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Tudor Heritage Black Bay 79540 41mm

$2,050

Pre-Owned… The Tudor Black Bay collection celebrates it’s heritage diving watches that first appeared alongside of the introduction of the Rolex Submariner.  The Black Bay collection has many options but each include the iconic “snowflake” hands that first appeared in the dive watch requested by the French Navy.   This 41mm Black Bay watch in stainless steel with bracelet is a modern dive watch that meets the demands of a diver while also being a watch that can be worn to any event on land.   The watch has an automatic movement and scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Complete with original box and booklet but missing the warranty card.

Only 1 left in stock

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Additional information

Band Color

Brown

Band Material

Leather

Box and Papers

Box and Manual, No Warranty Card

Bracelet

Strap

Brand

Tudor

Caliber

T600

Case Material

Stainless Steel

Case Size

41mm

Caseback

Solid

Clasp

Tang

Crystal Material

Sapphire

Dial Color

Black

Case Finish

Polished, Satin

Movement

Automatic

Item ID0004037
Model #M79540-0007
Model NameBlack Bay 41

Description

Tudor’s Black Bay collection references its heritage diving watches that first appeared alongside of the introduction of the Rolex Submariner.  The Black Bay collection has many options but each include the iconic “snowflake” hands that first appeared in the dive watch requested by the French Navy. This 41mm Black Bay watch in stainless steel with brown leather strap is a modern dive watch that meets the demands of a diver while also being a watch that can be worn to any event on land.   The watch has an automatic movement and scratch resistant sapphire crystal.

Since 1936 when Hans Wilsdorf acquired the Tudor name, Tudor watches have been associated with Rolex.  Even with the launch of Tudor as a separate company in 1946, Rolex continued to play a major role that reflected Hans Wilsdorf’s vision of a brand that would be more modestly priced than a Rolex but still maintain the high standard of dependability.  Tudor’s first models, such as the 1952 Oyster Prince had features unique to the Tudor brand but still were based on Rolex components, primarily the Oyster case.  This successful relationship continued with the Tudor Advisor alarm watch and the Tudor dive watch that was introduced only a few months after the introduction of the Rolex Submariner.

With the second generation of the Tudor dive watch, Tudor began to further define itself as a unique brand.  The French Navy requested a modification to enhance underwater legibility, which led to the now-iconic “snowflake”ť hands, with a larger square on the hour hand to easily distinguish it from the minute hand.  Also, the logo was changed from the previous Tudor Rose to the Tudor Shield that we recognize in a modern Tudor watch.  Around this same time, Tudor introduced its first chronograph named Oysterdate, which had a strong graphic and unique