Tudor Heritage Black Bay: from an ancient inspiration, the new models
Thanks to the Hans Wilsdorf intuition, Tudor realizes, since its beginning, quality watches but more accessible than Rolex, that guarantees the value. As the first brand logo on the quadrant the watches had the Tudor signature, with the horizontal bar of the letter T that is stretched above the other letters and some rare specimens had near the name Rolex as well. The brand was later replaced by a decorative rose inside of a shield, a symbol of the English Tudor Dynasty. After the mid-40s the Shield disappears and remained only the Rose, in the late '60s, the logo is permanently changed, the Rose is replaced by the shield that better represented the message of robustness and reliability that Tudor has decided to send for its watches.
Watches that have accompanied scientific expeditions, which have become part of the military bodies equipment and are the object of desire of collectors and enthusiasts. As the new Heritage Black Bay. A timepiece that contains more than half a century of Tudor history and that is inspired by historical models of the brand.
The riveted steel bracelet reminiscent of the founder of diving watches Tudor Oyster Prince. The rib crown is reminiscent of the famous reference 7924 of 1958, nicknamed "Big Crown". The hands of the angular shape, called "snowflake", echo those of the clocks provided by Tudor to the French Navy in the 70s. The quadrant and the curved glass are a reference to the brand's very first underwater watches.
With a frequency of 28,800 / hour, or 4 Hz, the movement MT5602 certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Clock) is equipped with a regulating organ in spiral with variable inertia of the silicon rocker, held in place by a through bridge which ensuring the robustness. Produced and assembled internally by the Brand - "MT" stands for "Manufacturing Tudor" - is a high-caliber performance, extraordinarily precise and robust, which guarantees an autonomy of 70 hours. Black Bay is also equipped with an additional strap in matching color fabric. Distinctive feature of the Heritage Tudor line, this strap is made of jacquard fabric in the traditional manner of century-old family-run company in the French region of St-Etienne. This is to honor an old tradition, the French Navy in fact ordered the Tudor watches without bracelet and added there their straps, sometimes handmade.
In addition to the new Tudor Heritage Black Bay at Baselworld 2016 he presented the Tudor Heritage Black Bay and the Bronze Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark.
The Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze mounts the manufacture caliber Tudor MT5601 and sees for the first time to show off an impressive case of 43mm diameter bronze with brushed finish of bronze diameter inspired by the Ref. 7924, 1958 dubbed Big Crown (or Coroncione) aesthetically recalls the use of bronze on ships and diving equipment of the past. It is accompanied by a brown distressed leather strap with an angled cut that accentuates the functional and spartan aspect and by a beige and brown jacquard strap.
The Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark with case 41 mm black PVD-treated steel is characterized by a total black look. Derived directly from the thin film technology originally developed by NASA for its space programs, the PVD or physical vapor deposition, allows you to bind to metals any inorganic material. E 'with an additional strap in gray fabric included in the package and mount the MT5602 manufactured movement.
Bedetti official dealer Tudor awaits you in his store in Piazza San Silvestro to introduce the new Tudor collection.
Watch the video of the TUDOR Heritage Black Bay: www.youtube.com/watch?v=si0kBf_kVLw
Watch the video of the TUDOR Heritage Black Bay Bronze: www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoetkrCgKHE
Watch the video of the TUDOR Heritage Black Bay Dark: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv-QSf9UanY