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Tudor Black Bay

by Tudor
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SKU 10087

Presented in mint near new condition this is a beautiful example of the Tudor Black Bay Heritage Steel, Ref: 79730

This watch features a 41mm steel case with a black dial, this is the only Black Bay in the Heritage line that features a date function. This watch is powered by Tudor's in-house calibre MT5612.

This watch comes as a full set, with all tags, inner & outer boxes and warranty card.

The first TUDOR divers’ watch was presented in 1954. It bore the name TUDOR Oyster Prince Submariner, reference 7922. It was a self-winding watch unique in the brand’s collection. Its features corresponded to its function as a divers’ watch: a case with a screw-down back and a crown whose waterproofness was guaranteed to a depth of 100 metres, large hour markers and hands with luminous material for easy reading in deep water, as well as a bidirectional rotatable bezel graduated in 5-minute intervals to precisely measure dive time and allow for the adjustment of the decompression stages. Its black lacquered dial, subtly domed, was designed to optimise contrast with the indications it bears – the gilt inscriptions “OYSTER PRINCE” at noon under the brand logo, and “100 m = 330 ft”, “SUBMARINER”, “ROTOR”, “SELF-WINDING” on four lines at 6 o’clock. There is also a reminder of its guaranteed waterproofness at 6 o’clock, in metres and in feet. Its Tropic-type Plexiglas crystal was dome-shaped for better water pressure resistance. Its movement was the self-winding calibre 390, developed on a Fleurier movement-blank with a frequency of 18,000 beats per hour. Finally, its 5 mm-diameter screw-down crown and its Oyster-type bracele

Reference 79730
Movement Automatic
Caliber Manufacture Calibre MT5612 (COSC)
Clasp Steel
Dial Black
Size (Case) 41mm
Material (Case) Steel
Bracelet Steel
Glass Sapphire
Condition Mint
Year 2017
Papers Yes
Box Yes
Warranties 5 Year