks for this watch are still available on our website. You can grab it for around $3,200 USD.
14. Omega Seamaster Ref. 220.127.116.11.10.001
Next up, we have a dapper timepiece from the Swiss luxury brand Omega. The Omega Seamaster Ref. 18.104.22.168.10.001 sports a 41mm stainless steel case with a polished bracelet made from the same material.
Like the aforementioned TAG Heuer timepiece, this watch’s dial is patterned with horizontal teak streaks inspired by the decks of luxury yachts. It is also adorned with applied triangular indices and sweeping sword-shaped hands, all of which stand out cleanly against the dark green backdrop. Sitting at 6 o’clock is a tiny date complication that blends nicely with the dial’s olive green theme.
Powering this reliable watch is Omega’s in-house Calibre 8900, which you can observe through the watch’s sapphire crystal caseback. Held together by 39 jewels, this automatic movement has a beat frequency of 25,200 per hour. It possesses a solid water resistance capacity of 150 metres and can last for up to 60 hours when fully charged.
This luxury Omega Seamaster watch is worth approximately $5,700 USD.
15. Rolex Submariner Ref. 116610LV
Last on this list is the iconic Rolex Submariner Ref. 116610LV. First released in 2010, this watch quickly became one of the most recognised timepieces in the world with its distinctive green dial and bezel. In fact, Rolex is known for being the pioneer of the so-called “Hulk” green dial dive watches, a name which the Rolex Submariner Ref. 116610LV inherits. It was in large part due to the popularity of the Rolex Hulk that other brands began to introduce similar designs, while also referring to their watches as “Hulk” timepieces.
This Rolex Submariner piece comes in a 40mm Oystersteel case that measures just 12.5mm thick, coupled with a matching three-link Oyster bracelet. The smooth satin finish applied on both the case and bracelet is a sweet aesthetic feature that adds to the watch’s luxurious look. It is just the right size for most wrists, allowing for an extremely comfortable fit. Fixed on top of the dial is a gleaming, green-coated bezel made of Oystersteel and the brand’s patented Cerachrom material. Like the rest of the watch, this elapsed time scale bezel is extremely strong and resistant to all kinds of damage.
Complementing the green bezel is a matching sunray green dial. This dial bears the classic Submariner layout, containing luminous hour markers in various geometric shapes, distinctive Mercedes hands, and a date display at 3 o’clock which is made more legible by a cyclops lens.
Driving this watch is the Rolex Calibre 3135. This is a powerful in-house movement which is known for providing highly accurate timekeeping. Held together by 31 jewels, it offers a power supply of 48 hours and an exceptional accuracy rate of +/-2 seconds per day. As a dive piece, this watch also has a respectable 300-metre water resistance capacity.
If you want a piece of one of the world’s most coveted luxury watches, the Rolex Submariner Ref. 116610LV is priced at $30,000 USD.
Green dial watches are indeed an admirable treasure for any watch collector. Their natural earthy tones are a significant component that makes them a cosy sight to the eyes. Given that, green dial watches deserve a spot not just in your collection, but also on your wrist.
All images courtesy of The Watch Company.
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