Banks Lyon’s Top Sale Picks: Sophisticated Watches


Here at Banks Lyon, we place our customers at the centre of everything that we do. That’s why we are pleased to announce that our sale is now on, and we have some incredible savings on some of the most prestigious watch brands from around the world. In this article, the owner of Banks Lyon, Rodney Banks-Lyon, has selected some of the very best watches available in our current sale.

Tissot T-Trend Pinky Watch

Tissot are renowned for creating stylish and affordable timepieces for people all around the world. After being founded in 1853 Charles-Félicien Tissot, a gold case-fitter, and his son Charles-Émile, a watchmaker, the company has since gone on to become one of the world’s largest and most reputable watch brands. Tissot have stayed true to their roots and are still headquartered in Le Locle, Switzerland, where they’ve been throughout the company’s history. In 1983, Tissot SA became a subsidiary of the Swiss Swatch Group who boast renowned brands including Longines watches, Rado watches and Omega watches.

We are pleased to offer the stunning Tissot T-Trend Pinky Watch in our sale. This striking watch is the perfect accessory to adorn any sophisticated lady’s wrist, and when worn loosely, the timepiece gives the impression of an elegant bracelet. The watch is composed of truly gorgeous round links which vary in size to give this piece an added charm. To finish off a flawless look, the clasp highlights the level of craftsmanship, as it integrates perfectly and is almost disguised.

The Tissot T-Trend Pinky Watch was previously priced at £270 here at Banks Lyon, but can now be purchased for just £170.

Omega Constellation Quartz 27mm Watch

Omega have long been considered one of the very best luxury watchmakers in the world. After being founded by Louis Brandy in La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1848, the brand has since gone on to boast an incredibly rich history. In 1917, Britain’s Royal Flying Corps chose Omega as the official timekeepers for their combat units, and the U.S. Army followed suit in 1918. Most notably, Omega have been the official timekeeper of the Olympic Games since 1932, highlighting their attention to ensuring their timepieces are extremely precise. The brand was also the watch of choice for NASA’s manned moon landing in 1969.

If you are in the market for a stunning luxury ladies’ watch, then look no further than the Omega Constellation Quartz 27mm Watch. The Constellation has long been a defining symbol of Omega’s commitment to precision and excellence in all of their timepieces. This model boasts a white opaline-silvery dial with incredible diamond indexes and a unique silk-like pattern which is inspired by several Constellation models produced almost 60 years ago.

The 27mm case on this particular model is made from stainless steel and 18K yellow gold, and this same gold is used for the hands and diamond holders, along with the polished bars within the stainless-steel bracelet. The watch is driven by the precise Omega Calibre 1376 and is further distinguished by the Constellation’s iconic “claws” and brushed bezel. This timepiece is the perfect accessory for any lady who wishes to stand out from the crowd, with the glittering diamonds taking centre stage on this wonderfully crafted watch.

The Omega Constellation Quartz 27mm Watch was previously priced at £3,400 but is now available for just £2,500 in our sale.

Omega De Ville Prestige Quartz 27.4mm Watch

The Omega De Ville Prestige collection has long been one of the most popular families produced by Omega, thanks to its classic and elegant design. With an Omega Calibre 1376 sitting at the heart of this timepiece, the model also features a white silvery dial with a silk-like pattern and opaline finish. The 27.4mm case is stainless steel and is complemented by a hunter green leather strap.

The faceted hands are blackened, and the hour-markers include six blackened diamond holders, as well as blackened roman numerals. All of this comes together to create a truly stunning ladies’ watch, which is perfect for both formal and informal occasions.

The Omega De Ville Prestige Quartz 27.4mm Watch is currently available in our sale, down from £1,960 to an incredible £940.

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m ETNZ Deep Black Ceramic GMT Watch

The Omega Seamaster collection has long been the watch of choice for underwater explorers, thanks to their robust casing and incredible resistance to water. The Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m ETNZ Deep Black Ceramic GMT Watch boasts an impressive water-resistance of 600m and comes armed with a striking black ceramic case. Featuring a ceramic bezel with an OMEGA LiquidMetal® diving scale, this watch is the ideal companion for any underwater enthusiast who is also looking to retain a stylish look, even when exploring the great depths of the ocean.

This particular model also prominently features blue and red, the colours of the New Zealand flag, and comes with the Emirates Team New Zealand logo in red rubber on the case back. The vertically-brushed black ceramic dial sports 18K white gold indexes, and a GMT ring with day/night display is powered by the Omega Master Chronometer Calibre 8906. All of this is presented on a black structured rubber strap, with black and blue rubber lining and red stitching.

The Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m ETNZ Deep Black Ceramic GMT Watch was previously priced at £8,320 and is now available from Banks Lyon for just £5,550.

Breitling Superocean 44mm Special Watch

Over the years, Breitling have become best known for creating precision-made chronometers designed specifically for aviators. The brand was founded in Saint Imier, Bernese Jura by Léon Breitling in 1884, and the company remained within the family’s control until 1979, when the Breitling family sold the brand to the Schneider family. Breitling watches are characterised by polished cases, bracelets and large watch faces, which are designed for easy readability for pilots. With each watch within Breitling’s collection boasting a fully certified chronometer, their dedication to extreme precision cannot be understated.

The Superocean range from Breitling is perfectly geared towards diving enthusiasts across the world. The Breitling Superocean 44mm Special is an authentic “ocean pilot” and stands out from the crowd with its black and white look, ensuring an unrivalled legibility. Any watch designed for divers must be extremely sturdy, and this particular model boasts a satin-brushed black steel case, which is water-resistant to an impressive 1,000m and comes armed with a high-tech ceramic rotating bezel. The oversized hands, numerals and hour-markers, accentuated by a luminescent coating, guarantee optimal readability, even in the darkest ocean depths.

The watch is fitted with a 44mm-diameter case and comes equipped with a safety valve. To finish off this explorer of the deepest corners of the ocean, this special series timepiece comes with an officially chronometer-certified, self-winding movement.

The Breitling Superocean 44 Special Watch was previously priced at £4,030 and is now available for an incredible £2,995.

Breitling Superocean II 44mm Watch

There are few things more stunning in this world than a classic Breitling Superocean watch. This is definitely true of the Breitling Superocean II 44mm Watch, which comes equipped with an extremely sturdy 44mm-diameter case in satin-brushed steel. This particular model is one of the very latest diver’s watches and is distinguished from its competition by an exceptional water-resistance of up to 1,000m.

To ensure any diver who chooses to purchase this watch is able to clearly read this magnificent timepiece whilst underwater, the timepiece has an ultra-readable black or blue dial, which bears oversized numerals and hands with an enhanced luminescent coating. At the heart of this timepiece lies an officially chronometer-certified, self-winding movement, as well as an innovative security valve which serves to equalise the difference in pressure between the inside and outside of the case.

The Breitling Superocean II 44mm Watch was previously priced at £3,250 but is now available in our sale for £2,250.

Bremont U-2 DLC Watch

Since being founded in 2002, Bremont have become one of the up-and-coming watch brands on the global market. The British watchmakers specialise in luxury aviation-themed watches and have already created a number of special-edition watches for serving or former members of the armed forces. Despite being a relatively new company compared to long-standing watch brands, Bremont’s eye for detail and links to British aviation history allow them to comfortably compete with some of the most established watch brands in the world.

The sleek Bremont U-2 DLC Watch is named after the single-engine, very high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft the U-2, or ‘Dragon Lady’. Providing the wearer with a timepiece that is designed for the most extreme and daring of aviators, this watch comes armed with an anti-magnetic, soft-iron Faraday case; this is designed to protect the movement from the detrimental effects of magnetism which is common in an aircraft’s cockpit. It’s fair to say that this watch is extremely durable and ready for anything that the wearer chooses to throw at it.

The stunning Bremont U-2 DLC Watch was previously priced at £3,795 and is now available for just £2,450.

If you didn’t quite find what you were looking for in this article, be sure to take a look at the rest of our sale items; you’re sure to find an incredible deal.