$2.5K can buy you quite a lot in this world an economy plane ticket to just about anywhere on the planet, a car that's probably (definitely) going to have questionable reliability or, if you're so inclined, a really, really nice bottle of wine. And for us watch enthusiasts out there who already have a varied and sizeable collection, $2500 is enough to access a veritable cornucopia of brilliant timepieces from dozens of different manufacturers. But what if you're a budding horological enthusiast and you don't have any watches yet? Is it possible to create a great watch collection that covers all the contextual bases for less than a bottle of Penfolds Grange or a clapped-out 2001 Mitsubishi Magna? The short answer is … yes, it is possible, and here are the five watches that can do it: Tissot Heritage Visodate The Dress Watch * Any good watch collection needs a timepiece that you can don when the double monks and the double-breasts come out to play, and this Tissot Heritage Visodate, complete with its well-proportioned and cuff-friendly 40mm stainless steel case, is a great example. The Visodate's understated silver opalin dial ensures versatility with most outfits, and thanks…

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